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How a Carbon Tax Can Help Address Climate Change


As the United States’ fiscal challenges deepen and climate change worsens globally, the need to identify pro-growth solutions is a priority of policymakers. Alex Flint, executive director of the Alliance for Market Solutions (AMS), this week participated in a nationwide satellite media tour to discuss how a carbon tax can both address climate change and grow the economy. A video accompanying this announcement is available at: For decades, the U.S. government has sought to curb carbon pollution and mandate energy efficiency standards through a host of regulations and tax subsidies. Today, conservatives and economists alike recognize that taxes are more efficient than regulations. Using a carbon tax to reduce carbon pollution costs the economy less than achieving the same result through regulation. A carbon tax can raise revenue—which a regulation or a suite of regulations cannot do—and can be used to reduce other, more distortionary taxes, which hinder economic growth, like the income tax. The result is a more efficient tax system that, while raising the same amount of revenue, allows the economy to grow faster, making it easier for the federal government to meet its fiscal obligations while reaching their climate goals. Congress is currently debating a carbon border adjustment mechanism, which would impose a fee on imports from countries with lower environmental standards and could serve a lynchpin for a domestic carbon pricing policy. For more information about a carbon tax and AMS, visit About Alliance for Market Solutions AMS is a nonprofit educational organization of conservative leaders addressing two of America’s most pressing challenges: the need to reduce carbon pollution and grow the economy. We respect climate change science and support replacing regulations with a revenue-neutral carbon tax—policy that would efficiently protect the environment and deregulate and grow the economy. AMS engages directly with influential conservatives, including policymakers, to cultivate support for a revenue-neutral carbon tax. We also conduct research that demonstrates the viability and benefits of a carbon tax. Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727

May 26, 2022 11:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Dukkantek creates a digital ecosystem for SMB retail sector as it rapidly expands across MENA


In less than six months since securing a $5.2m funding round, store management platform DukkanTek has expanded from UAE where it is headquartered into Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Turkey and Saudi Arabia. This takes their presence to 7 countries as they seek opportunities in North Africa. Dukkantek was founded in January 2021 by Ali Al Sayegh, Sanad Yaghi and Shadi Joulani. It has already attracted more than 5,000+ customers for its suite of services empowering traditional merchants with end-to-end digital technology that improves all business processes. Dukkantek believes that traditional merchants and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) remain the backbone of the global economy, and their transactions should be digitized to keep pace with market developments. And to this end they platform provides: Cloud POS: The Cloud POS is a Point-of-Sales system that can be accessed online, from anywhere. It allows businesses to keep track of transactions & sales, calculate VAT, generate reports and calculate profit margin. Inventory Management: The Cloud IM is an online software that helps businesses track, manage & organize the inventory. It allows users to keep track of stock, measure stock value, manage fast-moving products and generate reports for analysis. Payment Options: The platform offers a variety of payment options including cash, card payments or credit payments. Reports can be generated to track payments. E-Commerce: The e-commerce functionality allows stores to sell their goods online or through an app. One of its features includes live inventory, as it’s linked to the IM & POS software. Another feature is that stores can choose what items to put online and their corresponding prices. Moreover, it sends push notifications to customers. Companion App: The companion app is a mobile application that helps manage the store online. Its features include: Automated Inventory Reconciliation, live store data, linked to IM & POS, ability to track daily sales on the dashboard, ability to review all transactions, and track cash movements and payment methods. Dukkantek co-founder Sanad Yaghi commented: “For too long SMB store owners have been left on the margins of the tech shift. We are serving the unmet need observed in these businesses with the adoption and usage of comprehensive online shopping technologies. It’s a severely underserved market and we are trying to get to as many people as possible. Our growth is testament to our efforts in empowering traditional merchants to thrive in a digital world with premium end-to-end technology.” The UAE has one of the most vibrant and attractive startup ecosystems in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Dukkantek provides a one stop shop for local community retail stores, supermarkets, small grocers, service shops and dark stores who are seeking to use the latest technology to serve their customers. The coronavirus pandemic hastened digital adoption in the MENA region, leading to an increase in online shopping, in particular. The region's e-commerce market is expected to reach $49 billion in 2025, up almost 55 per cent from 2021, a report by EZDubai, an e-commerce zone in Dubai, and Euromonitor International showed earlier this year. The UAE’s e-commerce market alone is forecast to grow 60 per cent to more than $8bn by 2025 from 2021. Community retailers in the UAE without a digital presence, who were unable to accept online payments during the pandemic, were severely affected due to the drop in customer footfall. About Dukkantek Founded in January 2021, Dukkantek is the UAE’s first and only revolutionary store management platform that enables traditional merchants to compete equally in an evolving digital world, and further empower their retail capacity. Redefining the conventional way of managing tasks and sales, the innovative platform aims to strengthen local community stores and power digital transformations with end-to-end technology that enhances and streamlines all business processes, enabling them to compete with dark stores and delivery players. Dukkantek is the technology partner for all local community stores in the region. For more information please visit Contact Details Dukkantek Bilal Mahmood +44 7714 007257 Company Website

