How Securus is helping improve parenting

For many families, correction facilities are an enemy of their unity. This is because they separate members of a family and kills its unity when a member commits an offense and ends up paying for it in jail or prison. As a result, families can be separated having a lifetime effect, especially on the young ones who are likely not to understand why their parent or sibling as to go.


Many kids whose parents are serving time grow up without the love or the guidance of a parent. This leads to most of them making the wrong choices or having the company of the wrong associates. Often making poor choices and finding themselves hooked up on drugs, crime or gang activates.


In a bid to bring together families that ate separated by prisons and jails. The authorities have come up solutions aimed at fostering the communication between the inmates and their loved ones. The authorities, however, have to leave the role of offering telecommunication services to inmates and their families to companies who have an agreement with the correction facilities to offer the communication service.


Most families, therefore, are at the mercy of the companies to provide telecommunication services and solutions that are sustainable and try to preserve the family values.


Securus Technologies has been in the forefront of serving their clients with the best and latest telecommunication services. The company has invested heavily in patents and infrastructure that will ensure better services.


Their latest product has been praised by the inmates and their families who believe that the services will give them a chance to unite families that are on the verge of breaking. The technology will also allow inmates to take an active role in the raising of their kids.


Video visitation is the latest addition to the services offered by Securus Technologies. Securus’ clients shall be able to make visitation to their loved ones in prison through video chats.


The inmate will be able to communicate with their loved ones via a live video feed and take part in the activities going on in their children’s lives in the outside word. A father or mother in prison shall be able to help their kid with homework via a video link.

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This will ensure that children whose parents are in correction facilities will enjoy parental love and guidance.



AIG Insurance Company Is Called Into Court By The Former Owners Of The Atlanta Hawks For Breach Of Contract

AIG is one of the most powerful insurance companies in the world. The company has 88 million customers in 130 countries, and one of those high-profile customers is taking AIG to court. That customer is the Atlanta Hawks Basketball and Entertainment Group controlled by philanthropist Bruce Levenson. AIG is a formidable foe. The government bailed AIG out in 2008 to the tune of $180 billion, and the Feds took control of the company. But all of that has gone away, and the massive insurance company is back serving 98 percent of the Fortune 500 companies. The Atlanta Hawks Basketball and Entertainment Group say the insurance policy the group had with an AIG insurance company was breached when the team was sold to Tony Ressler in 2015. Bruce Levenson doesn’t like to lose, especially when millions of dollars are at stake.

According to Forbes, the lawsuit involves a policy that covered general manager Danny Ferry. Bruce Levenson hired Ferry in 2012 as GM and President of Operations. The Ferry contract was a $18 million, six-year deal, and Levenson had an insurance policy that covered any termination issues or workplace torts. Evidently, AIG refused to pay when Ferry was terminated by the sale of the team. Levenson wants the insurance company to pay the balance of Ferry’s contract plus a 50 percent penalty as well as court and legal expenses.

Levenson is well-known for his philanthropic endeavors. Bruce donates millions of dollars to several organizations. The University of Maryland is one, and the Holocaust Museum is another. But Levenson also donates to several other Jewish causes. Bruce can afford to spread his money around. At last count, Levenson was worth more than $500 million. Bruce made most of that money in the IT industry, but he also made a fortune in the news industry as well. Levenson is a co-founder of the United Communication Group.


What You Should Know About JustFab And The Contribution Of Don Ressler

Success in business is brought by many factors among them dedication, experience, skills and proper decision making. These are some of the terms that should be used when describing Don Ressler and reviewing the success he has achieved in the several startups he has launched and nurtured into successful businesses. Don Ressler is a professional way above his peers in the business world because of his execution strategies and the ability to spot gaps in the market.

Most of the businesses Don Ressler has come up with have dominated the markets he has chosen and his continued support for upcoming entrepreneurs can be seen as a step in the right direction. Don Ressler kicked off his career as an entrepreneur with, which dealt with fitness items. The company would be sold in 2001 to Intermix Media and his motive in this transaction was to raise capital necessary for his next startup.

