April 20, 2021


Personal Finance: Spring cleaning | PostIndependent.com

Between putting the winter toys away and anticipating upcoming COVID-19 freedoms, now is a great time to freshen up your finances.

Clear out the clutter: I recently helped my dad clean out his office. He still had the paperwork from my Blue Lake home that he co-signed with me back in 1989. Wild to see a 14% interest rate. He also had credit card statements for the past 15 years. Do you have old tax returns, brokerage statements or other financial documents? With cloud storage, eliminate or minimize the paper. Financial institutions, CPAs, financial advisors and brokerage firms keep

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Personal trainers in NEPA get busy again

More and more people are getting back to getting in shape.

SCRANTON, Pa. — More and more people are returning to gyms all over northeastern and central Pennsylvania.

Austin Hill of Scranton was working as a trainer in Los Angeles when the pandemic hit.

“Restrictions continued to get worse and worse, especially in Los Angeles, so one thing led to another, and I just felt it was time to come home back to Scranton,” he said.

And he did. He now works at Elite Gamespeed NEPA in Scranton.

Gyms were forced to close for a time during the health crisis

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Two medical students support ND folks in need of personal hygiene products

Across the state, folks experiencing poverty have limited access to hygiene products. So two future doctors are using their free time to fix the issue.

The lack of access to period products affects low-income, incarcerated, or homeless populations. These two women made it their mission to restore dignity back to the underserved areas in the state.

Zoe Sayler, co- affiliate for ND I Support the Girls says, “If you don’t have those basic needs it can be difficult and so we want to make sure that everyone feels empowered in their daily life and that we’re happy we’re a step

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Four Ways To Build Your Real Estate Personal Brand

Francisco “Kiko” Angulo is the Vice President of Global Development for REALOGY.

Discovering what makes you fascinating is the key to your success. There are about 1.4 million licensed real estate professionals in the United States, so when a future home-owner searches for an agent, their options can feel endless. 

How can you stand out from the crowd? For your real estate business to thrive, you need a powerful personal brand. Keep in mind that you are the brand. Your brand is your promise to your customer. Here’s how you can get started:

Define your target audience.

If you

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Program Record and Personal Best Highlight Trip to LSU

HOUSTON – The University of Houston Track & Field program put on a plethora of strong performances, winning multiple events and securing both season and lifetime best at the Boots Garland Invitational on the campus of LSU on Saturday. 

Nu’uausala Tuilefano provided one of many highlights on the day as the sophomore shattered the 34-year-old program record in the Shot Put. Tuilefano etched her name in the record books with a toss of 16.49m (54-01.25) on her second attempt of the day. 

Nora Monie got things going for the Cougars with the first top finish of

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Councilman demands that Stabosz stop “incessant, unfounded personal attacks” on fellow county officials


Press release submitted by La Porte County Councilman Mark Yagelski


La Porte County Council Vice President Mark Yagelski, the longest serving elected county official who was key in creating the county’s Office of Economic Development. has demanded that newly elected County Auditor Tim Stabosz “immediately stop these incessant, unfounded personal attacks on the integrity of our county attorney and two of our county commissioners,” saying this “nonsense is hurting our county’s reputation with business prospects and job creation activities.”

In a press release, Yagelski said “business craves a safe, stable investment environment where county leadership is working in tandem

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