Open Enrollment For Medicare Begins: What Seniors Need To Know

Posted on October 25, 2017, Updated August 22, 2019Categories Featured   Leave a comment on Open Enrollment For Medicare Begins: What Seniors Need To Know

More than 23 million older adults in the United States are economically insecure. Finding the right health insurance policy can be difficult enough, but seniors have it even tougher when they have to navigate the Medicare options available to them. And with 45 million people enrolled in Medicare due to their age, there’s a lot of room for error. Open enrollment season has officially begun for Medicare and will run through December 7. To safeguard both their health and finances during … Continue reading “Open Enrollment For Medicare Begins: What Seniors Need To Know”

Vacation Company Vacasa Receives $103.5 Million Investment

Posted on October 23, 2017Categories Featured News   Leave a comment on Vacation Company Vacasa Receives $103.5 Million Investment

The Portland-based vacation rental management company, Vacasa, announced Tuesday, October 17 an investment of $103.5 million. The Series B round is currently being led by Riverwood Capital as well as other investors such as Level Equity, NewSpring, and Assurant Growth Investing. Although Vacasa has yet to disclose its terms of value, Bloomberg has reported that the company’s investment has doubled its value. Currently, Vacasa is considered the largest vacation rental management company in the U.S. The company’s total revenue has … Continue reading “Vacation Company Vacasa Receives $103.5 Million Investment”

IRS Creates New Standard Pay for Business Travelers

Posted on October 23, 2017, Updated October 21, 2020Categories Featured News   Leave a comment on IRS Creates New Standard Pay for Business Travelers

Americans love to travel for business, and the IRS is looking for a way to make it a bit more financially feasible for them. According to the American Express Business Travel Survey, a full 91% of respondents reported enjoying traveling for business. Of that number, 62% explained that they enjoyed this option simply because they enjoy spending quality time, in person, with their colleagues, customers, and potential prospects. However, traveling all the time can hamper a person’s well-being. Electronics gadgets repair aside … Continue reading “IRS Creates New Standard Pay for Business Travelers”

Timeshare Company Sued For Deceptive Business Practices

Posted on October 17, 2017Categories Featured   Leave a comment on Timeshare Company Sued For Deceptive Business Practices

A group of Florida timeshare owners are suing a company for deceptive sales practices. Palm Beach Post reports that about 20 couples and other individuals have filed a lawsuit against Boca Raton-based Bluegreen Corp. The plaintiffs claim that the timeshares cost more and have fewer benefits than they were promised initially. Palm Beach Post reports that the group’s lawyers are pushing for more than $5 million in damages. They allege that Bluegreen’s practices violate Florida’s Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act. A 2016 … Continue reading “Timeshare Company Sued For Deceptive Business Practices”

LinkedIn Releases New Tool That Uses Data to Help Employers Hire Better Recruits

Posted on October 12, 2017, Updated October 12, 2017Categories Featured News   Leave a comment on LinkedIn Releases New Tool That Uses Data to Help Employers Hire Better Recruits

LinkedIn, the job recruiting social network, is in the middle of developing a tool that will merge recruitment and cold, hard, data. Known as Talent Insights, this tool is designed as a way to help companies make a cohesive, data-based decision when picking out employees. The goal is to empower recruiters to make a strategic hiring decision and not just look at the traditional qualifications before they hire recruits. For example, instead of just looking at the person’s GPA and experience, … Continue reading “LinkedIn Releases New Tool That Uses Data to Help Employers Hire Better Recruits”