Agent’s Top Secrets for Millennials: The Vanguards of the Digital Era

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Millennials happen to come along at an awkward point in history. While the Internet and e-businesses were experiencing tremendous growth, the job market and economy were shrinking into a slow down.  The cataclysmic shift from the analog era to the digital era left many industries reeling in its wake.   Tried and true professions became less viable options for employment.  The inability of Millennials (those born in the 1980s) to find … Read More

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The Sobering Reality of the Life Insurance Gap

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A recent study has found that the gap in life insurance coverage vs. financial needs has worsened by 11% since 2008. The 2013 study was commissioned by New York Life and conducted by the Futures Company, an independent third party research company. They reported that while many Americans say they would want a life insurance policy that would ideally cover their household’s expenses for 14 years after the loss the family’s main income producer, they … Read More

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July Fourth Safety Tips

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Independence Day celebrations can already be felt in the air, many are planning barbecues, picnics, a get together with family and friends, watching the parade and/or the fireworks. But with the array of activities and fun, comes the need for safety plans. As we mentioned in our blog, “Why Summer Time is the Best Time to Buy Term Life Insurance” summer has an increased rate of injuries and fatalities, and … Read More

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Healthy Employees: Going the Extra Mile

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A healthy diet is something we all work hard to achieve but good intentions don’t always result in success… especially when it comes to changing old eating habits. But can we change if we get paid to eat right? An initiative to offer financial incentives to employees who make healthier food choices was recently launched by Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, a not-for-profit health service company in New England. The program … Read More

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Empowered Women Are Making Top Financial Decisions

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Women have taken charge of their finances, empowered by their independence and career success. A recent study done by Ameriprise Financial found that 41% of women ages 25 – 70 are making financial decisions on their own, 56% said that they share the household financial responsibilities equally with their partners and only 4% of the women surveyed said that they had no involvement with the financial decision-making at home. Of the … Read More

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