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Delaying Retirement?

You’re 49 years old, you make $113,000 a year and you’re starting to get worried about financing your retirement. You could take the drastic step of upping your retirement savings by 10% of your salary. Or you could achieve the same … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Make 2018 the Best Year Yet

Since New Year’s resolutions have a 48-hour shelf life, many people don’t even bother with them. Here is a different approach: five ways to improve performance by focusing on results-changing behaviors. 1. Try something new In their “Habits Across the … Continue reading

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3 Factors Threatening the Nursing Home Liability Market

With ample capacity in nursing home and long-term care liability insurance, competition remains strong among carriers. However, clouds have been gathering on the horizon, with the convergence of three separate events threatening to create a perfect storm in the marketplace. … Continue reading

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An Attitude of Success

Can you picture yourself living your dream? Some people will tell you that getting a clear vision of your success is all you need to do to realize it. By now, you probably know there’s a lot more to it. … Continue reading

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Breach Fatigue

Study finds evidence of ‘breach fatigue’ as more recent data breaches have less of an impact on stock performance A data breach can have immediate and long-term implications for a company in terms of consumer trust and regulatory repercussions, but … Continue reading

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Fractional Ownership

Fractional ownership is a method in which several unrelated parties can share in, and mitigate the risk of, ownership of a high-value tangible asset, usually a jet, yacht or piece of resort real estate. It can be done for strictly … Continue reading

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The 10 Assumptions About Real Estate

Real estate is a prolific profession. Everyone either knows a real estate agent, or is connected to one through six (probably less) degrees of separation. Between friends and relatives, and the stereotypical representation of real estate agents on television and … Continue reading

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Is today a good day to buy life insurance?

Robert has been selling life insurance for over 32 years and today the question is: Is today a good day to buy life insurance? Almost everyone understands the value of life insurance. Simply put, a life insurance policy is a … Continue reading

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Living in Portugal

Imagine living in a chic, historic European city with a vibrant restaurant scene, a seaside ambience, mild weather, friendly locals, and great (and inexpensive) food and wine. That description fits Porto, Portugal’s second-largest city, to a “T.” And, after spending … Continue reading

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What Happens if you cancel your Term Life Insurance?

The premium for a term policy is guaranteed for a certain number of years.  If you cancel the policy prior to the end of that term you will have paid slightly more for the coverage than was necessary.  Few term … Continue reading

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