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Key Person Life Insurance

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KEY PERSON LIFE INSURANCE It’s no secret small businesses help keep our country going. But a small business needs help to keep going after the loss of someone vital to the company. Key Person Life Insurance can help and should be part of your business planning. Step 1. The employer identifies a key employee whose death would result in financial loss to the business. The [...]

Evaluating Your Homeowners Insurance

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  Evaluating Your Homeowners Insurance As a homeowner, you may be familiar with the protection your homeowners insurance policy offers for the structure of your home and its contents. However, you may be surprised to discover the extent to which a standard policy may protect against bodily injury and property damage you or a family member may cause others. In general, a standard homeowners insurance [...]

HOW TO HONOR VETERANS

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We honor Veterans! There are many types of short and long-term volunteer opportunities available through a number of organizations, including the Department of Veteran’s Affairs, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and USO. Here are ten ways you can help, courtesy of serve.gov: • Visit a wounded veteran at the hospital. • Offer your home repair skills to a veteran or military family. • Create an online [...]

Tips to Prevent Distracted Driving

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Some handy tips to prevent Distracted Driving from our friends at West Bend. Turn off your phone when you get in the car. Stop some place safe (and legal) to answer incoming calls and text messages, remembering many states have laws prohibiting texting while in your car. Familiarize yourself with the equipment/features in your car. You should be able to turn on your wipers, heat, [...]

Teenage Drivers Resources

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These are tremendous resources for helping teenage drivers and their parents cope with the challenges of learning how to drive safely. One of the sobering facts about teenage drivers is that although they are 7% of the licensed population, they're involved in 20% of fatal crashes  according to the AAA.   As a matter of fact in the January 2014 issue of the New England Journal [...]