• August 30, 2016

Business & Finance

  • Money And Finance

    Critical illnesses are expensive - are you prepared?

    (BPT) - The cost of a critical illness — a heart attack, cancer or stroke — can hit thousands of dollars. It can push families to the financial brink, as more than half say they have little or no savings.

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    Peace of Mind in Retirement

    (NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Planning for retirement -- and keeping that plan on track -- can be difficult. You have to make sure your money grows so that it lasts as long as you do. There's a product offered by life insurers that helps people with this challenge. It's called a variable annuity.

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    3 Things You May Not Know about Life Insurance Today

    (StatePoint) If you’re like many Americans, you may spend substantial time and energy on general financial planning while overlooking the various ways life insurance may fit into that plan. Life insurance has wide-ranging benefits for people of all ages that you should consider, say experts.

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Monday 08/29/2016
Critical illnesses are expensive - are you prepared?
Updated: August 30, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - The cost of a critical illness — a heart attack, cancer or stroke — can hit thousands of dollars. It can push families to the financial brink, as more than half say they have little or no savings.

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Friday 08/26/2016
Peace of Mind in Retirement
Updated: August 26, 2016 - 2:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Planning for retirement -- and keeping that plan on track -- can be difficult. You have to make sure your money grows so that it lasts as long as you do. There's a product offered by life insurers that helps people with this challenge. It's called a variable annuity.

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3 Things You May Not Know about Life Insurance Today
Updated: August 26, 2016 - 2:31 am

(StatePoint) If you’re like many Americans, you may spend substantial time and energy on general financial planning while overlooking the various ways life insurance may fit into that plan. Life insurance has wide-ranging benefits for people of all ages that you should consider, say experts.

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Wednesday 08/24/2016
How to save money on health care
Updated: August 30, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - One in two Americans has a chronic condition and 86 percent of health care spending is on chronic care, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. When it comes to saving money, health care is probably the last place you might look, but there are many ways to build better health and stronger savings.

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Monday 08/22/2016
Meeting the Health Care Needs of Next-Generation Consumers
Updated: August 22, 2016 - 2:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Even though they're young, members of Generation Z have experienced the effects of a recession, so it's no surprise they are prone to saving money for a rainy day. Yet one illness or injury that leads to an emergency room visit or inpatient care can result in medical bills that even a savings-conscious person didn't anticipate. To help protect a starter salary or the money that Gen Zers have worked so hard to save for the future, young people should be educated about why voluntary health care coverage isn't just for older generations. It's lifestyle protection for everyone. Learn more at aflac.com.

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Top 3 ways to save money on health care
Updated: August 24, 2016 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - One in two Americans has a chronic condition and 86 percent of health care spending is on chronic care, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. When it comes to saving money, health care is probably the last place you might look, but there are many ways to build better health and stronger savings.

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Wednesday 08/17/2016
Why Investing In Real Estate Is Easier Than Ever
Updated: August 18, 2016 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—There is no shortage of reasons why investing in residential real estate can be a good idea: home prices declined during the recent financial crisis, the number of renters has skyrocketed, it’s often considered a stable alternative to the stock market and the list goes on and on.

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Top Five Reasons Businesses Base Real Life Decisions On Research
Updated: August 18, 2016 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—Research isn’t just for the lab anymore. Now more than ever, businesses use research that’s already out there—or conduct research that isn’t—and apply it to real-life business situations. Dr. Hinrich Eylers, Executive Dean, School of Advanced Studies at University of Phoenix, has five reasons businesses should use research for real-life decisions.

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Friday 08/12/2016
Online Platform Promotes Partnerships Between Businesses and Investors
Updated: August 13, 2016 - 2:31 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Historically, specialty businesses had limited ability to expand beyond their immediate geographic region. However, current technology allows such businesses to promote themselves to a larger audience. Touch Up Teak is one example of how successful online investment partnerships can grow a business.

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4 Ways to Cut Your Energy Bills (5 If You're Up to It)
Updated: August 13, 2016 - 2:31 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored by GAF - Pity we don't all have the stamina of the greenest of greenies.

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Wednesday 08/03/2016
Curbing Bad Behavior: App Seeks to Harness Overbilling by Contractors
Updated: August 03, 2016 - 2:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - That contractors routinely overbill governments at the expense of taxpayers may come as no surprise. That these overbillings likely total hundreds of billions of dollars should shock and infuriate us all.

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Tuesday 08/02/2016
New Online Platform Creates Access to the American Dream
Updated: August 02, 2016 - 2:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Technology continues to change the way businesses operate, and that includes how they find resources to get started, fund growth and find a buyer. DPOUSA is one example of the latest paradigm in funding business opportunities. DPOUSA is an online financial platform connecting companies with capital sources, buyers with sellers, and people seeking business opportunities. DPO stands for "direct public offering," and DPOUSA.com is designed to allow individuals to present their businesses directly to potential investors. The ventures can range from startups to large enterprises, and the online platform has sections for each stage of the business life cycle. The site reflects the new business paradigm: It is accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year for users interested in acquiring, funding or investing in new ventures.

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Monday 08/01/2016
Small Businesses Have Happy Workforces
Updated: August 02, 2016 - 2:31 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - New research shows that small-business employees are among the happiest people in the workplace. One major reason for their happiness stems from the way many small-business owners show workers how much they appreciate, respect and value them on a professional and personal level. Opportunities offered by small businesses, such as a family atmosphere, flexible work schedules and a greater understanding of how current goals fit into long-term plans for the company, may be harder to come by in larger companies. Small businesses can play to their strengths by frequently communicating and taking action in areas where their employees see opportunities for improvement. Learn more at aflac.com/smallbusiness.

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Thursday 07/07/2016
Biotech Companies Are Still the "It" Stock to Have in Your Portfolio
Updated: July 21, 2016 - 2:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - If Wall Street has taught investors anything in recent years, it's how finicky the market can be. While there is never a "sure thing" when it comes to investing, analysts agree that biotech companies are still a solid opportunity.

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Saturday 06/25/2016
5 Ways to Better Market Yourself to Land Your Dream Job
Updated: June 25, 2016 - 2:31 am

(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.

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Wednesday 06/15/2016
How Brand Marketers Increase Loyalty and Reach
Posted: June 15, 2016

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Did you know that advertisers spend more than $400 billion in the United States to help influence consumers and businesses to purchase goods and services; promote brands and causes, and take action?

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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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North 24th Street in Killeen to close for 3 weeks
Posted: August 27, 2016

Killeen’s North 24th Street, from Parmer Avenue to Greenwood Avenue, will be closed for three weeks, beginning Monday.

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Pet adoption event set for Sept. 17 at Expo Center
Posted: August 26, 2016

The Rescue Magazine Pet Adoption Extravaganza is from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Bell County Expo Center. in Belton.

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