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April 7, 2015 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. -  Stephen Lesavich, co-author of the award-winning book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, interviewed by Katrina Starzhyunskaya for the cover story of a recent issue of #WORLDCLASS magazine (Vol. 2, No. 1, March 2015, pp. 18-25) published on April 7, 2015. He discusses law and technology issues and being an entreprenuer and an award-winning author. ISSU Digital version of the magazine.

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March 16, 2015 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. -  Stephen Lesavich, co-author of the award-winning book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was quoted in on article on creditcardguide.com by Tina Orem entitled: How a simple text message can boost your credit score,

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March 10, 2015 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. -  Polly Bauer, co-author of the award-winning book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was the invited guest for the Key Person of Influence Business Accelerator Series, Weekly Meetups for Successful Entrepreneurs in Tampa, Florida on March 10, 2015.

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March 3, 2015 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. -  Stephen Lesavich, co-author of the award-winning book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was a guest on the GET WRITING! blog talk radio show by Karen Rowe entitled: Why is No One Buying My New Book?

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February 17, 2015 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. -  Stephen Lesavich, co-author of the award-winning book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was quoted in an article on Nerdwallet.com by Sarah Cooke entitled: Is Bitcoin a Good Fit for Your Small Business?”

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December 15, 2014 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. - 
Polly Bauer, co-author of the award-winning book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, has recorded a video blog series, entitled Credit Card Queen's 12 Days of Christmas, Holiday Shopping Tips, View Daily "TIPS"


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November 25, 2014 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. -  Stephen Lesavich, co-author of the award-winning book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was extensively quoted on creditcardguide.com, in an article by Miranda Mirquit entitled "4 things that are sure to drop that great credit score."


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November 17, 2014 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. -  Stephen Lesavich, co-author of the award-winning book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was extensively quoted on creditcards.com, in an article by Erica J. Sandberg entitled "How Trauma Leads to Destructive Financial Choices."


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November 11, 2014 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. -  Coconut Avenue is please to announce the upcoming publication of another new book: Celebrity Arms in a Day: Body Sculpting with the New Interactive Lipo Method by Dr. Thomas Su of Tampa, Florida. This exiting new book will be released in March 2015.

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November 1, 2014 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. -  Coconut Avenue is please to announce the upcoming publication of a new book: Six Sugars in My Coffee: The Sweet Words of Middle School Poets. This exiting new book will be released in late November 2014.

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October 28, 2014 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. -  Stephen Lesavich, co-author of the award-winning book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was extensively quoted on moneyning.com, in an article by Miranda Marquit entitled "How to Stop Yourself From Spending Your Emergency Fund."


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October 24, 2014 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. -  Stephen Lesavich, co-author of the award-winning book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was quoted in a Bank of America Merrill Lynch White Paper on bankofamerica.com, by Erin O'Donnell entitled "Why Debt More Than Venture Capital Offers Tech Firms More Financial Freedom".


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October 20, 2014 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. -  Polly A. Bauer and Stephen Lesavich, co-authors of the award-winning book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, were featured in an article on grandmagazine.com, the digital magazine for grandparents and their families by Christine Crosby entitled "The Plastic Effect: What You Need to Know About Credit Cards".


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October 17, 2014 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. -  Stephen Lesavich, co-author of the award-winning book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was interviewed in an article on businessinfoguide.com by Stephanie Chandler entitled "The Plastic Effect".


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October 15, 2014 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. -  Polly A. Bauer, co-author of the award-winning book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was quoted in an article on creditcards.com by Erica Sandberg entitled "7 tricks retailers use to get you to spend more".


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October 1, 2014 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. -  Stephen Lesavich, co-author of the award-winning book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was extensively quoted in an article on nfib.com by Katie Truesdall entitled "Bitcoin for Business: Pros and Cons".


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October 1, 2014 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. -  Stephen Lesavich, co-author of the award-winning book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was extensively quoted in an article on madamenoire.com by Anne Brown entitled "Don’t Do A Lorenz Tate: How to Deal with Credit Card Debt".


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September 30, 2014 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. -  Stephen Lesavich, was interviewed by Eric Dye of the Entreprenuer Podcast Network about the award-winning book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT.

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Click here marketwatch to listen to the interview (MP3 format ~10 mins.).


September 26, 2014 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. -  Stephen Lesavich, co-author of the award-winning book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT,was quoted in an article by Tracey Wallace entitled "43% of Companies Experienced Data Breach in Past Year, Including Jimmy Johns, Home Depot, Target"


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September 25, 2014 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. -  Stephen Lesavich, co-author of the award-winning book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT,was extensively quoted in an article the Wall Street Journal's marketwatch.com by Catey Hill entitled "Credit card companies favor rich, old people."


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September 24, 2014 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. -  Stephen Lesavich, co-author of the award-winning book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT,was extensively quoted in an article the Wall Street Journal's marketwatch.com by Catey Hill entitled "Home Depot’s data breach is worse than Target’s, so where’s the outrage?"


