Category: Professional

Professional
// September 2, 2021

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Technology has become not only the core of our work lives, but also our everyday lives. We rely on technology now more than ever. For those who are still working from home and living a more confined lifestyle, it’s been an adjustment. Over the past year and a half, we have relied on technology for…

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Professional
// June 1, 2021

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Special service districts — independent government units created under the authority of a state’s statutes to provide an essential service in a specific area or community — can be found in every state and provide a wide array of services to millions of Americans. Services range from water supply, housing authority, library services and even…

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Professional
// March 4, 2021

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Volunteering as a board member can be a rewarding and engaging experience. People who volunteer for these positions usually do so with the best intentions, but with responsibility comes the reality that claims can arise. Condominium, co-op and homeowner’s association boards are just a few examples of associations that should make sure their board members…

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Professional
// December 3, 2020

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Do you need another room for a home office? Are you worried about contracting COVID-19 in a highly populated city? During the pandemic, nearly 16 million people have moved to accommodate for new needs and lifestyles. Some people are desperate for more space, and with current mortgage rates dropping below 3%, the real estate market…

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Professional
// September 3, 2020

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When COVID-19 first hit the U.S. in March, both for-profit and nonprofit organizations were scrambling to navigate their new normal. Shutdowns, a loss of volunteers and a decrease in charitable donations created a bleak future for many nonprofits — especially small, less sophisticated operations. Now, nearly six months into the global pandemic, nonprofits are utilizing…

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Professional
// June 8, 2020

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COVID-19 continues to impact every facet of our lives; together, we are all experiencing the effects of this global pandemic. Amid the many worldwide changes — unemployment, remote work, social distancing measures — the need for insurance remains consistent. While many industries are severely impacted and unemployment rates have soared to unprecedented heights, the U.S….

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Professional
// March 5, 2020

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We recently entered not only a new year, but also a new decade, and the conversation surrounding resolutions is more prevalent than ever. Resolutions aren’t just about shedding pounds; there is an increasing focus on wellness for the body and the mind. This well-rounded approach to wellness has led to the steady growth of the…

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Professional
// December 5, 2019

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’Tis the season of joy, family, giving back and helping others. It is the time of year when people open their hearts to assist others in need. Anyone looking for a way to help won’t need to look too far, as there are over 150 million nonprofits in the U.S. that focus on helping others…

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Professional
// September 5, 2019

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This October marks two years since the #MeToo movement — founded in 2006 — ignited online and in the media, and while it might not be making daily headlines as it once did in 2017, sexual harassment in the workplace is still prevalent. Accordingly, many states are taking measures to enforce new sexual harassment training…

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Professional
// June 6, 2019

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A small business’s financial health is crucial to its success, and one key component to keeping a business financially healthy is making sure it is protected from errors and omissions (E&O) lawsuits. Unfortunately, according to a recent Forbes article, “fewer than three in 10 small business owners have a business owner’s policy…even fewer (21%) have…

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Professional
// March 7, 2019

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This year began with the longest government shutdown in our country’s history. And while some Americans were kicking off 2019 with their health and wellness goals, millions of furloughed government employees were trying to figure out how to feed their families, while going to work without pay. For many of us, news of the 35-day…

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Professional
// December 6, 2018

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Wellness is a word we didn’t hear a lot of 20-30 years ago. The meaning of wellness has transformed over time and is now a word we hear daily, but what does it mean? Wellness can mean something different to everyone. It can mean eating healthier, losing weight, focusing on mental health or simply taking…

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