Trent Remillard’s Summer Capstone

By: Trent Remillard, MFF Fellow and MFF Bookkeeper My name is Trent Remillard. I am a senior in college at Bryant University and a double major in finance and economics. I have been a part of the Morgan Franklin Fellowship program from its early stages, and in many ways, I have grown with MFF as […]

It’s Not So Weird Anymore…

By: Mike Cashion, MFF Director of Operations REMAIN OPEN MINDED AND ADAPT We are living in a weird time where the COVID-19 Pandemic continues to reshape what we would have referred to as normal. Whether we like it or not, things are what they are for now. That may sound negative, but it is not […]

Quickbooks Lunch & Learn

On August 25th, Sarah Beals gave a comprehensive presentation on Quickbooks for our MFF August Lunch & Learn.  She did a wonderful job presenting!  Thank you to both Sarah and Michelle Demirjian for their work on this.       The presentation slides can be found here: QuickBooks Procedures. We look forward to offering more […]

One Starfish Inspires the Journey

Everything that shapes and grows MFF is inspired by the journey of one individual, and sending that individual – or starfish – down the right path. Founder Peter Morgan believes that author Loren Eiseley’s short story below perfectly demonstrates the passion behind this project.   “Once upon a time, there was a wise man who […]

MFF’s Namesake: Ben Franklin’s Foresight

Peter Morgan’s appreciation for Benjamin Franklin’s desire to promote civic virtue through the power of compounding interest is why we’re here. Ben Franklin believed that by investing in carefully constructed partnerships, even the smallest sums of money would grow, providing the foundation for the promotion of social philanthropy.  He understood that providing citizens with stipulated […]

The Importance of Talking About Money

Students Hanging Out

By: Mike Cashion, MFF Director of Operations MAKE IT REAL It has been shown time and again that talking about your goals with others will help you meet or exceed them. When you share your experience, knowledge, challenges and success with money, it takes it out of your head and brings it into reality. It […]

Financial Tools: The Pros & Cons of Mint

By: Mike Cashion, MFF Director of Operations WHAT IS MINT? Mint is a great financial tool by Intuit. They are the same company that created Quickbooks which is used by many organizations for bookkeeping and accounting. They also offer a product called TurboTax which is one of the largest softwares out there for people to […]