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September 18, 2014 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. -  Polly A. Bauer, co-author of the award-winning book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was quoted in an article on credituniontimes.com by Robert McGarvey entitled "Will Apple Kill Plastic?"


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September 12, 2014 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. - 
Stephen Lesavich, co-author of the award-winning book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, provided a testimonial for the new book,  CoupleCEO: From the Bedroom to the Boardroom and Back, by Scott Shimberg and Heidi Shimberg, Morgan James Publishers, 2014.

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August 19, 2014 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. - Stephen Lesavich, co-author of the award winning book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was quoted in an article on Investopedia.com by Gina Roberts-Grey entitled "Secure Credit Cards."

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August 11, 2014 - Coconut Avenue, Inc.  - the award winning book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was purchased by the Board of Directors and provided to each of the participants of the 25th Annual Direct Response Forum Conference in Washington, DC from August 11-13, 2014.  The DRF is a professional organization for Card Not Present (CNP) payment professionals.

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July 30, 2014 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. -
Stephen Lesavich, co-author of the award winning book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was quoted in an article on netcredit.com by Briana Fabri entitled "Financial Advice I Wish I Knew in My 20's."

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July 25, 2014 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. -
Stephen Lesavich, co-author of the award winning book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was quoted in an article on createforcash.com by Julie Austin entitled "How a Product Entreprenuer Can Protect Intellectural Property."

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July 11, 2014 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. - Stephen Lesavich, co-author of the award winning book,THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was quoted in an article that will appear in the print addition of Danjur Magazine by Jocelyn Bernardo entitled "Habits of Successful Men" The article will be published in the October 2014 print issue of the magazine.

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July 1, 2014 - Coconut Avenue, Inc.
- Stephen Lesavich, co-author of the award winning book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was quoted in an article on Investpedia.com by Gina Roberts-Grey entitled "Don't Sign That! Legal Pitfalls of Signatures."

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June 29, 2014 - Coconut Avenue, Inc
. - Polly A. Bauer, co-author of the award winning book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was the keynote speaker at the Passport4Success event held at the Ontario, California Convention center.  Polly discussed best credit card practices for the audience.

June 24, 2014 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. - Stephen Lesavich
, co-author of the award winning book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was quoted in an article on TheStreet.com by Amy Xie entitled "10 Commandments of your Personal Finance Bible."

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June 16, 2014 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. - Stephen Lesavich, co-author of the award winning book,
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, begin a new column entitled:
Out There On the Edge of Everything® in Positive Impact Magazine.  His first column appears in Issue 3-3 on page 62.  He writes a weekly blog by the same name.


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ne 10, 2014 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. - Stephen Lesavich, co-author of the award winning book,THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was quoted on the Business Uplugged Blog by national media personality Carol Roth in an article entitled Tips for Becoming a Respected Business Industry Expert.

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May 20, 2014 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. - Stephen Lesavich, co-author of the award winning book,THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was quoted in an article on Business News Daily by Sara Angeles entitled 10 Mobile Credit Card Processing Myths Busted, published on May 20, 2014.

May 2, 2014 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. - Coconut Avenue, Inc. has received the BEST OF CHICAGO AWARD in the Publishing Consultants & Services Category presented by the Chicago Award Program.

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April 24, 2014, - Coconut Avenue, Inc.  - Stephen Lesavich, co-author of the award winning book THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was honored by Positive Impact Magazine as an everyday person who makes a positive influence in the world.

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April 12, 2014- Coconut Avenue, Inc. - Stephen Lesavich, and Polly Bauer co-authors of the award winning book,THE PLASTIC EFFECT, were quoted in an article on the digital version Positive Impact Magazine in an article entitled "Dining out can make you a victim of credit card skimming" published on April 12, 2014.

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April 7, 2014 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. - Stephen Lesavich and Polly Bauer co-authors of the award winning book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, were quoted in an article on the digital version Positive Impact Magazine in an article entitled "Beware of Plastic Zombies" published on April 7, 2014.

March 20, 2014 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. - Stephen Lesavich, co-author of award winning book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was extensively quoted in an article by Matt Alderton on creditcardguide.com entitled Card stolen? What's your liability? published on March 20, 2014.


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March 17, 2014 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. - Stephen Lesavich, co-author of THE PLASTIC EFFECT, received an award nomination from Positive Impact Magazine for it's 2014 Positive Impact Awards.  The awards "honor people who have created such a positive impact that they must be celebrated."

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March 12, 2014 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. - Stephen Leavich, co-author of the, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was quoted in an article by Robert McGarvey on mainstreet.com entitled "Time to Cut Up Your Debit Card?"

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February 6, 2014 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. - THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was included in the Review Direct Newsletter, February 2014, Vol. 6, Issue 4.  The book was included in the First Up as well as the Business and Economics section of the newsletter.  This newletter includes "Exciting New Titles from the World's Emgerging Authors," and is made available to librarians and independent bookstores who purchase new books.

