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Heading to College: What to Insure

Heading to College can be an exciting time for young people. It often serves as the first major step on the road to independence. For …

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Long-Term-Care Insurance Isn’t Dead. It’s Now an Estate-Planning Tool

Hybrid policies, aimed at affluent Americans, offer long-term-care benefits along with potential death benefits. Source:   WSJ 6.9.18 Last year, after finishing with college tuition …

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Beware of Ticks

Why This Year’s Tick Season Might Be the Worst in Years and How to Protect Yourself

The Year of the Tick. A tick(ing) time bomb is set to explode this season, in fields, forests and yards across the country, as we …

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prepare your boat for a hurricane

10 Ways to Prepare Your Boat for a Hurricane

  Source: Chubb Insurance – Prepare Your Boat for a Hurricane Last year’s Atlantic hurricane season was the busiest in the U.S. since 2005, and …

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#metoo Blog Post

Reflecting On Exposure And Coverage In The #METOO Era

As the press continues to extensively cover allegations of sexual misconduct by individuals in a position of authority or influence, the matter of workplace harassment is front and center at water coolers and dinner tables across the country.

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Spring Forward

Are You Ready for Spring? Daylight Savings Safety Checklist

Daylight saving time begins Sunday, March 11, 2018.

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Millenials

How employers can best engage millennials in benefits

No, millennials aren’t some strange new alien people in the workforce — but our needs are different than older generations. It benefits employers to understand how history has shaped who we are to make better decisions about recruiting and retaining talent.

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Uber

5 things drivers need to know before working for a ridesharing service

You have a nice car and could use extra cash. You sign up to be a driver, install the app and soon you are driving people around and making money. Is it too good to be true?

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Personal Lines trusts-llc

When Trusts and LLCs Hold Assets: The Hidden Risks

For many highly successful individuals and families, placing the ownership of assets such as homes, boats and other property into trusts and limited liability corporations (LLCs) makes a lot of sense. Whether for tax, privacy or other reasons, trusts and LLCs can be useful tools.

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CARBON MONOXIDE SAFETY TIPS FOR YOUR HOME & VEHICLE

There are few potential hazards in the home that are as serious as carbon monoxide. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the federal regulator of product safety standards, points out that carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless gas that cannot be detected by human senses. It can be in your home’s environment and cause serious harm to the health of you and your family before you know it, and ingesting any large amount of CO is fatal.

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