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Business, entertainment, technology, financial and regional event news from Washington state (Wash.), USA.

U.S. Department of Agriculture Awards iFOS Multi-Year Contract to Provide Professional Support Services for Financial Computer Systems

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions (iFOS), LLC, announced today the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service Agency has awarded a multi-year contract to provide application development, maintenance and support for the agency national financial systems.

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MedAmerica and LTC Financial Partners Announce a Broad Suite of Long-Term Care Insurance Products for the Workplace

KIRKLAND, Wash., Feb. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today MedAmerica Insurance Company (MedAmerica) and LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) announce a distribution agreement to make a broad suite of long-term care insurance products available at reduced underwriting and multi-life discounts to employees. The policy suite is the latest incarnation of multi-life LTC insurance, a relatively new, increasingly-popular type of employee benefit that is proliferating faster than traditional group LTC plans.

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Entrepreneur on a Mission to Launch 100 New Start-Ups

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When entrepreneur Cavanaugh L. Gray set out to pursue his own small business dreams he didn’t realize the impact it would have on helping others achieve their own dreams. In the spring of 2004, The Entrepreneur Cafe, LLC founder did the unthinkable. He scheduled a meeting with his supervisor, picked out his best suite, walked into his corporate job and fired himself. Given current unemployment rates and a tight lending market this might be considered absurd by today’s standards.

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Gingrich Foundation Recognizes The Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Gingrich Foundation has recognized the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association as its February Charity of the Month. The Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association cares for one of our country’s most important historic sites – the home and estate of our first president, George Washington.

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TAX TIP: Get Long-Term Care Insurance NOW to Qualify for Deduction Next Year

KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 26, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Long-term care insurance is subsidized, in effect, by Uncle Sam. ‘For many people, a large part of their premium cost is deductible on their federal tax return,’ says Denise Gott, National Sales Manager and Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP). ‘That doesn’t make coverage free, but it makes it more affordable for millions.’ LTCFP is one of the nation’s largest and most experienced agencies specializing in long-term care insurance.

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Leading Long-Term Care Agency Is Bouncing Back Like Chris Gardner, Hero of ‘Pursuit of Happyness,’ the Movie Starring Will Smith

KIRKLAND, Wash., Jan. 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Christopher Gardner, played by Will Smith in ‘The Pursuit of Happyness’ (Columbia Pictures, 2006), was jobless and homeless with a baby boy to support. He bounced back, gaining wealth and a future for his son. Inspired by this example, LTC Financial Partners LLC (LTCFP) invited Gardner to speak at the company’s annual meeting, held this year in New Orleans, January 13-15.

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Gingrich Foundation Recognizes the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Gingrich Foundation has recognized the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc. as its January Charity of the Month. The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation cares for two of America’s most iconic historical sites – Lady Liberty and Ellis Island.

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Whistleblower Scientist Accuses British Medical Journal of Institutional Research Misconduct

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. David Lewis, internationally known whistleblower and respected expert on institutional fraud, released a report today calling for a formal investigation into the practices of the British Medical Journal (BMJ), and specifically into the actions of its editor, Dr. Fiona Godlee, and Brian Deer, a reporter she hired to write a series of articles which appeared in the journal beginning on January 4, 2011.

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Looking for a New Year’s Resolution That’s Quick and Easy to Keep?

KIRKLAND, Wash., Dec. 27, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Looking for a New Year’s resolution that’s not a sweat, like losing 15 pounds or going off cigarettes? ‘Consider resolving to investigate long-term care insurance,’ says Denise Gott, National Sales Manager and Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP). ‘It’s a snap to accomplish, takes just minutes, and you’ll breathe easier about your future.’

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The Top Ten Reasons Long-Term Care Insurance May Be the Best Holiday Gift Ever

KIRKLAND, Wash., Dec. 15, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, or another end-of-year holiday, long-term care insurance just might be the best present you could possibly give. ‘That may sound crazy,’ says Denise Gott, National Sales Manager and Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP).

