December, 2017

How SMEs can comply with the PCI DSS

For the Mommas

Organisations that accept card payments are responsible for the security of customers’ payment information and must comply with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). The PCI DSS is a set of tools and measures to help you protect payment card data.

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Why I think most recipes qualify as frugal

The Frugal Girl

In the survey, some readers wondered why I post recipes, since this isn’t a cooking blog and since not all of the recipes I post are classic frugal fare. So, I thought I should explain! Honestly, Amy Dacyzyn of the Tightwad Gazette would probably never cook the things I make for dinner.

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What Managers Should Never Say in an Employee Performance Review

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Performance reviews are tough for your employees – and that’s before you stick your foot in your mouth. While good performance conversations breed transparent communication, employee development, and healthy relationships, bad ones spell disaster for employee performance and engagement. Whether your reviews are yearly, monthly, or part of a more comprehensive feedback system , take our advice: Don’t let your managers say these things in their performance reviews

Amplify The Year: 5 Inspiring Messages

Simply CVS

Let’s be honest. It’s been a difficult year, especially since our brand promise is to amplify the good. This year, we’ve avoided letting ourselves get buried in how things got this way.

9 Great Leadership Lessons Learned in 2017

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With another year coming to an end, it’s a great best practice to look back on the previous year to learn and grow before heading into the new year. That’s exactly what our team did with 52 episodes of the Follow My Lead Podcast.

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How To Write Compelling Ad Copy

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The power behind search-based marketing has always been intent. Search engines like Google gave us the ability to put our ads in front of people at the exact moment they were searching a specific keyword. Because people were searching, we could safely assume they were ready to buy and it has worked beautifully for [ ] The post How To Write Compelling Ad Copy appeared first on Search Engine People Blog.

$5 & $10 CVS Scenarios for the Weekly Ad of December 31, 2017

Simply CVS

Below are deal scenarios for the CVS ad for the week of 12/31/17. These are pretty good this week-three times the value! These are great for shoppers just starting their CVS shopping adventure or who do not have any or many extra bucks on hand and do not want to spend much cash. There are scenarios for $5 out of pocket cash and $10 out of pocket cash. You can save the extra bucks left from. 12 31 CVS ad cvs scenarios

10th Birthday year is a landmark for Well Met Conferencing

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2017 has been an impressive year for Well Met. As well as opening the £4.5m newly restored Cloth Hall Court venue in the heart of Leeds, the conference department for Leeds Beckett University also celebrated its 10th Birthday in October.

Green Ideas to Save on the Holidays

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Everyone loves the holidays because it can be a wonderful time to cut loose and have fun as the year is closing out. Family and friends are around and catching up with everyone at the holiday parties is great fun, with drinks and yummy treats to be had by all. Decorating your house with beautiful lights and putting up a stunning Christmas tree are a must for many people. But you also want to be mindful of your impact on the environment amid all the revelry.

Top Three Talent Acquisition Strategies of 2017

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In today’s competitive and interconnected job market, HR professionals are working overtime to keep the talent pipeline well-stocked.

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A speedy Five Frugal Things

The Frugal Girl

This post contains affiliate links. Quick because it’s already almost 10:00 am here! I sold a faux leather jacket on eBay. I bought it on clearance over a year ago, never wore it, and recently realized I could actually sell it on eBay for more than I paid for it. So, that’s what I did.

Sears Is On The Wrong Screen

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Just 11% of Sears sales come from e-commerce. No surprise there. Smart retailers know that TV advertising drives interest and newspaper circulars drive traffic. According to The Wall Street Journal, Sears Holdings Chief Executive Edward Lampert is on another page.

CVS Extra Buck Deals & the Best to Roll Current ECB's Onto for the Weekly Ad of 12/31/2017 with Coupon Match-ups

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Here are the coupon match ups for extra buck deals for the CVS weekly ad of December 31, 2017. There's actually a deal that is free.or actually come out ahead! Love those deals! These include the best CVS extra buck deals for rolling. Each week I make a list of the extra buck deals that will use up the least extra bucks which makes them the best to roll current extra bucks onto. These. 12 31 CVS ad rolling extra bucks

My 2018 Planner

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Are you looking for the perfect 2018 planner? I’m pretty excited about the one that I found for the new year. It is highly functional, affordable, and at the moment, wide open for all the possibilities and opportunities that 2018 will bring. While I embrace the digital world, paper is the way I plan my life. I have been using a paper planner since my early college days in the late 80’s.

Fashion Stocking Stuffers 4 for $20 + FREE Shipping!

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Great deal today on Cents of Style! Get 4 Stocking Stuffers for just $20, plus FREE shipping ! Use code DECEMBER at checkout! The sale includes everything from booties to earrings and necklaces to hats. You’ll definitely find something for everyone on your list.

Are you in the dark about the health risks of shift work?

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People. In the dark about the health risks of shift work

What I Spent, What We Ate | a quick one!

The Frugal Girl

No grocery pictures this week, because it was just that kind of week. What I Spent. I got a $25 Hungry Harvest box. I spent $45 at Costco. I spent $106 at non-Costco stores. So, I’m at $176, which is more than my $150/week budget. But I underspent last week, so it’s all good.

F100 Ghost Drone with Camera – $106.99

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Capture killer aerial video and images with your new F100 Ghost camera drone with 1080p HD drone camera. Just attach the F100 Action Camera to the convenient camera mount and away you go! Snag it for only $106.99 today!

