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‘Tis the season – for continuing education

Posted by:admin on April 29, 2014

You may not be aware of it, but many professional licenses in Pennsylvania are renewed every few years – and most have a built-in requirement for “continuing education” in order to accept the renewal. For real estate licensees of all sorts, it's every two years, and this year it is in May, actually.

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Obamacare co-ops undercut insurance giants. Can they survive?

Posted by:admin on April 29, 2014

A 30-year-old New York City resident can buy coverage from Health Republic, a startup nonprofit insurer, for $307 per month. A similar policy from Aetna (AET) costs $528 per month—71 percent more. Both are “bronze”-level plans with $3,000 deductibles and similar cost-sharing rules. Why are the price tags so far apart?

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Nokia appoints new CEO

Posted by:admin on April 29, 2014

Nokia Corp. unwrapped a new era Tuesday, naming a company insider as chief executive officer and pledging to distribute more than $4 billion to investors from the proceeds of the sale of its tarnished handset business.

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Legal job market still tough for law schools graduates

Posted by:admin on April 29, 2014

Nine months after graduation, law schools — with the exception of the University of Pennsylvania Law School — were lucky if more than half of their graduating classes had found full-time, long-term employment that required bar passage, according to data recently released by the American Bar Association.

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Contract consolidation threatens small businesses

Posted by:admin on April 28, 2014

Over the past few years, as the Obama administration looked to save money by consolidating federal contracts into fewer, larger awards, lawmakers put in place new rules meant to prevent small businesses from being squeezed out of the contracting arena.

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