May 26, 2022 07:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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- The iFXExpo will be the first event this year in which the company will participate to present its new brand - The brand will be exhibiting all its services and products at booth 161 - FinancialMarkets. media continues being part of FXStreet financial group, and operates as its exclusive media agency. - The aim of this new agency is to offer the best-in-class services, whilst increasing the business opportunities of their clients across a wider publisher and financial institutions network. FinancialMarkets. media is the new independent media agency specializing in the financial markets that was launched in February 2022 and is managed by the former FXStreet Marketing and Traders team. With the aim of introducing and presenting the new brand to the markets, the company will participate in several exhibitions and workshops throughout this year, and the iFXExpo in Limassol- Cyprus, the world’s first and largest financial Fintech B2B exhibition, is the first on the 2022 calendar. The launching of FinancialMarkets. media was prompted by the growth of the company’s network of publishers in the last years, demanding specialization in order to keep on offering top-notch services to all its already existing clients. With the decision more focus can be placed on expanding its reach in the market reaching more institutions and publishers for the Forex, Cryptos, Stock and Commodities markets, as well as banks and hedge funds. “ FinancialMarkets. media continues to be part of the FXStreet group, and it operates as its exclusive media agency. However, we are an independent media agency inside the group. The aim of this FXStreet spin-off business is to offer the best-in-class services, whilst increasing the business opportunities to our clients, where all parties will have more options on where to invest their budget, more advertising placements to accommodate the different business models, needs and marketing objectives”. Sergi López Tomàs, previous CMO to and now CEO at FinancialMarkets. media, commented. About their presence at the Cyprus iFXExpo this coming June, Mr López Tomàs also commented, “w e are committed to participating in all these types of events and exhibitions, as we aim to expand our reach to new audiences by introducing all of our media services and marketing solutions to new markets and businesses, aiming to not only to help them to execute profitable investments but will also maximize them ”. In the same way, the company also emphasizes the importance of human relations and honesty in all their business transactions. “ Our daily work is to continue guiding financial institutions and publishers in an honest way so that our clients can invest in the right media according to their needs and budgets. Participating in these kinds of face-to-face events allows us to be closer to our clients and partners and boost this human interaction that we think should never be lost in business and it is critical to creating trustworthy, solid and long-term relationships '' added Carolina Bracale, Marketing and Communications Manager of FinancialMarkets. media. After all, more than 20 years of success in online advertising for the finance market, are not in vain. The team of experts of FinancialMarkets. media know the market, granting better pricing and campaign management control, always taking care of both, clients and publishers. “Programmatic advertising is OK but it still fails to understand the needs of the players and that is where my team makes a big difference. We are humans behind the machines who happen to be experts in Marketing and Trading the markets.”, concluded Sergi López Tomàs. The company will be exhibiting all its services and products at the iFXExpo in Limassol, Cyprus at booth 161. To know more about Financial Markets. media visit the new website: Contact Details Financial Markets Media Carolina Olenka

May 25, 2022 01:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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Shareholder Activist Confronts Big Tech Companies at Annual Meetings

