The Top 10 Benefits of Social Media Marketing

by Jayson DeMers on forbes.com

Published: Wednesday, July 13, 2016

To some entrepreneurs, social media marketing is the “next big thing,” a temporary yet powerful fad that must be taken advantage of while it’s still in the spotlight. To others, it’s a buzzword with no practical advantages and a steep, complicated learning curve.

Categories: Education

What Does Brexit Mean for the United States?

Published: Wednesday, June 29, 2016

(CNN) Brexit refers to the referendum the U.K. held on Thursday [June 23rd, 2016] to determine whether the country will remain in the 28-member European Union. The British debate has largely revolved around economics, sovereignty, immigration and national identity. As the battle rages and polls show the outcome too close to call,
here is a look at what it could mean for the U.S. if the U.K. votes to exit the EU:

Categories: Education

A Happy Retirement

Published: Wednesday, June 22, 2016

A 2015 study found that 41% of households headed by someone aged 55 to 64 had no retirement savings, and only about a third of them had a traditional pension. Among households in this age group with savings, the median amount was just $104,000.

Your own savings may be more substantial, but in general Americans struggle to meet their savings goals. Even a healthy savings account may not provide as much income as you would like over a long retirement.

Categories: Education

'Quick facts on Department of Labor's overtime rule'

Published: Tuesday, May 24, 2016

(Partnership to Protect Workplace Opportunity) -- PPWO, a diverse
group of associations, businesses and other stakeholders representing employers
with millions of employees across the country in almost every industry, has
produced a website to highlight the Department of Labor's new overtime rule and
what it means for employers and employees.  "Small and large
businesses, nonprofits, municipalities and schools across the county are also
concerned about the administrative and labor costs associated with the new
rule," the website notes.  Click the link below to see how the new
overtime rule could impact your business or organization.




Categories: Education

Why Should You Vote?

Published: Monday, February 29, 2016

"Bad officials are elected by good citizens who don't vote." --George Jean Nathan

Categories: Education

How to Write a Good Blog

Published: Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Whether you’re a newbie or a veteran to the world of blogging, we all have but one common goal: to write a good blog. But in order for us to really be “good” bloggers, we need a common understanding for the definition of a “good blog.”

Categories: Education

6 Reasons Why You Should Donate to Charities

Published: Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Even if you don't have much disposable income, giving just a little of what you have can benefit your life. Read on to discover a few reasons why you should donate to charities.

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  • According to the websitecharitynavigator.org, Americans donated over $298 billion to charity in 2011. Philanthropy.com notes that the average amount given per household was 4.7 percent of discretionary income. Are you part of the giving trend? Here are a few reasons to consider making a donation to a worthy cause.

  • You’ll feel rich

    Giving to others increases your capacity for love. It makes you realize that even if you don’t have much, you have enough to share with others. In fact, analysis of giving data shows that poor people donate a larger percentage of their income to charity than rich. Donating used clothes to a shel

Categories: Education

Two Important Trends to Watch: Minimum Wage and Equal Pay

Published: Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Two of the clearest trends affecting business owners and employees this year are the recent increases in minimum wages

Categories: Education

Summer Fun for Kids

School's out, and your kids want to have some fun in the sun. How can you keep them happy and busy -- and maybe help them learn something -- all the way through August?

Published: Friday, June 26, 2015

By Heather Hatfield

WebMD Feature

Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario, MD

Categories: Education

Dorothy, we’re not in college anymore..

Twenty-somethings growing up

Published: Friday, June 19, 2015

Categories: Education

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