April 29, 2021

trust

‘Trust a vision you can’t see yet.’ Business owners have high hopes for future of downtown Rocky Mount :: WRAL.com

— Business owners in downtown Rocky Mount say they see problems in the area, but they also see potential.

Now, city leaders say they have a plan in place to get there.

“It’s a bit challenging, just like anywhere else,” said Zabdiel Dewar, who owns the Jamaican restaurant D Chill Spot . “It gives you hope as well.”

Dewar’s restaurant is one of 10 places to eat in downtown Rocky Mount.

While business has been good, Dewar said what’s been holding him back the most is happening outside his

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Why DeFi could rebuild trust in financial services

To function effectively, society has long depended on people having faith in their institutions. Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic and wide-ranging failures of leadership, that faith has been tested like never before.

Nowhere is the decline in trust more evident than in the financial services sector. In its 2021 Trust Barometer, Edelman found that only 53% of American respondents said they trusted those in the U.S. to “do what is right” — down 5% from its 2020 survey. You can see this in the battle between Main Street and Wall Street, which played out in January’s GameStop rally. More

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My wife’s father left her a home and money in a trust. This subsidizes our lifestyle. What happens to me if she dies?

Dear Quentin,

I live in Pennsylvania. Four years ago, my father-in-law died, leaving a trust for my wife and her two sisters. They each received a vacation home in a trust under will. My wife and I rent our home out, and the income is used toward paying for our current home and expenses. We up-sized after receiving the trust rental.

My wife has no will, and has not named me as her successor trustee in the event of her death. Neither of us has children. The income has been used jointly since receipt of the trust property. The funds

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5 ways to build trust between business and IT

You’re not invited to strategic meetings. When you make recommendations, business leaders seek second opinions from consultants, their peers, or the latest magazine article. Users insist they have to have their chosen brand of software because they’re sure your standardized apps won’t meet their needs. Meanwhile, your IT team complains about the requests they get, and wants your permission to refuse or ignore them.

It’s not a pretty picture, but all these familiar frustrations are symptoms of the same problem: Trust has broken down between IT and the business.

“The moment you have a situation where there is pressure, that’s

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