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Hot summer days and swimming pools are a great combination to enjoy some summer fun. Many homeowners add backyard pools as a way to entertain and beat the heat. However, adding a pool to your property also increases homeowner responsibilities. Keep these tips in mind if you decide to add a pool to your home:

  • Install a fence. Most communities require a fence around private swimming pools. Install a safety fence with a locked latch and utilize a cover when you are...

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As many employers are well aware, health care costs and saving adequately for retirement are two of the most pressing financial issues facing Americans—regardless of income level—today.

For employees, health and finances are impossible to separate. As employers seek to build trust and form lasting relationships amongst their workforce, financial wellness programs have moved from “nice to have” to an expected component of a comprehensive employee benefits package....

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As we move into summer, many will want to exercise outdoors to stay active and get some fresh air. That’s great news, as experts recommend at least 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity each week. Working out in hot and humid weather can put extra stress on your body; however, there are simple precautions you can take to protect yourself.

“In 2021, 50% of gym members plan to run and do other outdoor activities instead of indoor activities.” – Source: RunRepeat

Workout Tips...

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Workers’ compensation coverage is intended to help your organization cover expenses that may result from employees getting ill or injured on the job. Nevertheless, there is always a chance that one or more of your employees may attempt to take advantage of this coverage by committing fraud.

An employee can participate in workers’ compensation fraud by intentionally misrepresenting their illness or injury—whether that entails lying about the cause or severity of their condition or even...

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Riding a motorcycle can be an exhilarating way to travel on the road. But doing so also comes with significant safety risks. Before you hit on the road on your motorcycle, review the following top causes of motorcycle accidents and safe driving tips.

Top Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

  • Motorists fail to see riders when they are coming out of a driveway, making a left turn in front of an oncoming rider or when the motorcycle is in the driver’s “blind spot.”
  • Many...

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Every now and then, we stumble into those situations we categorize as “too good to be true.”

"There’s just no way", we think. We’ve been duped before and won’t fall into that trap again. But here is something that really and truly is good and believe it or not, it’s related to your insurance. I’m talking about Preventive Care.

Amidst a time when health care costs only seem to be rising, and you seem to be getting less and less care for your dollar, do yourself...

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More than half of adults in the United States will experience mental illness—which refers to a variety of conditions that affect one’s mood, behavior, feelings or thinking—at some point in their life. Mental illnesses can occur occasionally, while others are chronic. Common mental illnesses include anxiety, depression, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

Mental Health Awareness Month, observed every May, is a time to raise awareness about mental health, break the stigma and support...

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Workers’ compensation claims have a variety of different costs associated with them. Some of these costs are expected costs, while others are unexpected. Here’s the difference between these terms:

  • Expected costs are those that are covered by workers’ compensation insurance. Such expenses are commonly referred to as direct costs.
  • Unexpected costs are those that workers’ compensation insurance does not cover. These...

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Mold is a fungus caused by excess moisture that can be damaging to your home, as well as a significant health hazard.

Mold can look like spots and can be many different colors. If you see or smell it, remove it; you don’t need to know what type of mold it is. You just need to get rid of the mold and fix the moisture problem that is causing it.

To prevent mold occurrences in your home, you should:

  • Keep healthy humidity levels. Mold thrives in humid...

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In the first sweeping legislation for the new 117th Congress, H.R.1319, a $1.865 trillion-dollar COVID-19 relief bill, becomes law.

In addition to providing direct assistance to many Americans, namely through $1,400 in income tax rebates for eligible individuals and an increased child tax credit, the legislation also contains many provisions related to health insurance coverage and group employee benefits plans.

These include direct federal subsidies for both...

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