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  • Why your company shouldn't shy away from risk

    SmartBrief on Entrepreneurs
    29 Oct 2014 | 12:19 pm
    Companies must be willing to accept risk and failure if they are to achieve great things, writes Bill Carmody, founder and CE -More- 
  • Here's what everyone is wearing for Halloween

    SmartBrief on Leadership
    29 Oct 2014 | 7:34 am
    Still planning your Halloween costume?  -More- 
  • Taco Bell blacks out its Web presence to promote new app

    IAB SmartBrief
    29 Oct 2014 | 6:48 am
    Taco Bell has removed everything from its social media channels and website except for a link to download its new ordering an -More- 
  • Web posting of SEC data lags e-mail subscription release

    CPA Letter Daily
    29 Oct 2014 | 6:14 am
    Academic researchers have found a time delay between when the Securities and Exchange Commission releases market-moving data  -More- 
  • IRS allows defined contribution plans to offer deferred annuities to older participants

    Financial Planning Digest
    27 Oct 2014 | 10:01 am
    In a further attempt to broaden the availability of retirement funding options, the Internal Revenue Service issued guidance  -More- Think all clients are the same? Think again. $41 trillion is set to pass from Baby Boomer parents to their Millennial children. And while the children of your clients will almost universally choose to keep the money, they might not keep you as their advisor. Learn how to work with a changing client-base in our new guide. Download now.
 
 
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    CPA Letter Daily

  • Web posting of SEC data lags e-mail subscription release

    29 Oct 2014 | 6:14 am
    Academic researchers have found a time delay between when the Securities and Exchange Commission releases market-moving data  -More- 
  • Strong U.S. earnings drive S&P 500 above benchmark

    29 Oct 2014 | 6:14 am
    Strong earnings reports boosted stocks Tuesday on Wall Street, sending the Standard & Poor's 500 index above its closely foll -More- How One Firm Spent the Recession Laughing to the Bank Looking back, creating an A/E/C start-up during the brutal recession of the early 2000's sounds like the worst timing imaginable. Seems like a great way to lose everything, a great way to regret chasing a dream, a great way to move back in with your parents.
  • Join the AICPA's social media conversation

    29 Oct 2014 | 6:14 am
    Everywhere you turn, you are invited to join the social media conversation.  -More- 
  • How to exclude construction allowance payments from income

    29 Oct 2014 | 6:14 am
    Commercial leases often include construction allowances to permit tenants to configure the space to suit their business needs -More- 
  • Hungary's Internet tax spurs mass protest

    29 Oct 2014 | 6:14 am
    Protesters have filled the streets of Budapest, Hungary, to show their opposition to a tax on Internet use starting next year -More- Because Tax Time Is Year-Round. Join the AICPA Tax Section and get valuable resources to help you all year: a free subscription to The Tax Adviser magazine, four free hours of Tax Power Hour CPE, guidance, strategies, tools, resources and more! All for only $99 for the first year! Learn more
 
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    AAF SmartBrief

  • Baskin-Robbins gives out treats in Halloween Twitter contest

    29 Oct 2014 | 11:12 am
    Baskin-Robbins has paired up with Hershey's for a Halloween campaign and will give out gift certificates and Heath Bars to pe -More- 
  • Twitter is helping automakers bring in millions, report says

    29 Oct 2014 | 11:12 am
    Twitter -- through ads, positive brand mentions, TV ad amplifications and automaker tweets -- helped drive $716 million in sa -More- 
  • Facebook says it will keep spending despite rising costs

    29 Oct 2014 | 11:12 am
    Facebook will continue to invest in new technology, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said, even as the company's costs rose 41% in the thi -More- 
  • Taco Bell blacks out its Web presence to promote new app

    29 Oct 2014 | 11:12 am
    Taco Bell has removed everything from its social media channels and website except for a link to download its new ordering an -More- What's the Difference Between a Consumer and a Customer? Answer: Motivations. Marketing is undergoing a fundamental change. Targeting on values and purchase motivations in addition to traditional audience definitions like demographics and behaviors is more relevant, resulting in higher incremental response and longer engagement. Download Resonate's Motivations in the Marketing Mix Report.
  • Tumblr, 11 partners launch autoplay video ads

