Workforce Equality?

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Equality in the Workforce: Rising Fast or Falling Short? 8 in 10 Americans say female leaders have to work harder than men to prove themselves As National Women’s History Month drew to a close, The Harris Poll examined just how well Americans believe women are faring in the workforce today. While about 8 in 10 [...]

RETIREMENT PLANNING WITH BIG PAPI

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John Hancock Teams Up with David Ortiz to Hit a Home Run in Retirement Former Red Sox slugger and retirement rookie asks fans, what should he do next? Surfing the California waves, synchronized swimming routines, and learning to speak Japanese – these activities aren’t exactly what former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is known for. But now that he’s [...]

JOBS IN CANNABIS

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FinancialBuzz.com: Cannabis Market Creating Jobs The fast-growing #cannabis market is expected to create more #jobs in the United States. According to the 2017 Legal Marijuana Outlook, published by New Frontier Data, the cannabis #industry is expected to create 283,422 jobs by 2020, with an implied growth rate of more than 17 percent compounded over the [...]

Lemonade Stand Fights Cancer in Kids

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Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation Announces National Lemonade Days Hero Ambassadors for 2017 Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), a nonprofit dedicated to finding cures for all kids with cancer, announces the National Lemonade Days Hero Ambassadors for 2017. ALSF and the three families invite volunteers of all ages across the country to take a “stand” against [...]

TRUMP DAMAGES BRANDS

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Donald Trump Damages Chinese Consumer Sentiment Towards American Brands 41.2% of Chinese consumers have a more negative view of the US following Trump’s first month as President. 50.7% of consumers held a neutral position and 8.1% viewed the US more positively according to a joint study by China Skinny and Findoout which surveyed 2,000 consumers across [...]

Black History Stamp

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2017 Black History stamp commemorates Mathieu Da Costa Canada Post’s annual Black History Month stamp for 2017 will commemorate a historical figure who continues to fascinate and confound scholars. Admittedly little is known about Mathieu Da Costa. From the few records that remain, historians conclude he was a free man who earned a living as an [...]

Kelly Rowland’s Heart

Kelly Rowland, Grammy award-winning recording artist and heart health advocate, teams up with Burlington Stores & WomenHeart to educate women about the importance of their heart health, as heart disease is the leading cause of death in women.

WomenHeart & Burlington Stores Team up with Kelly Rowland to #KnockOutHeartDisease in Women Burlington Hosts Free Heart Health Screenings Nationwide and Raises Funds to Support Education and Resources for Women Living with Heart Disease For the sixth consecutive year, Burlington Stores, the national off price retailer, and WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart [...]

A Century of Selling

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Girl Scouts of the USA Celebrates 100 Years of Girl Scouts Selling Cookies Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) announced today the start of the 2017 cookie season, which marks the 100th year of the first known sale of cookies by Girl Scouts. A century ago, girls started participating in what would evolve into the largest entrepreneurial [...]

SBA’s Innovate HER

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SBA Launches 2017 InnovateHER Business Challenge for Innovations That Empower Women’s Lives The U.S. Small Business Administration today announced the launch of the 2017 InnovateHER: Innovating for Women Business Challenge, a nationwide business competition to drive attention and resources to innovative products and services that make our lives easier and longer.  Competitors vie for $70,000 in prize [...]

And Justice for All?

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A Majority of Americans – Across Party Lines – Feel the Country is on the Wrong Track Adults are split on whether the economy will improve, stay the same, or get worse 2016 has come to a close and, both politically and otherwise, 2017 sees a lot of changes on the horizon for the American [...]