• July 30, 2016

Business & Finance

  • Money And Finance

    Save on Everything for Back-to-School with these Smart Tips and Tricks

    (StatePoint) Whether your kids are school playground-bound or college-bound, the back-to-school season can be an expensive time of year. Families with children in grades K-12 plan to spend an average $673.57 while college students and families with children in college plan to spend an average of $888.71, according to a National Retail Federation 2016 annual survey.

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    Six Truths About Having A Health Care Career

    (NAPSI)—According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, health care jobs are projected to grow to 2.3 million from 2014 to 2024. That would suggest that now may be a good time to start preparing for those positions.

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    5 gigs that will help you pay for college

    (BPT) - Let’s face it — college is expensive. Whether you’re still in school trying to pay for textbooks and housing, a professional facing your student loans or a parent saving for your child’s future tuition, the cost of an education can result in debt that looms for decades. More people are finding that full-time jobs are not even beginning to cover the costs. Today’s gig economy and sharing economy offers many different avenues to supplement your budget and ease the burden of education-related expenses, all while providing flexibility and self-determinant hours.

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Thursday 07/28/2016
Save on Everything for Back-to-School with these Smart Tips and Tricks
Updated: July 28, 2016 - 2:30 am

(StatePoint) Whether your kids are school playground-bound or college-bound, the back-to-school season can be an expensive time of year. Families with children in grades K-12 plan to spend an average $673.57 while college students and families with children in college plan to spend an average of $888.71, according to a National Retail Federation 2016 annual survey.

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Friday 07/22/2016
Six Truths About Having A Health Care Career
Updated: July 23, 2016 - 2:30 am

(NAPSI)—According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, health care jobs are projected to grow to 2.3 million from 2014 to 2024. That would suggest that now may be a good time to start preparing for those positions.

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Wednesday 07/20/2016
5 gigs that will help you pay for college
Updated: July 28, 2016 - 2:30 am

(BPT) - Let’s face it — college is expensive. Whether you’re still in school trying to pay for textbooks and housing, a professional facing your student loans or a parent saving for your child’s future tuition, the cost of an education can result in debt that looms for decades. More people are finding that full-time jobs are not even beginning to cover the costs. Today’s gig economy and sharing economy offers many different avenues to supplement your budget and ease the burden of education-related expenses, all while providing flexibility and self-determinant hours.

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Tuesday 07/19/2016
Dads and Daughters Can Profit From Each Other on Father's Day
Updated: July 21, 2016 - 2:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - She's not just "daddy's little girl" anymore. And this Father's Day, it turns out that both millennial daughters and their Boomer dads could profit by sharing financial advice with each other.

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Monday 07/18/2016
The Cadillac Tax and Its Potential Effect on the American Business
Updated: July 21, 2016 - 2:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - According to the Galen Institute, as of January, more than 70 significant changes have been made to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) since April 2010. These changes range from small clarifications to major shifts. One change that continues to prompt questions from employers and benefits professionals is the pending Cadillac tax, a 40 percent excise tax on high-cost health benefit plans provided by businesses.

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How Far Are Kids Willing to Go to Help Aging Parents?
Updated: July 21, 2016 - 2:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Do your kids have your back? Apparently more so than many of you think.

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Friday 07/15/2016
Todays Employees Seek Greater Blend Of Work And Life
Updated: July 16, 2016 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—With the unemployment rate trending downward these days, many successful companies are implementing employee-friendly benefits to attract and retain top talent.

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A Win For Millions Of Small-Business Workers
Updated: July 16, 2016 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—Changes in the way small and midsized companies are regulated by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) could make a substantial difference to some 60 million workers and their families—and both they and their employers could benefit.

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Checklist For Success
Updated: July 16, 2016 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—If you’ve been thinking—or even just dreaming—of your own ebusiness, you aren’t alone. Take the time to properly set up your system, however, and you’ll have a leg up on those who don’t.

