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  • Summer Travel: Flying in the Pandemic 

    After months of desolation at the airports, air travel has increased every week leading into the busy summer vacation season. With full flights becoming more of the norm, it is more challenging than ever to socially distance on planes, making it important that you follow additional precautions. Mask Up: The number one thing that you […]

    July 10, 2020

  • Risk Tolerance Vs Risk Capacity: Knowing The Difference 

    The economy that we all wake up in each day under COVID-19 looks a lot different from the one that existed before the virus took hold in the United States and around the world. It has been a major point of reflection for people all around the world. Many are reviewing how they have ran […]

    July 10, 2020

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    What is water backup coverage and why is it important?

    Water damage can be disastrous to your home. Imagine discovering that your entire basement is filled with brown water and sewage from a backed-up water main or other pipe. It’s not only disgusting and potentially dangerous, it’s also expensive. On average, most water backup claims cost $5,000-$10,000 to repair. Water backup coverage is optional coverage […]

    July 8, 2020

  • Financial Lessons This Crisis Can Teach You

    The current economic crisis was unexpected, but it hit quickly. Within a month, the stock market lost about a third of its value. Many investors were hit particularly hard. As states largely locked down, many workers saw their jobs evaporate without much warning. Some of these layoffs were temporary. Unfortunately, many people are still out […]

    July 7, 2020

  • Do you have medical payment coverage on your Auto policy?

    A traumatic auto accident followed by potentially devastating medical bills can make your stomach churn and leave you in a serious financial situation. Having enough medical payment coverage on your auto policy can help cover a variety of gaps in your coverage regardless of who’s at fault in the accident. While health insurance might cover […]

    June 23, 2020

  • Don’t Get Swept Up In The Recession

    Between February of 2020 and June of 2020 the Dow Jones Industrial Index moved violently from around 27,000 down to below 20,000 and then very quickly back to around 25,000. Anyone watching those market movements surely had a great amount of fear sweep over themselves regarding their retirement savings and their ability to trust the […]

    June 11, 2020

  • Recognize and Prevent Elder Financial Abuse 

    Yesterday was World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.   There can be many ways the elderly are abused by family or those close to them.  Let’s look at abuse from a financial aspect. Financial abuse can be a complicated subject, but at its most basic level it involves taking advantage of an older adult through manipulation […]

    June 11, 2020

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    How to Update your Home — Without Spending Thousands

    It doesn’t take a massive remodel, or a big budget, to make your house feel a little more like home to you. Inside or out, small improvements can make a significant difference — and whether you’re handy or not, you can handle most of them yourself. Don’t believe it? Just check out our list of […]

    June 8, 2020

  • Estate Planning in a Pandemic 

    The ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic has disrupted life in countless ways. The health crisis has led many people to examine their own mortality and realize that they are not prepared for the end of life situations. As the crisis continues to rage on, it is more important than ever to make sure that your will […]

    May 30, 2020

  • CARES Act Creates Tax Relief 

    In March 2020, the unemployment rate was 4.4 percent; just one month later the number had skyrocketed to 14.7 percent-the highest figure since the Great Depression of the 1930s. Some 29 million Americans are now temporarily or permanently out of work. COVID-19, the pandemic coronavirus, in many ways, has crippled the U.S. economy. The good-or […]

    May 30, 2020