20 DIY projects that will make your life much easier

29 Sep
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DIY projects tend to be pretty involved and complicated, but not all do-it-yourself moves involve a whole lot of work. In fact, there are a ton of easy DIYs that will make your life easier — and don’t involve a bunch of tools or other supplies to get started.

Flip through the slideshow for 20 easy DIY hacks that will make your life easier, from multipurpose pool noodles to DIY ice packs and more. More>>

5 myths the Hispanic community has about life insurance

25 Sep
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Insurance professional and Mexican American Monica Rangel works hard to educate the Hispanic community about life insurance.

The founder and CEO of Efficient Financial and Insurance Solutions in Brea, Calif., regularly helps members of her local community get life insurance coverage. Here are the biggest misconceptions she encounters from her Hispanic clients. More>>

9 things you should always buy at estate sales, according to designers

22 Sep
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There’s a reason why so many interior designers love estate sales: They’re an absolute treasure trove for antique and vintage home furnishings. Chinese paint brushes, ceramic planters, African masks, a single statement-making chair—you never know what you might uncover.

As you walk through an entire home and lifetime of belongings at a sale, what type of vintage items and antiques should you look for? Here, several interior designers weigh in on what you should always look for at estate sales. More>>

Don’t let life insurance be the pumpkin spice of client financial planning!

20 Sep
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Guest contributor Ron Bernas is digital content manager with Crump Life Insurance Services.

What does life insurance have to do with pumpkin spice?

What is the right season for talking about life insurance with clients? Is life insurance the pumpkin spice-flavored product in your portfolio? Let’s hope not! When discussing financial planning with clients, the question of when to introduce life insurance often arises. Is there a right season to discuss this critical aspect of their financial security? The answer is that it’s always the right season to talk to clients about life insurance options. More>>

4 times when term life insurance may be the answer

18 Sep
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What is likely the most affordable and least complicated kind of life insurance protection you can get?
The answer is term life insurance. This kind of life insurance provides a death benefit for a specific period. Term life insurance doesn’t offer the features various types of permanent insurance, such as whole life or universal life insurance, offer. More>>

13 ways to grow as a person in your spare time

15 Sep
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Maximizing your spare time for personal growth can lead to transformative changes, and this article offers thirteen practical ways to achieve that. From reading and learning new skills to volunteering and self-reflection, explore actionable strategies that can help you expand your horizons and become a better version of yourself. More>>

Celebrating Life Insurance Awareness Month

13 Sep
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This month is the perfect opportunity for our industry to engage and educate the many Americans who live with a life insurance coverage gap. Together, we can help them get the life insurance they need to protect their families and achieve financial security.

Here are resources that provide insights about what’s impacting life insurance ownership in 2023 and the vital role life insurance can play in providing financial security. More>>

Celebrating 20 years, 20 moments of Life Insurance Awareness Month

11 Sep
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Life Happens’ 20th annual Life Insurance Awareness Month (LIAM) is officially here! This September marks the 20th anniversary of our biggest campaign, and we’re celebrating all month long. Join us throughout September for 20 Years, 20 Moments, a calendar of events for each weekday during the month. More>>