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Tuesday 07/12/2016
Selling your car: Get more money with these top tips
Updated: July 20, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Selling a car for cash should be simple, safe and able to navigate without roadblocks; however, there is no shortage of sneaky techniques that are employed to scam car sellers. Through hiding supplementary fees in the fine print, car buying businesses can leave car sellers spending anywhere from $10 to $300 in unexpected fees — a disappointing loss in an anticipated profit. With the numerous car buying companies competing for business in a niche industry, it is difficult for a car seller to discern which company is the correct choice; however, there are many things that a seller can be aware of to ensure that they are making the best decision.

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Friday 05/27/2016
Preparing 21st Century Enterprises for Success in the Digital Age
Updated: May 28, 2016 - 2:31 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - It is no longer a brave new world for businesses. The digital age is here, and if experts are to be believed, businesses that have not already embraced this opportunity, risk joining those companies that refuse to adapt, and consequently are rapidly losing customers and revenue.

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Thursday 05/26/2016
5 tips to improve meeting efficiency and productivity
Updated: May 27, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Creating efficient work environments is a common goal among executives and office professionals alike. To keep everything running smoothly in the workplace, organization is essential.

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Wednesday 05/25/2016
How Brand Marketers Drive Lift in Loyalty, Reach
Updated: May 28, 2016 - 2:31 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Advertisers spend more than $400 billion in the United States to influence consumers and businesses to purchase goods and services, promote brands and causes, and take action.

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Wednesday 05/11/2016
What Every Small Business Owner Needs to Know About Hiring
Updated: May 11, 2016 - 2:30 am

(StatePoint) Looking to staff up your small business? Don’t underestimate the importance of getting your hiring decisions right. The smaller your business is, the more important your choices become.

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Thursday 04/28/2016
3 ways to celebrate Small Business Week 2016
Posted: April 28, 2016

(BPT) - The bakery on the corner. The family-owned accounting firm down the street. The city’s legendary cafe that’s been around since the ‘50s. Small businesses nationwide prove the American dream is alive and well.

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Wednesday 03/09/2016
Think Your Information Is Safe? Think Again
Updated: March 10, 2016 - 2:30 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - If you keep up with the news at all, you know that hacking computer networks of companies -- both large and small -- means big business. Like any other commodity, personal data and information can be priceless.

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Tuesday 03/01/2016
The entrepreneurial power of women [Infographic]
Posted: March 01, 2016

(BPT) - Women-owned businesses are making significant contributions to today’s economy. Women of all ages, races and ethnicities are creating jobs, bolstering economies, strengthening families and communities, and providing creative solutions to 21st century problems. A new study conducted by the Center for an Urban Future, with support from Capital One’s Future Edge initiative, reveals a dramatic surge in women entrepreneurs but also shows that women still face a number of challenges as they start and grow businesses.

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Monday 02/22/2016
Business Leaders Say There's No Substitute for In-Person Meetings
Updated: February 22, 2016 - 2:30 am

(StatePoint) In a world where technology makes it easy to “meet” virtually, many business leaders say that there’s no substitute for the real thing.

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Friday 02/12/2016
The ABCs of ACA -- Advice for Business Owners in 2016
Updated: February 24, 2016 - 2:31 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Health care reform is continuing to change how businesses offer health insurance coverage, and there are several regulations to remember throughout the year. As of Jan. 1, 2016, a new phase of regulations is now in effect as a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Business owners have to be sure they are using the necessary tools to remain compliant and meet ACA reporting requirements, which include the administrative work that comes along with health care reform. Below are a few tips from Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance at the worksite in the United States, for business owners and human resources representatives to keep in mind to stay on track all year:

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Thursday 02/11/2016
Major Maryland Piano Store to Close Its Doors
Updated: February 24, 2016 - 2:31 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Blame it on kids who can download music from iTunes with a swipe of a finger. Or point to a sluggish economy. Maybe it's the fact that society as a whole, while still in love with music, would rather watch TV than gather around a piano.

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Christian radio broadcaster to appear at church
Posted: July 29, 2016

Immanuel Lutheran Church will have the Rev. Gregory Seltz at the church for a workshop and speaking engagement this weekend.

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Copperas Cove police looking for burglary suspect
Posted: July 26, 2016

COPPERAS COVE — Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect they say was involved in a burglary of a building and criminal mischief that occurred Monday at Jokers/Southern Nights Club, 301 Joe's Road.

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