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(BPT) - With a population of more than 55 million and estimated buying power of over $1.5 trillion, Hispanics in the United States are continuing to shape economic trends; however, as new research finds, they’re shaping digital trends as well.

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(BPT) - When it comes to hiring and retaining employees, companies are always looking at new alternatives to build their staffs. However, new research shows that when it comes to attracting top talent, many professionals prefer a return to the basics, meaning stable employment with competiti…

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(BPT) - For many families, holiday shopping may lead to a home full of toys, closets stuffed with today’s trends, and tech-savvy games and devices, some of which will be loved for months, while others will be tossed aside before they've even been paid for. Worse yet, if you use a credit card…

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    North American Precis Syndicate

(NAPSI)—From preschool through college, teachers are instructed to build students’ academic skills, like reading, writing and arithmetic. However, students leave the classroom untested for many skills that are directly applicable to one’s career. Soft skills may not be “graded,” but they can…

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(NewsUSA) - For many gift buyers, the tax refund is that extra paycheck that arrives just in time to pay off holiday bills. However this year, new provisions under the PATH - Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes - Act will impact early tax season refund timing. For tax returns that include th…

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(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - What does it take to make a millennial happy? At least $51,000 a year in income, for starters.

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    North American Precis Syndicate

(NAPSI)—If you know smart, high-achieving high school students who are looking for a unique, fun and challenging way to spend part of their summer, they may want to consider Yale Young Global Scholars, a program administered by Yale University. The Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS) program o…

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    North American Precis Syndicate

(NAPSI)—It’s that time again—Medicare Open Enrollment season. From now until December 7, anyone over 65, or those turning 65 in 2017, can enroll in Medicare health plans and prescription drug coverage.

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(NewsUSA) - NewsusaInfographic - One of the biggest differences between millennial men and women when it comes to saving? Vacations.

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(BPT) - Here’s what Americans have to look forward to this winter: While the south will be drier and warmer, the northern U.S. can expect “wetter, cooler conditions,” predicts the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

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(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Almost everyone knows a friend or family member whose life has been touched by cancer -- it can be an unpredictable and distressing disease that can change your life in an instant.

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(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Millennials may still have a way to go before totally gaining their footing as adults, but many are already better at one thing than past generations: saving money.

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    North American Precis Syndicate

(NAPSI)—To achieve an entrepreneurial culture, experts advise leaders to empower their employees to act as entrepreneurs within their organization.

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(BPT) - Working hard may take a toll on your health. But what are your options when your work pays the price for your bad health?

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(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - For people with Medicare, it's time to select a 2017 Medicare plan. The Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plan annual enrollment period runs from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7. It's the time to research your options and select the plan that best fits your health needs…

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    North American Precis Syndicate

(NAPSI)—There are currently 5.4 million Americans1 who have Alzheimer’s disease, and as the U.S. population ages, many more individuals are likely to be diagnosed. It’s estimated that the number of people age 65 or older with Alzheimer’s disease will increase as much as 40 percent by 2025 an…

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    North American Precis Syndicate

(NAPSI)—Despite media hoopla about the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA’s) regulatory and compliance burdens, the advantages of offering employer-sponsored health benefits to America’s 60 million-plus small-business workers and their families have never been stronger or more important.

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(BPT) - Through September, more than 2,700 earthquakes with a magnitude of at least 2.5 have rattled the contiguous United States in 2016, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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(BPT) - Did you retire the checkbook and register years ago? Do you now pay your bills automatically? If you answered yes to these questions, then you may be in the dark about your account balance(s) and exactly where your money is going. One or more skeletons could be lurking in your financ…

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(BPT) - When you pay your child $5 to clean the garage or $6 to mow the lawn, you’re accomplishing far more than just getting the tasks done. A majority of parents use chores to teach their kids that money should be earned, a new study reveals.

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(BPT) - Fall signals the start of many annual traditions and favorite pastimes — the start of a new school year, football season and holidays. Fall is also the season for another important annual tradition: open enrollment, when many people have an opportunity to select or change their healt…

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(BPT) - The American household is changing. The typical single-family home has evolved in the 21st century.

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    North American Precis Syndicate

(NAPSI)—Parental involvement in the classroom is a well-known strategy to boost student achievement, but according to a recent survey, 62 percent of K-12 teachers say fewer than a quarter of parents get involved in the classroom1.

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    North American Precis Syndicate

(NAPSI)—Today, the majority of women are entering the workforce. So what advice can women follow to enhance their careers and help overcome barriers to success?

