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Tuesday 06/18/2019
The Rise of Digital Wallets and Mobile Payments
Posted: June 18, 2019

(NewsUSA) - More businesses and countries worldwide are embracing digital payments as a way to make e-commerce more efficient and create a smoother transaction experience for consumers.

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Esports Popularity Piques Investor Interest
Posted: June 18, 2019

(NewsUSA) - The Esports and global gaming industry has exploded in recent years as people of all ages turn to video games for entertainment over movies and music. In fact, the annual revenue from the gaming industry was higher than music and movies combined in 2018 and is expected to more than double in the next two years.

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Monday 06/17/2019
Deception Road Takes Viewers on a Thrill Ride
Updated: June 19, 2019 - 2:30 am

(NewsUSA) - What do you get when you combine the acting chops of Thomas Haden Church (Sideways, Spiderman 3, Divorce), Alice Eve (Before We Go, She's Out of My League), and Finn Wittrock (La La Land,The Big Short, Unbroken, American Horror Story) with a twisted tale of deceit, passion, and dark humor?

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Thursday 06/13/2019
Junior Achievement Program Supports Girls in STEM
Posted: June 13, 2019

(NewsUSA) - There is a well-known gap between girls and boys when it comes to interest in STEM careers. And evidence shows that that gap may be widening based on a survey from Junior Achievement, a non-government organization that prepares youth for future jobs.

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Tuesday 06/11/2019
More Women and Minorities Needed for Financial Planning Jobs
Posted: June 11, 2019

(StatePoint) Americans’ need for competent and ethical financial advice continues to grow, but the population of professionals who can provide such advice is shrinking.

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Thursday 05/16/2019
Starting a Business? Is Franchise Ownership Right for You?
Posted: May 16, 2019

(StatePoint) Starting a new business? Becoming part of a franchise organization with an established brand is considered a wise choice by many experts, and also comes with many perks, one of the biggest of which is having advocates who work with you from application submission to grand opening.

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Wednesday 05/08/2019
Tech Tools That Can Help Your Small Business Grow
Updated: June 21, 2019 - 2:30 am

(NewsUSA) - Since 1963, the president has proclaimed one week out of the year as National Small Business Week, recognizing the contributions of small U.S. businesses to our national economy. This year, the week of May 5 through May 11 will recognize entrepreneurship and innovation.

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Tuesday 05/07/2019
How small businesses are mastering the art of selling online
Updated: June 24, 2019 - 2:30 am

(BPT) - Consumer buying habits have changed dramatically over the years. With the rise of online shopping, many small and medium-sized businesses find it difficult to reach customers in the vast ocean of the internet. To succeed online, businesses need a partner to help them reach a national — or even global — customer base, and to support them throughout the process of building their business and fulfilling increasing demand for their products or services.

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Monday 05/06/2019
3 Ways to Kick Your Plastic Habit This Summer
Posted: May 06, 2019

(StatePoint) Summer is the perfect time of year to take stock of the way you quench your thirst, whether in the backyard, at the beach, around the campfire or in route to your next adventure.

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Sunday 04/28/2019
5 Reasons Why Financial Planning is a Great Career for Women
Posted: April 28, 2019

(StatePoint) As Americans have increasingly realized they need competent, professional advice about how to manage their money, financial planning has grown significantly as a profession over the past several decades.

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Wednesday 04/24/2019
Three Tips for Making the Most of Bring Your Kids to Work Day
Updated: June 24, 2019 - 2:30 am

(BPT) - It’s that time of year again, when smaller smiles, tinier helping hands and bigger imaginations start coming into work — this Thursday is Bring Your Kids to Work Day!

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Tuesday 04/23/2019
Consumers across the country use purchasing power to help the environment
Updated: June 24, 2019 - 2:34 am

(BPT) - Recent studies have shown that a record number of Americans understand that climate change is real and their increasing concern for the future of our planet is driving major corporations across the country to go green by setting and fulfilling lofty sustainability goals.

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Thursday 04/18/2019
4 smart home improvements that pay off
Updated: June 12, 2019 - 2:31 am

(BPT) - These days, home upgrades are increasingly focused on one key feature: connectivity. In 2019, buyers want smart homes they can easily control from anywhere. From smart HVAC and sprinkler systems to connected garage door openers, it’s all about creating convenience and comfort.

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Friday 04/05/2019
Why sitting is not the new smoking
Updated: June 24, 2019 - 2:33 am

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Friday 03/15/2019
Surety Bond Producers Offer Sound Advice for Construction Firms
Updated: May 14, 2019 - 2:31 am

(NewsUSA) - Commercial construction is a competitive business, and to succeed, contractors need to find the best support and advice possible.

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Gini's "Blockchain with A Soul" Is Saving Capitalism
Updated: May 09, 2019 - 2:31 am

(NewsUSA) - "Violent revolutions are inevitable when economic and political conditions become intolerable to the masses," says Ferris Eanfar, CEO of the Gini Foundation. With the rapid rise in wealth inequality and the escalation of economic and social conflicts in recent years, it appears Mr. Eanfar's predictions are coming true.

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Monday 03/04/2019
5 tips to avoid email scams this tax season
Updated: June 24, 2019 - 2:34 am

(BPT) - Email phishing scams and attempts to steal your information are on the rise as the April 15 tax filing deadline nears, so how can you avoid falling victim to one of these schemes? Phishing attempts have become much more sophisticated in recent years, so it’s even more important to be vigilant in order to protect your personal financial information. In the month of February, Microsoft security experts saw an average of 300,000 phishing encounter attempts across its browser platforms — every single day. These attempted scams will only increase as tax day approaches.

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Friday 02/22/2019
Some of the Biggest Misconceptions About Life Insurance
Updated: April 10, 2019 - 2:31 am

(NewsUSA) - So much for fancy cars, houses and jewelry.

