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3:53 AM / Tuesday September 27, 2022

Color Of Money

Remote Control: Finding your optimal work-life balance in 2021

June 11, 2021

By Jeannie Finkel, Cetera Financial Group BPT Before the pandemic, many industries resisted the idea that work could be done primarily from home. They hadn’t fully suited up for extensive remote work. That left many scrambling last spring, and employees had to quickly figure out how to stay connected, collaborate with co-workers and show they…

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Four tips to help keep small businesses strong

June 3, 2021

BPT Over the past year, small businesses have had to adapt, often learning that their bonds with their surrounding communities are crucial to their survival. As your business continues to weather today’s challenges, here are tips to help your business stay strong while you stay connected to your customers – and your neighbors. Know your…

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A healthy balance: How to make the hybrid office better for you

May 28, 2021

BPT Hybrid work environments, combining remote and in-person work, are here to stay because the hybrid office offers flexibility that benefits employees and organizations without detracting from productivity. But with those benefits, there have been challenges. Remote workers have struggled with setting boundaries, building and deepening team relationships, and getting the easy access to resources…

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Three savvy ways to manage your finances

May 21, 2021

BPT During challenging times, there’s nothing more stressful than trying to manage your money (especially if your cash flow has been disrupted). Between expenses like rent, groceries, student loans and other debt, it can be difficult to align your monthly spending with your paychecks. But fortunately, there are new tools available to help you manage…

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The Business Corner: Obtaining insurance to handle government contracts

May 7, 2021

By Teresa M. Lundy There are opportunities for minority and women business owners to provide goods and services to the City of Philadelphia, the Philadelphia School District, and the state of Pennsylvania.  But there’s one catch. Even if you win a request for proposal, you need the right types of insurance, at the appropriate levels…

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How to Plan for a Future Vacation

April 30, 2021

Family Features After a long year stuck at home, many people are dreaming about when they can travel once again. While counting down the days may feel like torture, planning and booking a vacation for later this year can give you something to look forward to. Now may be the perfect time to start thinking…

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‘Professional Black Girl’: A one on one with Dr. Yaba Blay

April 30, 2021

By Kharisma McIlwaine Blackness as a monolith is a construct many people in the African diaspora continue to fight to dismantle. In the past few years, there has been a surge of Black women highlighted and recognized for being the multifaceted, incredible beings they are — thanks in part to movements and hashtags like #Blackgirlmagic….

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Eight tips to launch a rewarding career in the construction industry

April 23, 2021

BPT Do you enjoy working with your hands? Do you love solving complex problems? Do you enjoy working in the outdoors? Do you enjoy the satisfaction of seeing something you’ve built? If you answer “yes” to any of these questions, you may want to consider a career in construction. Many young people don’t realize that…

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