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    Small Business Checklist for Tax-Time Technology

    (NewsUSA) - Anyone who operates a small business, home-based business, or even a home office knows that tax time can be stressful. However, investing in the right equipment and technology can help a small business navigate tax season - and every season - smoothly and efficiently.

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    Uncle Sam Wants You To Save For Retirement

    (NAPSI)—If you ever feel your finances are too stretched to save for retirement, you're not alone—and there could be good news for you. The Saver's Credit—a little-known tax credit made available by the IRS to eligible taxpayers—could make saving for retirement more affordable than you think. It may reduce your federal income taxes when you save for retirement through a qualified retirement plan or an Individual Retirement Account (IRA).

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    6 other college costs (and opportunities) to consider when the financial aid letter arrives

    (BPT) - The last year of high school is a whirl of activity, and it’s no different when it comes to the final leg of college selection. Once the acceptance notifications arrive, it will soon be time to sit down with a different stack of mail: financial aid letters.

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Thursday 02/22/2018
Small Business Checklist for Tax-Time Technology
Updated: February 22, 2018 - 3:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - Anyone who operates a small business, home-based business, or even a home office knows that tax time can be stressful. However, investing in the right equipment and technology can help a small business navigate tax season - and every season - smoothly and efficiently.

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Wednesday 02/21/2018
Uncle Sam Wants You To Save For Retirement
Updated: February 22, 2018 - 3:33 am

(NAPSI)—If you ever feel your finances are too stretched to save for retirement, you're not alone—and there could be good news for you. The Saver's Credit—a little-known tax credit made available by the IRS to eligible taxpayers—could make saving for retirement more affordable than you think. It may reduce your federal income taxes when you save for retirement through a qualified retirement plan or an Individual Retirement Account (IRA).

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Tuesday 02/20/2018
6 other college costs (and opportunities) to consider when the financial aid letter arrives
Updated: February 25, 2018 - 3:33 am

(BPT) - The last year of high school is a whirl of activity, and it’s no different when it comes to the final leg of college selection. Once the acceptance notifications arrive, it will soon be time to sit down with a different stack of mail: financial aid letters.

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Happier As A Homeowner
Updated: February 21, 2018 - 3:33 am

(NAPSI)—Despite 41 percent of millennials opting for “vacation moves”—relocating somewhere without the intention of staying permanently—reports show that the nomadic life might not be all it’s cracked up to be. Mobility has its perks, but the greatest social advantages are found in homeownership, says a recent National Association of Realtors study.

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New Equifax Lock Service: Your Questions Answered
Updated: February 21, 2018 - 3:33 am

(NAPSI)—When it comes to restricting certain access to their Equifax® credit reports, consumers have a new option with the Equifax Lock & Alert™ service. The service, which was launched on Jan. 31, is free for life and gives consumers the ability to quickly lock and unlock their Equifax credit report using a computer or mobile device. Terry Griffin, senior vice president of marketing at the Equifax Global Consumer Solutions division, answers some questions surrounding Lock & Alert.

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Wednesday 02/14/2018
When It Comes To Investing, Are You A Bull Or A Bear? Or Are You More Of A Narwhal, Or A Mason Bee?
Updated: February 15, 2018 - 3:33 am

(NAPSI)—Investing experts typically refer to two iconic animal mascots when talking about investor sentiment, the Bull and the Bear. If you’re “bullish,” you think stocks are going up and you invest aggressively. If you’re “bearish,” you expect stocks to go down and you look for more conservative investments to wait out the storm. Either way, you know what you want and you invest accordingly.

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Tuesday 02/13/2018
America's Retirement Score Hits All-Time High
Updated: February 13, 2018 - 3:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - American savers are more financially prepared for retirement than they've been since the dawn of YouTube. And Millennials deserve an extra special shout-out for how much money they've been socking away.

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Sunday 02/11/2018
Small-business & self-employed surprises at tax time [Video]
Posted: February 11, 2018

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Friday 02/09/2018
Survey: Biggest concerns if tax refund is delayed [Video]
Posted: February 09, 2018

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How retailers can build trust and relevance in their communities
Updated: February 17, 2018 - 3:34 am

(BPT) - Over the past decade, technology has reshaped the retail industry in profound ways. Ninety-six percent of Americans are now shopping online, according to a recent study from CPC Strategy. Which means today’s business leaders face increasing pressure to keep retail spaces relevant and engaging for customers.

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Friday 01/19/2018
Big & Tall Men's Fashion Arrives at Your Doorstep - Literally
Updated: January 19, 2018 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - In an age when you can get nearly anything delivered to your doorstep, and when boxed subscription services such as Blue Apron and PopSugar have become household names, it was only a matter of time before subscription boxes for clothing would seem practical instead of odd, and experience massive growth.

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University Students Compete for Top Prize in Global Trading Competition
Updated: January 19, 2018 - 3:31 pm

(NewsUSA) - CME Group's 15th Annual Trading Challenge is kicking off, and university students from all over the world will put their trading skills to the test. The stakes are high as teams are competing for a cash prize and a trip to Chicago for a day of education and networking.

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Monday 01/08/2018
Can Chiropractic Care Help Fight Presenteeism At Work?
Updated: January 08, 2018 - 3:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - There's a name for what may be ailing some businesses and their employees: presenteeism.

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Friday 12/22/2017
How to Help a Coworker With Cancer
Updated: December 22, 2017 - 3:34 am

(StatePoint) If you have a coworker who has been diagnosed with cancer, you may wonder, “what can I do to help?” Before leaping right in, the experts at Cancer and Careers, a non-profit dedicated to supporting people juggling cancer and work, say that it’s important to figure out how to provide the most effective forms of support. 

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Monday 12/04/2017
Studies Show Handwriting Improves Memory
Updated: December 04, 2017 - 3:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - According to a recent study at Kent State University, the Association for Psychological Science (APS) and others, using pen and paper instead of laptops to take notes boosts memory and increases the ability to retain and understand concepts. Of course, in the past, handwriting was the only option for capturing key information. But if a pencil broke or the pen stopped working, important details could be lost. Then, along came the laptop and tablet, and taking notes seemed so much easier.

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Monday 11/27/2017
3D Printing Makes Safer, Stronger Airline Parts
Updated: November 27, 2017 - 3:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - The aerospace industry is getting a boost in manufacturing its parts, making them safer and stronger, through a revolutionary new approach called 3D printing or "additive" manufacturing - a process which was invented at MIT in the late 1980s.

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Wednesday 11/22/2017
Men and Women: A Different Outlook on Work and Cancer
Updated: November 22, 2017 - 3:35 am

(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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Friday 11/17/2017
How to Boost Your Business in The UK
Updated: November 17, 2017 - 3:30 pm

(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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Thursday 11/16/2017
Aerospace Industry Uses 3D Printing to Make Parts Safer, Stronger
Updated: November 16, 2017 - 3:30 pm

(NewsUSA) - A revolution is brewing in manufacturing, especially in high-tech industries such as aerospace.

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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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