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(NAPSI)—According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, health care jobs are projected to grow to 2.3 million from 2014 to 2024. That would suggest that now may be a good time to start preparing for those positions.

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Wednesday 07/20/2016
5 gigs that will help you pay for college
Updated: July 27, 2016 - 4:32 am

(BPT) - Let’s face it — college is expensive. Whether you’re still in school trying to pay for textbooks and housing, a professional facing your student loans or a parent saving for your child’s future tuition, the cost of an education can result in debt that looms for decades. More people are finding that full-time jobs are not even beginning to cover the costs. Today’s gig economy and sharing economy offers many different avenues to supplement your budget and ease the burden of education-related expenses, all while providing flexibility and self-determinant hours.

Tuesday 07/19/2016
Dads and Daughters Can Profit From Each Other on Father's Day
Updated: July 21, 2016 - 4:33 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - She's not just "daddy's little girl" anymore. And this Father's Day, it turns out that both millennial daughters and their Boomer dads could profit by sharing financial advice with each other.

Heart Health in the Heat
Updated: July 20, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Summer brings warmer temperatures, and that means more people are enjoying the outdoors. But if you have heart failure, it's important to know that heat can also put extra stress on your heart.

Monday 07/18/2016
The Cadillac Tax and Its Potential Effect on the American Business
Updated: July 21, 2016 - 4:33 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - According to the Galen Institute, as of January, more than 70 significant changes have been made to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) since April 2010. These changes range from small clarifications to major shifts. One change that continues to prompt questions from employers and benefits professionals is the pending Cadillac tax, a 40 percent excise tax on high-cost health benefit plans provided by businesses.

Earth-Friendly American Ethanol: An Important Success Story
Updated: July 21, 2016 - 4:33 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - There is little question ethanol is helping America reduce its dependence on foreign oil -- lowering gasoline prices, improving the environment with lower emissions and growing the economy with jobs that can't be outsourced.

How Far Are Kids Willing to Go to Help Aging Parents?
Updated: July 21, 2016 - 4:33 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Do your kids have your back? Apparently more so than many of you think.

Friday 07/15/2016
Todays Employees Seek Greater Blend Of Work And Life
Updated: July 16, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NAPSI)—With the unemployment rate trending downward these days, many successful companies are implementing employee-friendly benefits to attract and retain top talent.

A Win For Millions Of Small-Business Workers
Updated: July 16, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NAPSI)—Changes in the way small and midsized companies are regulated by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) could make a substantial difference to some 60 million workers and their families—and both they and their employers could benefit.

Checklist For Success
Updated: July 16, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NAPSI)—If you’ve been thinking—or even just dreaming—of your own ebusiness, you aren’t alone. Take the time to properly set up your system, however, and you’ll have a leg up on those who don’t.

Tuesday 07/12/2016
Selling your car: Get more money with these top tips
Updated: July 20, 2016 - 4:32 am

(BPT) - Selling a car for cash should be simple, safe and able to navigate without roadblocks; however, there is no shortage of sneaky techniques that are employed to scam car sellers. Through hiding supplementary fees in the fine print, car buying businesses can leave car sellers spending anywhere from $10 to $300 in unexpected fees — a disappointing loss in an anticipated profit. With the numerous car buying companies competing for business in a niche industry, it is difficult for a car seller to discern which company is the correct choice; however, there are many things that a seller can be aware of to ensure that they are making the best decision.

Thursday 07/07/2016
Biotech Companies Are Still the "It" Stock to Have in Your Portfolio
Updated: July 21, 2016 - 4:33 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - If Wall Street has taught investors anything in recent years, it's how finicky the market can be. While there is never a "sure thing" when it comes to investing, analysts agree that biotech companies are still a solid opportunity.

What to Ask About the Medicines You Take
Updated: July 21, 2016 - 4:33 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Have you ever been prescribed medication by your healthcare provider, only to arrive home and find that you're unsure about the possible side effects? Or the correct dose? Or the risk of taking the new medication together with other medicines you already use? Have you ever felt too embarrassed -- or too rushed -- to clarify medication information or instructions with your provider?

Summer Is the Perfect Time to Catch Up on Some Reading
Updated: July 21, 2016 - 4:33 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - As summer days grow longer (and hotter), with them comes a more relaxed mindset -- there are no lunches to make, kids to get off to school or parent-teacher conferences to attend. In short, it tends to be a great time to catch up on some of those guilty pleasures that you deny yourself nine other months out of the year.

Driver Safety: New Tips for Road Trips
Updated: July 21, 2016 - 4:33 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - For many, summer is about freedom on the open road. It's a carefree time, focused on fun, family and adventures.

What to Look for in a New House This Home Buying Season
Updated: July 21, 2016 - 4:33 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Mortgage rates have remained low, and home prices are stable or rising in most communities.

There's At Least One Thing Americans Are Satisfied With
Updated: July 21, 2016 - 4:33 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - How often are the overwhelming majority of Americans satisfied with anything these days?