National Legal & Policy Center

Today, Paul Chesser, Director of the National Legal and Policy Center’s Corporate Integrity Project, is presenting remarks at the Amazon, Twitter, and Meta annual meetings to support shareholder resolutions that the ethics group filed with the companies. Chesser’s remarks at the meetings today will focus on the shareholder resolutions NLPC filed targeting the ‘woke’ corporations’ lobbying activity and charitable donations. NLPC seeks more transparency, urging companies to protect shareholder interests by staying out of politics. NLPC has filed dozens of shareholder resolutions and appeared at the annual meetings of Berkshire Hathaway, Disney, Coca-Cola, and more. Additional resolutions are scheduled to be presented at the meetings for McDonald’s, Walmart, Alphabet, General Motors, and others. “Big-Tech leaders act like they know what is best for everyone and assume power by censoring information or supporting causes that are contrary to shareholder interests,” Chesser explained. “Corporate leaders cave to progressive political activists and support ‘woke’ causes that must be disclosed, but moreover, eventually put to an end.” In support of the Twitter shareholder proposal, Chesser plans to say that, “…Twitter wasted more than $1.7 million in 2021 on advocacy lobbying, tripling what it spent six years earlier. Twitter is all about ideology, not free speech, or profit. It is no wonder so many Twitter employees are terrified that Elon Musk is buying the company and plans to turn their lying, progressive playground into a true free-speech platform…” In remarks at the Amazon meeting, Chesser will point out that “Amazon's transparency about its charitable donations is vague at best, and opaque at worst.” He will share how Amazon funded the unaccountable, wild-spending Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation at Chairman Jeff Bezos’s direction. “While many of us in middle America saw right through it, Princeton-educated Jeff Bezos fell for the con hook, line and sinker,” Chesser will say. At the Meta meeting Chesser plans to compare Facebook shareholders to mother of a rebellious teenager. “Unfortunately, Mr. Zuckerberg, currently obsessed with virtual reality while shareholder value tanks, is the equivalent of that teenager. And with the equivalent of well over 50 percent of voting shares, this teenager can do whatever the heck he wants. Shareholders are the helpless Mom,” Chesser plans to say. Chesser will point out Zuckerberg’s hypocrisy by censoring scientific truths about climate change alarmism, throttling of the Hunter Biden laptop story, and keeping COVID-19 information off the platform. “The Big Tech leaders were bamboozled by the BLM scammers and Hunter Biden protectionists. They refuse to admit they were wrong, and must be held accountable,” Chesser said. “Twitter, Amazon, Meta, and others in corporate America stand in stark contrast to the economic interests of the American people. Corporate leaders must be stopped from undermining the very systems that created the wealth they enjoy today.” All of Paul Chesser’s remarks at the three meetings will be posted at this afternoon. Founded in 1991, NLPC promotes ethics in public life and government accountability through research, investigation, education, and legal action. ### For more information or to schedule an interview with Paul Chesser, contact Dan Rene at 202-329-8357 or Please visit Founded in 1991, NLPC promotes ethics in public life and government accountability through research, investigation, education, and legal action. Contact Details National Legal and Policy Center Dan Rene +1 202-329-8357 Company Website

May 25, 2022 11:08 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Provana Partners with The iA Institute to Address Needs of Credit & Collections Industry


