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    Not Just for the Dogs: Pet Parents Love Their Dog Walkers

    (StatePoint) Americans don’t just love their dogs – they also love their dog walkers, with a whopping 85 percent of pet parents affording their dog walkers equal importance to their nanny or childcare provider, according to a recent survey by Wag!, the inventor of on-demand mobile dog walking.

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Parents: How to Build Empathy and Prevent Bullying

(StatePoint) Sixty-two percent of 9 to 11-year-olds say they have been bullied at least “once or twice,” according to a recent national survey.

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Friday 09/21/2018
Take a second look at your homebuying options
Updated: September 23, 2018 - 2:59 am

(BPT) - Buying a home is an exciting process, but for many people it can also seem out of reach. While many renters would like to buy, there are several factors that may lead potential homebuyers to believe they may not be ready. These include credit score requirements, income and debt levels, and the common myth that a 20 percent down payment is needed. Here is some good news: Qualifying for a mortgage may not be so far out of reach.

From deductibles to donuts, key terms to know about Medicare Part D
Updated: September 23, 2018 - 2:59 am

(BPT) - Navigating the ins and outs of Medicare can be an intimidating experience if you’re not familiar with certain terms.

Conscious capitalism: How businesses do well by doing good
Updated: September 23, 2018 - 3:00 am

(BPT) - What drives someone to take the risk and start their own business?

Why Puerto Rico plays a vital role in agriculture
Updated: September 23, 2018 - 3:01 am

(BPT) - For a region the size of Connecticut, Puerto Rico packs a big punch when it comes to its contribution to world agriculture.

Best friends walk across America to raise money and awareness for veterans
Updated: September 23, 2018 - 3:01 am

(BPT) - Snow, Nor’easter storms and too many blisters to count — no challenge was too big for Matt and Trevor to overcome as they journeyed across the country this year. The determined duo began their excursion on March 1 in Delaware and recently celebrated their final steps in San Francisco on Sept. 8. Traveling across 15 states, Matt and Trevor experienced the trip of a lifetime. And they raised over $6,000 for veterans along the way.

Back to basics: The importance of real grass
Updated: September 23, 2018 - 2:59 am

(BPT) - Well-maintained outdoor spaces increase curb appeal and can bolster property values. They inspire kids’ imaginations and support healthy play. They make a homegrown neighborhood hangout, ideal for spending time together.

How to hygge your home this winter [Infographic]
Updated: September 23, 2018 - 2:57 am

(BPT) - Hygge: a Danish word used when acknowledging a sense of coziness and a comfortable conviviality.

Four Tips For Protecting Your Family's Financial Future
Updated: September 23, 2018 - 2:58 am

(NAPSI)—While no one really likes to talk about the scenarios in which life insurance becomes necessary, having these conversations and taking the required steps to insure your legacy is the best way to protect loved ones’ financial futures—and is especially important as you near retirement.