ABCs OF BDCs: Discover the lesser-known alternative investments by Mary Salisbury, LOL contributing writer

Business Development Companies or BDCs are a lesser-known alternative investment. Alternative investments are an asset class that have the characteristic of having lower correlation to the traded markets and are therefore desirable for diversification purposes. BDCs generally offer higher yields compared to traditional fixed-income classes. BDCs combine the capital of a pool of investors to […]

FROM GUNS TO NOSES: How 3D printers are changing and saving lives by Gary M. Kaye, LOL contributing writer, www.tech50plus.com

 In the iconic 1967 movie “The Graduate,” a young Dustin Hoffman—playing new college graduate Benjamin Braddock—is asked about his future plans. The memorable exchange went something like this: Mr. McGuire: I want to say one word to you—just one word… Benjamin: Yes, sir. Mr. McGuire: Are you listening? Benjamin: Yes, I am. Mr. McGuire: Plastics.  […]

SIPS AND NIBBLES:  Wine and chocolate festival benefits Volunteer Older Citizens Action League  by Joyce Edwards, LOL contributing writer

SIPS AND NIBBLES: Wine and chocolate festival benefits Volunteer Older Citizens Action League by Joyce Edwards, LOL contributing writer

The new year rings in the 12th annual Wilmington Wine and Chocolate Festival on January 29 through 31 at the Coastline Conference and Event Center. The festival opens with a gala-style Grand Tasting on Friday evening, January 29, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., and has been dubbed “the perfect date.” Upon arrival, attendees will receive […]