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(NewsUSA) - Sponsored by GAF - If you don't care about blowing tens of thousands of dollars on upgrades that add little or nothing to your house's value, you might as well stop reading this and go Google "Pokemon Go" for updates on the latest weird mishaps to befall distracted players. But i…

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(NewsUSA) - This article is a paid advertisement. The content was provided by One Reverse Mortgage.

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(BPT) - Would you plug a leak if it cost $6 billion a year?

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    North American Precis Syndicate

(NAPSI)—Cell phone? Check. Credit Card? Check. Health Insurance Card...?

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(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - As Americans age, one element seems to be key for their mental and physical health: optimism. That's the finding suggested by a new Humana survey, which asked Americans age 60 and over how they perceive the importance of various wellness traits.

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(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Women are often the primary health care decision-makers for their families, but they are far from confident about their ability to pay for health care costs and choose the right insurance plan. According to the Aflac 2016 Open Enrollment Survey, more than 1 in 10…

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    North American Precis Syndicate

(NAPSI)—The majority of Americans of all ages are pessimistic about the direction in which K-12 education is heading today, and most are supportive of expanding school choice options, according to an annual survey conducted by EdChoice and Braun Research, Inc. The 2016 Schooling in America S…

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(StatePoint) The number of parents saving for college and the amounts they are saving are both at four-year highs, according to “How America Saves for College 2016,” a recent national study by Sallie Mae and conducted by Ipsos.

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(StatePoint) Driven by lower banking fees, better interest rates on savings accounts, round-the-clock convenience and mobile phone usage, more consumers than ever are doing their banking online than at brick-and-mortar locations.

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(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Saving for college is at an all-time high - give yourselves a hand, parents - but when it comes to actually meeting our own funding goals. . .Well, that's another story.

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(BPT) - Each year, before the autumn leaves even have a chance to fall, the holiday shopping season arrives. The cost of holiday gifts — not to mention, food and decorations — can add up quickly. Here are five money- and time-saving tips for surviving the holiday shopping season with your bu…

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(BPT) - Learn more about flexible spending accounts (FSAs) and healthcare savings accounts (HSAs) with Visa.

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  • By NAPS,
    North American Precis Syndicate

(NAPSI)—Congratulations! You’ve just been promoted to manager. Now what?

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(StatePoint) It’s the holiday season and you know all that it entails, so don’t let the expenses catch you off-guard -- from traveling to see family to throwing your massive annual party to simply completing your holiday shopping.

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(StatePoint) When it comes to feelings about finances, working Americans are practically split down the middle, according to a recent study.

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(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Growing up in the digital age, most millennials (adults ages 18 to 36) have grown dependent on using technology to educate themselves about everything from current fashion trends to the latest rankings for their favorite football team. However, one important aspe…

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(BPT) - As cooler temperatures begin to sweep the nation, homeowners are turning on their heat for the first time in months. With every degree increase on the thermostat, utility bills follow suit.

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    North American Precis Syndicate

(NAPSI)—According to the U.S. Department of Education, Americans owe more than $1.3 trillion in student loan debt. That’s nearly the gross domestic product of all of Australia. The average U.S. college graduate has nearly $38,000 in student loan debt.

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(StatePoint) It can be easy to let your finances fall by the wayside when juggling work, family, school and other priorities.

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(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Raising capital to start a new business is not as easy as setting up a lemonade stand or selling Girl Scout cookies. A primary reason for the failure of start-ups is a lack of funding. There are plenty of great products and ideas that have never come close to mak…

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(BPT) - The transmission on your car fails resulting in a trip to the repair garage. Your appendix bursts requiring an overnight hospitalization. A windstorm damages your roof causing a leak. 

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(StatePoint) With so many options to choose from, it would seem that finding a credit card that is right for you should be easy. Often overlooked, however, is the importance of finding one with a rewards program suited to your spending habits.

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(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - The weather is getting cooler, signaling time to turn off your energy-guzzling AC, but that's no reason to turn off your ceiling fan. You can save money and energy year-round by continuing to run your ceiling fan. That's the message touted by the fourth annual Na…

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    North American Precis Syndicate

(NAPSI)—Just as it’s never too early to start planning your retirement, it’s never too late either, according to Hans Scheil, CFP®, president of Cardinal Retirement Planning, Inc. Many people underprepare for retirement and overlook the critical area of long-term care as part of their retire…

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  • By NAPS,
    North American Precis Syndicate

(NAPSI)—The last few months of the year are traditionally one of the busiest when it comes to consumer spending. Back-to-school and college spending peaks during the third quarter of the year followed by consumer spending during the holidays. The Federal Reserve estimates that credit card de…