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Texting While Hiring

Posted by America's Credit Union on August 16, 2019

Tags: Home & School | Life

For many people, texting is the favored – and sometimes only – way to connect with friends and family. Now research from Robert Half Technology suggests that it may also be a common communication method between employers and job candidates.

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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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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 Organic Consumer

Posted by America's Credit Union on March 21, 2019

Tags: Insider | Home & School | Youth News | Life

Today's organic shoppers are more mainstream and diverse than most contemporary stereotypes of pro-organic shoppers, according to a recent survey conducted by organic produce firm Earthbound Farm.

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Finding Skilled Candidates for Professional-Level Positions

Posted by America's Credit Union on March 21, 2019

Tags: Home & School | Life

Having trouble hiring skilled workers? You’re not alone. The competitive hiring environment is making it difficult for companies to attract top talent, which may be causing delays in the overall process.

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