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How Young Is Too Young for Life Insurance?

Traditionally, parents buy life insurance policies for themselves to provide for their children in their absence. However, there are times when parents may want to consider purchasing a life insurance policy for their child. Why. The most cited reason why

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Tornado Safety Tips

Practice and Prepare. Know where you and your family will go if a tornado strikes while you are home. Practice and teach your children where to go.  Have a family meetup area or a plan for everyone to check in

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Hosting Tips to Enhance Your Hospitality

The secret of a successful party is comfort—yours and that of your guests. Yet all too often we are so concerned about doing everything right that hosting turns into a stress fest. When you are the host, you want your

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Memory Brain Training: From Sieve to Steel Trap

Some instances are easy to laugh off. Forgetting an appointment or misplacing one’s keys can be filed under “being forgetful.” But a leaky memory isn’t funny when those misplaced dates and items are of great importance, or when the forgetfulness

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Animal Invasion? You May or May Not Be Covered

Your dog ate your couch. Birds destroyed your gutter. A family of raccoons or a bear overran your car or garage. Will your homeowner’s/auto insurance cover these animal invasions? Yes and no. Here’s the scoop: Infestation: If your home suffers

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Annuities: One Leg of a Three-Legged Stool

Financial planners often use a simple analogy to explain retirement income: a three-legged stool. The three legs symbolize Social Security, pensions, and personal savings. But where do annuities fit? On one hand, an annuity is a self-created pension plan. On

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Dunk Your Prescription Costs to Avoid the Donut Hole

Donut hole: This pleasant-sounding name actually describes a coverage gap in Medicare Part D. The donut hole appears when your non-generic prescription costs exceed your plan’s initial coverage limit ($3,820 in 2019), but have not yet reached the catastrophic coverage

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Where Will Technology Take Us Next?

Products like smartphones and voice-command speakers used to be the stuff of Jetsons fantasies. Then they became reality and altered our world dramatically. So, what’s next? Here’s a roundup of the emerging technologies. Drones: These aren’t just for taking Instagram-worthy

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How to Choose the Perfect Haircut

There’s no absolute right or wrong, but choosing the perfect haircut can be tricky. There are several things to consider. Find a style that’s right for the shape of your face. For example, a pixie, tousled shag, or layered bob

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An Unexpected Reason for Coverage Denial

You probably know that you can be denied life insurance for certain health conditions, but did you know you can be denied based on medications you purchase on behalf of someone else? This is what happened to a Boston woman.

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