June 20, 2019

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Wednesday 06/19/2019
Summer Entertaining Hosted By The California Avocado Commission
Posted: June 19, 2019

(NAPSI)—With longer days and warmer nights, entertaining becomes almost inevitable during the summer months. Thanks to the abundance of fresh produce, like California avocados, your backyard barbeques, pool parties and beachside picnics will never have to sacrifice versatility or taste.

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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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New Ways to Save Money in Your Digital Life
Posted: June 18, 2019

(StatePoint) We’ve all heard those time-tested ways to save money -- dine out less, sign up for rewards programs or switch off the lights when you leave the room. But in today’s digital world, there are some great ways to save that you may not have thought about.

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Friday 06/14/2019
Millennial Successfully Relocates And Buys Second Home at Age 25
Posted: June 14, 2019

(NewsUSA) - Amy bought her first house in Grand Rapids, Michigan at age 23. Fast forward two years and she has since sold that house and relocated to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Two houses in two years at age 25: Here's one Millennial who isn't sacrificing homeownership for mobility. 

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Wednesday 06/12/2019
Understanding Your Choices
Updated: June 19, 2019 - 2:30 am

(NAPSI)—For many families, few things are more important than schooling—and an increasing number are taking it into their own hands.

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Tuesday 06/11/2019
Agriculture insight: Major players nurture innovation by supporting startups
Updated: June 20, 2019 - 2:43 am

(BPT) - Environmental pressures like drought confront growers across the globe, and they can exacerbate the many other demands growers face. The challenges are intertwined, coming from every direction, including profitability requirements, food-supply-chain demands and nutrient shortages.

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Thursday 06/06/2019
The American Dream All Over The World
Updated: June 11, 2019 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—Most people know someone who has dreamed of leaving the rigidity of a 9 to 5 job to pursue the flexibility of entrepreneurship. The majority don’t pursue that avenue, and the reasons vary, including financial obligations, time constraints, or fear of the unknown.

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Tuesday 06/04/2019
The Best-Kept Secret: 529 Education Savings Plans
Posted: June 04, 2019

(NewsUSA) - What you don't know really can hurt you when it comes to paying for your child's college education.

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Wednesday 05/29/2019
One Date Parents Shouldn't Ignore: 529 College Savings Plan Day
Posted: May 29, 2019

(NewsUSA) - How much will I need for my kid's college education? And how the heck will I pay for it?

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Tuesday 05/28/2019
More than Half of Americans are Unprepared for Natural Disasters: Are You?
Posted: May 28, 2019

(StatePoint) Only 39 percent of respondents in a FEMA survey say they have developed an emergency plan and discussed it with their households.

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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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Wednesday 06/12/2019
More Women and Minorities Needed for Financial Planning Jobs
Posted: June 12, 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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Friday 05/17/2019
Starting a Business? Is Franchise Ownership Right for You?
Posted: May 17, 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
Posted: May 08, 2019

(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 20, 2019 - 2:43 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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3 Ways to Kick Your Plastic Habit This Summer
Posted: May 07, 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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Monday 04/29/2019
5 Reasons Why Financial Planning is a Great Career for Women
Posted: April 29, 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 20, 2019 - 2:43 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 20, 2019 - 2:46 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 - 2:34 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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