Category: Professional

Professional
// June 6, 2019

A small business’s financial health is crucial to its success, and one key component to keeping a business financially healthy is making sure it is protected from errors and omissions (E&O) lawsuits. Unfortunately, according to a recent Forbes article, “fewer than three in 10 small business owners have a business owner’s policy…even fewer (21%) have…

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Professional
// March 7, 2019

This year began with the longest government shutdown in our country’s history. And while some Americans were kicking off 2019 with their health and wellness goals, millions of furloughed government employees were trying to figure out how to feed their families, while going to work without pay. For many of us, news of the 35-day…

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Professional
// December 6, 2018

Wellness is a word we didn’t hear a lot of 20-30 years ago. The meaning of wellness has transformed over time and is now a word we hear daily, but what does it mean? Wellness can mean something different to everyone. It can mean eating healthier, losing weight, focusing on mental health or simply taking…

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Professional
// September 6, 2018

It’s been a year since the #MeToo movement was born. The stories that poured out of Hollywood brought harassment in the workplace to light, and the traction hasn’t slowed down since. The #MeToo movement may have started in Hollywood, but it doesn’t stop there. It brought awareness, education and transparency to the world. So how…

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Professional
// June 7, 2018

Over 63 million Americans reside in communities such as condominiums, homeowners associations, planned unit developments or cooperatives. In the past few years, associations began offering unique amenities, and more and more homeowners are flocking to these large associations due to the extensive list of amenities. “Policing” the residents has become a necessity due to the…

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Professional
// March 8, 2018

In 2017, allegations of harassment, discrimination and molestation went mainstream. Many individuals within the entertainment industry were involved in lawsuits, and, as the year wound down, we saw a high profile suit involving the USA Gymnastics national team doctor. Dr. Larry Nassar graduated from the University of Michigan in 1985; the following year, he became…

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Professional
// December 6, 2017

As we approach the New Year, people will say, “This is the year I’m going to…” That sentence can be completed in many different ways, such as, lose weight, buy a house, rent an apartment, get married or get an early jump on taxes. The New Year is always a great time to start fresh…

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Professional
// September 7, 2017

According to Charity Navigator, nonprofit organizations in the U.S. closed out 2016 with a staggering $390 billion dollars in donations received. Several years ago, the phrase “going viral” was born, and pertained to all things pop culture and news-related, but charities have also seen the benefits of “going viral.” Online giving through smartphone applications, social…

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Professional
// June 6, 2017

By now you have heard of the ransomware “WannaCry” that hit computers in an estimated 150 countries, according to CNBC. The exploit targeted Windows-based systems that were not updated with a March 2017 patch. A cybersecurity researcher in the UK was able to bring WannaCry to a halt when he found and activated a “kill…

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Professional
// March 14, 2017

Benjamin Franklin said, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”  And so, once a year, we file our tax returns. Any refund is often spent long before we receive it. We pay off credit card bills, book vacations and make down-payments on a new car. But what if…

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Professional
// March 6, 2017

Cyber hackers and rogue employees have been terrorizing Coverage Town! Can you help us find the five suspects? Crime Scene 1   Home Run Sporting Goods was targeted by a hacker and was hit with a data breach, exposing credit and debit card numbers with expiration dates. State law required the Home Run to report…

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Professional
// December 8, 2016

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the health care industry continues to explode, being one of the top three industries driving economic growth in the U.S. As our population ages and advances are made, this can only continue. In 2014, there were nearly one million home health aides, and, as one of the fastest…

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