$5 & $10 CVS Scenarios for the Weekly Ad of December 12, 2017

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Below are deal scenarios for the CVS ad for the week of 12/24/17. There's soup in these scenarios-perfect for cold winter days! These are great for shoppers just starting their CVS shopping adventure or who do not have any or many extra bucks on hand and do not want to spend much cash. There are scenarios for $5 out of pocket cash and $10 out of pocket cash. You can save the extra bucks. 12 24 CVS ad cvs scenarios

Tips for Shopping After-Holiday Clearance Sales

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Want to score big deals on items that you use everyday? Want to pay pennies on the dollar for next year’s holiday decor, gift wrap, and other holiday miscellany? Then keep reading my top tips for shopping the after-holiday clearance sales and you’ll save big on everyday items. I am not much of a coupon shopper, but I LOVE a good clearance sale, and after holiday clearance sales make me feel like I’ve won the lottery!

FREE Temptations Cat Treats Kroger Coupon (Download TODAY)

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Kroger customers, hurry and load this FREE Temptations Cat Treats Coupon to your Kroger card! This Kroger Coupon is only available for download today (12/8/17), though you’ll have until 12/24/17 to redeem it.

21st Century Oncology Faces $2.3M HIPAA Settlement Cost after Breach

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Company to pay US Department of Health and Human Services over potential HIPAA violations after patient medical data was stolen by cyberthieves

Five Frugal Things

The Frugal Girl

I organized my fridge. It was getting a little hectic in there, which always, always leads to food waste. I did find a few old veggies I had to compost, but mostly things just needed organizing. I made zucchini bread. This is actually several frugal wins in one.

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Today only at Amazon, when you Buy TurboTax software , you will also get $10 Amazon Gift Card As Low As $39.86! Exclusively at Amazon, receive a FREE 1-year subscription to Quicken Starter Edition 2018 with your purchase of TurboTax. Get your taxes done right and your maximum refund.

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CVS Money Making Shopping Trip ~ 12/17/2017 ad

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I went to CVS with a plan to use a $6/$30 and get a few different deals.well, that fell through due to stock issues, BUT the scanner gave me a couple good scanner coupons, so I still had a money making trip! Bught 2 (two) Hershey's Cookie Layer Crunch 6.3 oz, Brookside pouches 5-7 oz, Hershey's pouches 6.3-10.5 oz or DeMet's Turtles 5 oz 2/$6 Get $2 ECB wyb (2)Used 1 (one) Save $3.99. Dec 17 CVS ad my CVS shopping

The Christmas Gift Exchange Game

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Have a large extended family that buys gifts f or everyone ? Does it cause stress and overwhelm to your sanity and your budget? The Gift Exchange Game will eliminate that stress, but add loads of laughs, smiles, and memories to your next holiday gathering. I belong to many frugal living Facebook groups and so often people rant about how expensive and overwhelming gift giving can be for the extended family.

Starbucks 30% Off Coupon (RARE COUPON!)

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Save 30% this Saturday and Sunday at Starbucks with this rare coupon ! Enter your phone number and you’ll receive the coupon via text. The coupon is good for 30% off merchandise, food, and beverages purchased in-store. Hurry—only a limited number of coupons are available.

Your IT Department Isn’t to Blame for Wasting Money on AI (You Are)

For the Mommas

Let’s flashback to a scenario that some of you may know: It’s 1999. The CMO of a large community bank needs to build a customer website. So he sends a. Insights IT Asia Europe insights US

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The 2017 survey results

The Frugal Girl

First: You guys are amazing. Over 1300 of you filled out my survey, and lots of you took the time to write thoughtful responses to the short-answer questions. Thank you so, so much! Really, you all are fantastic. Now, get comfy, because this is going to be kind of long.

Philips Norelco 7500 Wet/Dry Electric Shaver – $129.99

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Need a gift idea for dad? How about a new razor! Check out this Philips Norelco Shaver for just $129.99, regularly $179.99. Give your face a clean look with this Philips Norelco shaver.

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CVS Extra Buck Deals & the Best to Roll Current ECB's Onto for the Weekly Ad of 12/24/2017 with Coupon Match-ups

Simply CVS

Here are the coupon match ups for extra buck deals for the CVS weekly ad of December 24, 2017. I know this will be a busy week for us, and the list is a little light, but still good deals, and you may also want to stop by to look for clearance later in the week. These include the best CVS extra buck deals for rolling. Each week I make a list of the extra buck deals that will use up the. 12 24 CVS ad rolling extra bucks

Ways to Save Money in December

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December can be a very expensive month. There’s gifts to buy, parties to attend, festive dinners to whip up, dozens of cookies to bake, Christmas cards to order, AND let’s not forget the cost of postage! I’m not advocating anyone to over-spend or buy things that we wouldn’t normally spend money on this month and holiday season, especially if we don’t have the funds.

Tableau – Career Opportunity and Scope in India

For the Mommas

In the field of Business Intelligence, Tableau is emerging as one of the hottest trends. The demand for professionals with Tableau experience is on the rise as the data visualisation tool is gaining much popularity in companies of all stature, big or small. Even Google trends indicate a high demand for careers with Tableau, especially if you intend to build your career in data visualisation.

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Our Most Popular Content from 2017

For the Mommas

Happy New Year!!! Nathan spent time digging through our Google Analytics, social media stats, and podcast metrics, to see which articles of content were the most popular in 2017. There were a few surprises and a few things we expected.

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