(NAPSI)—Ethanol is helping America reduce its dependence on foreign oil, lowering gas prices, improving the environment with lower emissions and growing the economy with jobs that can’t be outsourced. In 2014 alone, the ethanol industry created and supported nearly 400,000 new jobs across the country1. And a University of Wisconsin/Iowa State University study found that, in 2011, ethanol saved consumers an average of $1.09 per gallon1.
(NAPSI)—Whether you’re just starting your working life or nearing your retirement, having the most dignified retirement possible could depend to a great extent on whether a proposed regulation from the Department of Labor (DOL) is enacted.
(StatePoint) Wedding bells are ringing and “I Dos” are in the air. Newlyweds are taking their first steps toward happily ever after, including combining their finances. But doing so is not without potential pitfalls.
(NewsUSA) - NewsusaInfographic - Unexpected medical costs and a lack of health care coverage can have an adverse impact on an employee's personal finances and quality of life. In fact, unpaid medical bills are the number one cause of personal bankruptcy. Voluntary policies work with major medical insurance to help provide financial protection by paying cash benefits to help cover medical fees or other everyday costs such as a mortgage or monthly utility bills. For more information, visit www.aflac.com.
(NewsUSA) - NewsusaInfographic - Credit investors for being shrewd. Weary of forking over what can be large fees for traditional mutual funds, they've poured $3 trillion into exchange-traded funds (ETFs) -; with $2.09 trillion of that held right here in the U.S. And according to TD Ameritrade, it's millennials, especially, who've been allocating more and more of their portfolios to these baskets of securities that trade intraday like individual stocks.
(NAPSI)—About 56.7 million people have some kind of disability, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. If you or someone you care about is ever among them, you may be encouraged to know that despite a U.S. Department of Labor report that says people with disabilities face an unemployment rate of more than 11 percent—double the national average—there is good news. Changes to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 have resulted in increased efforts by employers to recruit candidates with disabilities.
Are you a homeowner who is current on your mortgage and looking to lower your interest rate? Alternatively, would you like to shorten your mortgage term and build equity faster?
(BPT) - Shopping for an engagement ring can be confusing. But knowing the 4 C’s of picking a diamond – Cut, Color, Clarity and Carat – can help consumers get the best gem for their money. Shopping for roof shingles can be confusing, too. But knowing the 3 C’s of buying a new roof – Cut, Color and Coverage - can help consumers choose the best roof for their home and make the entire process easier and less expensive.
(NewsUSA) - Ten thousand Americans a day are turning 65, including a couple we'll call Stu and Helen. In excellent health, Stu and Helen could be facing a retirement of 30 years -- or even longer. One of their biggest fears about their impending retirement is their potential longevity -- and running out of money to not only pay their bills, but enjoy their free time.