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  • Employee engagement is the secret for small businesses to stay productive and make money

    (BPT) - One of the biggest worries for a small business owner is training and investing in quality employees and then losing them to a larger company – potentially a competitor – that might be able to offer larger salaries or better benefits.

  • Learn why 3D printing may not be a viable alternative for stamping and machining

    (BPT) - If your project requires high quality, tight tolerance manufactured specialty washers, shims, seals, gaskets or spacers, you may be interested in exploring your options with 3D printing. This process is the new craze in parts manufacturing and while 3D printing is generating a lot of interest, traditional specialty stamping manufacturers offer customers some very real advantages over 3D printers when it comes to parts that have been traditionally stamped or in some cases machined.

  • 5 vital questions to ask your financial professional

    (BPT) - When was the last time you met with a financial professional? Would you be more likely to keep those appointments if you knew some specific questions to ask? These meetings provide an important opportunity for you to ensure your strategy is still on track and ensure your family and finances are protected. You can get the most out of your meeting by asking the right questions.

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Thursday 07/10/2014
Employee engagement is the secret for small businesses to stay productive and make money
Updated: July 10, 2014 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - One of the biggest worries for a small business owner is training and investing in quality employees and then losing them to a larger company – potentially a competitor – that might be able to offer larger salaries or better benefits.

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Wednesday 07/09/2014
5 vital questions to ask your financial professional
Updated: July 10, 2014 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - When was the last time you met with a financial professional? Would you be more likely to keep those appointments if you knew some specific questions to ask? These meetings provide an important opportunity for you to ensure your strategy is still on track and ensure your family and finances are protected. You can get the most out of your meeting by asking the right questions.

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How to find $500 in energy savings in 5 rooms
Updated: July 10, 2014 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - With the demand for electricity and natural gas rising, right along with energy costs, American homeowners can easily spend hundreds of dollars a month on utility bills.

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Tuesday 07/08/2014
Pinching Penny Stocks May Be the Wise Way to Invest
Updated: July 09, 2014 - 3:32 am

(NewsUSA) - With stock market gains moving at a snail's pace over the past decade, some experts have their sights set on the not-so-new darling of the trading world -- penny stocks.

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Latest wrinkle on scams: Crooks pose as member of the military
Updated: July 09, 2014 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - Do you believe members of the military contribute a great deal to society? You’re not alone; a 2013 Pew Research Center opinion poll found that Americans of all ages and walks of life placed military service at the top of the list of 10 professions that do the most good. Unfortunately, scammers are abusing this wide-spread admiration and posing as members of the military in order to trick people into sending them money.

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Bridging the disability insurance gap
Updated: July 10, 2014 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - For most people, the prospect of losing income due to injury or disability is a frightening one, but in reality, few believe it is a challenge they will ever personally face. Only 28 percent of employees feel confident in their ability to replace earnings in the event of a disability, according to findings from the 2014 Prudential report, Disability Insurance: Beyond Paycheck Protection. In addition, just 38 percent think their ability to pay for health care costs - such as wellness and preventative maintenance, chronic conditions, and critical illnesses, is very good.

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Monday 07/07/2014
Growing Investment Opportunities In Green -- and Blue -- Technologies
Updated: July 08, 2014 - 3:33 am

(NewsUSA) - As an investor, you've probably heard companies use the phrase "going green" too many times to count -- but have you heard of "going blue"?

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Thursday 07/03/2014
Researching Your Investment
Updated: July 04, 2014 - 3:32 am

(NAPSI)—Most people have heard of someone who made a bundle from investing in a stock. For every person who made a small fortune, however, there’s probably someone who lost his pants. Simply hearing about a potential winning stock and blindly investing isn’t good enough these days.

