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In Business, The Advocate brings readers the latest news regarding developments in the LGBT business world. Find out the happenings of gay business leaders that are moving the Invisible Hand in the United States and around the world like Apple's Tim Cook, American Eagle's Robert Hanson, and 3M Unitek's Mary Jo Abler. Learn tips from the pros about managing the business affairs of day-to-day life for the present and future. Prepare for retirement and learn how changing laws regarding same-sex marriage, partnership, and adoption affects financial planning.
Extra Steps Await LGBT Couples in Retirement
May 15 2013 3:04 AM ET

Extra Steps Await LGBT Couples in Retirement

Advocate.com Editors

From pensions to nest eggs, planning retirement comes with complications for same-sex couples.

Harvard Prof Bashes Economist for Being Gay
May 04 2013 12:48 PM ET May 04 2013 3:49 PM ET

Harvard Prof Bashes Economist for Being Gay

Trudy Ring

Niall Ferguson says John Maynard Keynes wasn't concerned about the future because he was gay and had no children.

WATCH: Virginia Man Says 7-Eleven Fired Him for Being Gay
April 13 2013 5:29 AM ET

WATCH: Virginia Man Says 7-Eleven Fired Him for Being Gay

Sunnivie Brydum

Bradley Kindrick says he was assaulted by a customer at the 7-Eleven where he worked, and after reporting the incident, was fired for being gay.

Why Do We Delay Retirement Planning?
April 12 2013 3:00 AM ET

Why Do We Delay Retirement Planning?

Advocate.com Editors

Don't let the law's confusion over how to treat same-sex couples force you to put off important decisions.

Gay-Friendly JCPenney CEO Sacked
April 08 2013 11:16 PM ET

Gay-Friendly JCPenney CEO Sacked

Neal Broverman

JCPenney CEO Ron Johnson, who defended the choice of Ellen DeGeneres as a spokesperson and placed gay couples in advertisements, is leaving after 17 months.

Twitter: Following and Unfollowing #Homophobes
March 27 2013 12:56 PM ET

Court Hearing Makes Unfollowing #Homophobes a Trend

Michelle Garcia

The Supreme Court hearings are prompting people to stop following others on Twitter.

Op-ed: Boot Camp for Home Buyers
March 21 2013 8:14 AM ET

Op-ed: Boot Camp for Home Buyers

David Rae

With interest rates near records lows, and housing prices on the rise, the housing market seems to be heating up again. Financial Planner David Rae walks you through some tips to help you make a sound home purchase.

Chipotle Cancels Sponsorship of Utah Boy Scout Event Over Antigay Policy
March 19 2013 1:17 PM ET

Chipotle Cancels Boy Scout Sponsorship Over Antigay Policy

Sunnivie Brydum

Despite originally saying the partnership would continue, a spokesman for the restaurant chain today confirmed a change.

Website Re-Launches to Fund Project for LGBT Causes
March 15 2013 3:33 PM ET

Website Re-Launches to Fund Project for LGBT Causes

Jase Peeples

After going offline temporarily, GetGayFunded.com is back up and running thanks to an agreement between the website’s parent company and Amazon Payments.

WATCH: Mall Apologizes for Kicking Out Kissing Gay Couple
March 11 2013 12:07 PM ET

WATCH: Mall Is Sorry For Booting Kissing Gay Couple

Sunnivie Brydum

At a kiss-in demonstration outside the Westfield Galleria Mall in Roseville, Calif., on Saturday, the vice president of development for the mall issued a formal apology.

Kiss-in Planned After Affectionate Gay Couple Kicked Out of Mall
March 06 2013 3:18 PM ET

Kiss-in Planned After Gay Couple Kicked Out of Mall

Lucas Grindley

The couple was reportedly kicked out of the mall, though management denies even that much of the story.

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