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Negative Effects of Social Media on Young Minds

While social media can be an easy, wonderful way to keep in touch with friends, a means of support and a window into what’s going on in the world, there are downsides for kids of which parents need to be aware. Here is a snapshot of a few of the negative effects: 1. Promotes Addiction … Continue reading “Negative Effects of Social Media on Young Minds”

How To Write Bot-Friendly Copy for Your Website

People are spending less time “Googling” for information on where to shop, where to eat, where to vacation and where to get the best rates. Instead, many are using bots such as Amazon’s Alexa and iPhone’s Siri to do the browsing for them. Artificial intelligence (AI) bots do not just conduct data searches, they assess … Continue reading “How To Write Bot-Friendly Copy for Your Website”

Summer Jobs and Taxes

Summer is in full swing and, with school out, lots of high school and college kids are working seasonal jobs before they return to their studies. It doesn’t matter if it’s mowing lawns, checking out groceries, painting houses or lifeguarding at the beach, here’s what you need to know about summer jobs and taxes. Even … Continue reading “Summer Jobs and Taxes”

Speculation of $150 Oil and What it Means for the Markets

Over the past 30 months, the price of a barrel of oil has increased from the mid-$30s to – in recent days – as high as the mid-$70s per barrel. At nearly half the historic $150 per barrel price level nearly 10 years ago, how will the market react if oil reaches $150 again, as … Continue reading “Speculation of $150 Oil and What it Means for the Markets”

Key Performance Indicators and Your Business – Part 2 of 2

Welcome back to the second and final part of our series on KPIs. In this portion, we’ll explore the best way to define Key Performance Indicators, as well as show you how to communicate them across your organization. Defining KPIs Here are a few guidelines you can use to focus your efforts in defining your … Continue reading “Key Performance Indicators and Your Business – Part 2 of 2”

The Perks of Working Past Traditional Retirement Age

A large number of Americans intend to keep working past retirement age. For many, their reasons are financial. Some have a high level of debt while others are afraid if they retire too soon, they will run out of money. Working longer offers several financial benefits; workers are able to: Accrue a higher Social Security … Continue reading “The Perks of Working Past Traditional Retirement Age”

Offshore Jobs for U.S. Workers, Money for North Korean Refugee and Human Rights Programs, and a New $1 Coin Honoring American Innovation

Northern Mariana Islands U.S. Workforce Act of 2018 (H.R. 5956) – This bill is related to the Consolidated Natural Resources Act of 2008, which stated that the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services must reduce the number of Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) transitional worker (CW) permits each year, with the goal of ceasing … Continue reading “Offshore Jobs for U.S. Workers, Money for North Korean Refugee and Human Rights Programs, and a New $1 Coin Honoring American Innovation”

End of the Traditional Office: Fact or Fiction?

Brick and mortar versus the virtual office. It’s a dynamic that’s been ongoing for a couple of decades. But you might be wondering: how much has the traditional office really changed? Some Facts to Consider For perspective, consider data gathered by the International Workplace Group (IWG). IWG’s study, which included more than 18,000 professionals across … Continue reading “End of the Traditional Office: Fact or Fiction?”

Old School and Hi-Tech Ways to Keep Track of Passwords

In 2017, nearly one-third of internet users reported being victim to online hacking or similar suspicious activity on their accounts. But as anyone who regularly uses a computer – especially for financial transactions – knows, keeping track of passwords can be a time-consuming task. Even so, it is necessary to ensure your personal and financial … Continue reading “Old School and Hi-Tech Ways to Keep Track of Passwords”

Social Security Ground Zero: 16 Years to Impact

Every year, the Board of Trustees of the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance and Federal Disability Insurance Trust Funds (OASDI) issues its annual report on the Social Security system. The report details the current financial status of both Social Security and Medicare as well future projections. The 2018 report has one key takeaway – both … Continue reading “Social Security Ground Zero: 16 Years to Impact”

 

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