At Intermix, he met with Adam Goldenberg, the company’s COO and they seemed to have similar ideas when it comes to online businesses. Therefore, they merged their efforts and decided to start a company on Pando. This joint effort saw the birth of Alena Media, which ran a marketing franchise for online businesses. Alena performed quite well and in less than two year, they earned millions from the marketing franchise. Owing to the fact they had a progressive plan, in 2005 they sold Alena to News Corp. This was to help Ressler and Goldenberg move to better ideas and probably advance their experience.

The presence of prior experience in digital marketing allowed the duo to come up with new businesses that they would promote using the skills and experience they had. After a session brainstorming, Adam Goldenberg and Don Ressler arrived at a conclusion that saw the inception of Intelligent Beauty. The company had two brands, SENSA, a weight-loss section and DERMATORE, which deals with beauty products and cosmetics.

2010 was time to advance their strategies and they launched a bigger and one of the most successful companies they have, JustFab. JustFab offers online subscription services to customers looking for fashion items like clothes, shoes and handbags. Since its launch, they have received funding from venture capitals twice.

The first funding was from Matrix Ventures and amounted to $33 million while their second came from a number of companies including Matrix Ventures amounting to $76 million. This money boosted the company and allowed JustFab to establish presence in other markets like Canada, United Kingdom and Germany.

Online Reputation Management: The Importance Of Transparency

When it comes to online reputation management, your first line of defense is to maintain an impeccable reputation. This means providing high-quality products and services, an excellent customer experience and conducting business in an ethical, honest manner.
In a perfect world, no one would make poor choices or be a party to anything less than upfront and honorable.

But in real life things happen. Situations arise that may draw negative press or feedback. Mistakes are made, things don’t go as planned, you name it. While your reputation may not take as bad a hit as this Chancellor of a prestigious university did, there may come a time when you need to deal with a sticky situation or PR nightmare. Maybe you released a faulty product, or someone in your company acted in an unflattering way that negatively reflected on how you Brand Yourself. Whatever the case may be, don’t be fooled into thinking that you can simply “erase” negative feedback, criticism or press.

Transparency Is The Best Policy

When the critics strike, your best course of action is transparency. If you made a mistake, admit it. If you owe an apology, make it public. And, if you have the opportunity to make it right, do so.

It’s not always easy when a full-scale attack has been launched on your brand. Often, it just takes one Tweet or bad review to kick things off, and next thing you know you are being inundated with negativity. It’s tough to deal with, but addressing things immediately is your best bet. Don’t make the mistake that many companies make by ignoring it.

While paying big bucks to try and “scrub” your reputation clean may seem like a tempting proposition, it simply doesn’t work. However, there are services that can help you manage your reputation the right way. It’s always a good idea to work with an expert who understands how to navigate the online landscape and ensure your brand puts its best face forward.

Brad Reifler for the Small Investor

There are many issues currently in Wall St. that are perfectly depicted in the movie Money Monster that has recently been released. The movie is a fictional tale about a small investor who becomes increasingly disgruntled and outraged by the way that Wall St. investor firms favor the wealthy and the rich until he reaches a breaking point of violence.

While the movie Money Monster is fictional, the motivations behind it are not, Brad Reifler tells us. There are legitimate issues surrounding Wall St. that are causing middle class Americans throughout the country to become increasingly irritated and frustrated with the system that they believed to be helping everyone. Inherently, Wall St. has a bias towards the wealthier individuals who choose to invest large sums of money, especially over middle class Americans who can not afford to spend a large amount of capital on investments.

The root of the issue is accreditation and the process involved in becoming a certified investor. Theoretically, this is a seal of approval that shows that someone is a competent financial planner. In reality, however, it more often than not is a sign of high social status because of the difficulty in time and money that is dedicated to achieving accreditation.

Issues that arise as a result of this include investment options and fees associated with portfolios. Fees are charged on all portfolios in the form of both management fees and performance fees. In essence, regardless of the quality of work, brokers will get rich while the investor pays their paycheck. In addition, investment options that are open to non-accredited investors are very slim. While the wealthy have the option to choose from investments such as private equity firms and hedge funds, middle class Americans are stuck picking options that are highly correlated to the stock market. This makes the options available for the 99% very risky.

Brad Reifler aims to solve these problems with Forefront Capital. Through his firm, Brad Reifler will charge no management fees and provide sound financial planning portfolios to individuals who are not certified This will allow equal footing for all Americans while investing.  Be sure to check out Brad on his Twitter, as well as his official profile.

