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Dads and Daughters Can Profit From Each Other on Father's Day

(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.

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Monday 07/18/2016
Join Billions Around the World and Go for Gold During the Olympics
Updated: July 21, 2016 - 4:33 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - "Go for the Gold" will be the mantra echoed around the globe as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, or the 2016 Summer Olympics, as we refer to them here in the U.S, gets underway this summer. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, will play host to a record number of countries participating in a record number of sports. More than 10,500 athletes from 207 countries will "go for the gold," looking to make World Records and beat their personal best along the way.

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.

Tuesday 07/12/2016
Don't Be A "Vidiot": 10 Tips For Better Video Meetings
Updated: July 14, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NAPSI)—Video is excellent for breaking down barriers and connecting people from all around the world. But just as you can make a cultural gaffe in person, you can mess up with a camera. Bad video can be worse than no video.

Monday 07/11/2016
Innovation: A fundamental factor in family-owned business success
Updated: July 19, 2016 - 4:32 am

(BPT) - It’s no secret that there are countless challenges facing today’s family-owned businesses. In fact, less than one-third of family businesses successfully migrate from first to second generation ownership. Another 50 percent never survive the transition from second to third generation, according to Forbes

5 Ways International Trade Affects Your Household
Updated: July 11, 2016 - 4:33 am

(StatePoint) From the price of household goods to the quantity and quality of jobs available, international trade impacts your daily life in more ways than you may realize. Supporters of new trade agreements say they include important and unexpected measures that do everything from preserving the environment to supporting high tech innovation.

Why Rural Internet Access Matters to Both Urban and Rural Communities
Updated: July 22, 2016 - 4:32 am

(StatePoint) High speed internet access improves lives, and has a positive impact on the economy, education and healthcare, according to recently released research.

Thursday 07/07/2016
Is Your Eye Makeup Making You Sick? What You Need to Know
Updated: July 21, 2016 - 4:33 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - For many women, eye makeup is an essential part of being properly dressed, as important as a stylish outfit or nice shoes.

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?

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
Using technology to empower people with diabetes
Updated: July 07, 2016 - 4:32 am

(BPT) - Technology has influenced virtually every aspect of our lives. Arguably one of the biggest areas of change is in health care. From advanced surgical tools to early disease testing, every day new technology emerges in an effort to help people stay healthy and live longer. Wearable technology now puts information directly in the hands of the patient, helping people do everything from tracking steps to counting calories. Now, smartphone apps are getting even smarter, allowing physicians, patients and their loved ones if they choose, in-depth access to important health information in just a few finger taps.

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
5 things that will be obsolete thanks to our smartphones
Posted: June 28, 2016

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The right technology services are the key to killer customer service
Updated: July 06, 2016 - 4:32 am

(BPT) - Think sales numbers trump customer service? Think again. Research shows companies focused on providing a superior experience across the customer journey realized a 20 percent increase in customer satisfaction and 10-15 percent increase in revenue. Furthermore, 45 percent of people will abandon an online transaction if their questions or concerns are not addressed quickly. And perhaps the most shocking of all: It costs six to seven times more to attract a new customer than to retain an existing customer.

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.

Monday 06/27/2016
Online school: Taking the road less traveled to academic success
Updated: July 05, 2016 - 4:32 am

(BPT) - K-12 education has evolved. What used to be a linear path to academic success has expanded to a variety of nontraditional options for families and students looking to chart their own course in and after school. Schools that leverage online learning, such as full-time virtual schools, make it possible for students to pursue a top-quality education with more flexibility than the traditional classroom experience.

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.

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).

Saving The Local Paper One App At A Time
Updated: June 24, 2016 - 4:33 am

(NAPSI)—Newspapers have certainly been going through a rough patch. As the latest Pew Research Center’s “State of the News Media” report shows, it’s basically been a narrative of budget cuts and drops in subscriptions. On the flip side, digital ad revenue has skyrocketed to $60 billion across all platforms—the only problem is that 65 percent is taken up by the top five tech companies and none of them are journalistic publications. However, that also means that independent newspapers have the growth opportunity to be the “local Google” and grab their piece of the remaining $21 billion in potential digital ad revenue.

Wednesday 06/22/2016
Video games to big screen reboots, '90s nostalgia rules pop culture this summer
Updated: June 23, 2016 - 4:32 am

(BPT) - Every decade gets two moments in the sun it seems — when the years actually occur, and when they’re fashionably retro. In the twenty-teens, it looks like everything 90s is hot again.

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.

Tuesday 06/21/2016
Three Tips To Get The Job You've Always Wanted
Updated: July 12, 2016 - 4:33 am

(NAPSI)—We spend an average of 45 years in the workplace. Are you doing what you love? Is it time to take a step back and evaluate if your job is really the right one for you? Do you want to learn more about what other opportunities are out there? The first thing you need to do is:

Friday 06/17/2016
Does your door lock protect against this break-in method?
Updated: June 25, 2016 - 4:33 am

(BPT) - From self-driving cars to Snapchat, digital technology continues to transform almost every aspect of our lives. While these big-ticket smart items make the headlines, many homeowners are more interested in how smart technology can be used to increase their level of home security.

