Keeping Your Kids Covered Finding Health Insurance Post-Graduation

(NAPSI)—When your children graduate, there are two things you should know. First, congratulations. Second, consider their health insurance needs. Perhaps this is the last thing you ask yourself but …

Make OmniRide Your New Ride

With rising gas prices, a trip to the gas pump will put a dent in your wallet. 

Affordable Cleaning Service Expands to New Headquarters

Affordable Cleaning Services is an independently-owned local business that combines professionalism, responsiveness, and thorough cleaning!

Support Small Business: 6 ways to help businesses in your community thrive

(Family Features) Over the past year, pandemic-related operational challenges, combined with a surge in physical and verbal attacks, have been uniquely difficult for Asian American and Pacific Islander business owners. Consider these ways you can support small businesses, including AAPI owners and the community at-large.

How Small Businesses Can Attract and Retain Employees

(Family Features) When you have extra hands to allocate the work, your business is likely to be more efficient and productive. Make employee retention a priority for your business with these practices.

SimaVisions Concierge Gifting & Artistry

Want to make sure it's love at first sight for your Valentine's present? Sima can help shop, wrap and present one-of-a kind locally-sourced gifts.

Enjoy summer celebrations without making a dent in your wallet

(BPT) - As summer approaches, so does celebration season, which can mean gathering with friends and family for graduation parties, a fun-filled day celebrating the father figure in your life or BBQs …
PWCS Superintendent Proposes Fiscal 2023 Budget to include 7% Pay Increases
The budget invests $61 million to provide teachers and staff with a 4.2 percent cost of living adjustment and a step increase, resulting in an average pay increase of 7 percent for most employees.
5 retirement readiness hacks to help you save smarter
(BPT) - What are your goals for the future? If retirement planning is top of mind, you’re not alone.According to new research from Empower and Personal Capital, 36% of Americans are making …
PRTC Hires Philip C. Parella, Jr. as Chief Financial Officer for OmniRide
WOODBRIDGE, VA – The Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission (PRTC) is pleased to announce the hiring of Philip C. Parella, Jr. to the position of Chief Financial Officer for OmniRide.
How to Save Money on Pet Care
(NewsUSA) - Owning a pet has a lot of perks, but caring for one can take its toll on your wallet. According to the ASPCA, owning a dog or cat can cost up to $1,000 in the first year, and many people …
George Mason Mortgage is a Trusted Name in Virginia Real Estate
George Mason Mortgage has been a trusted name in real estate for 40 years. Ric Segovia, Senior VP and Branch Manager for for the last 27 years brings 34 years of mortgage banking experience to the profession.

How many couples make long-term financial decisions together? Just 20%

(BPT) - Should married women and men be equally involved in long-term financial decisions? Your answer is likely a resounding yes! The …

Fine-Tune Your Finances Now, Reap Rewards Later

(NewsUSA) - Many people spend a lot of time planning and fine-tuning their physical fitness, and that often includes working with a personal trainer. Why not think of financial fitness in the same …

Financial Planning for 2022 Taxes

(NewsUSA) - The new year has just started, but it is never too early to review your financial plan to meet your 2022 financial goals. Now is the perfect time to take steps to reduce your 2022 tax …

4 Benefits of Financial Planning for Service Members and Veterans

(NewsUSA) - Regardless of whether you are active duty or a veteran, a career in the military requires many individuals and their families to make sacrifices for their country. Thankfully, financial …
Financial Planning Tips for the "Sandwich Generation"
(NewsUSA) - The "Sandwich Generation" is a term that can be used to describe many adults in their 30s through 50s who support both their children and their parents -- whether financially, …
Franchise Marketing: Why a Corporate Only Strategy Can Fail a Franchise
Kate Sprague owner of Flourish with Kate marketing. By Kate Sprague  There’s a reason the Franchise Corporate Office provides advertising materials for local and regional use. It doesn’t even …
COLUMN: Crafty Coaching with Ed Johnson
Crafted Coach Ed Johnson is a leadership coach who inspires confidence and self-awareness in individuals so they can begin to operate as their best selves. The result is more successful interactions and honed skills in interpersonal relationships and inner growth.
Freeman & Sherburne Insurance Agency
Since 1875, Freeman & Sherburne has been serving the insurance needs of our clients. We are licensed in Virginia, Maryland & Washington DC (as well as a few other states).
George Mason Mortgage is a Trusted Name in Virginia Real Estate
George Mason Mortgage has been a trusted name in real estate for 40 years. Ric Segovia, Senior VP and Branch Manager for for the last 27 years brings 34 years of mortgage banking experience to the profession.
Keep Your Utility Bills Down as Home Heating Costs Rise This Winter
(NewsUSA) - Winter 2022 promises the perfect storm for soaring home heating bills. The convergence of surging energy prices, plummeting temperatures and escalating demand means optimal …
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5 tips for financial and retirement planning in 2021

(BPT) - The past year has presented countless challenges, and for many, a reassessment of goals — especially when it comes to finances. A new survey shows attitude shifts including a renewed …

Study: Most Americans say they're optimistic about a brighter financial future in 2021

(BPT) - As we enter 2021, here’s one more essential item to put on your list in addition to canned goods and masks: a financial checkup. According to Fidelity Investments’ 2021 New Year …

6 tips to pay for your child's college education

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6 tips to pay for your child's college education

(BPT) - College tuition bills are due right around the corner. It’s true that college can be expensive, but knowing all of the different financing options available and making a plan can help you and other parents find peace of mind.

