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It’s not often that you get support from your employer to step away from your day-to-day responsibilities for an entire year to focus on something else. Schwab gave me that privilege as I spent this past year as Chair of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA).

By The Goddard School • October 31st, 2018
This makes all those celebrations a lot less stressful
Birthday season —it’s like the flu. When it comes, it comes at you hard. I’m no expert but I’ve attended my fair share of birthday parties in my three-and-a-half years in the parenting game and have learned some lessons along the way. Since our daughter’s social agenda has become ours as a family, my husband and I have created a system of parenting tricks to save…

Investment in equipment and software is projected to expand 4.1 percent next year according to the 2019 Equipment Leasing & Finance U.S. Economic Outlook released by the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation.Equipment and software investment increased at a robust rate in the first half of 2018, driven by more preferable tax treatment and a general...

Law enforcement agencies are in a tough position; they have a mandate to protect the public, but it cannot be met at the expense of their employees. Consider these statistics: More officers die of suicide than die of shootings and traffic accidents combined.[1] The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) cites studies that show between …

Published: November 14, 2018
Credit Inquiries: What You Should Know About Hard and Soft Pulls
Did you know every time someone, including you, reviews your credit report a credit inquiry is added to your report instantly
A credit inquiry is a request that’s made by a “legitimate business” to check credit report information on an individual from a credit reporting agency. There are two types of credit inquiries you should know about.
The first one is a hard inquiry also known as a…

After another monumental data breach this past week from Marriott/Starwood, we were once again exposed to the real threats and realities that exist with our information held within the systems of l…

A list of the top 10 nutrition facts that almost everyone agrees on. Despite all the controversy in nutrition, there are a few widely accepted truths.

Minor kitchen remodels are estimated to pay an 81% return, while higher-end kitchen renovation projects are closer to 59%. Whichever you choose...

Recently my wife and I were at lunch with a couple from our church. They were going through a few things and wanted our prayers and guidance. We had spent almost two hours with them — eating, talking, praying, and enjoying their company
Then it happened. As I was getting up to leave, I fell. Hard. I honestly thought the booth bench was longer and I almost toppled the next table over trying to catch my fall.
Everyone in the whole restaurant was…

20 ways to make your digs more functional, safe, and guest-friendly

There are three questions must be answered in order to discover God’s unique assignment for your ministry.

Imagine one billion virtual assistants optimizing productivity and performance. Real-time automation triggers one billion actions for call centers.

5 Ways brands can leverage advanced forecasting tools to offset rising labor costs

By theLeaseGuy | December 5, 2018
One thing I really like about being in the equipment financing industry is being around all the different products we finance. Construction equipment, to name one type of equipment, always gets my imagination going
It goes back to when I was a kid. As I’ve mentioned in previous posts over the years, I was the guy with the Tonka® trucks. So I kind of gravitate to heavy equipment, construction machinery, and related. Usually when we finance a…

Ice-class passenger ferry Suomenlinna II was remotely piloted through test area near Helsinki harbor, proving that human oversight of vessels from anywhere is achievable with today’s technologies
With this historic trial in the Finnish capital’s port last week, ABB and Helsinki City Transport took the next step in autonomous shipping. In the remote trial, the world’s first for an existing passenger ferry, ABB successfully tested the…

Everything’s Included by Lennar, the leading homebuilder of new homes for sale in the nation’s most desirable real estate markets.

Tax season is upon us and you might be asking what can you still do that can potentially reduce your overall tax liability. Here are 5 big deductions that people often don’t ask about or overlook …

It's time for new and veteran supply chain professionals to familiarize themselves with the underlying concepts of blockchain.

Everything’s Included by Lennar, the leading homebuilder of new homes for sale in the nation’s most desirable real estate markets.

The average cost of one single breach is $3.86 million and can jeopardize customer trust and brand reputation forever. **
Call center leaders use real-time automation to ensure seasonal employees are trained to protect customers.

This post was sponsored by Regions Bank, member FDIC. All opinions are my own. I recently attended a tremendous event called “Making Moves While Giving Back”, a Regions Next Step – Real Talk event …

Thinking about leaving your rental behind and buying a home? Here are four points to consider.

It is not an easy task to run a restaurant but it becomes twice as difficult during the ‘off-season’ when the customer base trickles down

Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) was recently awarded a PeopleSoft Innovator Award at Oracle OpenWorld in recognition of the tremendous amount of work accomplished in a relatively short time. After the individual healthcare networks merged operations in 2016, the project team set about eliminating 25 HR/Payroll systems as it moved 33,000 team members at 13 hospitals and …

As stated in the last post, our Kingdom Thinking (Christology) should determine our Missional Engagement, (missiology) which in turn should determine the way we understand and live out Biblical Community (ecclesiology). When we get these three concepts in the wrong order, we often allow our idea of church to rule our sense of purpose and mission. The person, work, and ways of Jesus should determine our purpose and mission in the world, and then our mission to follow Him should drive us to…

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From November 27-29, ABB is exhibiting its products and solutions for the digital transformation of manufacturing at SPS IPC Drives, the leading trade fair for smart and digital automation, taking place in Nuremberg, Germany. ABB’s digital solutions include innovative systems, software and services that allow companies of any size in the manufacturing and process industries to increase productivity, enhance operational efficiency, and improve safety and security…

The award will honor the best PhD dissertation within the fields of power and automation. It consists of a $300,000 personal research grant for postdoctoral research.

Thanksgiving isn't just a time for fun and family bonding, it can also be an opportunity to teach children some important lessons. Before you relegate the kids to another room while your cook or load up their plates for them, you may want to consider having them take a more active role in the day. A few simple tasks can make a big difference in your child's development. At Primrose School of NW Oklahoma City, meal time is about so much more than…

Despite my best efforts to eat everything in sight, my family still has enough Thanksgiving leftovers to feed a small village—a small village of people with very large appetites.
But really, who wants 3 days worth of blah turkey sandwiches? We don’t, which is why we’ve rounded up some creative, delicious and easy recipe ideas to make the most of your Thanksgiving leftovers. (My vote is for turkey parmesan and cranberry-sauce pancakes. Yum!)