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Black Friday, Blue Retirements and America Saves Week



We’ve got Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Super Saturday. Throughout the year, we’ve got birthdays and anniversaries and graduations, and of course, the basic needs of daily living. For 2014, the National Retail Federation projected holiday season spending of $619 billion, with $3.2…

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On Umbrellas, Safety Belts and Life Insurance



I believe a thing’s true importance is most evident when you need it but don’t have it. Take the umbrella. It’s nice to have when it’s raining but if I have to be out in the rain without one, I’m not going to melt. At the other end of the spectrum – the safety belt. Nearly 63,000 lives…

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