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4-H and CME Group to Educate Youth On What "Steers" the Price of Beef
Updated: July 04, 2014 - 3:32 am

(NAPSI)—Fairgoers looking to “beef up” their understanding of the economics of agriculture, including the risks and costs of bringing commodities to the marketplace, will get their chance at 120 state and county fairs this summer. National 4-H Council and CME Group are again bringing their Commodity Carnival, an educational fair experience, to 11 states in year two of their partnership.

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Tips On The Benefits Of Being Charitable
Updated: July 04, 2014 - 3:32 am

(NAPSI)—Paying it forward can pay off on your next tax return, if you keep track of your donations.

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Wednesday 06/04/2014
FCC Doublespeak: Diversity, African-American Broadcast Ownership Snubbed
Updated: June 05, 2014 - 3:35 am

(NewsUSA) - On March 31, 2014, the FCC voted to slam the door shut on an important gateway to enhancing localism, viewpoint diversity and opportunities in broadcast television ownership. It did so by ruling for the first time that when a TV station provides sales and marketing support for another station in the same market under a Joint Sales Agreement ("JSA"), that station will be deemed the "owner" of the other station for regulatory purposes.

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Wednesday 05/28/2014
American CurrentSee: A New Publication That Empowers the People
Updated: May 29, 2014 - 3:34 am

(NewsUSA) - America used to be considered a superpower -- a place where dreams were made. While, globally, it is still considered a great nation, there is no arguing that its image has become tarnished as of late, and it's citizens a little more tired.

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Saturday 05/10/2014
This Small Business Week: Don’t Neglect Your Online Presence
Updated: May 10, 2014 - 3:31 am

(StatePoint) If you own a small business, you know that online visibility is one of the keys to success. And these days, harnessing the Web is crucial to any marketing plan.

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Thursday 05/08/2014
Giving back to the everyday heroes who inspire you
Updated: May 13, 2014 - 3:37 am

(BPT) - When you think of public servants or people who do heroic jobs, do you picture police officers, firefighters and soldiers? While all those people selflessly serve the public, they’re not the only everyday heroes whose jobs contribute to the greater good. The field of public service is broad, encompassing teachers, health care workers, law enforcement professionals and social workers.

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Saturday 05/03/2014
Four Tips for Growing Your Small Business
Updated: May 03, 2014 - 3:31 am

(StatePoint) Despite the time commitment and financial investment that come with the territory, more than 25 million people nationwide have opted to start a microbusiness – a company with five or fewer employees.

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Monday 04/21/2014
How small and medium-sized businesses can stay competitive with larger companies
Updated: April 22, 2014 - 3:32 am

(BPT) - Some of the latest changes in technology are making it easier for employees to connect with clients and conduct business both day and night, which makes it easier for small and medium-sized businesses to compete against larger companies.

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Wednesday 03/26/2014
Big Tobacco Sees Bigger Competition in Vapor Cigarettes
Updated: March 27, 2014 - 3:31 am

(NewsUSA) - For decades, tobacco companies have signified big business. Now, however, with the continuing decline in U.S. sales, the once booming industry has been working to protect its multi-billion-dollar bottom line by relying on its global reach into Asia and other continents.

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Thursday 03/20/2014
Vapor Cigarettes Look to Take Bite out of Big Tobacco
Updated: March 21, 2014 - 3:31 am

(NewsUSA) - For decades, tobacco companies have signified big business. Now, however, with the continuing decline in U.S. sales, the once booming industry has been working to protect its multi-billion-dollar bottom line by relying on its global reach into Asia and other continents.

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Monday 03/17/2014
What Every Small Business Needs to Know About Marketing
Updated: March 17, 2014 - 3:31 am

(StatePoint) For small businesses, smart marketing is crucial for success. But what does that mean in today’s fast paced, highly wired world?

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Thursday 03/06/2014
Engineers as Entrepreneurs
Updated: March 14, 2014 - 3:31 am

(NewsUSA) - Engineers have given the world many of the great innovations we live by today -- Thomas Edison, George Westinghouse, the Wright Brothers and Henry Ford, just to mention some household names.

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