3 Easy Ways to Start College Without Breaking the Bank
Updated: July 07, 2016 - 4:32 am

(StatePoint) Preparing to leave for college can be an intimidating and expensive task. From school supplies to home items for the dorm, there are many details to consider.

Wednesday 07/06/2016
Give Seniors a Lift With Household Chores
Updated: July 21, 2016 - 4:33 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Many older adults want to remain in their homes as they continue to enjoy good health and independence. However, some activities of daily living, including household chores, become more challenging with age because of factors such as slower gait, impaired balance, reduced mobility, and reduced muscle strength.

Friday 07/01/2016
On the Brink: Africa Viewed As Growth Target for Telecom
Updated: July 20, 2016 - 4:34 pm

(NewsUSA) - When it comes to telecommunications, experts agree that Africa is the new "it" continent for growth. If you're a little rusty on exactly what telecom means, it translates to big bucks for companies like Belgium-based Artilium PLC, which provide software solutions for data and wireless companies that want to help Africa get better connected.

Wednesday 06/29/2016
Looking for a Safer Option Than Opioids?
Updated: July 20, 2016 - 4:34 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - What to do now that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has urged physicians to avoid prescribing opioids in most situations for treating chronic pain, and to seek alternative approaches?

Protect Your Family With Encryption
Updated: July 19, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - It is one of those items on your perpetual to-do list that never seems to quite get done. You mean to, but encrypting your personal information to keep it safe, seems to fall hopelessly into that chasm between, "I'll do it later," and "Surely, it'll never happen to me."

Tuesday 06/28/2016
Americans Favor Investment in Cancer Cure
Updated: July 19, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - As divisive as American politics can be, most Americans want their next president to pursue cancer cures, based on the results of a survey conducted by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS).

Get Even More From Your Health Care Benefits
Updated: July 19, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - As the health care needs of consumers continue to evolve, it's important to look for insurance offerings that provide more holistic support outside the usual health, dental and vision policies. Consumers should be aware that there are plans available today that will aid in their overall well-being, which includes physical and financial health. Value-added services, such as fraud protection, telemedicine and benefits management support, provide solutions that make life easier - not just when the unexpected happens, but every day. For more information, visit www.aflac.com/aflac-business-solutions.

Friday 06/24/2016
EMD Serono Improves Access to Fertility Care for Eligible Military
Updated: July 01, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - During the summer months, many families spend extra time together - going on trips, enjoying gatherings with family and friends, and making memories that last all year. While the season may be filled with the sounds of joy and laughter, a great day can easily turn into a bad memory when stinging insects are encountered.

Protect Yourself From Summer Stingers
Updated: July 18, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - During the summer months, many families spend extra time together - going on trips, enjoying gatherings with family and friends, and making memories that last all year. While the season may be filled with the sounds of joy and laughter, a great day can easily turn into a bad memory when stinging insects are encountered.

5 Steps to Declare Your Financial Independence
Updated: June 24, 2016 - 4:33 am

(StatePoint) This Fourth of July, let freedom ring. Financial freedom, that is. Whatever your vision is of financial independence, having strong credit is fundamental, potentially impacting borrowing, and even routine matters, such as having utilities connected, getting a cell phone or even applying for a job.

Thursday 06/23/2016
Appear Younger With a Stunning Smile
Updated: July 18, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - There's no stopping the aging process, but there are options for those who want to look and feel younger. One trend that is gaining popularity as an alternative to plastic surgery is cosmetic dentistry, according to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD).

Wednesday 06/22/2016
Yes, Most Insurance Plans Cover Chiropractic Care
Updated: June 28, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Most parents know how damaging the effects of ultraviolet radiation (UVR) can be to our skin, which is why they dutifully slather sunscreen on their kids during the summer. But one thing that often gets overlooked is protecting their children's eyes.

Why Sunglasses Are a Must-Have for Kids
Updated: July 18, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Most parents know how damaging the effects of ultraviolet radiation (UVR) can be to our skin, which is why they dutifully slather sunscreen on their kids during the summer. But one thing that often gets overlooked is protecting their children's eyes.

Poor Posture Takes a Toll
Updated: July 18, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - If you're feeling sort of tense and achy, it may be because of poor posture.

Educational Game Lets You Raise A Hog To See If You Bring Home The Bacon
Updated: June 23, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NAPSI)—The nation’s youth can go hog wild and bring a pig to market—all in a quick visit to their local fairgrounds. For the fourth consecutive year, CME Group and National 4-H Council are sponsoring the interactive Commodity Carnival booth at 150 county and state fairs to teach youth about the risks of raising and bringing a farm animal to market. This year, that animal is a hog.

Monday 06/20/2016
High School Graduates: Sign Up Jobs And Grants
Updated: June 21, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NAPSI)—According to the U.S. Department of Education, some 3.2 million high school students are expected to graduate this year. If any of them is a young man you care about, first, congratulations, and second, there’s an important step he needs to take to qualify for many kinds of jobs and scholarships: registering with the Selective Service.

