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At MGO, we believe ideas are the building blocks of opportunity. Discover our latest thinking on the topics our clients care most about.

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May 26, 2021

Q&A with Morris Beegle, CEO of WAFBA

At the forefront of hemp education, advocacy, and thought leadership, Morris Beegle is raising awareness on the environmental and industrial upsides of hemp…

May 14, 2021

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)

Leaders from cities and counties across California join MGO’s panel of experts along with the GFOA to explore the American Rescue Plan Act…

May 10, 2021

Q&A with Micah Tapman, CEO of BDSA

As the cannabis industry grows, so does BDSA’s ability to transform data into market insights that support business decisions in new and existing markets…

April 13, 2021

Create a Legacy of Success

Former NBA star and entrepreneur Matt Barnes discusses the power of building a legacy of financial success…

April 02, 2021

Made in America Tax Plan: How Tax Reform Will Affect Your Business

The Made in America Tax Plan raises the corporate tax rate and alters international tax codes to incentivize job creation and investment in the U.S…

March 30, 2021

Build Your Personal Brand

Former NBA star Matt Barnes lays out how he flipped the script to transition his image from NBA “bad boy” to a rising media start…

March 24, 2021

Tribal Governments to Receive $32.4 Billion in Financial Support

With Tribal nations disproportionally impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, a historic level of federal relief is now slated to support these communities…

March 23, 2021

Common Financial Mistakes Athletes Make

Sports management and financial advisor Geoff Walker lays out the most common financial mistakes he sees professional athletes make…

March 23, 2021

$432 Billion in COVID-19 Relief Slated for State, Local and Tribal Governments

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 delivers financial aid to help government agencies navigate budget deficits, looming layoffs and other emerging issues…

March 16, 2021

Invest in Yourself and Others

Former NBA star and entrepreneur Matt Barnes discusses his process for identifying and validating investment opportunities…

March 11, 2021

Understanding the Home Office Tax Deduction

The COVID-19 pandemic forced millions into remote and work-from-home situations causing many to wonder if they can deduct home office expenses…

March 09, 2021

The Athlete Ecosystem

Sports management professional Geoff Walker describes who should be on an athlete’s financial team and what essential roles they play…