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Smile Train’s Donor-Funded Cleft Treatments and Sustainable Model Puts Children with Clefts on Track for Healthy, Productive Lives

Smile Train Provides Donor-Funded Procedures for Children with Clefts

In a Nutshell: Most people have seen photos of children with cleft lips in passing — and they assume the problem is merely cosmetic. But cleft lips (and palates) are a serious medical... read more »
By: Kristine Crane, 5/9/2018
Trust Guard Security Scans Enable Businesses, Payment Processors, and Web Hosts to Reach 100% Compliance

Trust Guard Security Scans Help Businesses Reach 100% Compliance

In a Nutshell: Maintaining security compliance is the most important step toward building a successful online business. Without the proper certifications, customers won’t trust you and... read more »
By: Ray FitzGerald, 5/8/2018
EVERFI Enables Members of Over 750 Credit Unions and Select Employer Groups to Further Their Fiscal Know-How with Online Financial Education Modules

EVERFI’s Online Financial Education Modules Reach 750+ Institutions

In a Nutshell: You’re never too old to learn — especially about personal finance topics that seem to constantly shift and change focus in today’s technology-driven society. EVERFI takes its... read more »
By: Ray FitzGerald, 5/8/2018
Gusto Gives SMB Employees Access to Big-Business Benefits, Including a New 529 College Savings Plan Option

Gusto Gives SMB Employees Access to 529 College Savings Plans

In a Nutshell: Highly skilled workers who have multiple employment offers typically look at monetary compensation and benefits options as the deciding factors in choosing which company to... read more »
By: Ray FitzGerald, 5/8/2018
Boutique Wines, Craft Beer, the Great Outdoors & Plenty of History — Why Loudoun County is a Top Destination to Visit with Your Credit Card Rewards

Loudoun County: A Top Destination for Boutique Wines & Craft Beer

In a Nutshell: Though the oft-blogged beach vacations are all well and good, sometimes you simply want to explore a different kind of landscape, one with rolling green hills — and lots of... read more »
By: Brittney Mayer, 5/8/2018
BringFido: A Directory of Dog-Friendly Hotels and Activities So Your Best Friend Can Tag Along on Your Next Travel Rewards Trip

BringFido: A Directory of Dog-Friendly Hotels So Your Best Friend Can Tag Along

In a Nutshell: Melissa Halliburton had the idea for BringFido after nearly missing her friend’s wedding because she couldn’t find a pet-friendly hotel nearby. Launched in 2005,... read more »
By: Jon McDonald, 5/7/2018
How Open-Source Software Such as R, Python, and Vim Have Helped Fintech Companies Predict the Future

R, Python, and Vim Can Help Fintech Companies Predict the Future

In a Nutshell: Two decades ago, data analyst jobs required proficiency in Statistical Analysis System (SAS) programming. But as the cost of SAS desktop boxes became prohibitive, many... read more »
By: Ray FitzGerald, 5/7/2018
‘Democratizing Democracy’ — Crowdpac Helps Political Candidates Harness the Power of Free Crowdfunding Campaigns

Crowdpac Helps Political Candidates Harness the Power of Crowdfunding

In a Nutshell: Most Americans feel helpless in a political system that sees the vast majority of campaign contributions coming from the wealthiest 1% of the public. To reopen politics to the... read more »
By: Kristine Crane, 5/7/2018
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