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Why SC Residents Are Buying Layoff Insurance

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Originally Published by The Greenville News on Aug. 10, 2018 By Anna B. Mitchell “SafetyNet” has spread to nine states this year, and its creators want to expand to all 50 An insurance product newly arrived to South Carolina is tapping into worker uncertainty that persists in America’s booming economy. SafetyNet, a type of private unemployment […]

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What Is Private Unemployment Insurance and Why Do You Need It?

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Imagine for a moment you get the dreaded news: you’ve been laid off. What goes through your mind first? How long can you go without an income before you can no longer make that car payment? Will your state-sponsored unemployment insurance be enough to keep you afloat? How long will it take to kick in? Are you even […]

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SafetyNet Expands in Four More States

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Originally published in Insurance Business America on July 19, 2018 By Lyle Adriano Insurance program SafetyNet has plans to launch in four new states. The insurance provider said in a release that it will extend its program to the states of Colorado, Michigan, Missouri and Oklahoma. With the expansion, SafetyNet will serve over 21 million workers […]

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SafetyNet™ Job Loss and Disability Insurance Launches in Colorado, Michigan, Missouri and Oklahoma

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Originally published on Globe News Wire on July 18, 2018 SafetyNet provides workers increased peace of mind over financial security with an instant lump-sum payment following an unexpected layoff, illness or injury MADISON, Wis., July 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SafetyNet, the insurance program that provides workers with an immediate lump-sum payment following an unexpected layoff, […]

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7 Reasons to Buy Pet Insurance

Dog in cone of shame: Reasons to buy pet insurance

Lots of Americans own pets—more than half of us, in fact. When it comes to dogs and cats alone, 36.5% percent of Americans owned dogs in 2012 and 30.4% owned cats—and for good reason. Beyond being Facebook-worthy adorableness, pets bring indisputable health benefits to their owners, including stress reduction and heart disease prevention. We pay […]

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SafetyNet™ Job Loss and Disability Insurance Launches in Mississippi

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Originally published on Globe News Wire on July 18, 2018 With more than 60 percent of Mississippi residents experiencing stress over paying bills, SafetyNet offers increased peace of mind over financial security MADISON, Wis., June 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SafetyNet, the insurance program that provides workers with an immediate lump-sum payment following an unexpected layoff, […]

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Private sector can lift up workers

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Originally Published in the Quad-City Times on May 3, 2018 By the end of August, The Bon-Ton’s liquidation bankruptcy will mean the closing of 15 Younkers stores in Iowa, as well as one Herbergers location. Around the United States, these will be among 12,000 retail store closings expected in 2018 — up 33 percent from […]

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Bon-Ton Inc. Slated To Go Out Of Business

Originally published on WPR.org on April, 18, 2018 By Ximena Conde Winning Bid For Company’s Assets Comes From Parties Looking To Liquidate The winning bid for the assets of Bon-Ton Inc., the ailing owner of several department store chains, is from firms looking to liquidate. The bankruptcy auction for the company that owns retailers including […]

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Madison Insuretech Startup SafetyNet Preps for National Expansion

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Originally Published on WisconsinInno By Katherine Davis More than half of Americans have less than $1,000 in their savings accounts, an alarming statistic that shows the reality of how many people aren’t prepared for a day when they might unexpectedly fall on financially hard times. Many Americans have access to health, home and automobile insurance, but what […]

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Six Questions to Ask When Negotiating Medical Costs

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Whether you’re between jobs, experiencing other financial hardship, or just have more medical bills than your emergency fund can provide for, you should know medical providers are very likely to be able to offer you a discount or even entirely waive your costs. The fact is, according to a Kaiser / New York Times survey, […]