Vanguard may be becoming downright activist, if its 2017 shareholder votes are any indication. That's a change for the Valley Forge-based, $4 trillion asset manager that has largely worked behind the scenes with company managements and boards.
Freeman's is throwing a party Friday night, throwing its doors open to young Philadelphians and serving up modern art, furniture and collectibles that are up for auction next week - most priced to perfection for millennials, at under $1,000.
Barry Gross has turned two hobbies into a second career - as founder of BG Artforms in Bensalem, a high-end individualized penmaking business using coins recovered from shipwrecks, archaeological souvenirs, even animal bones.
Erin Arvedlund writes a weekly column for the Inquirer on investing and personal finance. Her first book was Too Good to Be True: The Rise and Fall of Bernie Madoff (Penguin).