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Jewelry Theft or Loss During Travel Has Doubled, Study Finds

Posted by America's Credit Union on August 9, 2019

Tags: Identity & Fraud Protection | Home & School | Personal Finance | Life

More and more travelers are returning home missing something of significance, according to a national survey on traveling with jewelry conducted by Jewelers Mutual Insurance Group.

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Meals on Wheels Drivers Use App to Help Monitor Homebound Seniors

Posted by America's Credit Union on June 12, 2019

Tags: Home & School | Life

Meals on Wheels America is expanding a research program showing how Meals on Wheels drivers can use a mobile app to alert care coordinators about observed changes in homebound meal clients' physical or mental health, social needs or home environment.

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98.6% of American Manufacturers are Small Businesses, Struggling to Hire

Posted by America's Credit Union on May 31, 2019

Tags: Insider | Life

98.6% of American manufacturing companies are small businesses, and 75.3% of those businesses have fewer than 20 employees, according to data gathered by SCORE, mentors to America's small businesses.

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Are You Dressing for Success, or Failure?

Posted by America's Credit Union on May 22, 2019

Tags: Home & School | Life

Clothing choices can affect your chances of being promoted, a report from staffing firm OfficeTeam finds.

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Get Yourself Cyber-Secure

Posted by America's Credit Union on May 13, 2019

Tags: Home & School | Personal Finance

The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and the Better Business Bureau (BBB) have teamed up to remind everyone that when clearing out clutter, don't forget about the critical need to take action and protect your volumes of valuable information.

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Majority of Job Seekers Receive Multiple Offers While Job Searching

Posted by America's Credit Union on May 10, 2019

Tags: Home & School | Life

Companies shouldn't assume that their job offer is a candidate's only option, research suggests.

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Making Home Fire Safety a Priority

Posted by America's Credit Union on April 17, 2019

Tags: Insider | Home & School | Home & Mortgage Tips | Life | Home and Mortgage | Home Improvements

Smoke detector maker First Alert is offering these home safety tips:     

Practice a fire escape plan. According to a recent study conducted by First Alert, only 43 percent of Americans report having a home escape plan in place. However, only a quarter (26 percent) have ever practiced it. After planning an emergency escape route, practice it at least twice a year.

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Americans Are Spending More on Pets Than Ever Before: $72 Billion

Posted by America's Credit Union on April 11, 2019

Tags: Insider | Home & School | Personal Finance | Youth News | Life | Budgeting

The American Pet Products Association (APPA) has released new annual industry-wide spending figures, which exceeded the previous year's spending by more than $3 billion. Americans are showing love for their pets as never before.

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The Most Popular Cars Driven by Millennials

Posted by America's Credit Union on April 4, 2019

Tags: Car Buying | Personal Finance | Life | Budgeting

What are the favorite vehicles among young adults aged 22 to 37 (millennials) these days? Online insurance marketplace QuoteWizard wanted to know the answer, so it surveyed millennials in all 50 states.

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Accountemps: 1 In 3 Job Candidates Ruled Out After Reference Checks

Posted by America's Credit Union on March 29, 2019

Tags: Insider | Life

It may be a job seekers' market, but candidates still need to have everything buttoned up for their search — including a solid reference list — or risk being passed over.

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