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Americans are living longer and healthier lives. As you plan for the future, make sure you consider your long-term care needs.

What is long-term care and who needs it?

Long-term care refers to a wide array of medical care, personal assistance and social support services for people who are physically or mentally unable to independently care for themselves for an extended period of time. Whether you need long-term care insurance depends on your age, health status, overall...

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Cyber security researchers recently announced the discovery of two major security flaws that could allow hackers to bypass regular security measures and obtain normally inaccessible data. The flaws, referred to as Meltdown and Spectre, are both caused by design flaws found in nearly all modern processors. These vulnerabilities can be exploited to access all of the data found in personal computers, servers, cloud computing services and mobile devices.

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Auto insurance can be confusing at times. Policies often contain a variety of terms that can be difficult to understand, especially for someone without a background in insurance.

The following is a list of common auto insurance terms to keep in mind the next time you meet with your insurance broker:

  • Accident report form: Sometimes referred to as a police report, this form contains important information about an auto accident, such as circumstances that led...

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The health insurance landscape is changing and employers may need to embrace these employee benefits solutions in 2018 to stay competitive.

As the year winds down and open enrollment season comes to a close, it’s time to examine how the employee benefits landscape may look in 2018 and beyond. Rather than offer an exhaustive list of every conceivable option available to employers, we'll focus on a handful of the progressive employee benefit products and strategies we can expect to...

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Disability income insurance helps you to ease the financial difficulty associated with a serious illness or injury that keeps you from working.

Get the Facts

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly one in five Americans will become disabled for a year or more before the age of 65. If you experience a serious illness or injury, how would you cope financially without a regular paycheck?

Disability income insurance is designed to complement health insurance. It...

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Business leaders make decisions each day on a range of issues including things like hiring, firing, compensation, promotions and the work environment. Every one of these decisions impacts your employees and, depending on the outcome, could result in a claim related to wrongful employment practices.

These claims can disrupt business, hurt morale, damage your reputation and lead to serious financial damages. Thankfully, employment practices liability (EPL) insurance can provide...

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Did You Know?

According to the Los Angeles Times, it may cost as much as 30 percent more to rebuild parts of a home than to completely build a new one from scratch. Demolition and removal of damaged property are pricey, limiting what a homeowner can do when rebuilding only parts of a home.

Property Insurance Considerations

Limits on your homeowners insurance are established to protect your family in the event that something goes wrong. In an effort to remain...

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Every business leader shares a common, pressing concern: how to keep the cost of their employee benefit plans manageable, all the while being appealing enough to attract and retain talent.

With all of the effort and anxiety that comes with the benefits renewal process, can you honestly say at the end of the day that your employees feel that these benefits are actually benefiting their needs?

Let’s face it—health insurance is expensive, but that doesn’t mean you can’t design a...

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Did You Know?

Insurance is mandatory in order to operate a vehicle in the United States, and every state has specific coverage limits that you must meet. While meeting these minimum limits may be enough to get you on the road, they are often inadequate if you are involved in a serious accident. As such, you may want to consider raising your limits in order to secure the right protection.

The Problem with Minimum Coverage

Most states require drivers to carry basic...

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Remodels and other home improvements are an important part of being a property owner. When done correctly, these projects can add value to a home and make it more attractive to future buyers.

Unfortunately, hiring a contractor to complete home improvement projects is not always simple. The average homeowner is often unaware of the average cost of materials and labor. What’s more, construction projects can be stressful, and it’s common for individuals to rush when choosing a...

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