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Retired

Here are a few recent assignments for Kiplinger’s Retirement Report on a whole range of issues affecting retirees as well as those about to join their ranks. Social Security: There are many different options on how to receive your benefits, here’s … Continue reading

01. August 2017 by John W. Tomac
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Punch Out

Noted practitioner of the sweet science, Mike Tyson, once astutely observed that everyone has a plan, until they get punched in the mouth. This image ran with a Success Magazine feature about an editor who had been working out in a … Continue reading

12. July 2017 by John W. Tomac
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Clean up time

It’s summer. That means you’re probably going places and doing things you want to photograph. Before you go, CNET has some advice–clean out your phone now so you can capture the moment instead of debating what to delete on the fly.

28. June 2017 by John W. Tomac
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Wielding Weapons Against Cancer

The June issue of Kiplinger’s Personal Finance profiles a handful of pharmaceutical companies poised to post healthy gains thanks to new drugs that could tip the scales in the battle against cancer.  I had the pleasure of reworking an old idea to … Continue reading

21. April 2017 by John W. Tomac
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Big Data on Campus

New work for The Chronicle of Higher Education’s big  look at the “big data” on campus. Being able to collect and analyze all sorts of information is reshaping colleges, sometimes for the better, but it comes with some limitations.   One … Continue reading

19. April 2017 by John W. Tomac
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Egg-cellent Lighting

Chickens love LED lights—and not because they help lower their electric bills. New research shows that the energy efficient bulbs trick the birds into thinking it’s summer. That means no decrease in egg production in fall and winter. Read all about it … Continue reading

18. April 2017 by John W. Tomac
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Invisible Employees

One thing you don’t have to worry about when you’re self-employed is absent employees. Larger organizations aren’t so lucky. There are lots of federal regulations that protect workers thanks to the EEOC, ADA, ADAAA and FAMLA.There are also state laws … Continue reading

04. April 2017 by John W. Tomac
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