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    Are Millennials Paying Enough Attention to Their Credit Scores?

    (StatePoint) Millennials are no strangers to watching numbers. Lives today are affected by a vast number of online and social media statistics -- likes, followers, scores and ratings. However, a new survey suggests that despite the time and attention this generation devotes to social media, they are more focused on the importance of a very different number: their credit scores.

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    Investing tips for smart and steady growth for Texas residents

    (BPT) - From mobile deposits to apps that transfer money in the blink of an eye, financial technology (or fintech) is disrupting the financial marketplace in new ways. The latest example is an innovation in the annuity marketplace that expands online access to a conventional retirement product, offering a smart tool for savers, even those years out from retirement.

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    As The Cost Of Long-Term Care Increases, It Pays To Know Your Options

    (NAPSI)—According to AARP, there are 10,000 people turning 65 every day—a figure that is expected to be consistent until 2030. As these Americans continue to prepare for and enjoy their retirement years, more and more are factoring the cost of aging into their financial plans. For good reason: The Administration for Community Living, a part of the Department of Health and Human Services, estimates about seven in 10 people turning 65 will need some type of long-term care services either at home, in their community, or in a facility.

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Saturday 10/12/2019
Are Millennials Paying Enough Attention to Their Credit Scores?
Posted: October 12, 2019

(StatePoint) Millennials are no strangers to watching numbers. Lives today are affected by a vast number of online and social media statistics -- likes, followers, scores and ratings. However, a new survey suggests that despite the time and attention this generation devotes to social media, they are more focused on the importance of a very different number: their credit scores.

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Friday 10/11/2019
Investing tips for smart and steady growth for Texas residents
Updated: October 12, 2019 - 2:43 am

(BPT) - From mobile deposits to apps that transfer money in the blink of an eye, financial technology (or fintech) is disrupting the financial marketplace in new ways. The latest example is an innovation in the annuity marketplace that expands online access to a conventional retirement product, offering a smart tool for savers, even those years out from retirement.

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Wednesday 10/09/2019
As The Cost Of Long-Term Care Increases, It Pays To Know Your Options
Updated: October 12, 2019 - 2:43 am

(NAPSI)—According to AARP, there are 10,000 people turning 65 every day—a figure that is expected to be consistent until 2030. As these Americans continue to prepare for and enjoy their retirement years, more and more are factoring the cost of aging into their financial plans. For good reason: The Administration for Community Living, a part of the Department of Health and Human Services, estimates about seven in 10 people turning 65 will need some type of long-term care services either at home, in their community, or in a facility.

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Feeling Ready For Work? This Could Be Your Year
Updated: October 11, 2019 - 3:03 am

(NAPSI)—Whether you’re looking for a job for the first time or trying to return to the workforce, you don’t have to do it alone.

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Credit Application Denied? Here’s What to Do Next
Posted: October 09, 2019

(StatePoint) It’s no fun being denied anything, especially credit. Usually when someone is trying to get a line of credit, it’s for a big reason or major life milestone and having a credit application denied can feel like a real setback. But this rejection isn’t something to take personally. It’s more common than people realize and doesn’t spell doom for your financial future. In fact, credit denials can be a good opportunity to take proactive steps to improve your credit health long-term.

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Monday 10/07/2019
5 vehicle upgrades worth the investment
Updated: October 13, 2019 - 2:31 am

Buying a car, truck or SUV is a big investment. To protect that investment, most people make sure they keep up with the necessary maintenance and safety recalls, as well as getting sufficient insurance coverage.

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Wednesday 10/02/2019
Key Questions to Help You Choose a Medicare Plan
Posted: October 02, 2019

(NewsUSA) - If you're one of 56 million Americans eligible for Medicare, it's important to understand coverage options when selecting your health plan for 2020.

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Tuesday 10/01/2019
Free yourself from living paycheck to paycheck
Updated: October 02, 2019 - 2:50 am

(BPT) - About 80% of Americans live paycheck to paycheck, often struggling between paydays. If this is a challenge for you, here are three easy ways that can help you get from one paycheck to the next with ease, avoid financial pitfalls, and even come out ahead.

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Do You Need Flood Insurance? The Answer Is A Resounding “Yes”
Updated: October 03, 2019 - 2:49 am

(NAPSI)—Floods are the most common and costly natural disasters occurring in the United States today. They can impact anyone, anywhere, at any time. Yet only 15 percent of Americans choose flood insurance, leaving countless properties uninsured. Just one inch of water can cause thousands of dollars in damage.

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Do You Need Flood Insurance? The Answer Is A Resounding “Yes”
Updated: October 06, 2019 - 2:54 am

(NAPSI)—Floods are the most common and costly natural disasters occurring in the United States today. They can impact anyone, anywhere, at any time. Yet only 15 percent of Americans choose flood insurance, leaving countless properties uninsured. Just one inch of water can cause thousands of dollars in damage.

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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
Posted: September 09, 2019

(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
Posted: September 06, 2019

(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 - 2:37 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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Self-Publishing Helps Parents Share New Books with Kids
Updated: October 03, 2019 - 2:48 am

(NewsUSA) - It's no surprise that parents today seek books that will delight, engage, and educate their children. However, some parents are seeing gaps in the available options of topics they want to share with their children. To combat this, there is a growing trend of parents who have taken matters into their own hands and turned to self-publishing to fill these holes themselves.

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What to Know About Financial Planning Careers
Posted: August 26, 2019

(StatePoint) Considering a career in financial planning? Those in the industry point out that financial planning provides opportunities to chart one’s own path, maximize growth potential, and maintain work-life balance.

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Monday 07/29/2019
How One Furniture Manufacturer Goes 'Beyond Sustainability'
Updated: August 23, 2019 - 2:54 am

(NewsUSA) - It's no surprise that more companies are paying attention to their impact on their environment. However, some stand out by going beyond reducing their carbon footprints, to cultivating socially conscious corporate cultures in which making a positive impact is as important as making a profit.

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How One Furniture Manufacturer Goes 'Beyond Sustainability'
Updated: September 14, 2019 - 2:52 am

(NewsUSA) - It's no surprise that more companies are paying attention to their impact on their environment. However, some stand out by going beyond reducing their carbon footprints, to cultivating socially conscious corporate cultures in which making a positive impact is as important as making a profit.

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Tuesday 07/23/2019
Students Learn to Steer Their Farm Through Ups And Downs This Fair Season
Updated: August 23, 2019 - 2:54 am

(NewsUSA) - Although school may still be out for summer vacation, learning opportunities are all around us - even at county and state fairs.

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