Life is Fragile: Protect What You Have

We believe we are doing our best to protect what we value most in our lives.. family first, then our homes, our jobs, and our income.  But how secure are they really? How sure are you that you have done everything to safeguard your life’s most precious possessions?Recent global events– from natural disasters to the Middle East violence– can make us realize just how fragile life really is. Catastrophic events make us feel mortal, providing a stark glimpse into an uncertain future.  So protecting what we have now is the best we can do....more

Retirement is Women’s New Financial Frontier

A newly-released national survey has found that women are focusing their attention on their financial future; specifically how to transition to the retirement years.  The Wells Fargo 6th Annual Retirement Fitness Survey, reveals that women are worried about having a secure retirement.  Here are some of the statistics the survey found....more

Domestic Violence Victims Considered to Have Pre-Existing Condition!

We are talking about insurance companies here. Did you know that in 9 states of our country, if you have a domestic violence incident on your record, insurance companies can deny you coverage?...more

We All Have A Pre-Existing Condition

Some health care insurers deny health coverage to individuals with a pre-existing condition. A corporate mentality of pass the buck to save big bucks. A health care hot potato.A pre-existing condition according to wiki is a medical condition that existed before you obtained health insurance. Birth is a pre-exisiting condition. ...more

Release the hostages: Teaching and the problem of "coverage"

I can't tell you how many times I have walked down the hallway of the classroom building where I worked, glancing in door and after door to see professors talking at students in dim lecture halls, facts outlined in full sentences on PowerPoint slides. At such times I want to rappel down the center aisle of the classroom, SWAT style, to save the hostages. ...more

...I wouldn't know....

 ....hang on...I'll think of something....

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