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Jul 05th

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Jury duty scam courts new victims

Jury duty scam courts new victimsBetter Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota ® (BBB) is warning the public about a jury duty scam which, regrettably, never goes out of style. Though most adults are aware they may be called for jury duty, not everyone is familiar with the bureaucracy surrounding this process; the exact manner in which people are summoned for jury duty. People also know that jury duty is both a civic duty and mandatory. Scammers, meanwhile, look to profit off situations where uncertainty exists.
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This year, resolve to get in the way

This year, resolve to get in the wayTimothy Houston's recent article in Insight News talks about getting in the way. What a humble, yet potent concept. He says, "Sometimes you have to find a way to get in the way." And he suggests we can do this as we "speak, march, stand, write or vote." Houston's is a wide angle view, a long range plan to solve age-old problems in our homes, workplaces, and communities. It's a plan that just might work.
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FUNdraising Good Times: Media coverage: More than a press release

FUNdraising Good Times: Media coverage: More than a press releaseWill 2015 be the year your nonprofit is highlighted in news stories and feature pieces? Will those who could benefit from the work of your organization read about you in the newspaper, see a story on TV, or listen to an interview on the radio? The media could "somehow" find out about your organization and decide to cover it. Or you could dedicate time and resources to cultivating media. Here are four things to consider when engaging the media in 2015
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12 tips to help you take control of your finances

12 tips to help you take control of your financesAs you look back on 2014 (and more preceding years than you'd like to admit), it's clear that you could have done a better job of managing your finances.
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FUNdraising Good Times: Your 2015 secret to success: An assessment taskforce

FUNdraising Good Times: Your 2015 secret to success: An assessment taskforceWe often start the new year with enthusiasm and high expectations, and yet by year-end so many of our great plans are unfulfilled. Will 2015 be another year of doing the same thing and expecting different results, or will this truly be a new year?
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Job search advice for new college grads

Job search advice for new college gradsFor recent college graduates, there's good news and bad news about the job market. First, the good news: Employment opportunities are on the rise. The bad news? Scammers are busy online trying to mislead and defraud job seekers of all ages. Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) reminds graduates that while eagerness to obtain an entry-level job is a good thing, it's important to be able to identify which online job postings are legitimate.
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MSPWin awards $700,000 for career pathways and education

MSPWin awards $700,000 for career pathways and educationMinneapolis St. Paul Regional Workforce Innovation Network (MSPWin) made two grants totaling $700,000 to develop career pathways and transform developmental education for low-income adults.

MSPWin's board, which represents 11 funders and includes three additional community members, reviews grant requests and makes the funding decisions.
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