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Tuesday 11/24/2015
Tell Congress to Protect Paper Investor Reports
Updated: November 25, 2015 - 3:33 am

(NewsUSA) - From encyclopedias to microfiche, we're surrounded by casualties of the digital age, relics of the era before the Internet revolutionized daily life. But even as technology has rendered many advancements, Americans still prefer -- and need -- important information on paper, especially when it comes to financial documents.

Brighten Your Holidays With LED Lights
Updated: November 25, 2015 - 3:33 am

(NewsUSA) - Driving through neighborhoods this holiday season, you may have noticed that some holiday lights are brighter and more vividly colored than others. According to the American Lighting Association (ALA), the reason for the added brilliance is that more and more homeowners are opting to decorate with LED lights instead of the traditional incandescent type.

The Movie Studio Reveals New Opportunities for Indie Filmmakers
Updated: November 25, 2015 - 3:33 am

(NewsUSA) - Independent films are the heart and soul of the movie industry. These original works of art have the potential to push the boundaries of film; engage new, underserved audiences and, just maybe, develop into blockbuster hits seen by millions of viewers worldwide.

The INs and OUTs of a Hospital Stay
Updated: November 25, 2015 - 3:33 am

(NewsUSA) - NewsusaInfographic - It's estimated that 18.4 million Americans have had an overnight hospital stay. And, whether you stay multiple nights or just a few hours in the ER, the medical expenses can add up quickly. While major medical insurance may cover most of your stay, oftentimes there are still out-of-pocket costs that fall on patients and their families. Voluntary hospital insurance can help ease the financial burden of a hospital stay. Read below for additional information about what a hospital stay can cost you and how hospital insurance can help. For more information, visit

Plastics can help improve energy efficiency in any size home [Infographic]
Posted: November 24, 2015

(BPT) - - Many Americans are joining the “tiny house” movement and reducing their environmental footprint as they reduce the size of their homes. Thanks to a wide range of innovative plastic building products, this tiny house is big on energy efficiency. And these same innovations can help improve energy efficiency and drive down energy costs for any home — tiny and not so tiny! Check out this infographic to learn how.

5 Things to Put on Your Year-End Financial Checklist
Updated: November 24, 2015 - 3:33 am

(StatePoint) The end of the year is a good time to wrap up financial loose ends and set priorities for the year ahead.

5 ways to get the most out of your holiday shopping
Updated: November 24, 2015 - 3:34 am

(BPT) - ‘Tis the season for all the joys of the holidays—an abundance of food, family and friends, giving and receiving, and a chill in the air. But with these come the often-dreaded struggle of holiday budgeting, finding the time to find the best gift deals for those on your list and fighting crowded shopping areas.

Create a new tradition with family and friends: 5 ways to give back this holiday season
Posted: November 24, 2015

(BPT) - The holiday season is about spending time with family and friends, giving and receiving gifts, while also appreciating the things you already have. As the end of the year approaches and the holidays are upon us, create a new tradition helping others. Luckily, there are plenty of ways you can give back alongside the people you love most. Here are five examples of how you can contribute to your community and beyond.

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