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Tuesday 02/19/2019
5 Ways Companies are Keeping Employees Happy
Posted: February 19, 2019

(StatePoint) For years, many American businesses have provided wellness programs dedicated to encouraging employees to improve their physical health and fitness. But a new work culture is emerging, as employers recognize the need to focus on the overall well-being of their associates in order to keep them at a company.

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Wednesday 02/13/2019
Online Conference Connects Global Startups and Investors
Updated: April 06, 2019 - 2:30 am

(NewsUSA) - The current startup business environment today is full of opportunities for investors who want to get in on the global economy.

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Thursday 02/07/2019
Corporate Takeover Tale Offers Blueprint for Survival
Updated: March 30, 2019 - 2:31 am

(NewsUSA) Sponsored News- "In the United States, corporate takeovers have become more of the norm across all types of businesses," says Richard Wanderer, author of "The Holiday Party: A Tale of Corporate Takeover."

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Wednesday 01/30/2019
New Year, New Goals: Tools to Get You Where You Want to Go
Updated: March 21, 2019 - 2:30 am

(NewsUSA) - The start of a new year prompts many people to resolve to be more organized and set goals to help them be more creative and productive as well. One of the keys to successful goal-setting is regular reminders, but the information overload of today's digital, 24/7 world makes filtering the important information a challenge.

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Tuesday 01/29/2019
How Self-Publishing Made This Author A Best-Seller
Updated: March 16, 2019 - 2:32 am

(NewsUSA) - When Jess Michaels isn't obsessively checking her steps on FitBit or watching daytime Court TV, she's a best-selling author who writes historical romances with heroines who speak their mind.

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Thursday 01/24/2019
Surety Bonds: What They Are and Why They Matter
Updated: March 09, 2019 - 2:30 am

(NewsUSA) - A surety bond, as the name suggests, means a sure thing - at least when it comes to the financial security of construction projects. Simply put, surety bonds are similar to loans from a bank, and construction contractors who qualify for them show owners their ability to do the job right. Bonds bring successful outcomes.

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Sunday 01/13/2019
Is Becoming a Financial Planner the Right Career Move for You?
Posted: January 13, 2019

(StatePoint) Job growth potential, work-life balance and the satisfaction of helping others; these are not only top priorities for job seekers, they are some of the most commonly cited rewards associated with careers in the financial planning profession.

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Thursday 12/20/2018
New Data Show Workplace Challenges Exist After a Cancer Diagnosis
Posted: December 20, 2018

(StatePoint) The ability to manage employment after a cancer diagnosis can be complex, which means working people with cancer need support to balance work and health demands.

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Thursday 10/18/2018
Optimism Dips for Small and Mid-Size Business Owners
Updated: November 09, 2018 - 2:32 am

(StatePoint) As the backbone of the U.S. economy, the success of small and mid-size businesses is an important economic indicator.

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Sunday 10/14/2018
Are You a Job-Seeking Veteran? What to Know
Updated: November 09, 2018 - 2:32 am

(StatePoint) With the veteran unemployment rate at a record low, many who have served in the military are now in the driver’s seat when it comes to civilian job hunting. This is in part because employers understand that veterans bring a wealth of translatable skills and experience to the workforce, including leadership, teamwork and attention to detail.

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3 Reasons Women Should Consider a Career in Small Business
Updated: November 09, 2018 - 2:32 am

(StatePoint) Talented, dedicated and ambitious women’s entrepreneurial spirits increasingly are driving the nation forward.

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Monday 10/08/2018
Is Opening a Franchise Right for You?
Updated: November 09, 2018 - 2:32 am

(StatePoint) If you’ve ever considered going into business for yourself, you may have wondered whether opening a franchise is right for you. Learning more about how franchise systems work can help you make an informed decision.

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Sunday 09/23/2018
How Parents Can Achieve Work-Life Balance
Updated: November 09, 2018 - 2:32 am

(StatePoint) In the pursuit of having more time to spend with their families, an increasing number of working parents are requesting flexible working options from their employers, suggests new research.

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Tuesday 09/18/2018
What Everyone With Disabilities Should Ask Before Accepting a Job Offer
Updated: November 09, 2018 - 2:32 am

(StatePoint) October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month and a good time to focus on the issue of inclusion in the workplace. With historically low unemployment rates among the general population, those with disabilities may enjoy expanded opportunities, particularly as more employers discover the power of a diverse workforce. But finding the right job fit is important, say experts.

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Tuesday 08/28/2018
3 Questions to Ask Before Accepting That Job Offer
Updated: November 09, 2018 - 2:32 am

(StatePoint) Many people view their job search as an opportunity to prove their worth to potential employers. Yet, it is important to keep in mind that finding the perfect match goes both ways, and the right job needs to work for you, too – especially in today’s economy where employers need to work hard to make their job offers stand out.

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Wednesday 08/15/2018
How to Turn Your Side Hustle Into A Business
Updated: November 09, 2018 - 2:32 am

(StatePoint) Whether you’re looking to pick up a side hustle or make the leap into starting your own business, there are many ways to be your own boss.  

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Tuesday 07/31/2018
Mid-Size Companies Foresee Growth
Updated: November 09, 2018 - 2:32 am

(StatePoint) Growth is in the future for America’s mid-sized businesses, suggests new research, and experts say that this indicates positive things for job seekers and the economy at-large.

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Sunday 07/29/2018
5 Ways to Blow Your Next Job Interview
Updated: November 09, 2018 - 2:32 am

(StatePoint) The unemployment rate in the U.S. is at an all-time low, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics, and many employers are struggling to find skilled workers. To overcome the challenge, companies are connecting with job candidates using emerging technologies, like video interviewing.

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