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Donating to Disasters and Avoiding Scams

Hurricane Harvey was the strongest storm to make landfall in the United States since Hurricane Charley in 2004 and we will soon have Irma, an even stronger storm crashing into our shores this weekend.  News of the damage Harvey has caused to southeastern Texas is prompting people to help in whatever ways they can and we are certain that the same will occur with Irma.

Personal Umbrella Policy: What is it and why should I have one?

Who needs a Personal Umbrella?

You do not need to be wealthy to be sued for millions.  Juries determine damages based on the severity of an accident, not your ability to pay those damages.  Do you own or drive a vehicle?  Do you own or rent a home?  Do you want to protect the assets and investments that you worked hard to accumulate?  If you said yes to any of those, you need an umbrella.  The truth is EVERYONE needs an umbrella.

Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Social Security Retirement Benefits?

Social Security is an important source of retirement income for millions of Americans, but how much do you know about this program?  Test your knowledge, and learn more about your retirement benefits, by answering the following questions.

Questions

1. Do you have to be retired to collect Social Security retirement benefits?

a. Yes

b. No