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2014-10-14 12:25:49

-- Report shows millennials are motivated researchers who want to make smart financial decisions -- WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennials are motivated online researchers who care about their finances and planning for the future, according to a new report released today by U.S. News & World Report. The 2014 Millennial Report, developed by U.S. News Market Insights, challenges the common preconceptions that the millennial generation - defined as those between the ages of 18...

2014-10-07 08:27:12

ATLANTA, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Boss's Day turns the spotlight on managers as employees show recognition and appreciation for their supervisors. But, what makes a good boss? In honor of National Boss's Day, Randstad, the third largest staffing and HR services company in the U.S., has unveiled new research regarding what 2,257 American workers think of their supervisors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141006/150552 "With the economy continuing to improve and the job...

2014-09-25 23:01:45

Interest in The Body Archer to this demographic is “booming” as these active adults demonstrate their commitment to staying healthy and active. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 The youngest baby boomers are turning 50 this year and the US healthcare industry is gearing up to meet unprecedented levels of demand for products and services, according to eMarketer Boomers Decide Now May Be a Good Time to Stay Healthy. “As more aging boomers focus on staying active and...

2014-09-23 08:20:56

JOPLIN, Mo., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The next time you see a couple driving a big rig down the highway, they may not be picking up freight from a shipper-customer - they could be on their way to their next leisure destination to go fishing, hunting, or just spend more time with family. Tri-State Motor Transit Co., TSMT, a nationwide specialized trucking company, announced it is modifying parts of its business and future growth around the leisure needs of its team owner...

2014-09-17 12:23:56

TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Provincial governments should not expand public healthcare to cover the growing costs of long-term care (LTC), according to a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In "Paying for the Boomers: Long-Term Care and Intergenerational Equity," authors Ake Blomqvist and Colin Busby say that such a move would put too much financial stress on future taxpayers. "Long-term care expenses are set to balloon once the boomer population hits age eighty," remarks Blomqvist....

2014-09-15 23:02:24

Presentation will compare marketplace behaviors of Millennials, Gen Xers and Baby Boomers Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Inmar, a company that operates intelligent commerce networks, today announced that it will host a webinar, “Shopping Across Generations,” at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, September 24. Devora Rogers, Senior Director, Marketing Strategy and Insights, and Nicole Steward-Streng, Shopper Insights Manager, will present the webinar. Those wishing to...

2014-09-15 08:25:00

--Atlanta, Hartford and Nashville Are Latest Stations to Subscribe-- PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak (NASDAQ: RENT), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced it expanded its partnership with Meredith Corporation's Local Media Group. The expansion includes Meredith TV stations in Atlanta (WGCL, CBS & WPCH, Peachtree TV), Hartford, Conn. (WFSB, CBS) and Nashville, Tenn. (WSMV, NBC). These stations will utilize Rentrak's...

libraries and young adults
2014-09-11 07:01:47

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers are fascinated by Americans between the ages of 16 to 29 because of their advanced technology habits, their racial and ethnic diversity, their social attitudes and their looser relationships to institutions — for example, churches and political parties. The Pew Research Internet Project put together a comprehensive review of research into the role of libraries in the lives of Americans and their communities. These...

2014-09-10 04:21:19

Yet engineering is what the highest percentage of adults would encourage a child to pursue NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When shown a list of occupations and asked how much prestige each job possesses, doctors top the Harris Poll's list, with 88% of U.S. adults considering it to have either "a great deal of prestige" (45%) or to "have prestige"(44%). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100517/NY06256LOGO After doctors, the rest of the top ten occupations seen as prestigious...

2014-09-08 08:26:22

Millennials Least Likely to Pay Balances in Full NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than six in 10 millennials (63%) do not have a credit card, according to a new Bankrate.com (NYSE: RATE) report. Comparatively, only 35 percent of adults 30 and over have zero credit cards in their wallets. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130805/FL58072LOGO Millennials are the least likely of any age group to pay their balances in full each month. Only 40% of millennials pay their...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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