    29 Oct 2014 | 11:12 am
    Tumblr introduced autoplay video ads this week with 11 launch partners, whose content will arrive in user feeds under the lab -More- 
 
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    Aviation eBrief

  • Diamond Aircraft takes off at Algerian flight school

    29 Oct 2014 | 11:08 am
    The Aviation Training School in Algeria recently took delivery of its first aircraft, a Diamond Aircraft DA40 equipped with G -More- Discover if Your Investments May be Working Against Each Other. You may be leaving money on the table with your retirement funds. In our presentation, we'll share our proprietary methods and give you the steps to take for a more holistic approach. So you can ensure that your investments are working together. Click now to start.
  • New retrofit program will adapt HondaJet engine for Cessna CitationJets

    29 Oct 2014 | 11:08 am
    GE Honda Aero Engines, the Greensboro, N.C.-based engine manufacturer is partnering with Sierra Industries of Uvalde, Texas,  -More- 
  • Bursting at the seams

    29 Oct 2014 | 11:08 am
    Here's a checklist of actions you can take to help prevent water damage in your home due to a burst pipe during the weather m -More- AOPA Members receive 20% off of all prescription eyewear at SaltCityOptics.com SaltCityOptics.com specializes in prescription sunglasses and glasses from top brands in the industry. Oakley, Ray-Ban, Smith, Kaenon, Serengeti, Spy, Zeal/Maui Jim and many more. Visit the AOPA Lifestyles Member Discounts webpage to take advantage of this offer and see other great deals.
  • KC-135 instructor discusses the future of the Air Force

    29 Oct 2014 | 11:08 am
    Matt Fritz joins the Airplane Geeks podcast to discuss the role of the KC-135 tanker and the future of the Air Force, and off -More- 
  • AOPA calls USA Today story "sensationalistic and incomplete"

    29 Oct 2014 | 11:08 am
    USA Today has offered its readers sensationalistic and incomplete journalism with its latest story targeting general aviation -More- 
 
 
 
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    ASCD SmartBrief

  • Bloomberg aims to help low-income students attend college

    29 Oct 2014 | 7:32 am
    Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Monday that his charitable group, Bloomberg Philanthropies, would inve -More- 
  • Reasons for common core success in Ky.

    29 Oct 2014 | 7:32 am
    Kentucky, an early adopter of the Common Core State Standards, has had success in its implementation.  -More- 
  • Strategies that make learning last

    29 Oct 2014 | 7:32 am
    In this October Educational Leadership article, professor Daniel Willingham discusses four useful study techniques, each with -More- Dean, School of Education Syracuse University
  • Instructional method for science focuses on critical thinking

    29 Oct 2014 | 7:32 am
    The Science Writing Heuristic approach -- developed in 1999 by Brian Hand, a science education professor at the University of -More- 
  • Sleep problems often co-occur with psychiatric issues in children

    29 Oct 2014 | 7:32 am
    Forty-one percent of 183 children ages 6 and younger with mental health issues met the criteria for a sleep problem, particul -More- Math Tools in Action shows teachers in grades 1-5 how to use anchor charts, journals, and manipulatives to deepen and improve math instruction. Each of the 3 DVDs in this PD series demonstrates a complete lesson in a real classroom, with expert commentary and teaching tips. Click here to view clips and download the viewing guides!
 
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    CEC SmartBrief

  • Pediatricians should guide parents on out-of-home placements

    29 Oct 2014 | 10:20 am
     -More- Can't-Miss Teacher Conferences & Seminars coming this November! • Reading Mini-Lessons for the Common Core (Gr K-2) AL, GA, MI, OH • Fitting It All In: Teach Smarter Not Harder (Gr K-1) TX • Singapore Math: Strategies That Work in Every Classroom! (Gr 1-5) MN, IL • Conferences for Pre-K & K Teachers MN, AZ, FL, LA, IN, TN • Dr. Jean's Rock, Rhyme, Write & Read! (Gr PreK-K) OH, MI, OK
  • Lesson tests elementary students' chemistry skills