Thursday 06/16/2016
5 ways to earn extra money on the side
Updated: June 24, 2016 - 4:33 am

(BPT) - Whether you’re a college student, a stay-at-home parent or have a full-time job, there’s always room in the budget for a little extra cash. Maybe you’re saving for a particular goal or you’re simply looking for a little more spending money. Thanks to the internet, it’s now easier than ever to earn some extra income in your spare time.

Biotech Companies Remain the "It" Stock to Have in Your Portfolio
Updated: July 18, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - If investors have learned anything from Wall Street in recent years, it's how finicky the market can be. While there is no "sure thing" when it comes to investing, analysts agree that biotech companies remain a solid opportunity.

What You Should Know About Your Chip Card
Updated: June 17, 2016 - 4:33 am

(NAPSI)—Hundreds of millions of chip cards have been distributed to help strengthen the security of the U.S. payments system. Instead of swiping these cards, you’ll be asked to insert your card in the terminal and keep it there until prompted to remove. Whether you’re using one for the first time or are getting used to the subtle differences between chip and magnetic stripe, here are a few things to keep in mind.

Wednesday 06/15/2016
How Brand Marketers Increase Loyalty and Reach
Updated: July 18, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Did you know that advertisers spend more than $400 billion in the United States to help influence consumers and businesses to purchase goods and services; promote brands and causes, and take action?

More Responsible Marketing of Opioids Needed
Updated: July 18, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - An overmedicated society is in need of adjustment.

When is the best time to invest - or not?
Updated: June 16, 2016 - 4:32 am

(BPT) - The stock market has ridden a roller coaster this year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), a stock market index comprised mostly of “blue-chip stock” companies, swung down and then up by 2,000 points between Jan. 1 and mid-April.

Synthesis Of 100 School Choice Studies Finds Positive Outcomes
Updated: June 16, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NAPSI)—As school choice programs in the states continue to grow, researchers look to empirical evidence to find out whether they are working.

Tuesday 06/14/2016
Tips for Seniors Who Suffer From Muscle Aches and Pains
Updated: June 16, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - In a world that values 24/7 connectivity, consumers are quickly learning that technology and the demands we place on it do not necessarily align. Think about it: technology requires power, but energy sources that are currently available can't possibly meet our needs.

Dads and Grads: They've Worked Hard for These Gifts
Updated: June 29, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - In a world that values 24/7 connectivity, consumers are quickly learning that technology and the demands we place on it do not necessarily align. Think about it: technology requires power, but energy sources that are currently available can't possibly meet our needs.

New Battery Has 5X More Energy Storage
Updated: July 07, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - In a world that values 24/7 connectivity, consumers are quickly learning that technology and the demands we place on it do not necessarily align. Think about it: technology requires power, but energy sources that are currently available can't possibly meet our needs.

Make the Most of Your Backyard This Summer
Updated: July 07, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Summer has arrived, and homeowners are ready to make the most of their outdoor spaces. Current outdoor living trends focus on several areas, including heating, lighting, dining and multilevel design, with the overall theme of creating a welcoming, relaxing environment suitable for entertaining guests or enjoying in private.

Friday 06/10/2016
Consider Annuities For Dependable Retirement Income
Updated: June 11, 2016 - 4:34 am

(NAPSI)—More than 10,000 Baby Boomers will turn 65 today, and about 10,000 more will cross that threshold every day for the next 13 years. Few of them, however, will take the time to adequately plan for the next phase of their lives.

Thursday 06/09/2016
7 Questions to Ask Before Hiring Your Wedding Photographer
Updated: June 22, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Warmer weather, sun and clear skies are nearly here; that means it's time to get outside, explore new terrain and create unforgettable memories. Whether it's taking a hike, going for a dip in the pool, or creating the perfect backyard party, it's time to take advantage of the gorgeous weather and have some summer fun.

Summer Must-Haves to Take the Fun to the Next Level
Updated: July 07, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Warmer weather, sun and clear skies are nearly here; that means it's time to get outside, explore new terrain and create unforgettable memories. Whether it's taking a hike, going for a dip in the pool, or creating the perfect backyard party, it's time to take advantage of the gorgeous weather and have some summer fun.

Wednesday 06/08/2016
A Safer Alternative to Opioids for Treating Chronic Pain
Updated: June 22, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - It happens more often than we like to think.

Is Your Home As Childproofed As You Think?
Updated: July 07, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - It happens more often than we like to think.

Selling Your Life Insurance Policy: Why And How
Updated: June 09, 2016 - 4:36 am

(NAPSI)—A growing number of American seniors are discovering the hidden value in an important asset—their life insurance policies.

Tuesday 06/07/2016
'Will' your estate plan be ready?
Posted: June 07, 2016

(BPT) - Recent celebrity deaths have shined a spotlight on the need for creating a will and other estate planning documents, but the need has always been there. You don’t need celebrity-sized assets to be concerned that a lack of estate planning on your part could cost your beneficiaries dearly. And that’s just one of the compelling reasons for creating an estate plan. To get started, you’ll need three core documents: a power of attorney, living will and health care proxy, and a will.