Evolution of Smooth: Love your Lips

With so any brands and types of lip balm out there, it is easy to pick one that is not the best for you. This is where the Evolution of Smooth, more commonly known as EOS, comes into play.
EOS lip balms [] are packed with many different types of nutrients that all work together to give your lips the love and care they need. Some of the ingredients that are used include vitamin E, shea butter, and jojoba oil. All the lip balms that the Evolution of Smooth creates are completely hypoallergenic, and have been tested by dermatologists. These lip balms are also made without using paraben and are completely petrolatum free. The way that all of these ingredients work together creates very soft and smooth lips.

The Evolution of Smooth has created several different lines of lip balm that you are able to choose from. The Organic Smooth Spheres are pretty much all organic, completely natural, and gluten free. This sphere has a twist-off top and is available in eight sweetly flavored chooses. With a lot of moisturizing agents, this lip balm will provide your lips with long-lasting moisture so your lips are always smooth and soft.
The Visibly Soft Lip Balm is designed to moisturize your lips almost instantaneously. This lip balm is jammed packed with many natural conditioning oils, as well as shea butter and vitamins C and E. These ingredients work all together to make your lips immediately softer.

Smooth Stick Lip Balm is the same EOS lip balm that you have come to love but in a different packaging. Made without any paraben or petrolatum this lip balm is completely natural and somewhat organic. It is also packed full of antioxidant-rich vitamin E, jojoba oil and shea butter that keeps your lips soft and smooth. EOS lip balm products are widely available on local Walmart stores. It can also be ordered online via Amazon.


The Olympic Valley Incorporation that never was

There is now light at the end of the tunnel as Lake Tahoe’s north shore communities and the Squaw Valley Resort are experiencing relief from the two most serious challenges that they have been faced with in the last few years. A devastating drought and the threat of incorporating Olympic Valley, home to Squaw Valley Resort, took a heavy toll on winter sports resorts and other small businesses here. The fear of losing business and the threat of an unwelcome incorporation of the area had been the worry of many for years.The area is no longer under the incorporation threat and also early season storms and cold temperatures have ensured that Squaw Valley and other resorts in the area opened earlier than usual, for the first time for nearly a decade.

Andy Wirth, the CEO of Squaw Holding on, fought against the incorporation because he believed that it could have increased taxes, reduced services and ultimately isolate the communities living here from the others as Reno-Gazette Journal reported it. His efforts were rewarded when the incorporation backers withdrew their pursuit due to legalities. To this effect, the Holdings plan on increasing developments in both commercial and residential undertakings in the area to improve the profile and harmony of the communities living here. At the same time, they also have plans to connect Squaw Valley and the neighboring Alpine Meadow area by the use of a gondola. This connection will integrate the local communities to live and work together. The Local Agency Formation Commission in California stalled the incorporation campaign for the main reason that a town council was not a viable proposition for the area. Wirth now believes that the way forward now for the area is uniting the local communities through a well-developed transportation network.

Currently, Andy Wirth is the CEO of Squaw Valley Ski Holdings, a company that has made the area a world-class tourist destination. He was also appointed to the board of the Reno Sparks Convention and Visitors’ Authority (RSCVA) in 2013. He has vast experience in international resort management having worked with various airlines in Utah, Colorado, and Canada. He is also actively involved in contributing to both the environmental and community activities in the Lake Tahoe area with the objective of improving the wellbeing of the local communities. He is also the co-founder of Ironman team known as the “Wounded Warrior Support” that raises funds for the Navy SEAL Foundation to honor and support the fine men of the Navy SEALs together with their families after they return home. He mooted this idea after being involved in a skydiving accident which motivated him to encourage others to have hope despite the odds they face in life.

Seattle Genetics makes a major step in developing anticancer agents

Settle Genetics is a biotechnology company that was established with the aim of developing an antibodies-based anticancer therapy. The industry is the leader in the production of antibody-drug therapies that are meant to utilize the ability of monoclonal antibodies to carry agents capable of killing the rapidly growing cells. The antibody-drug conjugates are designed to avoid attacking the normal cells of the body, hence directing their effect to the cancer cells. The adverse reactions that result from these agents are minimized by their selectivity towards the abnormally growing cancer cells in the body.