    29 Oct 2014 | 10:20 am
    Elementary students taking part in the Fusion club at an Illinois school recently used their chemistry skills to test the PH  -More- 
  • How one high school incorporates therapy animals

    29 Oct 2014 | 10:20 am
    Special-education students in a transitional class at a California school are learning life skills with the help of visits fr -More- 
  • How Minn. schools are directing resources to students' mental health

    29 Oct 2014 | 10:20 am
     -More- Make life better for children with special needs Help your special-needs students reach their greatest potential. Enhance your skills and knowledge through a Penn State World Campus online professional development program in autism, BACB-approved applied behavior analysis course sequence (including an online ABA Practicum), or a special education supervision program. Learn More Today.
  • 2015 CEC committee leadership opportunities

    29 Oct 2014 | 10:20 am
    Contributing to your professional association is a rewarding experience.  -More- Assistant/Associate Professor of Special Education High Point University
 
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    SIFMA SmartBrief

  • Fed aligns risk-management standards with international rules

    29 Oct 2014 | 4:38 am
    Revised policy announced Tuesday by the Federal Reserve on setting risk-management standards for the largest clearing, paymen -More- Streaming Evaluated Prices Across Multiple Asset Classes Expected changes in the fixed income market structure are now a reality. Interactive Data provides firms with fixed income evaluations delivered continuously throughout the trading day to drive idea generation, support price discovery and pre-trade insight into NAV impact. Book a Demo Now
  • Join our honorees and special guest speaker to support youth financial education -- Foundation Tribute Dinner, Nov. 10

    29 Oct 2014 | 4:38 am
    This year, the SIFMA Foundation is honoring David Carroll, senior executive vice president of Wells Fargo; Dr. Rudolph F.  -More- 
  • MetLife to make case that it's not SIFI

    29 Oct 2014 | 4:38 am
    Next week, the Financial Stability Oversight Council will hear MetLife argue that it is not a systemically important financia -More- 
  • Advisors must build relationships or risk losing assets

    29 Oct 2014 | 4:38 am
    Demand for financial advisors is high, but broker-dealers have been quickly going out of business since 2007, says Pershing's -More- 
  • Strong U.S. earnings drive S&P 500 above benchmark

    29 Oct 2014 | 4:38 am
    Strong earnings reports boosted stocks Tuesday on Wall Street, sending the Standard & Poor's 500 index above its closely foll -More- Discover How to Turn Compliance Challenges into Business Benefits Arduous client onboarding processes resulting from new regulations have made dropouts and a poor client experience a real concern for wealth managers. In fact, a recent global analysis of client onboarding practices produced by Appway & Wealthbriefing, reveals that it currently takes up to 41 business days to onboard a simple high net worth client. Register now for the Appway Breakfast…
 
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    ProChef SmartBrief

  • Insects make the menu at eco-conscious eatery

    29 Oct 2014 | 11:28 am
    Seattle-based chef Meeru Dhalwala took her menu in a new direction after learning much of the seafood she was serving was end -More- Idaho® Potato Pizza Margherita Style Create pure pizza perfection with this Idaho Potato-based pizza dough topped with fresh Roma tomatoes, asparagus and melting mozzarella. For this and more great inspirations, visit foodservice.idahopotato.com/recipes
  • Tofu-centric business finds success in California

    29 Oct 2014 | 11:28 am
    Vietnamese-born Minh Tsai founded Hodo Soy Beanery in Oakland, Calif., to provide Bay-area restaurants and shops, such as Chi -More- 
  • Study: FDA finds most seafood is properly labeled

    29 Oct 2014 | 11:28 am
    Some 85% of the seafood from suppliers in 14 states was found in a two-year study by the Food and Drug Administration to be p -More- 
  • Argentinian vintners offer more than malbec

    29 Oct 2014 | 11:28 am
    Argentinian wine producers shared their best bottles at the Wines of Argentina event in Beverly Hills, Calif., and surprised  -More- 
  • Bronx nonprofit turns urban produce into hot sauce

