Plaza Looks to Create More Welcoming Environment

Plaza Looks to Create More Welcoming Environment

Village Center in Burr Ridge, Ill. is taking steps to get people to spend more time at the shopping plaza by extending its village green and installing a fire pit and permanent band shell.

A Taste of The Netherlands: A Recipe for Success in Doing Business There, and for Stroopwafels

A Taste of The Netherlands: A Recipe for Success in Doing Business There, and for Stroopwafels

This article is a briefing on the important things to know about traveling to and/or doing business in the Netherlands, along with a recipe for stroopwafels from the Netherlands. It was prepared by Mindy Lemm while an accounting student in the College of Business at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana.

Career News: Aviators to Divers, More Adventurous Job Opportunities Opening Up to Women

Career News: Aviators to Divers, More Adventurous Job Opportunities Opening Up to Women

Young women looking to push personal and professional limits may find themselves drawn to atypical jobs that can turn into rewarding, lifelong careers. Here are a handful of non-traditional career paths that can provide adventure, excitement and meaningful work for young women starting their careers in the U.S. Navy.

Business News: Millennials Say They Want to Save for Retirement, But a Third are Not Doing It

Business News: Millennials Say They Want to Save for Retirement, But a Third are Not Doing It

Ccording to the survey, 52 percent of millennials showed interest in products like fixed indexed annuities that provide guaranteed lifetime income while ensuring the principal investment is never lost. So, how can millennials with nothing saved for retirement get started? Jim Poolman, executive director of the Indexed Annuity Leadership Council (IALC), provides some basic tips in this article.

Money News: What You Think You Know About Social Security May be Totally Wrong

Money News: What You Think You Know About Social Security May be Totally Wrong

A recent survey illustrated a significant lack of knowledge about Social Security among Americans. Here are some Social Security facts to help improve your knowledge.

The Abcs of Working:  “A” is for Attendance, Not Absence

The Abcs of Working: “A” is for Attendance, Not Absence

Basics, Basics, Basics. You may hear about all kinds of get rich quick schemes but chances are following rudimentary basics will get you where you want to go the fastest.

Unemployed Again!

Unemployed Again!

Losing a job feels like being punched in the gut.

Follow Your Plans with or Without Others

Follow Your Plans with or Without Others

Often people are reluctant to proceed with their goals or take on an entrepreneurial venture if someone they know doesn’t go in on it with them. But sometimes you need to be willing to go ahead without them.

Money News: The Real Cost of Delaying Retirement Savings Will Shock You

Money News: The Real Cost of Delaying Retirement Savings Will Shock You

(BPT) – Recent graduates have a lot on their minds: moving, finding a job and the looming repayment of school loans. Retirement is typically low on the list of priorities, but ignoring the issue entirely can literally cost young professionals hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Money Alert: Three Reasons Why You Should Consider an IRA

Money Alert: Three Reasons Why You Should Consider an IRA

(BPT) – Americans know tax day is the deadline to file income tax returns with the federal government. But tax day is also another important deadline: workers have until tax day to make contributions to their individual retirement accounts (IRAs) for the previous year.