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Is the Market Being Pushed Down to Help CNBC, Trump, and a Few Speculators?

Dean Emeritus Terry Connelly speaks on those who may benefit from a market downturn (via The Huffington Post).

What You Don't Know About Social Security Can Hurt You

Financial Planning Program Director Dr. David Yeske talks to Forbes about his research on how well Americans understand Social Security.

Yelp Board of Directors Appoints Diane Irvine as Chairperson

Yelp appoints GGU alumna Diane Irvine as Chairperson on the Board of Directors.

SF Businesses Struggle to Switch Credit Chips

IT Management Chair Judith Lee speaks on the low number of San Francisco businesses prepared to process credit chips.

Reyes Appointed Vice President of Sales at Market Rates Insight

GGU alumnus Alexander Reyes (MBA 95) has been named Vice President of Sales at the San Anselmo firm Market Rates Insight.

Transwestern Enhances Brokerage Services with Addition of Rolf Jourgensen as Senior Vice President

GGU alumnus Rolf Jourgensen (MBA 84) is named Senior Vice President of Transwestern.

When is a Fed Rate Hike Not a Rate Hike? Maybe When it Just Drops the Zero and Goes Back to the Future!

Dean Emeritus Terry Connelly discusses the possibility of an interest rate hike and the current status of the market.

Calhoun Named President of Southeastern Technical College

GGU alumnus Larry Calhoun has been named President of Southeastern Technical College in Georgia, Alabama. Calhoun graduated with a master's degree in public administration.

John C. Adams Named Head of Commercial Banking for Wells Fargo

Adams, who holds an MBA from Golden Gate University, will oversee more than 140 Wells Fargo Regional Commercial Banking Offices in 38 states and three Canadian provinces.

The Boom for Alts Training is Here

Program Director Dr. David Yeske weighs in on the alternative investment training "boom".

Wild Day on Wall Street After Dow Plunges Nearly 600 Points

Dean Emeritus Terry Connelly discusses the recent stock market plunge and possible causes with ABC7 News.

Millennials Matter: How and Why You MUST Market to this Generation

Professor Emerita Kit Yarrow provides her expert opinion on the importance of marketing your products and services to the "Millennials" and how to effectively reach them.

Aaron Sanders Would Focus on Services in Charlotte City Council At-Large Race

GGU alumnus Aaron Sanders runs for City Council in Charlotte, NC. His top priorities are city services, including streetcar and light rail projects.

Indian-American Appointed Police Chief of California's Martinez City

GGU alumnus Manjit Sappal has been appointed Police Chief of Martinez. Sappal holds a master's degree in public administration.

New Novel by Michele Duva Stars Brilliant Couple Fated to Love Forever

The latest novel by GGU Tax alumna Michele Duva explores the relationship between cosmology, math and Mayan beliefs and how they shape the human condition in love and loss.

23andMe Taps Former Adaptive Biotech Exec as CFO and Head of Ops

GGU School of Taxation alumnus Dean Schorno is named CFO and Head of Operations at genomics giant 23andMe.

Viratech Corp. Announces Fred Schiemann as its New CEO

Braden School of Taxation alumni Fred Schiemann has been named the CEO of Viratech Corporation.

Can the GOP's 2016 Presidential Hopefuls Sway Fil-Am Voters?

Filipino American political analyst and Golden Gate University Professor, Jay Gonzalez, weighs in on the GOP debate's top performers and the likelihood that this crop of Republican candidates can rally support from Fil-Am voters.

Ex-Chef Professor from Taiwan Inducted to US Culinary Hall of Fame

GGU Ageno School of Business alumnus Bill Sy has been inducted into the US Culinary Hall of Fame.

Jerry Brown Appoints David McCray as a Justice on California Courts-Martial Appellate Panel

GGU alumnus David McCray is appointed as a Justice on California Courts-Martial Appellate Panel by Governor Jerry Brown.

Michael Lee Joins Realty ONE Group as Managing Broker of the San Ramon Office

Ageno School of Business alumnus Dr. Michael Lee joins Realty ONE Group as Managing Broker of the firm's San Ramon office.

The 20 Fears That Are Keeping You From Being Rich

Director of financial planning Dr. David Yeske and industry notables discuss 20 fears hindering your financial success.

Get Smart on Back-to-School Spending

Professor Emerita Kit Yarrow advises parents on how to survive the stressful task of back-to-school shopping.

Money Tips for the Newly Married

Program Chair Dr. David Yeske offerss financial advice to newlyweds.

5 Brands That Bleed America's Red, White, and Blue

Professor Emerita Kit Yarrow weighs in on the top brands that best represent American culture and values according to a recent survey.