December 6, 2019

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  • Money And Finance

    Transitioning To Work As A Young Adult With Disabilities

    (NAPSI)—As young adults prepare to leave school and enter the workforce, Social Security’s Ticket to Work program can help make that a successful transition.

  • Money And Finance

    5 simple ways to teach kids financial literacy

    (BPT) - Understanding finances and making smart money decisions is something many people struggle with. In fact, when asked to grade their own financial literacy most people give themselves a “C” or lower, according to new data from Prudential.

  • Money And Finance

    8 credit score myths debunked

    (BPT) - Although they’re widely used and an important part of our lives, most people find credit scores confusing. Often, consumers have a lack of accurate information about how and why credit reports and scores are used by lenders. Credit reports and scores allow banks and creditors to determine their risk in lending money to you, whether for a mortgage, car or other loan. Your credit history shows how likely you are to handle your debt responsibly — and pay it back in a timely manner.

Pet Central

pets

Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we’ll help by giving you lots of tips and tricks! More >>

Fitness

Fitness

Our fitness articles will help teach you how to work out with gym- and home-based exercises. More >>

Crosswords

Crosswords

Enjoy the crosswords challenge in our free daily puzzles, from the harder Sunday crossword to the quicker daily. More >>

Sudoku

Sudoku

Every Sudoku has a unique solution that can be reached logically. Enter numbers into the blank spaces so that each row, column and 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. More >>




Thursday 12/05/2019
Transitioning To Work As A Young Adult With Disabilities
Posted: December 05, 2019

(NAPSI)—As young adults prepare to leave school and enter the workforce, Social Security’s Ticket to Work program can help make that a successful transition.

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Wednesday 12/04/2019
5 simple ways to teach kids financial literacy
Updated: December 06, 2019 - 2:45 am

(BPT) - Understanding finances and making smart money decisions is something many people struggle with. In fact, when asked to grade their own financial literacy most people give themselves a “C” or lower, according to new data from Prudential.

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Monday 12/02/2019
8 credit score myths debunked
Updated: December 06, 2019 - 2:45 am

(BPT) - Although they’re widely used and an important part of our lives, most people find credit scores confusing. Often, consumers have a lack of accurate information about how and why credit reports and scores are used by lenders. Credit reports and scores allow banks and creditors to determine their risk in lending money to you, whether for a mortgage, car or other loan. Your credit history shows how likely you are to handle your debt responsibly — and pay it back in a timely manner.

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Tips for the Best Financial You in the New Year
Posted: December 02, 2019

(StatePoint) At the same time that Americans are feeling the financial pinch of the holidays, they’re gearing up for 2020, with their top two goals being to save more and increase their credit scores, according to a national consumer survey by Experian.

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Wednesday 11/27/2019
Pointers On Protecting Your Packages And Property
Updated: December 03, 2019 - 2:47 am

(NAPSI)—This holiday season, the Postal Service™ looks forward to delivering a great deal of holiday cheer, along with more than 15 billion mail pieces. The United States Postal Inspection Service®, the federal law enforcement arm of the Postal Service, is working to keep your important shipments safe and prevent mail and parcel theft.

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Four Personalized Gift Ideas for Some of the Hardest People on Your Shopping List
Updated: December 03, 2019 - 2:47 am

(NAPSI)—If you’re like many people, you’re sometimes stumped by what to give certain special folks on your list: your grandma, your mother-in-law or a cousin you rarely see.

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Tuesday 11/26/2019
The Retirement Balancing Act: Safeguarding Your Retirement Nest Egg as a Caregiver
Updated: November 28, 2019 - 4:06 am

(NAPSI)—According to the U.S. Census, by 2035, older generations are projected to outnumber children for the first time in U.S. history, thus increasing the need for caregivers. Millions of adults, including Boomers, are already taking care of loved ones and facing new realities that require sacrifices to provide care.

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Enter the Money Smart Kids Contest to Win Big For Your Child’s School
Updated: November 28, 2019 - 4:06 am

(NAPSI)—If you think your kids could be more money conscious, you’re far from alone. In fact, according to the National Financial Educators’ Council, fewer than one in four children talk to their parents about money with any frequency. Fortunately, teaching kids about managing money can pay off in more ways than one. It can mean thousands of dollars could come to their school and other deserving recipients as part of an inspirational contest.