    29 Oct 2014 | 11:28 am
    Peppers grown in urban gardens in the Bronx, N.Y., serve as the base for Bronx Hot Sauce, a spicy condiment created by a nonp -More- PHILADELPHIA Brings Creamy Flavor to Finger Sandwiches Create simple and savory dishes with the versatile flavor of PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese. With elegant flavor pairings such as Pumpernickel & Fig, Pretzel Rouge & Prosciutto, and Rosemary, Chive & Pecan, the Cream Cheese Trio Finger Sandwiches make it easy to spread creamy flavor across your menu. Don't miss your chance to SAVE UP TO $150! Get recipe.
 
 
 
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    NRF SmartBrief

  • IKEA Canada's new chief maps an aggressive growth plan

    29 Oct 2014 | 8:45 am
    IKEA Canada must make its stores and online retail site more accessible and affordable to shoppers amid an increasingly compe -More- Seven Secrets to Know About Parcel Shipping - Right Before the Holidays. Last year's holiday shipping debacle left millions of customers let down and even outraged. These secrets can make a big impact in your ability to reduce and control your transportation costs and ensure packages are delivered on time and to customers' satisfaction. Unwrap "The Seven Dirty Little Secrets of Parcel Shipping." Click here to download our paper.
  • NRF SmartStat: Oct. 29, 2014

    29 Oct 2014 | 8:45 am
    One-quarter of retailers surveyed are investing in "ship from store" or "pick up in store" services for the holidays.  -More- 
  • Why Wal-Mart uses the weather to forecast sales trends

    29 Oct 2014 | 8:45 am
    Wal-Mart began partnering with the Weather Co.  -More- 
  • Neiman Marcus app sells shoes, bags users see on the street

    29 Oct 2014 | 8:45 am
    Neiman Marcus Group is adding a feature to its mobile application that lets users take pictures of handbags and shoes and buy -More- A look inside Retail's BIG Show Why do more than 30,000 retail professionals come to NRF's Annual Convention & EXPO each year? NRF took to the EXPO floor at last year's event to ask attendees. See what all the buzz is about and register for this year's event, January 11 - 14 in New York. Watch video.
  • Lululemon founder's family launches casual luxury brand

    29 Oct 2014 | 8:45 am
    The wife and son of Lululemon founder Chip Wilson have opened Kit and Ace, a Vancouver boutique selling a line of high-end ca -More- 
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    CompTIA SmartBrief

  • Sources: Russian hackers eyed in White House breach

    29 Oct 2014 | 7:33 am
    Intrusions into an unclassified White House network reportedly are believed to be the work of Russian hackers.  -More- Penn State's Online IT Programs Choose from fully online master's, bachelor's, or associate degree, or undergraduate certificates in IT. Whether you're new to the IT industry, making a career change, or looking to enhance your experience with the reputation of a world-class university, Penn State's online IT programs can get you on your way. To learn more, visit Penn State online IST programs.
  • State of the IT skills gap

    29 Oct 2014 | 7:33 am
    In CompTIA's research on the state of IT skills gap, 68% of IT firms report having a "very challenging" time finding new staf -More- 
  • EMC announces hybrid-cloud platform, acquisitions

    29 Oct 2014 | 7:33 am
    EMC says its redefined Enterprise Hybrid Cloud Solution supports both on- and off-site services and integration with Microsof -More- 
  • Apple commits $100M for ConnectED program

    29 Oct 2014 | 7:33 am
    Apple says it will provide $100 million in grants for the federal ConnectED program that aims to bring better Internet servic -More- 
  • ARM targets low-end mobile devices

    29 Oct 2014 | 7:33 am
    ARM Holdings on Monday debuted three new graphics chip designs in its Mali line, targeting low-end and midrange smartphones a -More- Earn Your Master's Degree in Information Assurance Take classes online or in-person from a school designated as a Center of Academic Excellence by the NSA and DHS. The curriculum is built based on NSA, ISACA, CISSP and (ISC)2 standards. Specialize in Cyber Security or Policy Management. Face new security challenge with confidence. Prepare yourself.
 
 
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