Travel and Entertainment Expenses: Where Do You Draw the Line?

According to the Global Business Travel Association, U.S. business travel spending is expected to rise to nearly $267 billion in 2013. How much of that money will be yours? As travel fares climb while your company is being faced with a tepid economy, you’ll want to spend wisely. So what does that mean? The answer may be in your current cache of company expense reports. 1. Does spending correlate with revenue?…

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Canadian Road Trip: Banff–Lake Louise

Hit the highway from Vancouver to Calgary this winter There’s a corner of this planet where deep powder skiing is the norm, goliath rocky peaks far outnumber the people exploring them and vast wilderness reigns supreme. It’s a place that should be on the bucket list of any skier that’s ever strapped a pair of wooden planks to their feet and slid downhill on slippery, frozen flakes. We’re talking about…

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gluten free vegan oatmeal quick bread

Slices of soft oat bread, ready for your favorite jam or nut butter. This gluten free vegan oatmeal quick bread is sure to be your new breakfast go-to! The smell of bread baking is one of the most comforting smells. It just warms the house. Banana bread and pumpkin bread are probably two of my favorites to smell baking. Mmmmmm. It’s like a hug for your senses! Yeast breads are a little more…

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Wild Kamchatka: Visiting Russia’s Nomadic Reindeer Herders

Exploring Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula Kamchatka, Russia On the remote Russian peninsula of Kamchatka, indigenous Even people watch over large herds of reindeer as their ancestors have for centuries. We caught up with them after traveling by snowmobile. Blowing winter snow stung my face like 1000 tiny frozen needles. Riding snowmobiles through a whiteout in 60 mph winds, with a wind chill temperature of -39F, we were attempting to escape the…

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Taking a Photo Trip to Antarctica

When I found out I had the opportunity to travel to Antarctica, I couldn’t quite believe it. I should really start this story by thanking my mother: she’s had the travel bug her entire life, and eventually created a career for herself selling her experiences and knowledge. The same bug has allowed me to see the world from a very young age, and I learned quite quickly how much of…

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Goodcents Celebrates 30th Anniversary with 30 Cent Subs

Kansas City-based sub sandwich franchise introduces special offer to celebrate 30-year anniversary De Soto, KS  (RestaurantNews.com)  Goodcents is celebrating its 30th anniversary as one of the most beloved local sub sandwich restaurants. To celebrate, the company announced today that it will be hosting a special celebration event on March 1 at the original Goodcents location in Lenexa, Kan., featuring 8-inch turkey subs for 30 cents*. Who:       Goodcents What:      30 cent…

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Could You Have a Heart Attack and Not Know It?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),1 nearly 735,000 Americans have a heart attack each year, and 525,000 are first heart attacks. When you learn the risk factors, symptoms and how to take early action, it increases your chances of survival. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, some who suffered a heart attack did not act quickly enough to make it to the…

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Travel Tips 👉 Sticking To Your Low Carb Lifestyle On The Go

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Atkins. The opinions and text are all mine. Today’s post includes simple keto travel tips to help you easily stay low carb on the go, with no stress! When I first started eating low carb almost 8 years ago, I was traveling 3-4 times some months between personal and business trips. As an international speaker and business & marketing…

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A Week In Delaware On A $20,000 Stipend

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we’re tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We’re asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we’re tracking every last dollar. Today: a graduate student working in earth sciences who earns a $20,000 stipend per year and spends some of her money this week on a chai. Occupation: Graduate StudentIndustry: Earth SciencesAge: 30Location:…

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Restaurant Investment: Capital Calls

While we expect M&A activity to continue to pick up over the next five years, those leveraging the best insights regarding the evolution of the market landscape to inform a modernized and globally-oriented F&B investment thesis are set to lead (and even create) segments and categories. There’s plenty of capital to put behind foodservice companies, and some that are not even in the radar right now (like those looking to…

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