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Gingrich Foundation Recognizes Toys for Tots

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 9, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Gingrich Foundation is proud to honor the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation as its December Charity of the Month. Toys for Tots distributes millions of gifts each Christmas to brighten the holidays of our nation’s less fortunate children.

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Long-Term Care Awareness Campaign ’3 in 4 Need More’ Gains Additional Support and New Board Members

KIRKLAND, Wash., Dec. 1, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In November the 3in4 Association added seven new members to its advisory board, and received increased support from two insurance carriers: John Hancock, an existing member of the organization, and Genworth, which provided sponsorship of a meaningful consumer study. ‘We’re gaining momentum,’ says Mark Goldberg, Treasurer of the association that runs the ’3 in 4 Need More’ campaign.

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The 10th Annual Indulgence New Year’s Eve Bash Returns to The EMP

SEATTLE, Wash., Dec. 1, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SeattleBash, a leading event production company in the Puget Sound area, today announced the INDULGENCE New Year’s Eve Bash would continue it’s long tradition of being held at the EMP museum in downtown Seattle. INDULGENCE, known as ‘Seattle’s largest and hottest New Year’s Eve party,’ has sold out every year for the last 9 years, primarily because of its unique proposition to partygoers: offering 5 parties in one.

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Thanksgiving – A Perfect Time to Talk Turkey About Long-Term Care

KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thanksgiving is a time to join with family to say thanks for life’s blessings. It can also be a time to make sure those blessings continue year after year, uninterrupted by the financial impact of long-term health issues. ‘According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, about 7 in 10 of us over age 65 will need long-term care at some point,’ says Denise Gott, National Sales Manager and Chairman of the Board of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP).

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World Women Trade Fair Nigeria Trade Mission to the USA – ‘Building Cultural Economy and Trade’

ABUJA, Nigeria, and WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 17, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mallam Mukhtar Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, Senior Special Adviser to Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan to Travel to USA in December With World Women Trade Fair Nigeria Women Entrepreneurs, the National Poverty Eradication Program (NAPEP) and the Federal Capital Territories Social Development Officials led by Honorable Oloye Olajumoke Akinjide, Minister of State Federal Capital Territories.

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Healthy Pets, Happy People to Gather at Woofstock in Edmonds

SEATTLE, Wash., Nov. 17, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pet owners can attend Woofstock 2011 next month, where Santa photos and a Silent Auction fund raiser for PAWS will be among the attractions. Smiley Dog, the local pet food delivery service, announced the event which will also feature a pet food bank, local pet vendors, free nail trims, pet massages, and healthy pet foods.

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LTC Financial Partners Selected by American Senior Benefits Association to Provide Long-Term Care Education and Insurance

KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 17, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today the American Senior Benefits Association (ASBA) announced the selection of LTC Financial Partners, LLC (LTCFP) to provide long-term care education and insurance for members and their families. The aim of the ASBA Long-Term Care Insurance Program is to supply education on the financial risks associated with long-term care and how a long-term care insurance policy can transfer these risks from a member’s assets to that of an insurance carrier.

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Ecologic Launches The Global Lessor Network in China

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 8, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ecologic Leasing Services announced today that it has launched The Global Lessor Network 2.0 in China. ‘Our corporate lessee clients and our vendor captive clients have been asking us to help them find, engage, and transact with new lessors in China for several years,’ stated Michael Keeler, CEO, Ecologic Leasing Services.

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Consumers Remain in Denial about Planning for Long-Term Care According to New Study

KIRKLAND, Wash., Nov. 8, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The majority of adults believe that long-term care insurance should be purchased between the ages of 45-64, yet 82 percent of this age group have not purchased a policy, finds a new study from the 3in4 Association. The study, sponsored by Genworth Financial, also shows that since the 2008 financial crisis, only 20 percent of adults have taken any action on their financial strategy and almost half of respondents do not expect to add anything to their plan in the next two years.

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