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Get Affairs in Order After Death of Spouse

April 16, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
Filed under Legal Issues

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Serial entrepreneur Susan Alpert captured the good life with her husband of 46 years, Larry. She had a great family and a successful career, including running several multimillion dollar companies. “After a fairy-tale wedding, we lived ‘happily ever after’ – as happy as real-life gets –except, of course, that’s not really the end of the [...]

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Take Financial Steps Before Walking Down the Aisle

March 20, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
Filed under Weddings

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Even before the ceremony, an engaged couple should take time to sit down and get serious about finances. Newlyweds need to take control of their finances or else the walk down the aisle will only lead to a rocky financial future. In a marriage, it’s important for newlyweds to realize that they are making a [...]

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Avoid Card Skimming Scams

March 11, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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It’s National Consumer Protection Week ,and the Better Business Bureau (BBB) is proud to join the effort to educate consumers and businesses from becoming victims of fraud and scams. National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) is a coordinated campaign that encourages consumers nationwide to take full advantage of their consumer rights and make better-informed decisions. NCPW.gov [...]

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Tips for Using Public Wi-Fi Networks

March 9, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Wi-Fi hotspots in coffee shops, libraries, airports, hotels, universities, and other public places are convenient, but they’re often not secure. When using a hotspot, it’s best to send information only to websites that are fully encrypted. You can be confident a hotspot is secure only if it asks you to provide a WPA password. If [...]

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Do You Qualify for the Estate Tax Exemption?

February 2, 2013 by Mary Lynn Kirby  
Filed under Legal Issues

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It’s nice to be able to share some good news with you!  When I can put the word “down” in the same sentence with the word “tax”, I think that is a really good thing!  The federal estate tax impact has gone down.  The exemption amount, which is the amount of assets one can pass [...]

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Chez Jules: Over the Moon, Crazy about Macarons

January 19, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
Filed under Business

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By Allison Meyer If you want to meet someone who is passionate about what she does, then seek out Deborah Johnson, owner and operator of Chez Jules, who has spent years in France learning and perfecting her skills in French cuisine. Now back in the United States, Deborah has channeled her talents into her home-based [...]

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Starting a Business Workshop 1/11 at CSU-Fayette

January 8, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Starting a Business Workshop 1/11 at CSU-Fayette If you are considering starting a small business, this workshop is a crucial first step. Topics for discussion include: traits of successful entrepreneurs market research legal structures for your business estimating start-up costs & cash flow projections financing alternatives business failure factors business planning Since lack of planning [...]

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Fayette Job Fair Sept. 20

September 18, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
Filed under Career

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  Hosted by New Hope Baptist Church In Partnership with the Newnan-Peachtree City Area Employer Committee and the Newnan Career Center Thursday, September 20th 4 pm to 7 pm New Hope Baptist Church 551 New Hope Road, Fayetteville, Georgia 30214 Contact: Lesley Deyton Email: connect@newhopebc.org Phone: 770-461-4337

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Building Best Practices for Your Small Business

September 5, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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Best practices—big corporations have been using the concept to make money for years. But what does the term “best practices” mean for a small business? And how do you arrive at the ones that make sense for your small business? In a nutshell, any idea, policy or strategy – from how you build and maintain [...]

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Speaking “Skill Set” Translates to Better Careers

July 25, 2012 by Maggie Worth  
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Most of us have heard the term “translating a skill set,” but many aren’t quite sure what it means, how it works, or why it’s important. As the economy continues to struggle and the world changes, jobs can become insecure or obsolete. New job titles emerge and each available position attracts multiple candidates. The ability [...]

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Resume Workshop: “Objective Statement” versus “Summary”

July 19, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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by Linda Wells In resumes, Objective statements are generally very vague and worthless. Consider the following objectives I have seen on resumes: “Position with an honest company” (Does anyone really want to work for a dishonest company?); “To find a place where I can use my skills to improve the company’s bottom line” (What skills?); [...]

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High Heel Rehab

July 5, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
Filed under Fashion & Style

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As far back as 1000 BC, women wore heels to establish social status and sex appeal.  In addition to making us look great, they also cause a woman’s back to arch and chest to thrust out giving a super sexy “come-hither” stance.   But current statistics show that 43 million Americans experience painful foot problems [...]

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