Avoiding financial problems

Fraud Watch: Avoiding COVID-19 Related Medicare Scams

(BPT) - Medicare fraud is not a new issue and long predates the pandemic, but during times of crisis, scammers often get more aggressive and creative with targeting seniors. Scammers have taken ample …

First steps in retirement planning – for all Americans

(BPT) - Even if you’re young, newly employed or haven't yet started to save for retirement, many financial professionals agree planning is key to achieving a sense of security for your future. …

Emotional Investing And Social Media

(NAPSI)—When it comes to gathering information to make an investment decision, investors have access to a variety of online information sources, from investment platforms to news and social media. …

Tax Prep Tips You Need Now from Financial Pros

(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 …
More ways to manage your money
Grocery Store Savings Hacks
(Family Features) As people continue to eat more meals at home, shoppers everywhere are feeling the pinch of increasing prices on nearly every item at the grocery store. As you look for ways to save at the grocery store, consider these tactics.
How to Be a Savvier Shopper
(Family Features) Whether you're shopping online or in-store, you can ensure you're getting the most for your money with a little extra planning and these savvy shopping tips.
Seek Sound Investment Advice for Financial Success
(NewsUSA) - After years in the shadows of trendy tech stocks, solid value stocks are having their moment. Opportunistic value investors who are willing to go against the trends can acquire stocks …
Six Strategies to Maximize Your Salary Increase
(NewsUSA) - Many employers are finding ways to reward their loyal and productive employees with salary increases. A CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional can offer guidance and strategies …
6 tips to pay for your child's college education
(BPT) - College tuition bills are due right around the corner. It’s true that college can be expensive, but knowing all of the different financing options available and making a plan can help you and other parents find peace of mind.

Understanding Financial Infidelity and Its Effect on Relationships

(Family Features) Infidelity and deception can take many forms in a relationship, including some that have nothing to do with romance at all. One example is financial infidelity, where deceptions are reported in nearly half of relationships where finances are combined.

Your Property Tax Assessment: Too High?

(NAPSI)—With inflation rising to 7.5% in January, Arizona residents are feeling the pinch no matter where they turn. From the grocery store to the gas pump, it seems like every cost is out of their …

Support Small Business: 6 ways to help businesses in your community thrive

(Family Features) Over the past year, pandemic-related operational challenges, combined with a surge in physical and verbal attacks, have been uniquely difficult for Asian American and Pacific Islander business owners. Consider these ways you can support small businesses, including AAPI owners and the community at-large.

How to Improve Your Financial Health

(Family Features) Money affects almost every aspect of your life and can be the determining factor in many of your day-to-day decisions. Understanding how you feel about your finances and why you have these feelings can help you improve your overall financial health along with these tips.

Students Around the Globe Participate in CME Group's Trading Competition

(NewsUSA) -It's a unique educational opportunity when students get to experience the enthusiasm, energy and decision-making behind real-time trading. That's why CME Group, the world's leading and …

Get Personal with Your Workplace Benefits

(Family Features) The benefits you choose during your company's annual enrollment is one of the most important financial decisions you'll make.

6 Tips to Keep Some Jingle In Your Pocket This Holiday Season

(Family Features) Awe-inspiring decorations. Extravagant family meals. Gift wish lists that seem to go on forever. No wonder the holidays can be stressful for many Americans and their wallets. However, these tips can help you gear up for the festivities while still leaving some jingle in your pocket.

Financial Tips for Parents to Teach Their Children

Children often dream of the day they can call themselves grown-ups, but few look forward to – let alone think about – the financial realities of independence.

6 tips to pay for your child's college education

(BPT) - College tuition bills are due right around the corner. It’s true that college can be expensive, but knowing all of the different financing options available and making a plan can help you and other parents find peace of mind.

Gold and Silver makes Digital Debut, Public Exchange Listing in Blockchain Era

(NewsUSA) - Silver and gold, long-time staples in the global economy, are entering the age of digital finance. Gold and silver have a history as safe-haven investments, trusted units of account, …

Why Women Benefit from Financial Planning

(NewsUSA) - As we celebrate Women's History Month, we take time to reflect on the important contributions women of different backgrounds have made to our country and on the importance of diversity …

Gold and Silver Join Blockchain Era with Digital Debut, Public Exchange Listing

(NewsUSA) - Silver and gold, long-time staples in the global economy, are entering the age of digital finance. Gold and silver have a history as safe-haven investments, trusted units of account, …

Military Families Make Financial Planning a Mission

(NewsUSA) - Military families are the foundation of our nation's security, and they deserve respect and support for their dedication and service to the country. And given the unique challenges and …

Engagement Rings Bring Your Love Story to Life

Engagement rings mean many things -- romance, love, commitment. Each love story is unique, each engagement ring is the start of a new love story, and each will be a witness to a lifetime of memories.

Fostering Employee Investment Diversity Improves Business Outcomes

(NewsUSA) - Whether you are new to the workforce or a seasoned pro, retirement planning is the secret to long-term wealth, and it is never too early or too late to make a plan to live your best life …