January 1, 2014 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. - THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was mentioned in the Garygoyle Magazine, the magazine of the University of Wisconsin Law School, Vol. 37, No.1, Winter 2014, on page 33.

December 2, 2013 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. - THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was mentioned in the magazine UWM Alumni, the magainze of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Alumni, Fall 2013, Vol. 15, No. 2, on page 33.

December 1, 2013 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. - THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was mentioned in theIIT Magazine, the magazine of the Illinois Instutite of Technology, Fall 2013, on page 41.


September 19, 2013 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. -
THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was added to the bookshelf of the University of Wisconsin Alumni Magazine, On Wisconsin, for the Fall 2013 issue.

September 14, 2013 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. - The Arizona Daily Independent published a story about, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, winning a gold medal in the 2013 Living Now Book Awards.

September 13, 2013 - Coconut Avenue Inc. - THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was named a Gold Medal Winner by the Independent Publisher 2013 Living Now Book Awards.  The book received a gold medal as the best book in the finance and budgeting category.  The book was also added to the book was added to the 2013 Living Now Awards Bookstore on Amazon.com.  Coconut Avenue, Inc. is proud to be the publisher of an award-winning book.

       
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July 21, 2013 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. - A private media event for the Tampa area print, television and radio media was held at Saftey Harbor Resort and Spa, Saftey Harbor, Florida to promote the book, THE PLASTIC EFFECT.

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June 30, 2013 - Coconut Avenue, Inc.  THE PLASTIC EFFECT is being featured in a series of articles in the Arizona Daily Independent.

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June 1, 2013 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. -
Polly A. Bauer, co-author of, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, appeared on David W. Weatherholt’s radio show Getting Down to Business® on June 1, 2013. Getting Down to Business® is a business talk format radio program broadcast on Fox News Talk Radio 1020 AM & 95.5 FM or streamed at FoxNewsKOAN.com Saturday’s from 8-10 am in Anchorage, Alaska and 9-11 am on MoneyTalk 1230 AM KSBN in Spokane, Washington.

Click here mic to listen to the interview (MP3 format ~28 mins.).

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May 11, 2013
- Coconut Avenue, Inc. - Polly A. Bauer, co-author of, THE PLASTIC EFFECT, appeared for an in-person book signing at Serenity Now Books and Gifts in Palm Harbor, Florida from 1 pm to 5 pm ET.

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April 23, 2013 - Coconut Avenue, Inc.
Steve Sisgold, best selling author of What's Your Body Telling You?, gives THE PLASTIC EFFECT, a "highly recommended" read endorsement in his April newsletter.


April 17, 2013 -
Coconut Avenue, Inc. - THE PLASTIC EFFECT was submitted to the 2013 Living Now Book Awards contest for consideration in the personal finance category.  The Living Now Book Awards are designed to honor life-changing books that enhance the quality of life for ourselves, our loved ones, and for Planet Earth.  www.livingnowawards.com

March 19, 2013 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. - THE PLASTIC EFFECT, was featured in the magazine Sickle and Sheaf, the national magazine of the Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity, Spring 2013, on page 6.

March 18, 2013 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. -
Polly A. Bauer, co-author of THE PLASTIC EFFECT, appeared on The Exprerience Pros radio show hosted by Angel Tucci and Eric Reamer (KLZ 560 Denver)

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March 14, 2013 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. - THE PLASTIC EFFECT was featured in the ChiFam, LLC financial newsletter in an article entitled, Just Charge It, Right?

March 4, 2013
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Coconut Avenue, Inc. - THE PLASTIC EFFECT was featured on Book Daily www.bookdaily.com in the Business and Economics category.

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March 3, 2013 -
Coconut Avenue, Inc. - THE PLASTIC EFFECT was featured on Book Daily www.bookdaily.com in the Mind Body Spirit category.

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March 1, 2013 -
Coconut Avenue, Inc. - THE PLASTIC EFFECT was featured on Good Reads www.goodreads.com as part of a book giveaway contest.

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February 26, 2013 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. - THE PLASTIC EFFECT was submitted to the 17th Annual Independent Publisher Book Awards contest. www.indepdentpublisher.com

February 5, 2013 -  Coconut Avenue, Inc. - Polly A. Bauer, co-author of THE PLASTIC EFFECT appeared on the Mary Jones radio show (WDRC AM 1360 Hartford) www.talkofconnecticut.com and www.maryjonesshow.com at 3:30 ET on February 15, 2013 to discuss the book.

January 25, 2013 - Coconut Avenue, Inc. - is very pleased that to announce that the release of the its newest book on December 14, 2012: THE PLASTIC EFFECT - How Urban Legends Influence the Use and Misuse of Credit Cards, by Polly A. Bauer and Stephen Lesavich. The book is available in bookstores, on major book e-tailers and directly from the Coconut Avenue, Inc. bookstore.  A press release and media kit are available.