Business agenda

Thursday, June 13


Mortgage rates

The latest mortgage rates will be released Thursday. Last week, Freddie Mac reported that a 30-year, fixed-rate loan fell to 3.82 percent from 3.99 percent interest the week before.

Friday, June 14


Keeping up with change

Listen in on a panel discussion focused on ways to ensure that Massachusetts remains a viable and competitive destination for business at an event hosted by the nonprofit MassEcon. The discussion will be preceded by breakfast and networking. Friday, 7:30 to 9:30 a.m., Newton Marriott Hotel, 2345 Commonwealth Ave., Newton. Tickets range from $75 to $1,500. Register online or go to the business agenda at



Learn layout

Familiarize yourself with layout software Adobe InDesign at an event hosted by General Assembly. The class is intended for beginners and does not require previous experience with the software. Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., General Assembly Boston, 125 Summer St., 13th floor, Boston. $200. Register online or go to the business agenda at


Fund-raising fundamentals

Discover what it takes to draw investors to your startup at an event hosted by business education group the Capital Network. The all-day event will feature workshops, panels, and conversations. Friday, 8:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP, 155 Seaport Blvd., Boston. Tickets range from free to $385. Register online or go to the business agenda at


Get help

Attend a one-on-one coaching session on career development at an event hosted by MassHire Downtown Boston Career Center. Participants will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis. Friday, 1 to 3 p.m., MassHire Downtown Boston Career Center, 75 Federal St., third floor, Boston. Free. Register online or go to the business agenda at

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