The iA Institute, publisher of insideARM, the premier publication for the credit & collections industry, and Provana, provider of the industry’s first unified platform for compliance and performance management, today announced a broad partnership to enhance the support both firms deliver to industry participants. As part of the partnership, Provana is making significant investments into iA Institute programs, including Research Assistant, Innovation Council, Consumer Relations Consortium, and Women in Consumer Finance, with a goal of bringing additional value to its members and expanding the membership. “Provana is a predominant industry player in credit and collections when it comes to its breadth and depth of products and global delivery model for businesses operating in these markets,” said Stephanie Eidelman, CEO of The iA Institute. “We are pleased to collaborate with the Provana team to extend the charter of our programs and better serve industry players.” “The iA Institute is a leading voice in the consumer finance market, especially pertaining to the regulatory hurdles of the full debt lifecycle,” said Sandeep Bhargava, CEO of Provana. “This partnership reinforces our mission to become a one-stop compliance and performance solution, providing digital capabilities, global delivery and thought leadership that raises the bar of competition in a way that benefits consumer finance industry participants.” There are a number of ways The iA Institute and Provana plan to create value for the industry. One way in particular is through the Research Assistant program, which provides a forum for compliance practitioners to solve challenges together as a peer group. The group not only includes practical compliance tools and regular analysis, but it also develops meaningful peer-built content based on tangible experience, which Provana will make available to subscribers though its own compliance management platform. “We look forward to taking an active part in the forums managed by The iA Institute,” said Britney Schaeffer, Director of Content Programs at Provana. “Provana has a rich heritage of thought leadership in solving compliance and performance issues for credit & collections businesses. We believe we can bring valuable new thinking to the Innovation Council and to compliance-related discussions.” “With Provana’s knowledgebase of industry processes and data, we anticipate Provana’s contribution in our Research Assistant program to help our subscribers a great deal,” said Aaron Steinberg, Chief Growth Officer of The iA Institute. “Provana brings a passion for leadership that puts women at the decision-making table, which means they will also have a lot to contribute in the Women in Consumer Finance forum.” Overall, the goal of the partnership is not only to create value for current iA Institute and Provana subscribers, but to deliver that same value to a broader base of industry constituents, including banks, fintechs, specialty finance players, and other enterprises that provide financing of their products and services to consumers. Many longtime industry participants have expressed positive sentiment about the partnership and its long-term implications for the consumer finance industry. “I have worked productively with both organizations for multiple years,” said Marian Sangalang, Vice President at The Bureaus, Inc. “With the changes in the regulatory and economic environment around our industry, I can think of no better time for these key players in our space to take their collaboration to the next level.” “The consumer finance industry is long overdue for a partnership of this nature,” said LaDonna Bohling, Chief Compliance Officer at Contract Callers, Inc.. “The lines between traditional creditors, their collections networks, and new tech-first creditors are blurring in the eyes of industry regulators. A thoughtful collaboration between two leading content and tech providers will help our industry raise the game for everyone involved.” About The iA Institute The iA Institute is a media company that specializes in providing context, insight, and practical information to the complex debt industry. With its long history as an innovator, the company has grown from its inception as a publisher of a daily newsletter to one that influences the industry at the highest level. Our initiatives bring a range of stakeholders to the table in a candid environment to inform, to build a culture of compliance, to address industry challenges, and to make profitable connections. Our initiatives cover three areas: Legal & Compliance, Strategy & Tech, and Women & Diversity. Learn more at About Provana Provana’s interaction management and compliance solutions are the first of their kind, providing effortless control over process-intensive operations. Available for consumer lending, legal, ARM, insurance and other industries that handle heavily regulated consumer interactions. Provana technology is based on over a decade of business process management, AI, RPA, regulatory compliance and secure data operation experience. Solutions include speech analytics, a compliance suite, omnichannel payments, legal tech, and business analytics, comprising a one stop digital transformation platform for small and medium enterprises. Provana is backed by a NYC-based Fintech PE, with a presence across the US and in India. Learn more at Contact Details Britney Schaeffer +1 469-774-2409 The iA Institute Aaron Steinberg Company Website

May 25, 2022 09:05 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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EnvisionWell® Announces B Corp Certification


