• June 28, 2016

Business & Finance

  • Money And Finance

    Get Even More From Your Health Care Benefits

    (NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - As the health care needs of consumers continue to evolve, it's important to look for insurance offerings that provide more holistic support outside the usual health, dental and vision policies. Consumers should be aware that there are plans available today that will aid in their overall well-being, which includes physical and financial health. Value-added services, such as fraud protection, telemedicine and benefits management support, provide solutions that make life easier - not just when the unexpected happens, but every day. For more information, visit www.aflac.com/aflac-business-solutions.

  • Money And Finance

    5 Ways to Better Market Yourself to Land Your Dream Job

    (StatePoint) Employers report a lack of skilled talent as one of the biggest threats to meeting business objectives in 2016. Job seekers who take note of what skills and characteristics companies are seeking could have a competitive advantage.

  • Money And Finance

    5 Steps to Declare Your Financial Independence

    (StatePoint) This Fourth of July, let freedom ring. Financial freedom, that is. Whatever your vision is of financial independence, having strong credit is fundamental, potentially impacting borrowing, and even routine matters, such as having utilities connected, getting a cell phone or even applying for a job.

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Tuesday 06/28/2016
Get Even More From Your Health Care Benefits
Updated: June 28, 2016 - 2:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - As the health care needs of consumers continue to evolve, it's important to look for insurance offerings that provide more holistic support outside the usual health, dental and vision policies. Consumers should be aware that there are plans available today that will aid in their overall well-being, which includes physical and financial health. Value-added services, such as fraud protection, telemedicine and benefits management support, provide solutions that make life easier - not just when the unexpected happens, but every day. For more information, visit www.aflac.com/aflac-business-solutions.

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Friday 06/24/2016
5 Steps to Declare Your Financial Independence
Updated: June 24, 2016 - 2:31 am

(StatePoint) This Fourth of July, let freedom ring. Financial freedom, that is. Whatever your vision is of financial independence, having strong credit is fundamental, potentially impacting borrowing, and even routine matters, such as having utilities connected, getting a cell phone or even applying for a job.

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Wednesday 06/22/2016
Educational Game Lets You Raise A Hog To See If You Bring Home The Bacon
Updated: June 23, 2016 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—The nation’s youth can go hog wild and bring a pig to market—all in a quick visit to their local fairgrounds. For the fourth consecutive year, CME Group and National 4-H Council are sponsoring the interactive Commodity Carnival booth at 150 county and state fairs to teach youth about the risks of raising and bringing a farm animal to market. This year, that animal is a hog.

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Monday 06/20/2016
High School Graduates: Sign Up Jobs And Grants
Updated: June 21, 2016 - 2:30 am

(NAPSI)—According to the U.S. Department of Education, some 3.2 million high school students are expected to graduate this year. If any of them is a young man you care about, first, congratulations, and second, there’s an important step he needs to take to qualify for many kinds of jobs and scholarships: registering with the Selective Service.

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Thursday 06/16/2016
5 ways to earn extra money on the side
Updated: June 24, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - Whether you’re a college student, a stay-at-home parent or have a full-time job, there’s always room in the budget for a little extra cash. Maybe you’re saving for a particular goal or you’re simply looking for a little more spending money. Thanks to the internet, it’s now easier than ever to earn some extra income in your spare time.

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Biotech Companies Remain the "It" Stock to Have in Your Portfolio
Updated: June 16, 2016 - 2:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - If investors have learned anything from Wall Street in recent years, it's how finicky the market can be. While there is no "sure thing" when it comes to investing, analysts agree that biotech companies remain a solid opportunity.

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What You Should Know About Your Chip Card
Updated: June 17, 2016 - 2:30 am

(NAPSI)—Hundreds of millions of chip cards have been distributed to help strengthen the security of the U.S. payments system. Instead of swiping these cards, you’ll be asked to insert your card in the terminal and keep it there until prompted to remove. Whether you’re using one for the first time or are getting used to the subtle differences between chip and magnetic stripe, here are a few things to keep in mind.

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Wednesday 06/15/2016
When is the best time to invest - or not?
Updated: June 16, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - The stock market has ridden a roller coaster this year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), a stock market index comprised mostly of “blue-chip stock” companies, swung down and then up by 2,000 points between Jan. 1 and mid-April.

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Synthesis Of 100 School Choice Studies Finds Positive Outcomes
Updated: June 16, 2016 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—As school choice programs in the states continue to grow, researchers look to empirical evidence to find out whether they are working.

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Friday 06/10/2016
Consider Annuities For Dependable Retirement Income
Updated: June 11, 2016 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—More than 10,000 Baby Boomers will turn 65 today, and about 10,000 more will cross that threshold every day for the next 13 years. Few of them, however, will take the time to adequately plan for the next phase of their lives.

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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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Job Hunting? What Careers and Skills Are in Greatest Demand this Year
Updated: February 11, 2016 - 2:30 am

(StatePoint) Understanding the evolving job market can help you focus your energy productively and land a coveted new job.

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Texas A&M chancellor to herald $1.5M grant in Killeen
Posted: June 28, 2016

Texas A&M University-Central Texas will make a public announcement today regarding a $1.5 million grant the university received through The Texas A&M University System Chancellor’s Research Initiative to bring an aspiring young researcher to the campus to engage in a collaborative solar research initiative.

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The Four Tops to perform at Metroplex’s Gold Star Gala
Posted: June 26, 2016

The vocal quartet that helped shape the Motown sound of the ‘60s and sang, “I Can’t Help Myself,” The Four Tops, will be performing live at the Gold Star Gala black tie affair this year.

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