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Conversations With Veterans: Nick Lopez’ Success Post Military Life

Technically savvy and patriotic, Nick Lopez always knew he wanted to use his talent to serve his country.

11/17/2014

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Supporting Our Military On Campus

Under the GI Bill, veterans are provided with financial support for education, making college a viable dream.

11/17/2014

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How Companies Are Giving Back To Local Communities

Philanthropy-focused corporations and businesses recognize that healthy, robust communities are integral to their bottom line. Supporting neighborhood-based initiatives and projects not only keeps companies solvent, but also beautifies local roadways and parks, helps to maintain […]

11/14/2014

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5 Simple Ways To Help Your Local Community This Holiday Season

Communities are only as strong as those living in them. It may be easier to wait for someone else to pick up the litter on the street or to paint an elderly neighbor’s fence, but […]

11/14/2014

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Why Small Business Saturday Is Important For Your Community

Small Business Saturday will take place nationwide this year on November 29th. Since its launch in 2010 it has helped change the landscape of big-city neighborhoods and small town U.S.A.

11/11/2014

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Best Ways To Spend Thanksgiving Morning With The Family

Setting the table can wait, here are some of the best activities your family can enjoy on Thanksgiving morning.

11/10/2014

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How Military Families Prepare For Their Loved Ones Return

Your family has been anticipating this day since forever, and finally, your soldier’s deployment is coming to an end. Preparing yourself for the big day and what comes after will require more than simply hanging up a banner and baking a cake. Every military family is different, but most will benefit from these home coming tips.

11/03/2014

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What To Teach Your Kids About Giving

It’s never too early to start grooming the next generation of compassionate givers. Here are some basics that can help you get started this holiday season.

10/24/2014

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Holiday Giving Tips And What To Avoid

End-of-year, charitable giving not only nabs you a nice tax deduction, but it also gives you the opportunity to support meaningful causes of importance to you. Here are some considerations to mull over before you write that check.

10/24/2014

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Benefits Of Compensated Work Therapy Programs For Veterans

In an ongoing effort to support returning veterans to re-establish themselves in viable careers, the Department of Veterans Affairs has established a vocational, rehabilitation program, called Compensated Work Therapy (CWT).

10/23/2014

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Conversations With Veterans: Howard Wasdin’s Success Post Military Life

Elite Navy SEAL sniper Howard Wasdin survived the infamous battle made famous in the hit movie “Black Hawk Down,” but medical retirement and coming home, presented him with challenges he never expected.

10/23/2014

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Which Companies Give The Most?

With huge profit comes huge responsibility. Currently, a number of corporations have enhanced their public profiles by simply doing good, increasing their sustainability efforts and maintaining high levels of charitable giving. Here are a few of America’s corporate frontrunners to keep on your radar.

10/20/2014

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The 5 Most Impactful Charities For Holiday Giving

Non-profits rely heavily on end-of-year giving, to help them fulfill their annual goals and realize their vision of how to make the world a better place. Giving comes from the heart as well as the wallet, so choosing wisely makes sense. If you’re looking for suggestions and want to have huge impact, these five charities are worth your consideration and discretionary income.

10/20/2014

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How to Save Water and Money Despite Summer’s Heat

Here are some simple tricks that can help you reduce your water usage and lower your water bill this summer.

10/16/2014

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The Five Must-Have Energy-Efficient Appliances No Green Home Should Be Without

Despite the initial outlay, greening your in-home guzzlers can help you save significantly in a short amount of time, particularly if you take advantage of the rebates and tax incentives that are available. If you’re not able to upgrade every appliance in your home, these five can still supply a maximum, energy-saving boost.

10/16/2014

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