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Spring Home Maintenance

When springtime rolls around in Illinois, almost everyone thinks of cleaning. That’s fine (we probably all need to do a little more of that, after all), but there’s something even more important to keep in mind: home...

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What Every Single Parent Should Know About Life Insurance

There is no denying that it is difficult being a single parent. Though it can be highly rewarding, juggling work, child-rearing, bill-paying and other responsibilities can sometimes be overwhelming. If you...

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6 Reasons You May Get Turned Down for Life Insurance

The most common reason that people get declined for life insurance coverage is because they have a specific health condition, but it isn't the only reason. I'd like to cover the top ones and let you know what your...

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Questions Expecting Moms Have About Life Insurance

If you are expecting a child and are considering life insurance, the first thing I have to say is-smart move! But if this is your first time looking for coverage, you may have questions. Here are some typical ones I've...

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Primary, Supplemental, and Secondary Insurance

You may already know this, but you are entitled to have health insurance coverage under more than one plan. In fact, you are entitled to have a healthcare plan with more than one insurance company. When you have more...

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Tips For First Time Home Owners

Most people look forward to owning their own home one day. However, many people do not realize that a lot of work goes into being a homeowner. Fortunately, there are several things that you can do to make it easier to...

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How Do I Report My Health Insurance on My Tax Return?

If you believe the headlines, sorting out the Affordable Care Act (commonly referred to as "Obamacare") is going to be the single worst moment of your 2015 tax filing season. That might be true for some taxpayers. But...

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5 Holiday Safety Tips

With the Christmas decorations all set up and the excitement of the holidays in the air, it's easy to forget about safety precautions and careful behavior -- but knowing how to stay safe is just as important now as it...

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Holiday Health and Safety Tips

The holidays are a great opportunity to enjoy time with family and friends, celebrate life, to be grateful, and reflect on what's important. They are also a time to appreciate the gift of health. Here are some holiday...

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The True Cost of Long Term Care

Paying for long-term care can have a major financial impact on families. It's a big reason why each year more than 65 million Americans provide long-term care to an adult family member. Yet the costs to those family...

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