The election results could hold answers.

2020 has been a year like no other. With lawsuits being filed to investigate voting fraud and COVID-19 cases surpassing 12 million in the United States, there is still an incredible amount of uncertainty as we approach the new year.

As the results of the November elections currently stand, the Democratic party maintained a majority in the House of Representatives, and the White House flipped with former Vice President Joe Biden being named President-elect. It looks like the Republican party will control the Senate, but that will remain unclear until Georgia’s special election in…

Our world was turned upside down over the last few months as the coronavirus (COVID-19) spread across the globe. Throughout this pandemic, U.S. and international markets became increasingly volatile, businesses across the country were forced to shutter their doors for months at a time and the small business community was hit particularly hard.

That said, there is a light at the end of the tunnel. The U.S. economy is slowly starting to reopen, which should create opportunities for individuals and businesses to recover.

While we are optimistic about the future, we shouldn’t forget the past. This is not the first…

An Open Letter

2009: Richard, Mike Faith, Chris Hicken, Chad Parks

Dear Sir Richard Branson,

For the past 50+ years, you have and will continue to disrupt everything you come into contact with, whether it be from your innovative thinking, drive or simply kindness.

You definitely won’t remember me, but we have met several times. The first being at your launch of Virgin Megastore on Market Street in San Francisco, where you signed my “Losing My Virginity” book, and my coveted Virgin Blue airplane cutout that I swiped from a travel agency while in Australia. And again, in Los Angeles at your charitable event, where the famous wig picture (above) was taken.

The company that set out to solve the looming retirement crisis sends a warning signal

The world looked a lot different 20 years ago. We were approaching the start of a new millennium. Myspace was officially rolled out, PayPal was just making its way onto the map and you were probably tuning in to the first episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants.

We’ve seen dramatic advancements in a number of areas since then, including social media networks, online payment methods and, yes, even cartoons. But there’s one industry that’s been stuck in a static state — retirement.

In 1999, I set out to make a difference in this field. With the advent of the internet, I founded…

Chad Parks

Founder and CEO of Ubiquity Retirement + Savings — a pioneer in highly customizable, flat fee retirement plans for small businesses since 1999.

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