Envisi on2b Well® Inc., DBA EnvisionWell®, is a mission-driven Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) that provides unique healthcare solutions in the workplace and the community at large. This passionate group of innovators is striving to advance Social Health Empowerment® and health equity through their digital health and wellness platform, community events, multi-cultural health programs, and the EnvisionWell® app, an all-in-one, whole-person consumer mobile wellness app. Today, we are pleased to announce that EnvisionWell® is a certified B Corporation (B Corp). Empowering WELLth for Humankind ® The B Corp certification process is administered by the nonprofit, B Lab, and measures a company’s social and environmental impact. To become a certified B Corporation, companies must meet rigorous standards of “performance, accountability, and transparency on factors from employee benefits and charitable giving to supply chain practices and input materials.” Tammy Williams, founder and CEO of EnvisionWell®, has long been focused on finding a solution for the gaps in both corporate wellness and public health. Attaining B Corp certification is a prestigious achievement and helps to further the company’s commitment to social responsibility and Empowering WELLth for Humankind®. “We believe that everyone deserves an equal shot at a healthy, joyful life. As a certified B Corp, we are committed to Social Health Empowerment® and health equity. We are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives and the communities that we touch. As we continue to grow and evolve as a company, our goal is to deepen our impact and widen our reach, so that we can help more and more people live sustainably healthier lives.‌” About EnvisionWell® Recognizing that everybody is different and every BODY is different, EnvisionWell® delivers technology, health initiatives, products, and services with diversity, inclusion, and equity in mind.‌ As a certified B Corp, accountability, transparency, and purpose play an essential role in driving this philosophy. With every service, technology, and solution they offer, EnvisionWell® looks to build a bridge from the societal conditions that hold people back to more empowered, healthier living. Following the tenets of their proprietary engagement model—Knowledge, Support, Access and Autonomy (or KSAA®), the four foundational elements of Social Health Empowerement®—EnvisionWell® takes a unified, personalized, whole-person approach to assessing and improving health and wellness outcomes. EnvisionWell® is the digital front door to your own personal and professional health and wellness ecosystem. In addition to customized corporate wellness solutions, EnvisionWell® also partners with schools and educational institutions, healthcare providers, and community-based organizations to increase engagement, improve outcomes, and advance a stronger and healthier future for all. 360° Well-Being® The EnvisionWell® app offers a personalized health profile in one centralized location that fits in the palm of your hand. In 30 seconds, using just the camera in their phone, users receive contactless vitals such as blood pressure, heart attack risk, stress index, and more. They can easily track their workouts, water intake, and food to help them better understand their progress and areas for improvement. They can also join challenges, read relevant articles, listen to podcasts and other edutainment, and join discussion groups across all 10 Pillars of 360° Well-Being®. The EnvisionWell® app for consumers is free to download and use as part of the company’s commitment to health equity and Social Health Empowerment®. Congratulations to EnvisionWell® for achieving B Corp certification! Contact Details EnvisionWell® Helena Duzenski +1 844-473-4748 Company Website

May 25, 2022 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Global Affairs Canada Arranges High Level Meetings for Volatus at CANSEC 2022

Volatus Aerospace Corp.

