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What Effect Does Divorce Have on Life Insurance

Like most of your financial planning objectives, your life insurance needs are related to the circumstances of your life. As your life goes through changes, your life insurance often needs to change with it. No life change may be of more consequence than a divorce. In addition to the financial and emotional difficulties that often accompany divorce, there are special … Continue reading
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Estimating Your Retirement Income Needs

Planning for your retirement is important, but where do you begin? One of your first steps should be to estimate how much income you’ll need to fund your retirement. That’s not as easy as it sounds, because retirement planning is not an exact science. Your specific needs depend on your goals and many other factors. Use your current income as … Continue reading
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Protecting Loved Ones with Insurance

How much life insurance do you need? Your life insurance needs will depend on a number of factors, including the size of your family, the nature of your financial obligations, your career stage, and your goals. For example, when you’re young, you may not have a great need for life insurance. However, as you take on more responsibilities and your … Continue reading
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Turning 65? What You Need to Know About Medicare

The solicitations have started pouring in, it seems everyone knows you’re turning 65 and they want you to buy their Medicare insurance.  Before you swear-off checking your mail; here are some key pieces to remember as you approach 65. You should be receiving information from Social Security or Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. These are the two federal agencies … Continue reading
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The Holidays are Here. Are You Ready?

The holidays are a time to spend with family and friends, experience the joy of giving, and participate in countless other traditions you hold dear. While you’re making your lists and checking them twice, don’t forget to add self-care to the top! Many of us live to take care of others and want to make sure the holidays hold a … Continue reading
The Holidays are Here. Are You Ready?

Your Card has been Compromised – Now What?

With Allegacy, we are committed to protecting your information. While we are constantly pursuing ways to keep card numbers safe through new technology such as EMV chips and tokenization, there is still a small chance that fraud will occur. Even with greater security measures in place to protect our transactions, thieves still find ways to breach systems and steal card … Continue reading
Your Card has been Compromised – Now What?

What is Elder Abuse?

As people age, sometimes they don’t realize when people are taking advantage of them. Elder abuse can happen in a variety of ways. It can be scams from groups who target the elderly such as investment or lottery schemes. Elder abuse can also include identity theft, credit/debit card use and forged checks. It can even include common theft of expensive … Continue reading
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Don’t be Caught Off-Guard this Holiday Season

The holidays are a time of family togetherness and celebration and we want you to have the best holiday season ever. Scammers know you’re distracted, busy, and emotional so it’s the perfect time to strike. Knowledge is your best defense so let’s look at 5 common scams so you don’t get taken in by these or similar schemes. 1. Fake … Continue reading
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The Importance of a Cultural Fit

During a job interview, the company is looking for far more than verifying a list of qualifications. They want to meet you and determine if you’d be a ‘good fit’ for their team. At the same time, you’ll want to evaluate the company culture and decide whether or not it fits with your values and beliefs. Why is this so … Continue reading
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Be Your Best You: A Guide for Job Candidates

There are many considerations when looking for a job. What do you want to do? What are you qualified to do? What additional training do you need? Who do you know in the field or with the company you want to work in? What do the jobs pay in your chosen profession? Where are the jobs in your chosen profession? … Continue reading
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