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Voluntary insurance: The unconventional holiday gift

December 2015

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Half of millennials don’t understand basic insurance terms

December 2015

They say that things get easier with time – and let’s hope the same is true when it comes to signing up for health insurance. National Public Radio recently reported on a University of Pennsylvania study that found that half of the participants in a recent study couldn’t define … Read more >

For companies, ‘tis sometimes better to give than to receive: Consider giving back to your community this holiday season

November 2015

As the holidays approach, business leaders are focused on end-of-year financials and reporting – and on the personal side, many are also thinking about the effect of celebrations and gift-giving on their household budgets. Here’s something else they should consider: the importance of corporate giving during the most festive time … Read more >

Talk more than turkey this holiday season: The challenges of caring for aging parents

November 2015

The holiday season is almost here, and for most Americans it brings a rush of good cheer, the fun of choosing just the right gifts and wrapping paper, the bracing chill of winter air and – perhaps best of all – the joy of breaking bread (or wishbones) with friends … Read more >

Retirement? What retirement? 37 percent of Americans say they can’t afford to save for the future

November 2015

Retirement? What retirement? 37 percent of Americans say they can’t afford to save for the future Read More >

Father knows best: Policyholder’s dad gives her life-changing advice

November 2015

You’re never too old to take the advice of a parent – or so Aflac policyholder Julie Pingley learned when her father encouraged her to schedule an important medical exam. “My dad asked me if I had my yearly mammogram,” Julie recalls. “He had not been feeling well and I … Read more >