PCMA Unveils ZENITH National Television Advertising Campaign, Targeting Investors of Residential Real Estate

PCMA’s industry leading ZENITH program was built for aspiring and experienced investors of residential real estate properties.

PCMA, the pioneer and category leader in Non-Bank Private Client Lending, today announced the launch of the ZENITH national television advertising campaign, focusing on personal and professional investors of residential real estate.

PCMA’s ZENITH advertising campaign highlights the company’s commitment to being the preferred financial partner to the Private Client community focused on growing their personal or professional real estate portfolios. The campaign will begin the week of October 12th and concentrate on top tier business and lifestyle channels that cater to high capacity consumers in markets PCMA serves.

“Anticipating the financial needs of the Private Client community is what has helped make PCMA the leader in our category,” said John R. Lynch, CEO and Founder of PCMA. “The growth and popularity of our ZENITH program demonstrates our commitment to continuing to provide

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Donald Trump’s massive debt makes him a national security threat | Staff Columnists

So it is easy to imagine how ambitious businessmen with ties to Trump-friendly autocrats might try to help with his financial dilemma.

The Times stories are full of disturbing examples, as Trump Organization hotels and clubs draw lobbyists from countries led by strongmen.

Turkish businessman Mehmet Ali Yalcindag, who helped negotiate a licensing deal in 2008 for two Trump Towers in Istanbul, now lobbies on behalf of Turkish interests in Washington. Turkish business groups schedule events in Trump’s Washington hotel and Turkish airlines host an event at the Trump National Golf Club in suburban Virginia.

Credit card receipts reported to the IRS “reflect the way certain of (Trump’s) resorts, golf courses and hotels became favored stomping grounds, if not venues for influence-trading, beginning in 2015,” writes the Times.

This sleaziness becomes even more disturbing given Trump’s staggering debts that would come due during a second Trump term.

A hefty chunk

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Second City comedy theater for sale, 2nd time in 60 years | National News



Second City comedy theater for sale, 2nd time in 60 years

FILE – This March 6, 1982, file photo, shows the home of the famed improvisational troupe, Second City, in Chicago’s Old Town section. Chicago’s Second City comedy theater is up for sale. The sale, announced Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, is the second in the company’s 60-year history.




CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago’s Second City comedy theater — where performers including Bill Murray, Steve Carell and Jordan Peele honed their skills — has been put up for sale.

In a statement released Tuesday, co-owner Andrew Alexander said a sale presents the opportunity for Second City to succeed well into the future.

“What we are seeking is critical re-investment in the business that will allow us to continue to grow in the right ways and with the right resources while remaining an oasis of speaking truth to power and providing vital human connection in an increasingly complex world,” Alexander said in

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Local Real Estate Professional, Donna Caccioppo, PhD, Brings Home “Top 500” National Honor

Caccioppo, PhD, Realtor of CL International Real Estate Group in Pompano Beach, Florida has been distinguished by Broker*Agent Advisor as one of the best in real estate based on achievement, potential, leadership, ethics, community value, experience, capability, and trust.

Local Real Estate Professional, Donna Caccioppo, PhD, Brings Home

Pompano Beach, FL, October 04, 2020 –(PR.com)– Broker*Agent Advisor Honors Achievement

Now in its 25th year, Broker*Agent Advisor celebrates the success and accomplishment of the industry’s finest real estate professionals through it’s “Certificate of Excellence” Program.

Through proprietary criteria, formulas, and other valuable considerations, Donna Caccioppo, PhD, Realtor of CL International Real Estate Group in Pompano Beach, Florida has been distinguished by Broker*Agent Advisor as one of the best in real estate based on achievement, potential, leadership, ethics, community value, experience, capability, and trust.

Having previously earned our Rising Star Certificate of Excellence, Donna has more recently been identified as one of the Top 500 award holders in this category at

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The Latest: Concerns over coronavirus upticks in California | National News

On Tuesday, state officials said the Augusta University Healthcare system in Georgia failed to report the results of 15,000 coronavirus tests on South Carolina residents from May to September. About 2,000 of those were positive.

DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa has reported a jump of 1,086 new coronavirus cases, the second consecutive day of new cases exceeding 1,000.

Four more people died, pushing the state’s death toll from the virus to 1,303.

Data from state health and education departments released Friday indicate the virus is circulating in schools and nursing homes.

The report says 6,917 children under age 17 in Iowa have tested positive for the virus, an increase of more than 800 in a week. It also shows 3,372 educators testing positive.

The state also reports 50 nursing homes in Iowa have an outbreak of the virus, with more than 1,000 residents testing positive currently.

TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas

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Home Prices Keep Climbing As National Median Now Up 14% from Last Year

SEATTLE, Sept. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — (NASDAQ: RDFN) — The median home sale price increased 14% from 2019 to $319,978—the highest on record—according to a new report from Redfin (redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage. The 14% year-over-year increase was the largest since August 2013.

Below are other key housing market takeaways for 434 U.S. metro areas during the 4-week period ending September 20.

  • Since the four-week period ending July 5, home prices have increased 6.6%. Over that same period in 2018 and 2019, prices declined an average of 3.7%.
  • Pending home sales climbed 29% year over year.
  • New listings of homes for sale were up 6% from a year ago.
  • Active listings (the number of homes listed for sale at any point during the period) fell 28% from 2019 to a new all-time low. The rate of year-over-year supply declines has remained
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State Funeral Homes Honored With National Awards For Excellence

Press release from Connecticut Funeral Directors Association:

Sept. 23, 2020

Nine (9) Connecticut funeral homes have earned 2020 Pursuit of Excellence Awards from the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA). All are members of the Connecticut Funeral Directors Association (CFDA). The national award is presented by NFDA annually to firms that have demonstrated a commitment to raising the bar on funeral service excellence by adhering to strict ethical and professional standards and providing outstanding service to families and communities.

Only 141 funeral homes in the world are being recognized with a 2020 NFDA Pursuit of Excellence Award for innovative community service programs, dynamic public relations efforts and professional integrity.

The Connecticut recipients are:

  • B.C. Bailey Funeral Home in Wallingford;
  • Carmon Community Funeral Homes in Windsor**;
  • Carpino Funeral Home in Southbury;
  • D’Esopo East Hartford Memorial Chapel in East Hartford**;
  • D’Esopo Funeral Chapel in Wethersfield**;
  • Duksa Family Funeral Homes at Burritt Hill in
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