The first class of drugs to be developed under the antibody-drug conjugates was the brentuximab vedotin. The drug was developed in collaboration with the Takeda Pharmaceutical Limited Company, and it is recognized in more than 60 countries around the world. The anti-cancer agent is under clinical studies to determine its ability to be used in the management of CD-30 expressing lymphomas such as Hodgkin Lymphoma, Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, and mature T-cell lymphoma as well as B-cell lymphomas. Seattle Genetics has been granted full commercialization rights to brentuximab vedotin due to its collaboration with Takeda Pharmaceutical Limited Company. Another agent under development is the vadastuximab talirine that is being evaluated for a possible effect in individuals with acute myeloid leukemia. Apart from brentuximab vedotin and vadastuximab talirine, other antibody-drug conjugates are still under development.

Seattle Genetics was co-founded by Clay Seagall back in 1998. Clay Seagall is the current Chief Executive Officer and the president of the biotechnology company. He plays a significant role in overseeing the company’s development of clinical and preclinical agents that are targeting the different types of cancers as mentioned above. The company is a bigger player in the market the production of antibody-drug conjugates. Dr. Seagall was behind the success of the company’s fundraising activities that saw the company raising more than 330 million US Dollars via both public and private financing. The company has also signed deals with major businesses in the market such as Genentech collaboration for SGN-40, the deal was valued at over 860 million United States Dollars.

Doctor Clay Seagall attended The University of Maryland from where he graduated with a B.S in Zoology. He also has a Ph.D. in genetics from George Washington University.

Brian Torchin: Dedicated Champion of Chiropractics

Brian Torchin, is an experienced healthcare professional in the field of Chiropractics in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He has opened, staffed, and managed numerous medical offices over the past 34 years and has extensive knowledge of both the business and the medical side of being a healthcare professional. He first discovered his passion for medicine while completing his undergraduate degree in Exercise Science at the University of Delaware. Brian, then embraced that sparking passion and went on to obtain an advanced degree in Chiropractics at the New York Chiropractic College. Little did he know that spark of interest in college would turn into an extremely successful lifelong career. He combines his passion, his physical therapy experience, and his chiropractic skills and knowledge to provide his clients with a complete and quality experience.

His passion for to the healthcare field is evident, as he is not only a Chiropractor, he is also the President of Healthcare Recruitment Counselors, LLC. His company is one of the largest medical staffing companies in the country, and helps connect talented Doctors and other healthcare professionals, with open jobs in the field. He also writes professional articles for HCRC’s Twitter to provide advice and training for organizations on relevant business topics such as “The Law of Retention: Keeping your Top Talent”.

Despite his huge success with his recruitment firm, he remains committed to providing quality chiropractic care for his patients. He values building strong and long lasting professional relationships both in business and his practice, which is a key to his success.

Anthony Marsala Is More Than Head Of Madison Street Capital

Anthony Marsala is indeed head of Madison Street Capital. However, he is a lot more than that today. Anthony was just inducted into the 40/40 recipient club by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts. This is a very hard mark to hit, but Anthony Marsala did it with flying colors.

Every year representative from this national organization search for recipients. The recipients must be involved in some important industry work. This can be areas like business or healthcare. These individuals must be a shining light within their industry. That is exactly what Anthony is on a daily basis.

Anthony Marsala is the person that changed investment management. Majority of investment firms do not even make any moves without consulting with Anthony first. Anthony has broken down the walls of not knowing. He has studied the market inside and out, and he has made predictions regarding the fall of the economy and also the rise of the economy. All of the individuals that have listened to him have succeeded, and he has not been wrong yet. Having this large customer base at such a young age is what caught the eyes of representatives from the national association.

Madison Street Capital helps hundreds of businesses on a daily basis. This help stretches around the globe. They first help businesses make smart investments. Secondly, they help businesses build a great work staff and have a wonderful work environment. Madison Street Capital also stays in contact with all of their customers. They do not just provide services and leave the scene. They are not into making customers. They are into making lifelong customers. That is why they study every business in and out even before taking on the project. They want to be sure they can build the right potential within the business.

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