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Sprinkler systems – Effective when maintained

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Automatic fire sprinklers can save lives and reduce property losses in the event of a fire. But to be effective, they must remain in good working order. Property owners can protect their buildings and occupants through a regular inspection, testing and maintenance program.

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Fixed deferred annuities can add STYLE to a retirement portfolio

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Market volatility, rising healthcare costs, concerns about the future viability of Social Security and the potential to be taxed on Social Security benefits leave many doubting their financial well-being. Many could be dealing with a very real possibility of outliving their assets.

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Fixed deferred annuities can add STYLE to a retirement portfolio

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Market volatility, rising healthcare costs, concerns about the future viability of Social Security and the potential to be taxed on Social Security benefits leave many doubting their financial well-being. Many could be dealing with a very real possibility of outliving their assets.

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Should you convert your term life insurance policy?

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Term life insurance is popular because it allows the consumer to purchase a higher death benefit at a lower price than permanent life insurance, such as whole life and universal life. As the name implies, term insurance provides protection for a specific and limited amount of time. So, what can you do when you realize you need all or a portion of your life insurance to last beyond the initial length of your term?

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Think outside the box of chocolates

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Valentine’s Day is almost here. Have you completed your quest for the perfect gift? Would you like to give your loved one something different this year?

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Holiday list: Give the gift of life insurance!

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The annual holiday search is on for the perfect gift for your children or grandchildren. You can spend a lot of time and effort buying gifts … it can be overwhelming. You recognize that as children grow, their interests change. Last year’s trending gifts become this year’s trash. What if I told you there is a gift you can purchase that you won’t have to throw out and that can benefit a child for years to come?

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Sprinklers essential to safety in high-rise residences

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High-rise buildings with residential uses pose unique risks that deserve special attention to safety. Whether you are purchasing a condo, staying in a hotel or living in a high-rise senior apartment or college dorm, consider whether the building is protected by automatic sprinkler systems.

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Can you depend on crowdfunding for funeral costs?

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It’s an all-too-common occurrence: A family loses a loved one unexpectedly and is forced to appeal for help to cover expenses. Many of us have seen the memorials on social media, the crowdfunding websites or the donation bins at a local store for a family dealing with an unexpected loss. In many cases, the family must reveal personal details – forfeiting privacy – just to get the help they need.

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How does group life insurance measure up?

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How does group life insurance measure up?

Many Americans rely on group life insurance from an employer in the event of a death in their family. But in some circumstances, group life insurance is not enough, and an individual policy can provide more protection.

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