The Bradford Bugle - December 2018 Edition

Did You Know

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••• 46% of Americans carved a pumpkin for Halloween in 2018.  

••• Michael Jordan was paid about $9 million in his ENTIRE NBA career. Stephen Curry makes $34 million PER Year.  Jordan’s endorsements have made him a Billionaire.

•••    Sales per person on Black Friday were $373, totaling $4.55 Billion.

•••          Cyber Monday had a record $7.9 Billion in sales.

History

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•••  Dec. 14, 1947 – NASCAR is founded

     in Daytona Beach, FL.

•••      Dec. 18, 1976-Wonder Woman

          debuts on ABC.

•••    Dec. 25, 1223 – 1st Nativity Scene

        is built by St. Francis of Assisi.  

•••  Dec. 31, 1904 – 1st New Year’s Eve

     celebration is held at times Square.


This & That

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•••45% of food allergies appear after age 18, mostly shellfish and then tree nuts.

•••   You average 1300 extra calories a week from food brought into the office for sampling or free.

•••Barley-based IPA beers have high silicon, a nutrient that helps build bone.

•••       Brushing your teeth once a day increases the risk of tooth decay by 33 %.


Bradford  Business Items

•••       If you have staffing needs, please let us know.

•••Call Heather or Suzanne or Pebbles for any – yes any & all staffing needs.

•••       www.Bradford-Staffing.com Like Us On FACEBOOK!

•••Drug Screens &/or background checks for any company- customer or not, just call!


History

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••• Dec. 4, 1619 – 38 colonists arriving in VA and give thanks to God. Considered by most as the 1st Thanksgiving in the Americas.

•••Dec. 9, 1965- A Charlie Brown Christmas premiers on TV.

    

Business Trivia ~ Saving $$$$

-Know the Company 401K & customize the investments for you

-Open a spousal IRA to stash $5,500/yr.

-If working part time or self-employed, start a ROTH or SEP IRA.

-RETIREPLAN is an app that helps create a savings plan.

-QAPITAL app links to your bank accounts and helps choose how and when you save.



The Bradford Bugle - November 2018 Edition

Did You Know

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•••         If coloring wasn’t added to Coca-Cola it would be green.

••• The dollar symbol ($) was originally made by using a “U” and an “S” combined (U.S.)

•••    Walmart is saving $200 million/yr by switching fluorescent bulbs to LEDs in their stores & parking lots.

History

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•••  November 20, 1984 – McDonalds makes it’s 50 billionth hamburger.

•••      November 25, 1940- Woody Woodpecker is in his 1st film.

•••    November 27, 1924 – 1st Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

•••  November 29, 1890 – 1st ever ArmyNavy football game is played.


This & That

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•••     51% of employers use social media to research current employees, and 34% have found content online that caused a reprimand or termination.

••• Hairstylists in Greece get full retirement benefits at age 50 because they work with chemicals.

•••        63% of American homes were decorated for Halloween.


Bradford  Business Items

•••       If you have staffing needs, please let us know.

•••Call Heather or Suzanne or Pebbles for any – yes any & all staffing needs.

•••       www.Bradford-Staffing.com Like Us On FACEBOOK!

•••Drug Screens &/or background checks for any company- customer or not, just call!


History

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•••     November 3, 1913 – The day  “income tax” is 1st introduced into the USA.

••• . November 9, 1887- Susan B. Anthony votes, even if it was against the law for a woman to vote.

•••     November 9, 1887 – USA receives the rights to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

•••  November 13, 1990- The 1st known World Wide Web page is written.


Business Trivia ~ Virginia Aviation

-66 public airports in VA.

- airports create $22.9 billion economic activity annually.

- aviation related services create 147,000 jobs & $7.7 billion in payroll annually.

- Over 10 million people fly into VA each year and spend an estimated $3.6 billion.