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Five simple tweaks to becoming a more successful manager

Erika Boissiere •
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When you’re promoted to a management position, it’s a sign that you’re advancing in your company. You’ve done something right, and now you’ve been rewarded with greater responsibilities—responsibilities that include managing others. That’s a good thing, right? Probably. But what happens if you discover that management isn’t what you thought it would be? It probably


What’s new for Medicare in 2019?

Next Avenue •
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Medicare costs change each year, so if you’re 65 or older, it’s important to understand and review your benefits for the upcoming year. Some new rules affect the cost of prescription drugs covered under Part D (Medicare’s prescription drug benefit) and change the times when you can revise your Medicare health and drug coverage. Medicare


Con-do or con-don’t: what to know about condo investment properties

Corazon Gritar •
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There’s no denying the fact that real estate investments, when executed properly, can lead to a number of financial rewards. But while most investors think of single and multi-family homes as being the wisest investments, many people underestimate the viability of condos as a real estate investment property. While there are a number of considerations


The Mural Building: American Writers Museum

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“Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet depreciate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground.” – Frederick Douglass (1818 – 1895) Two hundred years ago, author and orator Frederick Douglass was born into slavery in Maryland. He bravely escaped and became an activist for the abolitionist movement through his powerful