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Who Dat going to the Super Bowl? The New Orleans Saints!

January 26, 2010 by  
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Tripvine.com (AOL Travel) -It’s funny to think that 43 years of Saints history has ultimately come down to one kick. After a nailbiter of a game, Saints kicker Garrett Hartley made a 40-yard field goal, helping beat the Minnesota Vikings 31-28 and securing a spot in the Super Bowl. For more than 4 decades, the […]

New Orleans tied to Haiti in many ways

January 14, 2010 by  
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Tripvine (AOL Travel): Turning on the television and seeing constant updates on the devastation and loss of life from the earthquake in Haiti, it’s kind of hard to think about travel, fun and entertainment here in New Orleans. It as if Haiti, which was already the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere and barely had […]

Low CD rates leave “laddering” shaky (Bankrate.com)

January 5, 2010 by  
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With CD rates near historical lows, the long-popular strategy of “laddering” has been left on shaky ground. As a tool used to balance the safety of a certificate of deposit with the need for liquidity and the highest available interest rate, a CD ladder has long been a popular way to seek safety and hedge […]

Workforce management solution saves Save Mart time and money (Stores Magazine)

January 5, 2010 by  
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A major challenge that many retailers face in acquiring and rebranding existing stores is bringing the workforce up to speed on company culture. When it bought 130 supermarkets from Albertsons in 2006, Modesto, Calif.-based Save Mart decided it was time to implement a uniform workforce management solution that could handle labor forecasting and scheduling for […]

7 good things the Credit CARD Act will do for you (Interest.com)

January 4, 2010 by  
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Credit cards have treated their customers pretty badly in recent years. There was little any of us could do as they raised interest rates, slapped on fees, cut credit limits and imposed onerous new terms. But the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009 that Congress passed last spring is supposed to put […]

Half price tickets to concerts and special events in New Orleans (Neworleansonthecheap.com)

January 3, 2010 by  
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Half price tickets to concerts and special events in New Orleans If you’re looking for great deals and discounts on entertainment around town, go to NOLAFunGuide.com and sign up for NOLA FunSavers. It’s a weekly mailing highlighting events and the deals usually include half price and FREE tickets. Just a few of the offers this […]

Writing services for businesses

January 3, 2010 by  
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As a successful magazine and newspaper journalist who has interviewed hundreds of businesspeople and proprietors over the years, I’ve lost track of how many people I’ve seen lose valuable opportunities because of poor communications. Clients, customers and new markets are reached not just through referrals and the salesmanship of individuals but through the written word. […]

Nanotechnology: A New Industrial Revolution? (Areadevelopment.com)

January 3, 2010 by  
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Whether they’re aware of it or not, many industries are in the midst of a nanotechnology boom. From the medical industry and renewable energy to plastic products and electronics, nanotechnology is improving a wide array of consumer goods and promises to usher in the next wave of industrial production. According to the research and advisory […]

DUI could cost you $20,000 (Bankrate.com)

January 3, 2010 by  
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Twenty thousand dollars sounds like a lot to pay for a drink at a New Year’s party, but if that last glass of champagne puts you over the legal limit, you’ll be paying for it for years to come. And that’s only considering the potential financial cost of being ticketed for driving under the influence or driving […]

Testimonials from business writing clients

January 3, 2010 by  
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Here are just what a few of my clients have had to say about my work: “I called on Craig Guillot in the aftermath of Katrina to interview and photograph Gulf Coast residents as part of an internal publication for Morris & Dickson Co., LLC to document hurricane response.  Even with communications still difficult in […]

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