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    The Need for Voluntary Insurance Is on the Rise

    (NewsUSA) - NewsusaInfographic - As health care costs continue to increase, employees are turning to voluntary benefits like accident, critical illness and hospital plans as a way to fill in coverage gaps. In fact, according to the 2014 Aflac WorkForces Report nearly 88 percent of workers agree they consider voluntary benefits an important part of a comprehensive benefits package.

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    How to Be More Productive During Your Business Flights

    (NewsUSA) - In today's business world, it's wise to take advantage of any opportunity to be more productive. This is especially true for business travelers who spend many hours each week sitting on flights.

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    The secret to small-business growth in 2015? Effective communication

    (BPT) - Good communication is essential for every successful business operation – especially for small businesses that must build customer relationships to drive sales. Yet breakdowns can occur at every stage of small business communications, from a misspelled newspaper ad to a headset that makes sales people sound like they’re speaking through two tin cans and some twine, whether they’re in the office or on the road.

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Friday 01/23/2015
The Need for Voluntary Insurance Is on the Rise
Updated: January 24, 2015 - 2:30 am

(NewsUSA) - NewsusaInfographic - As health care costs continue to increase, employees are turning to voluntary benefits like accident, critical illness and hospital plans as a way to fill in coverage gaps. In fact, according to the 2014 Aflac WorkForces Report nearly 88 percent of workers agree they consider voluntary benefits an important part of a comprehensive benefits package.

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Thursday 01/15/2015
How to prepare and e-file your taxes for free
Updated: January 17, 2015 - 2:30 am

(BPT) - Doing your taxes doesn’t have to be taxing. There are many programs available to help you process – and file - your taxes.

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Tuesday 01/13/2015
Debunking Common Tax-Filing Myths
Updated: January 14, 2015 - 2:31 am

(NewsUSA) - If you're like most Americans, you don't have all of the answers when it comes to tax filing. That's why it's important to do as much research as possible to get up to speed on the latest adjustments and myths surrounding the tax code.

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Wednesday 01/07/2015
Boomers Pursue Business Ownership Over Retirement
Updated: January 08, 2015 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—Small businesses create jobs, help sustain communities and are a driving force behind the U.S. economy. What you may not know is that many take the leap to business ownership as an alternative to traditional retirement.

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Events Are Planned To Promote School Choice
Updated: January 08, 2015 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—Millions of school choice supporters are planning to participate in special events to raise awareness about opportunities in K-12 education.

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Tuesday 01/06/2015
Soldiers Looking Out For Their Neighbors
Updated: January 08, 2015 - 2:31 am

(NAPSI)—The Guard is a component of the Army that is composed of men and women who serve their country, state and community on a part-time basis. These Citizen-Soldiers—sons, daughters, students, neighbors—tend to hold civilian jobs or attend college when not serving and training.

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Monday 01/05/2015
5 easy ways to boost your budget
Updated: January 08, 2015 - 2:31 am

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A New Year's Resolution: Get Your Free Consumer Report
Updated: January 07, 2015 - 2:30 am

(NAPSI)—The start of the New Year is a good time to review your finances. And one of the best ways to do that is to get copies of your consumer reports. You can obtain a free annual report from the three national credit bureaus. Did you also know you can request information from other nationwide consumer reporting agencies?

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Did You Know The Affordable Care Act Can Affect Your Taxes? Let The Experts Help (For Free!)
Updated: January 07, 2015 - 2:30 am

(NAPSI)—Jackson Hewitt Tax Service® and GetInsured, a leading health insurance online marketplace, are joining forces for a second year to help consumers understand how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) may impact them. By answering a few simple questions during the tax interview, clients will understand if they qualify for money-saving tax credits, and with the help of GetInsured, can enroll in a health insurance plan that fits their budget.

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Poll Shows Public Demand For Increased National Security Spending
Updated: January 07, 2015 - 2:30 am

(NAPSI)—Today, our country is facing an unprecedented range of threats that require a more robust response than the current budget limits on national security and research and development spending allow.

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Friday 12/19/2014
Job Seekers: Resolve to Make a Better Impression in 2015
Updated: December 20, 2014 - 2:31 am

(StatePoint) First impressions matter, particularly when you’re in the market for a new job. While a top notch resume and cover letter can help get your foot in the door, only you can seal the deal.

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Wednesday 12/03/2014
How to Dress for Success in the New Year
Updated: December 04, 2014 - 2:30 am

(StatePoint) When it comes to professional success, the way you present yourself in the workplace should complement the quality of your work. Whether you’re looking to advance your career or simply make a great impression, a useful New Year’s resolution is to refine your office look and style -- take everything into account, your wardrobe, your accessories and your workspace.

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Tuesday 11/18/2014
How International Trade May Be Impacting Your Local Economy
Updated: November 19, 2014 - 2:31 am

(StatePoint) Many new jobs in local towns nationwide are coming from a somewhat unexpected place, according to new statistics. Local jobs nationwide are increasingly tied to consumers and businesses abroad, say researchers.

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Friday 11/14/2014
Demand for U.S. Minerals on the Rise
Updated: November 15, 2014 - 2:31 am

(StatePoint) Minerals are vital to manufacturing products and technologies that propel the U.S. economy, fostering innovation and supporting U.S. industrial competitiveness. A growing global population, and development of new technologies and products that rely on greater combinations of minerals, have increased demand for raw materials.

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Sunday 11/09/2014
Innovation Improves Lives: How to Get Your Idea Heard
Updated: November 10, 2014 - 2:31 am

(StatePoint) From the light bulb to the smartphone, innovation has the power to improve lives, and big ideas are all around us, say the statistics.

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Wednesday 11/05/2014
What It Takes to Get One of the Most In-Demand Jobs
Updated: November 06, 2014 - 2:31 am

(NewsUSA) - Which jobs will be in demand in the coming years?

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Thursday 10/30/2014
Seasonal Temporary Jobs Help Workers Earn Cash and Find Permanent Positions
Updated: October 31, 2014 - 1:31 am

(StatePoint) The holiday season helps put millions of people to work in jobs that may begin as temporary employment, but often turn into permanent employment, according to Express Employment Professionals, which having employed nearly 400,000 people in 2013, is the largest franchised staffing company and second largest privately held staffing company in the United States. 

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Monday 10/13/2014
Where the Jobs Are: Why Relocating May Be the Best Option
Updated: October 14, 2014 - 1:30 am

(NewsUSA) - Unemployment rates and joblessness has been a prevalent topic in the U.S. since the recession began in 2007. Just three years into the country's economic slump, an estimated 8 million jobs were lost nationwide.

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Sunday 10/12/2014
Cancer Survivors Face Workplace Challenges
Updated: October 13, 2014 - 1:30 am

(StatePoint) Cancer affects more than a person’s health, it can impact his or her working life. While nearly four-fifths of survivors say they need to work for financial reasons, nearly half worry that prospective employers would treat them differently if they knew about their diagnosis, according to survey results from Harris Poll on behalf of Cancer and Careers, an organization dedicated to supporting the growing number of people working during and after cancer treatment.

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Wednesday 10/08/2014
Are Workers Taking Enough Time to Understand Their Benefits Choices?
Updated: October 09, 2014 - 1:31 am

(NewsUSA) - NewsusaInfographic - Choosing the right health insurance plan is one of the most important decisions Americans make, yet workers spend more time researching for a car or planning a vacation. In fact, the 2014 Aflac Open Enrollment Survey found many workers spent 15 minutes or less researching their benefits options during open enrollment last year.

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