Lawn technology gifts for Mom and Dad
Updated: June 25, 2016 - 4:33 am

(BPT) - Whether it’s for Father’s Day, Mother's Day, a birthday or just to show your appreciation, it’s always a struggle to come up with gift ideas for your parents. This is especially the case when parents claim they have everything they need and prefer to do things their own way.

Thursday 06/16/2016
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.

Four Tips About Medical Alert Devices
Updated: June 17, 2016 - 4:33 am

(NAPSI)—All year round, sons and daughters of every age search for a unique and thoughtful gift for their dad to celebrate a birthday, Father’s Day, Christmas and other holidays. For parents who live with chronic conditions, such as heart disease, diabetes or COPD, and may live alone or may be at risk of falling, gifts such as a medical alert device may be valuable—not only helping to keep them safer but giving them and the caregiver a greater peace of mind.

Your Next Mission—Helping Veterans Transition From The Military To A Civilian Career
Updated: June 17, 2016 - 4:33 am

(NAPSI)—Like many veterans, I joined the Marine Corps after 9/11 because I wanted to make a difference. Following my service, which included a tour in Afghanistan, I faced the reality of transition back to civilian life with a mix of emotions, but ultimately, like a military operation—with a plan, support, the right tools and clarity of purpose. I was fortunate to build a new professional identity and network to advance my career. The reality, however, is that for many veterans, the path to the perfect job is not so clear.

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?

Smart jewelry: The fashion-forward way to stay connected
Updated: June 23, 2016 - 4:32 am

(BPT) - Jewelry has signified the bonds between people since the ancient Egyptians created the wedding band. But the digital revolution is quickly converting jewelry from a symbol of connection to wireless ways to stay connected.   

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.

Monday 06/13/2016
What is HDR? [Infographic]
Posted: June 13, 2016

(BPT) - HDR stands for High Dynamic Range, and it’s one of the biggest advances in TV picture quality in years. HDR is a TV content format that brings you brilliant brights and darker darks, and a wider palette of colors, reproducing images that are true to life.

Thursday 06/09/2016
5 ways to give back and support a good cause using social media
Updated: June 10, 2016 - 4:36 am

(BPT) - Today, it's easier than ever to stay up-to-date on current events, maintain a close connection with family and friends and to share your views with the world — all thanks to the power of social media.  The convenience that platforms like Facebook and Twitter provide is now making it easier to get involved in important causes. From donating money to raising awareness, there are numerous ways to give back using your favorite social media sites. If you're interested in helping a charity, but aren't sure how to get started, get inspired with these five online giving ideas. 

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
Award-winning interior designer reveals 5 ways to a must-have media room
Updated: June 16, 2016 - 4:32 am

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.

Friday 06/03/2016
Testing UTF-8 encoding
Posted: June 03, 2016

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New Sauna Accelerates Health and Fitness Benefits
Updated: July 06, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Infrared sauna manufacturer Luxsauna has announced a new distribution deal with Hi-Q Fitness for the rights to promote its latest product, the FitBomb far infrared fitness sauna.

How Brand Marketers Drive Lift in Loyalty, Reach
Updated: June 15, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Through its unique patient assistance programs, EMD Serono, Inc., the North America biopharmaceutical business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, has been working to bridge significant gaps in coverage of fertility treatment for eligible active U.S. military, and veterans who have been injured in service such as Alex D., who suffered from a spinal cord injury while in active service.

Wednesday 06/01/2016
Encryption - Why It Matters to You
Updated: June 08, 2016 - 4:57 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - In a world that thrives on bad news and sensationalized storytelling, it can be difficult to find programming consisting of genuine and authentic shows about family.

Family Has a Home: TV Network Has Something for Everyone
Updated: June 28, 2016 - 4:34 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - In a world that thrives on bad news and sensationalized storytelling, it can be difficult to find programming consisting of genuine and authentic shows about family.

Tamera Mowry-Housley Encourages Parents to Reclaim Family Dinner Nights
Updated: June 15, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Feel free to use your insurance card when seeing a doctor of chiropractic.

Short-Term Disability Insurance Helps Protect Your Income
Updated: June 28, 2016 - 4:32 am

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Unpredictable accidents and illnesses that result in loss of paychecks and unplanned out-of-pocket expenses can have an enormous impact on employees' lifestyles. In fact, disability is the leading cause of personal bankruptcies and causes nearly 50 percent of all mortgage foreclosures. With short-term disability insurance, if you're unable to work, you'll have the cash you need for everyday living -- we help protect your income so you have the ability to focus on recovery. Learn more at aflac.com.