Getting The Best Value Pet Insurance

This one goes out to all the pet parents. Raise your hand if you’ve ever…

  • Come home to find the one square of carpet in your home covered in vomit.

  • Taken your dog out for a “quick” potty break that turned into an afternoon lawn-watering session.

  • Been woken up at 3 a.m. by alarmingly loud kitty coughs.

These incidents can be stressful, inconvenient, and—when the vet is needed—expensive.

More pet parents today are finding relief from these incidents by getting pet insurance, which is built to support pet owners with surprise vet bills for accidents and illnesses. The total number of insured pets in the U.S. nearly doubled from 2014 to 2018, according to the North American Pet Health Industry 2019 Report.

Insuring your cat or dog can be a value-add for the conscious pet parent, and the premium you pay can vary greatly based on the coverage you choose.

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Personal loans: Everything you need to know

Need funds? Explore the fastest-growing loan product (iStock)

More than 20 million consumers have a personal loan, with an average balance of $6,382, according to TransUnion. In fact, personal loans are the fastest-growing type of consumer debt. The most popular reason to get a personal loan is debt consolidation, but it can be used for everything from unexpected expenses to college tuition or home repairs.

If you’ve ever thought of applying for a personal loan, it can help to know the ins and outs of this form of financing.

What is a personal loan?

Personal loans are installment loans that provide a lump sum that you pay back with interest in set monthly installments over the term of the loan. Once the loan is paid in full, it is closed. If you need more money later, you have to apply for a new loan. Personal loans can be

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Omaha expects $30M for police, fire costs as state updates rules on COVID relief money | Politics & Government

“I don’t think it is a given that we have to accept these expenses, and certainly it’s not a given that we have to reimburse them,” Duda said.

The board’s next meeting is next Tuesday.

Duda said the new state guidance has implications beyond Omaha. The county must also consider public safety expenses from cities like Ralston, Bennington, Valley and Waterloo, as well as the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.

The updated guidelines from the state define a public safety employee as an employee of a city, county, municipality or village “whose principal duties include services requiring specialized training in the area of police protection, firefighting services, or emergency medical services for any area within the jurisdiction of the identified eligible applicants.”

Examples of eligible full-time employees include sheriffs and deputy sheriffs; police chiefs, captains, lieutenants, sergeants and officers; fire chiefs, engineers, captains and firefighters; and emergency medical service personnel.


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American Shared Hospital Services Reports Second Quarter 2020 Financial Results

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Aug. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via NEWMEDIAWIRE — American Shared Hospital Services (NYSE American: AMS) (the “Company”), a leading provider of turnkey technology solutions for advanced radiosurgical and radiation therapy services, today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2020.

  • The Company completed its acquisition of Gamma Knife Center Ecuador S. A.
  • Total revenue in the second quarter was $3,991,000, a decline of 23.2% from the comparable period in 2019. Proton therapy revenue of $1,401,000 was consistent with the second quarter of 2019. Gamma Knife revenue of $2,590,000 declined 28.1% compared to the second quarter of 2019 due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on volumes, as well as lower average reimbursement at the
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    Digital Pathology Market 2020 : Top Countries Data, Market Size with Global Demand Analysis and Business Opportunities Outlook 2026

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    Aug 14, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
    360 Research Reports Recently published a detailed market research study titled “GlobalDigital Pathology Market2020 by Manufacturers, Types (Whole Slide Imaging, Image Analysis-Informatics, Information Management System Storage and Communication, Digital IVD Devices, Others), Applications (Pharma and Biotech Companies, Hospital and Diagnostic Centers, Educational Institutes) and Region – Forecast to 2026″ which provides key analysis on the global market in a report with Tables and Figures spread through126 Pages and in-depth TOC onDigital Pathology Market. The report analyzes the various factors associated with the performance of the market and predicts growth for the forecast period 2020-2026.

    COVID-19 can affect the global economy in three main ways: by directly affecting production and demand, by creating supply chain and market disruption, and by its financial impact on firms and financial markets.

    Final Report

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