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Archives: November 2021

The Sooner You Take These End-of-Life Considerations into Account, the Better

No one really wants to prepare for their own death. But planning for your estate is an important aspect of your financial strategy. The sooner you have the basic documents in order, the better for your family’s financial future. The following are basic estate planning documents you may want to include in your package. Will Your Will dictates who will receive your assets when you...

How to Promote Your Brand for Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday is celebrated every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. In 2021, this holiday falls on November 27. This is the day set aside to support small businesses in the U.S. It was started by American Express in 2010 to bring more holiday shopping to small businesses.  In 2016, 112 million consumers across the nation participated in this event by shopping and dining...

How to Keep Your Pets Happy and Protected

Having pets is both a joy and a responsibility. Our four-legged friends become members of the family whose health, happiness, and safety matters a great deal. The following tips can help you keep your beloved pets protected, while also keeping them happy.  Don’t Share Food With Your Pets A number of the foods we eat can be harmful to animals. For example, dogs should not...

How to See Friends and Not Alienate Yourself from People

How to See Friends and Not Alienate Yourself from People So, we're officially in a whole new world, and it's time to start getting back out there and seeing your friends. But after a whole year (and then some) of staying inside, curating your social time around peak internet connection and working from home, a diary full of social events can feel like impending doom....

Employer-Provided Life Insurance: What You Need to Know

Life insurance is a popular feature of employee benefits packages. Many employers provide basic group life free of charge to their employees. More Americans have workplace plans than individual life insurance plans, as reported in a NerdWallet article.  If your employer offers free or low-cost basic group life, there is no reason not to accept it. Enrollment is automatic in some cases. Although it is a...