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(StatePoint) More than 200,000 American men and women in uniform complete their service and transition out of the military each year. The shift to civilian life – especially the search for a new career – can be challenging for many. Veterans often struggle to translate their skills and exper…

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(NewsUSA) - As travel restrictions ease and vaccination rates rise, many people are eager to resume travel and enjoy a much-needed change of scene. However, one thing hasn't changed, and that is the potential stress of trying to find a parking place at the airport, where wasted time cruising…

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(NewsUSA) --Tax time is just around the corner, and although many people still face various degrees of financial upheaval in the wake of the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, the IRS now says that taxes are due a bit later this year -- on May 17, 2021. If you haven't started organizing your tax …

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(BPT) - Whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been in the small business game awhile, right now, you’re likely filled with questions. Like, “Is this the right time to turn my passion into a business?” Or, “How am I going to survive if the economy doesn’t bounce back?” Without a doubt, b…

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(NewsUSA) - The COVID-19 pandemic and historically low mortgage interest rates have caused a flurry of home buying across the United States. Families are searching for more flexible work or learning spaces, larger homes and spacious yards for cooped up kids.

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(StatePoint) With unemployment rates nearly twice as high as their pre-pandemic levels reported in February 2020, the prospect of starting a new career after age 50 may seem unrealistic. However, industry experts say that it’s actually a great time for those in this age bracket to consider m…

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(StatePoint) More than 12 million people are currently employed in tech-related occupations in the U.S., either as information technology (IT) professionals or employees of technology companies. Yet employer demand for tech workers is still strong in many markets and industries, including te…

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(NewsUSA) - The arrival of the new year means new decisions for students planning their futures. Although the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has thrown many students' career plans for a loop, the increased time at home allows students and parents to reflect and explore opportunities they might no…

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(NewsUSA) - The market for cannabidiol (CBD) products continues to expand worldwide, but not all products are created equal. Nanotechnology, the science of subatomic particles, is revolutionizing many areas of health and medicine. Pure Craft CBD, a southern California-based company, has harn…

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(StatePoint) If you have an interest in innovation, a passion for helping people and the confidence to let your creativity shine, there are exciting and rewarding career opportunities available to you in technology in almost every industry. From supporting the development of critical vaccine…

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(NewsUSA) - In the wake of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, many people are looking to cut costs and better manage expenses. Some may view financial planners as an unnecessary expense, but in reality, a smart relationship with an experienced financial planner will save you money in the short- …

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(StatePoint) The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed how business gets done. And when it comes to midsized and small businesses, the importance of investing in new technology, facilitating remote work and maintaining a tech-savvy workforce has never been so clear, according to a new survey.

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(StatePoint) Amid the historic coronavirus pandemic, businesses are adapting by making major changes to their operations, including increased use of technology, according to the latest PNC semi-annual survey of small and mid-size business owners and executives, which concluded Sept. 8.

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Lowrie opened his Jasper State Farm Agency on Nov. 1, 2006. His success is reflected in the many honors he has received as an agent; among them, Chairman’s Circle qualifier, Bronze Tablet qualifier, Ambassador Travel qualifier, Senior Vice-President’s Club and Targets of Excellence.