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Millennials Are Now the Biggest Generation in the American Workforce, But Their Influence As Consumers Is Equally Important

Recent data from the Pew Research Center and a U.S. Census Bureau survey shows that Millennials are starting to become even more influential, now that they have become the largest generation in the American workforce. The Wall Street Journal and TIME magazine both report that there are 53.5 million Millennials in the workforce, making up about one-third of the working American population....

New England Clothing Company Opens Nautical-Themed Office in Connecticut

There are a number of components that help create effective, productive workplaces, from natural lighting to a close-knit, hardworking team. However, for some reason, office decor often seems to be forgotten when companies try to focus and promote their brand. Fortunately, this seems to...

Steve Jobs’ Business Cards Bring in More Than $10K at Charity Auction

Under normal circumstances, nearly 9 out of 10 — 88% — of business cards are thrown out within a week.But fortunately for a California private school, one of its families had the foresight to save three of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs’ business...

Companies Not Making the Most of Latest Marketing Tools and Strategies, Studies Show

Many companies are underutilizing marketing tools, leading to fewer leads and even fewer sales than they’d like, a new study released by CSO Insights has concluded. Automation provides one good example, Jim Dickie, managing partner of CSO Insights, told industry...

Investors ‘Spring’ for New Mobile Shopping App, and Series B Funding Reaches $25 Million

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Mobile app development has become a major — and hugely profitable — part of the tech industry with the rise of mobile smartphones and tablets, but it’s unlikely that the developers...

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Cosmetic Dermatology Offers Savvy Investors Some Compelling Stocks

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It should come as no surprise that dermatology is a huge industry in the United States. After all, 85% of people suffer from acne at some point in their lives, causing millions of people to seek care from the best dermatologist in the area for this and other skin conditions. However, few people seem to realize how profitable the field is: as new skin care...

Is It Worth Buying a Unique House with ‘Grandfathered in’ Architectural Features? It’s a Risk the Rich Are Willing to Take

Home buyers looking for a unique resale may be paying a premium, but they also might be getting a house that wouldn’t be built today, according to zoning laws. Extra-large mansions in some areas, especially, often don’t meet...

To File or Not to File Bankruptcy…That is the Question

If you are grappling with so much debt that you have little to no hope of ever being able to pay it all back, bankruptcy is an option that is definitely worth consideration. According to the Bankruptcy Institute, in July of 2013 there...

Real Estate Market Recovery Rate Becomes Wobbly as Housing Rates Fall

The residential real estate market made a strong post-recession comeback, even thriving in certain areas of the U.S., especially the heartland. However, the market is experiencing a setback for the first time in three months following...

Girls’ Self-Esteem is Boosted by Running Program

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For many parents, getting children to be more active is a chore, especially when kids prefer to watch TV, play video games, or read books inside. To combat their children’s sedentary lifestyles,...

Seattle Dog Recognizes the Benefits of Public Transit; Takes Herself to the Dog Park on Bus Line

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Gas prices have now fallen below $2 per gallon in states across the country, hitting $1.95 in some cities on the West Coast. Although many people are probably taking advantage of the cheap prices at the...

New Study Finds That Getting More Sleep Means Needing Less Sick Leave

It’s long been known that adults require approximately hours of sleep every night, but a new study published in the medical journal Sleep gives a new reason to get all 40 winks — employees...

Millennials Are Now the Biggest Generation in the American Workforce, But Their Influence As Consumers Is Equally Important

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Recent data from the Pew Research Center and a U.S. Census Bureau survey shows that Millennials are starting to become even more influential, now that they have become the largest generation in...

Companies Not Making the Most of Latest Marketing Tools and Strategies, Studies Show

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Many companies are underutilizing marketing tools, leading to fewer leads and even fewer sales than they’d like, a new study released by CSO Insights has concluded. Automation provides one good...

Investors ‘Spring’ for New Mobile Shopping App, and Series B Funding Reaches $25 Million

Mobile app development has become a major — and hugely profitable — part of the tech industry with the rise of mobile smartphones and tablets, but it’s unlikely that the developers...

Kareo Releases New Medical Billing System

Medical billing services provider Kareo has just announced a new cloud-based billing system for its clients. Business Wire reports that the company, based in Irvine, California, developed a new system,...