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(BPT) - Many Americans may be rededicating themselves to getting outside and focusing on their fitness. This may be especially important after so much time spent inside due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which contributed to unwanted weight gain for 61% of Americans.

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(NewsUSA) - New Year's Day is a popular time for making resolutions to save more and spend less, but you don't have to wait until January 1 to commit to financial well-being. This October 6, World Financial Planning Day provides the perfect opportunity to refresh your financial plan and set …

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(BPT) - Text message phishing, or SMiShing, is a text message scam that can compromise your finances and your identity. According to the Federal Trade Commission, popular tactics include asking to verify purchases, claiming issues with payment information, and offers to claim prizes or gift …

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(NewsUSA) - A growing body of research shows that throughout the next decade women will control significantly more financial assets. Today, they control a third of total U.S. household financial assets (about $10 trillion), but by 2030 women are expected to control most of the $30 trillion i…

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(BPT) - With the school year underway, this can be an exciting time for students and parents, but it can also be a source of financial stress. According to the National Retail Federation, the back-to-school season is the second-biggest shopping season of the year, and a recent study showed t…

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(NewsUSA) - In the northern hemisphere, the sun's lower winter angle in the sky peers straight into your windows, causing glare, more fading from its UV rays and unwanted hotspots. The usual remedy is to block out the natural daylight with curtains or blinds. However, this may darken the int…

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(BPT) - The U.S. honored small businesses across the country with National Small Business Week in September and will honor National Women’s Small Business Month in October. While these annual celebrations have been held for many years, some may argue small businesses deserve even more recogn…

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(BPT) - Whether you're actively looking for a job or are simply curious about a new career, you're not alone. Millions of people nationwide are open to work, but it can be hard to know the most effective methods for finding the right job for you.

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(NewsUSA) -High-achieving college graduates are continuing to flock to Wall Street pursuing dream careers in finance. This year, investment banks and other financial firms received record numbers of applications for internships, leading prospective candidates to seek new ways to stand out.

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(BPT) - Strange texts and curious emails requesting personal information. Unauthorized purchases on your credit card. New online accounts being opened in your name. Digital crime can vary greatly and is increasingly concerning as criminals get more sophisticated every day.

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(BPT) - A person’s golden years may be some of the best years of their life, living each day to the fullest by doing what they love, from pursuing hobbies to spending time with their families and beyond. Thinking about senior living may seem like a distant concern, but it's an important conv…

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(BPT) - Wildfires are already impacting communities in the Western and Southwestern United States and the fall winds ahead will only threaten to push fires into more populated areas. Wildfires spread in hot, dry and windy conditions, with homes often ignited by embers blown far ahead of the …

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(BPT) - As the world becomes increasingly digital, careers in electrical engineering continue to be in high demand. Technology constantly changes and advances, which means trained electrical engineers who are skilled and agile will be needed to adapt to the needs of that ever-changing technology.

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(NAPSI)—Every year millions of people struggle through the confusing and stressful process of finding the right ostomy supplies to manage their health at home. Better Health, a next-generation medical supplier, is innovating on outdated industry practices by offering unique customer support …

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(NAPSI)—Americans are navigating a rapidly evolving pandemic environment—and that extends to how they’re feeling about their finances, according to the latest Wealth Watch survey.“As people across the country begin to emerge from the pandemic, they are reporting a combination of emotions —fr…

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(NAPSI)—More Americans may be looking to retire before age 65, according to several studies. However, they need to understand their financial needs, both long term and before age 65. This includes enrolling in health insurance to cover the gap before they are Medicare-eligible at age 65.“Cho…

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(BPT) - Among the many impacts of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is the rising price of new and used cars. Factory shutdowns during the pandemic, a computer chip shortage, and low inventory are driving up the price of new cars. Given the low inventory of new cars, consumers are turning to use…

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(NAPSI)—If you’re like most Americans, you have hundreds, perhaps thousands, of photos and videos stored on your phone, computer, tablet and so on. They bring back memories of happy times, loved ones, important occasions and beautiful places and you’d hate to lose them just because your comp…

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(BPT) - With recent news reports focusing on professional athletes' mental health, the conversation has turned to a broader shared experience. According to a report from Insider, athletes can suffer from mental health issues due to the public and financial pressures they face when competing.…

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(BPT) - At first, some cloud storage platforms let users upload unlimited content for free. But now, some of the biggest cloud storage companies are tacking on monthly fees that can increase when you use more data. Others are cutting back on their cloud services as a whole, limiting free sto…

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(StatePoint) The pandemic has changed our lives in numerous ways. As a result of all the upheaval, many people are reassessing their priorities and thinking about early retirement. According to Pew Research, 28 million baby boomers retired in 2020 and a recent study found 39% plan to retire …

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(NewsUSA) -Whether you are just starting out with your first job and apartment, or entering the later stages of your working life, there is no wrong time to plan for retirement.

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(BPT) - In today's environment, when many things may seem like they're not in your control, finding ways to help your family feel more financially secure and protected is important. As anyone who has suffered a loss in their family is likely to tell you, having life insurance in place before…

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(BPT) - Chase Home Lending’s new First-Time Homebuyer Study included more than 1,100 consumers who indicated that they are looking to purchase a home and are actively preparing to buy. Though the COVID-19 pandemic had a considerable impact, 60% of respondents said they were likely to purchas…

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(StatePoint) Good credit opens doors. Not only can it help you secure an affordable loan, but it is also often needed for access to open everyday accounts, such as for your utility services and cell phone. It can help you land a job, boost your chances of securing an apartment, and even impr…

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(NewsUSA) They may be one of the best-kept secrets out there. In fact, even as college costs keep rising as surely as we're all getting kind of sick of Zoom meetings, a new Morning Consult survey done with financial firm Edward Jones found that only 36 percent of adults even knew what a 529 …