Volatus Aerospace Corp. (TSXV: VOL) (OTCQB: VLTTF) ("Volatus" or "the Company") announces high-level meetings with military attaches from LATAM and Europe during CANSEC 2022. Several visiting delegations, including Lieutenant General Carlos Chávez Cateriano, Chief of Staff for the Peruvian Air Force, have requested meetings with Volatus during Canada’s largest global defence and security event being hosted at the EY Center in Ottawa on June 1-2, 2022. "We are honoured to have Lieutenant General Cateriano visit us at CANSEC as Peru and other sovereign entities look to add high-end military ISR and ISTAR drones to their capabilities" said Glen Lynch, Volatus CEO. "The Global Affairs Canada team has done an outstanding job helping us expand our business globally." During the show, Volatus will showcase a wide range of products including its mobile command vehicles, cargo & resupply drones, packable ISR drones, versatile land and sea ISTAR (Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance) and long-range surveillance drones. In addition, the company will debut its Task Force ISR service—a fully equipped team of Veteran UAV operators deployable globally to provide ISR services in times of crisis or natural disaster. The company will be showcasing products and services at CANSEC 2022 in Booths #801, #1911 and #3036. About Volatus Aerospace: Volatus Aerospace Corp. is a leading provider of integrated drone solutions throughout Canada, the United States, and Latin America. Operating a vast pilot network, Volatus serves commercial and defense markets with imaging and inspection, security and surveillance, equipment sales and support, training, and design, manufacturing, and R&D. Through its subsidiary Volatus Aviation, Volatus carries on the business of aircraft management, charter sales, and cargo services using piloted, remotely piloted, and autonomous aircraft. Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. Forward-Looking Statement This news release contains statements that constitute “forward-looking information” within the meaning of applicable securities laws, including statements regarding the plans, intentions, beliefs and current expectations of the Corporation with respect to future business activities and operating performance. Often, but not always, forward-looking information can be identified by the use of words such as “plans”, “expects”, “is expected”, “budget”, “scheduled”, “estimates”, “forecasts”, “intends”, “anticipates”, or “believes” or variations (including negative variations) of such words and phrases, or statements formed in the future tense or indicating that certain actions, events or results “may”, “could”, “would”, “might” or “will” (or other variations of the foregoing) be taken, occur, be achieved, or come to pass. Forward-looking information includes information regarding (i) the business plans and expectations of the Corporation; and (ii) expectations for other economic, business, and/or competitive factors. Forward-looking information is based on currently available competitive, financial and economic data and operating plans, strategies or beliefs as of the date of this news release, but involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Corporation to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking information. Such factors may be based on information currently available to the Corporation, including information obtained from third-party industry analysts and other third-party sources, and are based on management’s current expectations or beliefs. Any and all forward-looking information contained in this news release is expressly qualified by this cautionary statement. Investors are cautioned that forward-looking information is not based on historical facts but instead reflects expectations, estimates or projections concerning future results or events based on the opinions, assumptions and estimates of management considered reasonable at the date the statements are made. Forward-looking information reflects the Corporation’s current beliefs and is based on information currently available to it and on assumptions it believes to be not unreasonable in light of all of the circumstances. In some instances, material factors or assumptions are discussed in this news release in connection with statements containing forward-looking information. Such material factors and assumptions include, but are not limited to: the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Corporation; meeting the continued listing requirements of the TSXV; and anticipated and unanticipated costs and other factors referenced in this news release and the Circular, including, but not limited to, those set forth in the Circular under the caption “Risk Factors”. Although the Corporation has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking information, there may be other factors that cause actions, events or results to differ from those anticipated, estimated or intended. The forward-looking information contained herein is made as of the date of this news release and, other than as required by law, the Corporation disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or results or otherwise. There can be no assurance that forward-looking information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. Source: Volatus Aerospace Corp. TSXV: VOL Contact Details Volatus Aerospace Corp. Rob Walker +1 514-447-7986 Company Website

May 25, 2022 07:50 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Trust & Will

Trust & Will, the leading digital estate planning platform, today announced the acquisition of EZ-Probate, the nation’s leading digital probate settlement provider. This acquisition will provide a more comprehensive estate planning experience for Trust & Will members, advisors, and partners by adding estate settlement and probate assistance benefits to the holistic portfolio of estate planning documents. EZ-Probate is an affordable and alternative approach to the traditional attorney probate process, helping families settle estates and navigate the probate legal procedure. Since its launch in 2016, EZ-Probate has resolved more than 3,500 cases and saved customers more than $30M in legal fees related to probate. On average, estates are settled within six months and for as little as $600 using EZ-Probate’s service. Probate is the legal process a person’s estate goes through after they pass away to distribute their assets to the proper heirs. There are estimated to be more than one million new probate cases in the U.S. each year. The average time to settle an estate using a traditional attorney takes up to 14 months and roughly $10,000 in legal fees. This is Trust & Will’s first acquisition to support its mission to help every family leave their legacy, accelerating its increased focus on digital asset and estate management and wealth distribution. “We are humbled to work directly alongside EZ-Probate, a brand and team that I’ve admired in the end-of-life planning space for years,” said Cody Barbo, Founder & CEO of Trust & Will. “By integrating EZ-Probate into our estate planning platform, we can better serve families with customized and affordable solutions to fit their needs and help build generational wealth.” Both Trust & Will and EZ-Probate were created from their founders’ desires to modernize an antiquated industry that caused families financial and mental stress to carry out the wishes of their loved ones through estate planning and settlement. EZ-Probate was founded by Byron Batres, CFP ®, who serves as the company’s CEO. He will transition into a new role at Trust & Will as General Manager of Probate. “We are excited to join the growing Trust & Will team and help more families tackle the process of settling estates,” said Byron Batres, CEO of EZ-Probate. “I founded EZ-Probate after my own experience of acting as an executor for my family’s estate. Even with years as a Certified Financial Professional under my belt, I was extremely frustrated by the slow and expensive legal process. By merging with Trust & Will, we can help more families navigate the complex processes involved with estate settlement by providing much-needed access to affordable legal services that are a fraction of the cost of a typical attorney.” The existing EZ-Probate team will be joining the newly formed Probate team within Trust & Will, bringing the company’s remote workforce to more than 90 employees across 19 states. To learn more, visit ##### ABOUT TRUST & WILL Trust & Will is a modern approach to digital estate planning, offering legally valid documents designed and approved by estate planning attorneys to adhere to individual state guidelines. Since 2017, more than 300,000 Trust & Will members have created an online estate plan to set up their family legacy. We make estate planning simple, affordable, and accessible by providing a secure way to set up a plan online in minutes, using bank-level encryption that protects customer data and complies with the highest security standards, including SOC2. Trust & Will is the official estate planning benefit provider for AARP members and is a proud partner of several leading financial institutions, including Northwestern Mutual and Haven Life. To learn more, visit ABOUT EZ-PROBATE EZ-Probate is the easiest and most cost-effective way to probate an estate in the U.S. Our proprietary software prepares ready-to-sign documents vetted by probate attorneys with easy-to-follow instructions, empowering customers to expedite the process conveniently, and either avoid probate or probate an estate on their own, significantly reducing costs, time and stress. For more information, visit Contact Details Trust & Will Danielle Nuzzo +1 631-807-7772 Company Website

