Gerald A. Pimpleton

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The Mirror Technique

Advantages and disadvantages of term life insurance

Term life insurance can provide essential protection for your family. It is less expensive than other life insurance options.<p>The downside of term …

Soon allowed to drive, Saudi women get a car show

As Saudi Arabia prepares to give women the right to drive this month, a women sits in a driving simulator during a car show only for women in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia STR, EPA-EFE<p>A woman looks at a vintage Ford Mustang during a car show only for women in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Women are expected to be …

Coal lobby fights black-lung tax as disease rates surge

PRINCETON, West Virginia (Reuters) - As a young man, Barry Shrewsbury dug coal in the West Virginia mines and spent his time off hunting and fishing in the rolling hills.<p>Now, at 62, he struggles to breathe and accomplish basic tasks such as shopping and showering, and relies on a federal fund for …

A Goldman Sachs VP Is Facing Criminal Charges Over Insider Trading. Here's How His Scam Supposedly Worked

A Goldman Sachs vice president used an overseas friend’s brokerage account to make $140,000 off illegal trades based on insider knowledge, according …

Boeing Workers At South Carolina Plant Vote To Unionize

It only covers about 178 workers, but it's still a union foothold: Flight-readiness technicians and inspectors at Boeing's factory in North Charleston, S.C., voted to unionize on Thursday, more than a year after a broader union vote failed at the plant that makes Boeing 787 airliners.<p>The workers …

South Carolina

Here's where the jobs are — in one chart

The U.S. economy created 223,000 jobs in May, soaring above the 188,000 payroll growth estimate from economists surveyed by Reuters. But as always, …

Health Care

Disney offers raise to $15/hour for California workers

Disney (DIS +0.3%) is offering to raise California worker pay to $15/hour by 2020, a couple of years ahead of the state's own minimum wage and one …

Vermont to pay up to $10K to new residents who work remotely

Vermont is willing to pay new residents who work remotely for an out-of-state employer in hopes of increasing its population and workforce.<p>Vermont Gov. Phil Scott has signed into law a bill that will pay those new residents up to $10,000 over a period of two years in an effort to attract younger …

New Hampshire

Unsuccessful people focus on “The Gap.” Here’s what successful people focus on

“The way to measure your progress is backward against where you started, not against your ideal.” — Dan Sullivan, THE GAIN AND THE GAP<p>Key concepts to …

Generation Z is already moving away from Facebook, and 8 more industries could be next

Ishan Goel, a 19-year-old marketing strategist with the Mark Cuban Companies, said it was "not cool" for his fellow Gen Zers to be on Facebook. For today's teens, Facebook is just a tool for group chats or keeping up with parents.<p>"People aren't wanting to post stuff consistently," Goel told …

Social Media

How To Apply For $350 Million In Student Loan Forgiveness

There’s $350 million in student loan forgiveness available on a first-come, first-served basis.<p>Here’s what you need to know and how to apply.<p><b>Temporary Expanded Public Service Loan Forgiveness</b><p>On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Education added a page to its website with details of the Temporary …

College & University

Science Says 1 Minute of This Kind of Exercise May Equal 45 Minutes of Jogging

The short- and long-term benefits of exercise are absurdly well-documented. Exercise lowers your cholesterol, boosts your mood, decreases your …

The Greatest Advice For Young People You Will EVER Hear - Gary Vaynerchuk | Motivational Talk

The 10 Companies Millennials In The U.S. Trust The Most: Samsung Tops The List

Every year, we take a look at which companies out there in the world are considered the most reputable—by nation, region and overall. It also pays to look at what millennials think. They are, after all, a 75.4 million-strong generation between the ages of 18 and 34—larger in number than the …

Top 10

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How Successful People Spend Monday Mornings

Do you go to bed on Sunday night absolutely dreading Monday morning? Or are you excited about getting back into the thick of things?<p>If you don’t look …

An Interview with David Arnoux, growth hacker.

David Arnoux is a growth hacker at GrowthTribe, who just this month launched Europe's first uni-backed course on growth hacking at The Growth Hacking …

Moving Past Responsive Design to a Mobile-First Email Strategy

By now we’ve all heard the statistics that as much as two-thirds of all email is opened or read on mobile devices. But no problem – you’re using …

Mobile Devices

John Oliver On Why Your Credit Score Is Probably BS

John Oliver has finally said what we’re all secretly thinking: Credit reports are a sham.<p>On Sunday’s episode of <i>Last Week Tonight</i>, the comedian outlined a few glaring errors in the way we calculate and use credit reports. For example, 47% of employers use those three numbers in hiring decisions, …

Smokers Less Likely to Get Hired and Earn Less: Study

Smokers who are out of work are less likely than nonsmokers to find a job and once they do, they earn less, researchers reported Monday.<p>The study is one of the few to show that smoking is a cause, and not an effect, of not getting hired and it measures just how much smoking costs the average …