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    Men and Women: A Different Outlook on Work and Cancer

    (StatePoint) The challenges surrounding life with cancer, particularly in the workplace, are complex, and new findings show that male and female experiences can differ. In a recent survey commissioned by Cancer and Careers and conducted by Harris Poll, more women than men say they need to work for financial reasons and employed women were more likely to feel they had no choice but to work during their cancer treatment. The survey also found women are more likely to be concerned about health insurance. 

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    FICO Score: Why it matters and what you can do to change it

    (BPT) - For anyone who has tried to borrow money to purchase a car, buy a home or open a revolving line of credit, you may be familiar with the term FICO Score. The vast majority of lenders use this scoring model, which essentially determines a person’s creditworthiness.

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    How to Boost Your Business in The UK

    (NewsUSA) - The term "global economy" has been bandied about for more than a decade and there is no doubt that with evolving technology, businesses can go global from anywhere in the world.

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Tuesday 11/21/2017
FICO Score: Why it matters and what you can do to change it
Updated: November 22, 2017 - 3:34 am

(BPT) - For anyone who has tried to borrow money to purchase a car, buy a home or open a revolving line of credit, you may be familiar with the term FICO Score. The vast majority of lenders use this scoring model, which essentially determines a person’s creditworthiness.

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Friday 11/17/2017
Top Tips For Retirement Planning In Your 40s, 50s and 60s
Updated: November 18, 2017 - 3:33 am

(NAPSI)—For some, retirement may still be down the road, but planning for your future should happen at every age.

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Wednesday 11/15/2017
4 questions to ask your financial advisor right away
Updated: November 16, 2017 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - Let’s face it: Finances can be complicated. Whether opening a new investment account, saving for your child’s college fund or rolling over a 401(k), sometimes you need professional financial help.

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How To Be Prepared In Case The Housewarming Party Isn't The Only Surprise In Your New Home
Updated: November 17, 2017 - 3:33 am

(NAPSI)—No matter how thorough your home inspection, the odds are your new house will reveal a surprise shortly after you move in.

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Tuesday 11/14/2017
Choosing Health Care Benefits - a Chore or a Labor of Love?
Updated: November 14, 2017 - 3:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - If you're like most Americans, you probably view benefits open enrollment as somewhat of a chore. After all, 67 percent of employees describe shopping for benefits as complicated, long or stressful according to the 2017 Aflac WorkForces Report.

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Voluntary Insurance Can Help Keep Employees
Updated: November 14, 2017 - 3:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - How can employers keep their best workers when increasing salaries isn't necessarily an option?

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Small businesses have struggled to find funding: Not anymore
Updated: November 16, 2017 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - In business, dreams are easy. Finding the money to make them happen, however, can be difficult.

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Beware Of Stock Fraud In The Wake Of Natural Disasters
Updated: November 15, 2017 - 3:35 am

(NAPSI)—Financial fraud routinely follows on the heels of natural disasters like hurricanes, wildfires and earthquakes—but you don't have to be a victim. After a disaster, you may receive unsolicited phone calls, e-mails and texts, including from messaging apps, about investments that exploit a variety of disaster-related opportunities.

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Friday 11/10/2017
Winter is coming: 3 reasons why you need to install winter tires
Updated: November 18, 2017 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - Winter brings unpredictable and dangerous road conditions, yet changing out all-season tires for winter tires isn't high on our priority list. No matter the type of vehicle you drive, tires are the only connection between a vehicle and the road. Improper tires put drivers at a higher risk of mishandling, including reduced control when trying to stop or steer and the inability to effectively accelerate.

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5 Things to Know this Benefits Enrollment Season
Updated: November 10, 2017 - 3:32 am

(StatePoint) Benefits open enrollment season can be a confusing time for many employees. But rather than make decisions you don’t feel confident about, take a bit of extra time to become better informed. Luckily, these days, there is a wealth of resources available online, and getting your questions answered is easier than ever, according to experts.

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Wednesday 11/15/2017
Managing Technology To Keep Mobile Workers Happy
Updated: November 15, 2017 - 3:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - Walk into any coffee shop and there you'll see them - the freelancers, hunched over their laptops at corner tables, talking furtively into their earphones, fingers flying across their keyboards. They might be employees working remotely or contractors securing a new deal. The world is their office and their phones are universal remotes for professional services.

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Tuesday 11/14/2017
Reassessing Office Culture - The Demise of The Desk Phone
Updated: November 14, 2017 - 3:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - People used to just pick up the phone and resolve work issues on the spot. Today, employees have to choose from among many different communication channels - emails, texts, video calls, chat windows, messenger apps and many more, especially for those who work remotely.

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Choosing Health Care Benefits - a Chore or a Labor of Love?
Updated: November 14, 2017 - 3:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - If you're like most Americans, you probably view benefits open enrollment as somewhat of a chore. After all, 67 percent of employees describe shopping for benefits as complicated, long or stressful according to the 2017 Aflac WorkForces Report.

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Voluntary Insurance Can Help Keep Employees
Updated: November 14, 2017 - 3:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - How can employers keep their best workers when increasing salaries isn't necessarily an option?

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Small businesses have struggled to find funding: Not anymore
Updated: November 16, 2017 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - In business, dreams are easy. Finding the money to make them happen, however, can be difficult.

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Thursday 11/09/2017
4 reasons why a real estate franchise might be the career move for you
Updated: November 10, 2017 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - Small business has always been the backbone of the American economy, and today's entrepreneurs are as diverse as American culture itself. Entrepreneurship takes many forms, from freelancers and independent contractors to sole proprietors. In fact, just one form of entrepreneurship — franchises — employs 8 million people and accounts for 40 percent of all retail sales, according to the Small Business Administration.

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Tuesday 11/07/2017
2017 Holiday Hiring Could Be a Boon for Seasonal Workers
Updated: November 09, 2017 - 2:25 pm

(NewsUSA) - Let the holiday hiring season begin.

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Employees 'Uninspired' To Do Health Homework
Updated: November 09, 2017 - 2:25 pm

(NewsUSA) - How do American workers really feel about researching their health care benefits options? 

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Friday 11/03/2017
Honoring Veterans through Partnership And Education
Updated: November 09, 2017 - 2:25 pm

(NewsUSA) - Every year on November 11th, we formally thank men and women who have honorably served in the United States military. In fact, Veterans Day was born on May 13, 1938 as a way of honoring the veterans of WWI. Fast forward to 2017, and thousands of our fathers, mothers, sons and daughters have served in WWII, the Vietnam War and War in Afghanistan, to name a few.

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Florida Continues High-Tech Boom with Biotech Business
Updated: November 09, 2017 - 2:25 pm

(NewsUSA) - If you're in the biotech industry and wondering what state is first in class for medical device and pharmaceuticals manufacturing, as well as research and development (R&D) in this industry, the answer doesn't lie in the west or the northeast. Florida is where you'll find that leadership and expertise.

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