May 25, 2022 07:04 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Grassroots Leaders ‘Ready for Ron’ Launch Draft DeSantis for President Committee

Ready for Ron

Today, grassroots leaders and political activists launched an official committee to encourage Florida Governor Ron DeSantis to run for President of the United States. ‘Ready for Ron’, led by senior strategist Ed Rollins – Reagan ’84 Campaign Chairman and Chairman of the leading pro-trump group in 2016, and appellate attorney and conservative activist Lilian Rodríguez-Baz, started a petition for DeSantis supporters to sign demonstrating the growing support for his candidacy nationwide. The online petition located at: provides information about the Committee and encourages supporters to get involved with the movement to draft DeSantis for President. “Under President Donald Trump’s leadership, the United States enjoyed record unemployment, economic stability, and safety. Many are yearning for a return to these policies and the prosperity good leadership can bring,” stated Ed Rollins. “The era of President Trump was wonderful, but now, since he isn’t currently running, we must get ready for a new leader, we must be Ready for Ron. “We are undertaking a comprehensive campaign to draft Governor DeSantis to run for President of the United States,” explained Rodríguez-Baz. “We need his proven leadership to bring safety and prosperity back. With the current political and economic, crises, the American values that provided the courage for my mother and four-year-old me to get on a boat that we didn’t even know was seaworthy, are eroding. We risked everything to make it to the United States and refuse to see our country fail.” In addition to the draft petition, the ‘Ready for Ron’ campaign announced a significant advertising effort to attract more supporters to encourage Governor DeSantis to announce his candidacy. “We are hoping to build one of the biggest grassroots movements ever, Rodríguez-Baz continued. “The radical left is risking our future. We must change course immediately. While with the economy, inflation, crime, and erosion parental rights and the American way of life, we need confident, dependable, and proven leadership like only Ron DeSantis can deliver.” ‘Ready for Ron” has registered with the Federal Election Commission (FEC), whose regulations provide that “…a draft committee is a political committee that is established solely to draft an individual or to encourage him or her to become a candidate for federal office…” While ‘Ready for Ron’ is completely unaffiliated with the DeSantis campaign per federal regulations, it has taken the novel step of submitting a formal Advisory Opinion Request to the FEC seeking to share its supporter list with Governor DeSantis if the Draft succeeds and he announces his candidacy. “We hope the FEC will not stand in the way of political speech and freedom of association. Millions of Americans want Ron DeSantis to run. Signing their names to this draft petition is the ultimate act of political speech, and we should be able to give those names to the Governor if – and when – he heeds their call and runs.” Rodríguez-Baz said. “In the meantime, we remain completely unconnected entity dedicated to encouraging his candidacy. American needs his leadership now more than ever." ### Contact Details Ready for Ron Dan Rene +1 202-329-8357 Company Website

May 24, 2022 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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