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Monday 11/25/2019
How Much Will This Holiday Season Cost You?
Posted: November 25, 2019

(StatePoint) According to one unique and whimsical economic indicator -- The PNC Christmas Price Index -- “true loves” will find all is calm when putting the gifts under the tree this holiday shopping season.

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How to Help Young Adults Build Credit History
Posted: November 25, 2019

(StatePoint) As young adults establish their financial independence, they may be overwhelmed with enticing credit card offers. Free airfare, cashback and special introductory rates may be tempting, but choosing the right card is more important than snagging some fun freebies.

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Wednesday 10/23/2019
Veterans: Show Potential Employers You Are a Team Player
Posted: October 23, 2019

(StatePoint) If you’re a veteran, you have proven you can work on teams and, in many cases, lead them. Yet corporate recruiting experts say it’s crucial to properly frame your experience to maximize your chances of getting hired.

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Friday 10/18/2019
What Veterans Should Know About Caregiver Jobs
Posted: October 18, 2019

(StatePoint) Today, there are over 18 million U.S. veterans, many of whom are seeking civilian jobs. Experts say that the caregiving industry -- which is expected to grow rapidly in the coming years due to an aging population -- is particularly well-suited to the skills and experience of those who’ve served their country.

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Tuesday 10/08/2019
Optimism Springs This Fall for Small and Mid-Size Business Owners
Posted: October 08, 2019

(StatePoint) The success of small and mid-size businesses is an important economic indicator, and new survey results show encouraging news. Despite pricing pressures, talks of tariffs and even recession, those in the business community are by and large feeling good this fall.

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Thursday 09/26/2019
Co-op Yacht Ownership Offers Hassle-Free Fun
Updated: November 12, 2019 - 2:43 am

(NewsUSA) - It seems as if there's co-ops for just about everything these days - condos, farms, horses, and now yachts.

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Wednesday 09/25/2019
New Research Shows Big Opportunities for Small Businesses
Updated: November 05, 2019 - 3:04 am

(NewsUSA) - Today's technology has changed the shopping experience. While many of us still enjoy trying on clothes at our favorite department store, we also relish the ability to buy specific and unique items through an e-commerce app, or research product details via our smartphone.

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Tuesday 09/17/2019
How a Career Helping Others Can Make You Happier
Posted: September 17, 2019

(StatePoint) There’s no doubt about it -- what you do each day for work can make a huge impact on your overall well-being. According to a Society for Human Resource Management survey, key job satisfaction aspects include job security, respect, trust and a positive and healthy environment. If you don’t have these things in your workplace, you may be considering making a career shift.

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Monday 09/09/2019
Eco-Smart Company Keeps Landfills Free of Old Textile Fibers
Updated: October 26, 2019 - 2:35 am

(NewsUSA) - You probably don't think much about the fate of old, worn-out uniforms from restaurants, stores, healthcare facilities, sports teams, and other industries. But the fact is that many end up in landfills. However, one company is doing its part to lessen this carbon footprint by repurposing these old uniforms into new.

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Friday 09/06/2019
5 Tips for Balancing A Career and Caregiving
Updated: October 25, 2019 - 2:55 am

(NewsUSA) - An estimated 34 million Americans provide unpaid care to adults age 50 or older every year, according to the National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP, and that number is rapidly growing. More than half of those caregivers feel they have to make compromises at work to care for their aging parents, according to a new survey from Home Instead, Inc., franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care network.

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Wednesday 09/04/2019
4 Tips to Dress for Success at Work
Posted: September 04, 2019

(StatePoint) In today’s workplace, many employers have abandoned strict dress code policies, providing employees with more flexibility to dress casually.

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Monday 08/26/2019
Technician Education Can Fuel Financial Success
Updated: October 04, 2019 - 3:04 am

(NewsUSA) - It doesn't take a college degree to understand that a four-year education may not be the end-all and be-all it once was, according to a new survey of U.S. high school students. With rising costs for higher education, and the way it equates to a career, more high school students say costs will be a "deciding factor in which college they attend or whether they end up going at all," according to the Washington D.C.-based nonprofit College Savings Foundation.

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