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Will Your Social Security Check Be in the Mail Come 2015?
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Will Your Social Security Check Be in the Mail Come 2015?

For many baby boomers, it’s comforting to believe that part of the 12.4 percent Social Security payroll tax they (or they and their employer) have been paying is going into a $2.7 trillion Social Security Trust Fund designed specifically to ensure the tidal wave of boomers now retiring will be assured their benefits. For those […]

3 Ways to Juggle Owning a Business and Family
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3 Ways to Juggle Owning a Business and Family

It’s difficult for working moms to balance their full-time or even part-time job with taking care of the family. Sometimes it feels like there aren’t enough hours in the day to manage all of your tasks at work and continue to stay on top of everything going on at home. It becomes up to mom […]

‘Make Time to Pursue Your Passion!’ in 2014, Says Moonlighting Toyota Attorney
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‘Make Time to Pursue Your Passion!’ in 2014, Says Moonlighting Toyota Attorney

In January, the job search websites go crazy as people start the New Year resolved to find work that’s more satisfying. “While thousands of people are dealing with the tragedy of unemployment, many others are looking for jobs that are more fulfilling than the ones they have,” says attorney and author Pamela Samuels Young, www.pamelasamuelsyoung.com, […]

The Steve & Marjorie Harvey Foundation: Exclusive Apprenticeship Experiences
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The Steve & Marjorie Harvey Foundation: Exclusive Apprenticeship Experiences

  Actor, comedian turned media mogul and philanthropist—Steve Harvey— takes on another exciting role by joining the Coca-Cola Pay It Forward Program. His strong commitment to mentoring is a great complement to the movement that uncaps a world of possibilities for the next generation. Marking year three, the Coca-Cola Pay It Forward program will offer […]

Time Warner Cable Named a 2013 Top Company for People of Color
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Time Warner Cable Named a 2013 Top Company for People of Color

Time Warner Cable was selected as a 2013 Top Company for People of Color by the National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC), an organization that educates, advocates and empowers for multi-ethnic diversity in the communications industry. The company was named to this list based on the results from a joint NAMIC and Women in […]

LIFT programs help 5,000 people achieve dream of homeownership
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LIFT programs help 5,000 people achieve dream of homeownership

Wells Fargo & Company, America’s largest mortgage lender, and NeighborWorks America, a national nonprofit organization which creates opportunities for people to live in affordable homes and improve their lives, today announced more than 5,000 low- to moderate-income adults have become homeowners with the help of homebuyer education and down-payment assistance offered through LIFT programs. The […]

3 Things Every Woman Should Know About Herself & Her Money
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3 Things Every Woman Should Know About Herself & Her Money

If you’re a woman, chances are good that in the years ahead, it will be you and you alone who’s responsible for managing your money. That could be a problem: Even among the very affluent, many women admit they know little to nothing about bigger-picture money concerns such as financial planning and investment management, according […]

Multicultural Scholarship Helps Close Diversity Shortage Gap in Medicine
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Multicultural Scholarship Helps Close Diversity Shortage Gap in Medicine

Nefertiti Clavon, 22, struggles to keep up with rising tuition costs and other college expenses. “There were times I felt I was going to have to leave school because of financial situations,” said Clavon, a health promotions student at the University of Houston in Texas. “I’m grateful there is a scholarship available for female students […]

Growth in Black Buying Power Continues
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Growth in Black Buying Power Continues

African-American buying power continues to increase and is expected to rise from its current $1 trillion level1 to $1.3 trillion by 2017, according to Resilient, Receptive and Relevant: The African-American Consumer 2013 Report. The report was released today by Nielsen, a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy, in […]

Work Progress Program Application Now Open
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Work Progress Program Application Now Open

As part of the Young Men’s Initiative, CEO in partnership with NYC Human Resources Administration is seeking qualified youth service providers to deliver a new cycle of the Work Progress Program (WPP)—a subsidized wage program designed to provide low-income young adults with work experience and promote community goals. The original WPP pilot in spring 2012 […]

Hempstead Rebirth Presents Seminar on "The Cost of Doing Business", July 18th
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Hempstead Rebirth Presents Seminar on “The Cost of Doing Business”, July 18th

Hempstead Rebirth CDC, the non-profit, faith based organization created to improve the overall quality of life of low to moderate income individuals, families and businesses, continues to empower individuals, families and business owners with its upcoming Meet the Expert Series session focusing The Cost of Doing Business. In this thought-provoking seminar on Thursday, July 18th at […]

Get That Job! How To Create Your Online Identity in 6 Easy Steps
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Get That Job! How To Create Your Online Identity in 6 Easy Steps

With the advent of electronic resumes and the ability to search the Internet, companies and recruiters are becoming more proactive in searching-out top candidates, rather than waiting for good candidates to contact them. Ford R. Myers, Career Coach, Speaker and Author of “Get The Job You Want, Even When No One’s Hiring,” (John Wiley & […]

Legislator Abrahams to Host 2013 Job/Career Fair
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Legislator Abrahams to Host 2013 Job/Career Fair

Nassau County Legislator Kevan Abrahams (D-Freeport), in conjunction with Town of Hempstead Department of Occupational Resources, are once again hosting the 2013 Job/Career Fair & Franchise Opportunities, including a Veteran’s Job & Resource Fair, at Nassau Community College, CCB Multipurpose Room, on Wednesday, July 10th  from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Together, they are offering […]

Five Ways to Save...Using Strategic Shopping
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Five Ways to Save…Using Strategic Shopping

By Stephanie Nelson, CouponMom.com Strategic Shopping is not about changing the way you eat, it’s about changing the way you buy the food you like. Create customized shopping approaches that save time, allow your family to have tasty and healthy meals—all while cutting your grocery bill in half. 1. Know your prices. Become familiar with the […]

Workforce Education Center Youth Programs
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Workforce Education Center Youth Programs

LaGuardia Community College Youth Programs Division is seeking individuals to work in our summer youth employment program. Currently, we are looking for three (3) service learning coordinators, and one community service coordinator. Job descriptions for both positions are attaché. Each of these positions will report to the Director of Youth Programs. We are looking for […]