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The Young Person's Secret To Success? Living At Home

Posted 03.26.2015 | Good News

Buster from "Arrested Development" and Annie in "Bridesmaids." What do these characters have in common? Besides being young and lovable, they represen...

Adorable Ad Reminds Us That Families Come In All Shapes And Sizes

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 01.22.2015 | Divorce

A sweet new ad from State Farm reminds us that finding love is a bit more complicated when you have kids. The clip, which the insurance group rele...

Surprising Tricks To Help You Bond With Your Teenager

Posted 12.19.2014 | Good News

Between modern challenges like social media and “selfies”, and classic struggles like curfew and hormones, teens can be tough to navigate. And for...

Advice In 140 Characters Or Less: How To Be A Good Coworker, According To Twitter

Posted 12.19.2014 | Good News

Some people think that LinkedIn is the only place to go for career advice. And while it’s a great place to network, it’s not the end-all-be-all fo...

Acts of God? Creative Interpretations During Flooding: Unlike a Good Neighbor...

Kevin Walsh | Posted 10.15.2014 | Detroit
Kevin Walsh

The following was originally posted in Kevin's blog, I-696 and I-75 in Royal Oak, Michigan I remember the feeling of helplessnes...

How To Piss Off Your State Farm Agent

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 04.09.2014 | Comedy

For the love of God, stop singing, "Like a good neighbor, State Farm is there." You are ruining lives, people. Don't believe us? Then watch this do...

Big Corporations Abandoning Conservative Group That Pushes Changes in State Laws

Wendell Potter | Posted 02.08.2014 | Politics
Wendell Potter

It's amazing how a little sunlight will change the behavior of some of the biggest names in corporate America -- sunlight here meaning greater transparency and accountability.

WATCH: Education Expert On Teachers' Constantly Evolving Roles

Posted 07.31.2013 | Impact

Kathy Payne says a commitment to improving education means acknowledging that teachers no longer hold the key to all the answers. The former specia...

My Visit With the Students in the Red Cross NAIA Collegiate Leadership Program

Brian Boyle | Posted 07.02.2013 | Impact
Brian Boyle

For the third year, I had the privilege of visiting with the students in the American Red Cross NAIA Collegiate Leadership Program at the Red Cross...

Are You Covered?

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 11.02.2012 | Business

With Sandy dying down, it's time to assess the damage. Sandy is estimated to have caused $20 billion in damage as it tore through the east coast, a...

Educating Through Service

Alex Wirth | Posted 10.03.2012 | Education
Alex Wirth

This weekend, I along with 29 other young people will give away five million dollars. Our goal: to help solve our nation's education problem by integrating service into the school curriculum.

Ron Dicker

Advertiser Dumps Penn State | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.24.2012 | Business

State Farm Insurance has dropped its sponsorship of Penn State football for the upcoming season, with a spokeswoman saying it has scrapped plans to ha...

Holy Grails! The 20 Best Internships (And The Dollars They Pay)

Posted 05.04.2012 | College

Who says internships are nothing more than unpaid slave labor? A new report from Glassdoor details 20 of their highest rated companies which not on...

Hold Onto That Paycheck! ALEC "Sharpens Focus on Jobs"

Mary Bottari | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics
Mary Bottari

ALEC and the corporations funding ALEC's operations would like to turn back the clock to those good old days when there were no unions and no minimum wage. They must not be allowed to succeed.

What to Do After a Tornado Strikes Your Town

Don McNay | Posted 05.05.2012 | Impact
Don McNay

Disasters bring out the best in Americans. They dig in their pockets to help. It also brings out the worst in people wanting to make a quick buck.

Mollie Reilly

Insurance Industry Reaps Massive Profits From Delay | Mollie Reilly | Posted 12.13.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Unlike many other businesses, the insurance industry is bound by law to act in good faith with its customers. Because of their protectiv...

Shatner's Tips For Avoiding Disaster This Thanksgiving

Esquire | Posted 11.18.2011 | Fifty

Deep-fried turkey: moist, delicious, and a grease fire just waiting to happen. The vogue for frying turkeys has somewhat tapered off in the last few y...

Giving Away Millions

Alex Wirth | Posted 11.01.2011 | Impact
Alex Wirth

You may be asking yourself, what is so hard about giving away money? One short answer: nothing. How the question should be phrased is: What is so hard about giving away money responsibly?

Donation Of $1.4 Million Keeps Kids Farm Open At National Zoo

AP | Posted 09.19.2011 | Impact

WASHINGTON -- State Farm Insurance is announcing a $1.4 million gift to the National Zoo to keep the popular Kids Farm exhibit open in Washington. A ...

Thanks To Civil Unions Law, State Farm Offering Same-Sex Benefits

Posted 07.16.2011 | Chicago

Starting on June 1, the state of Illinois will recognize civil unions, extending a new set of legal rights to same-sex couples statewide thanks to a l...

Why Multitasking Makes Us Stupid

Margaret Heffernan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Margaret Heffernan

According to recent research by State Farm, twenty percent of drivers are now accessing the Internet while driving. This is just the latest example of...

Girls Who Rule the World: Mentoring Teens to Make Good Choices

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Kristi York Wooten

Girls Who Rule the World will provide 100 teen girls in Georgia the opportunity to learn about professional etiquette, appropriate dress, and making the right sexual choices to decrease health risks.

The Worst Ad in America

Chris Morran | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chris Morran

On the verge of stardom is Flo, the heavily made-up, motor-mouthed ball of cheer whose bright white smile and manic love for Progressive Insurance has divided audiences.

Toyota Recall: State Farm Says It Warned Government Of Toyota Safety Issues In 2007

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The nation's largest auto insurer said Tuesday it alerted federal safety regulators in late 2007 about a rise in reports of unexpec...

State Farm Cancels 125,000 Florida Policies: Expiration To Come Halfway Through Hurricane Season And NBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The largest homeowners insurer in Florida is canceling the policies of 125,000 of its most vulnerable customers beginning Aug. 1, halfway through the ...