Tag: Educational

Educational Institutions Can Use Real Estate to Support their Go-Forward Strategies, Advise A&G Executives

MELVILLE, N.Y., Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Educational institutions can bolster their business strategies by taking greater advantage of their real estate assets, advise two executives from A&G Real Estate Partners in the Turnaround Management Association’s Journal of Corporate Renewal.

“For many schools, taking a hard look at existing real estate holdings and obligations could be the key,” write Jeff Hubbard and Jamie Cote, who are Senior Managing Directors in A&G’s Structured Real Estate Sales division.

Their four-page piece (“Real Estate Could Yield Much-Needed Liquidity for Educational Institutions”) appears in JCR’s October issue. Hubbard and Cote note that liquidity is a critical factor in the ability of educational institutions to weather changes wrought by Covid-19—which came on the heels of existing challenges such as the student loan crisis, declining enrollments and dramatic reductions in state funding.

The commercial real estate veterans point to the potential benefits of

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RightCapital and Advanced Planning Educational Group Announce Partnership

“We are thrilled to be partnering with RightCapital,” says APEG Co-Founder and CEO Jeffrey Hoenle. “We provide educational tools to help the financial planner make the best recommendations possible for their clients, and RightCapital provides the software that brings those recommendations to life.”

“We are constantly looking for ways to make financial professionals more successful when providing planning recommendations to their clients,” explains RightCapital Co-Founder and CEO Shuang Chen. “The educational resources available to advisors as a result of this partnership are a natural extension of that effort.”

RightCapital and APEG will be hosting joint educational webinars and will extend special discounts on the partnership’s products and services to their respective customer bases.

To learn more, please visit https://success.rightcapital.com/APEG or call (888) 982-9596, Opt. 1.


Founded in 2018, Advanced Planning Educational Group, Inc. (APEG) is a membership organization designed to provide educational

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Zovio: Well-Diversified Educational Business Poised For Growth (NASDAQ:ZVO)

Zovio (NASDAQ:ZVO) is an education technology services company that owns several different revenue streams, whether it be working with college institutions or operating an online tutoring platform. The stock has performed quite well and is up 89% YTD, but we believe there is considerable room for growth given its business model and a recent deal with the University of Arizona.

(Zovio – Seeking Alpha Financial Chart, 2020)

The sale of Zovio’s Ashford University is an opportunity to reach a global audience and expand customer segments

In early August, Zovio transferred Ashford University’s assets to the University of Arizona in a rather complex agreement, where Ashford will be renamed to the University of Arizona Global Campus and operate as an online university. Zovio will run the “strategic services” for this new university, which includes “recruiting, financial aid, counselling, institutional support, informational technology, and academic support services (Zovio 10-Q, 2020).”

The University

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Amid Educational Upheaval, Many Parents Wonder: Should I Still Plan to Save for College?


Fidelity Investments’® 2020 College Savings Indicator Study finds American families continuing to grapple with how to pay for the rising cost of higher education. The study reveals 71% of parents are concerned about COVID-19’s impact on their ability to save for college and nearly one-third (32%) are not even sure what college will cost by the time their children enroll. Despite these hurdles, only 9% of parents plan to decrease contributions to their children’s college savings this year.

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If distance learning becomes more common down the road, 36% of parents will have children attend a less expensive college, 52% will not change their decision, and 12% will have them attend a more expensive college due to saving on room and board. (Photo: Business Wire)

“In these challenging times, families are stretched even further to meet

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