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    Thursday, November 09, 2017
    The holidays are upon us, and that means family, fun, and gatherings. For some, this season brings more than just jolly and cheer, it can actually cause stress and depression. Dr. Victoria Bustamante Avellaneda is a clinical psychologist at Jackson Behavioral Health Hospital, and she has answered key questions to help you, or someone you know, understand the holiday blues.   To read Dr. ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Education, Community, Health and Wellness
    Thursday, October 19, 2017
    It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, but we at Jackson Health System want to remind you to always keep your breast health in mind. Know what’s normal for you, and don’t hesitate to ask for help from a healthcare professional if something doesn’t feel right. The earlier any cancer is found, the better the chances are for a full recovery, making it imperative for women to receive ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Health and Wellness
    Thursday, October 19, 2017
    Did you know that for women at high risk for breast cancer (typically because of a strong family history or carry a hereditary breast cancer gene mutation), an MRI may be an appropriate tool to screen for breast cancer and other abnormalities in the breast? A breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) test is an imaging test that does not use radiation. It uses magnetic fields to capture multiple ...read more
    Categories: Education, Health and Wellness
    Thursday, October 05, 2017
    A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.View our educational video now to review your options if you are not sure when, or even if, you should retire. David Treece, of Treece Financial Group, is an Accredited Investment Fiduciary® and has a decades-long commitment to providing financial and retirement planning to ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Education, Announcement
    Thursday, October 05, 2017
    According to a 2017 report from International Living Magazine, Mexico tops the list of places to retire abroad. Panama ranks second, followed by Ecuador, Costa Rica, and Colombia.¹  Many retirees consider moving out of the country in search of greater affordability, adventure, and a change in lifestyle. However exciting retiring abroad may sound, it deserves considerable planning.Things to ...read more
    Categories: Education, Economic, Announcement
    Thursday, October 05, 2017
    Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.View our educational video now to learn the key steps to consider if you are dreaming of an early retirement.   David Treece, of Treece Financial Group, is an Accredited Investment Fiduciary and has a decades-long commitment to providing financial and retirement planning to Miami’s LGBT ...read more
    Categories: Announcement, Economic, Education
    Friday, September 29, 2017
    Most children stop being “and-a-half” somewhere around age 12. Kids add “and-a-half“ to make sure everyone knows they’re closer to the next age than the last. When you are older, “and-a-half” birthdays start making a comeback. In fact, starting at age 50, several birthdays and “half-birthdays” are critical to understand because they have implications regarding your retirement income. Important ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Announcement, Education
    Monday, September 25, 2017
    The Small Business owner manages a kaleidoscope of tasks and challenges every given day.  Their tasks include client meetings, product delivery, marketing, finances, client service . . . and the list goes on.  Guess what?  Large and Mid-Corporate clients do the same thing – just on a bigger scale.  So what truly makes the Small Business client different?  One Size Does Not Fit All Articles ...read more
    Categories: Education, Economic
    Wednesday, April 12, 2017
    The history of Hialeah Park begins in 1922 when Missouri cattleman James Bright and aviation pioneer Glenn Curtiss got together and founded the Miami Kennel Club as the first pari-mutuel greyhound track in America. By early 1925, the newly-renamed Hialeah Park had become a hotbed for thoroughbred racing on its one-mile dirt track.  Throughout the years, Hialeah Park has hosted countless races and ...read more
    Categories: Attractions, Education, Fun Facts
    Friday, March 24, 2017
    Q: Please share with us a bit of your personal background.A: South Florida has been my home for the last seven years and I’ve loved every minute of it. With its wonderfully diverse people, warm weather and beautiful beaches, every day is an adventure here. Prior to my move, I lived in Los Angeles California where I still have the majority of my Colombian/Peruvian family and many incredible ...read more
    Categories: Education, Economic, LGBT News
    Sunday, November 20, 2016
    The significant number of payroll processing organizations over the last 30 years is a reflection of  how complex  payroll has become. Between employee expectations and state and federal laws, managing payroll for small businesses can be a time-consuming enterprise that robs a company of resources it would rather dedicate to meeting customer needs. Small business payroll services are a very ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Sunday, November 20, 2016
    Q: Our readers would like to know more about you.  Please share with us a bit of your personal/professional background.  A: My name is Aletha Player and I am a South Florida native.  I received my bachelor’s degree in business administration from Bethune-Cookman University and earned my MBA from the University of Miami.  I work as an area manager for External Affairs at Florida Power & Light ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Sunday, October 02, 2016
    The Department of Homeland Security has published a new rule which broadens the relief for immigrants who are subject to the three and ten year bars. Now the applicants can file waivers if their parents or spouse are LAWFUL PERMANENT RESIDENTS, before, it was only for those whose parents or spouses were US citizens. It also expands this rule regardless of their immigrant visa classification. The ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Education, LGBT News
    Sunday, July 17, 2016
    At parties people I meet often say that they will call me when they have enough money to make it worthwhile to have a will.  In fact, everybody needs an estate plan, whether or not it is done with a lawyer. Here are the components of an estate plan:  Health Care Directive and Appointment of Health Care Surrogate These are the documents that appoint a person to make decisions regarding your ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Fun Facts, Education
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