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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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Where Does All That Money Go? Infographic of Consumer Spending

Consumer spending infographic

Data from the Consumer Expenditure Surveys (CE) measure how consumers allocate their spending among the various areas of their lives. Not surprisingly, housing is the number one expenditure, followed by transportation. Here is where consumers are spending money. Average expenditures and income of all consumer units*: Income before taxes          $73,207 Average […]

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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 Expands to Michigan!

Michigan state of savings infographic

Today is a big day as we get ready to launch in the car capital of the world! From those who work in the auto industry to those in manufacturing and beyond, we’re excited to bring SafetyNet’s job loss and disability insurance to residents of The Great Lakes State. It’s our mission to bring financial […]

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SafetyNet Launches in Oklahoma!

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We’re so excited to be launching in the Sooner State today, helping to improve the financial well-being of the 1.8 million workers employed in Oklahoma! From those living in Oklahoma City to the Great Plains, our mission is to bring Okies greater peace of mind over their financial future. As with all the states in […]

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SafetyNet is Now Available in Colorado!

Colorado state of savings infographic

We’re thrilled to announce that today SafetyNet is now available to residents of The Centennial State! From the Rocky Mountains to the Mile High City, we’re pleased to offer hard-working Coloradans the opportunity to protect their income in the case of an unexpected job loss or disability, and help people sleep better at night knowing […]

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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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The State of Savings: Missouri

Missouri state of savings infographic

Hello Show Me State! As of today, we’re excited to officially offer SafetyNet job loss and disability insurance to hard-working residents of Missouri. No matter if you’re a Royals fan or root for the Cardinals, SafetyNet has you covered in the case you experience an unexpected loss of income. It’s our mission to help hard-working […]

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Lay-Off Insurance Helps Workers With Little Savings

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Originally Published by Iowa Public Radio on July 9, 2018 By AMY MAYER Iowans concerned about their job security can buy some peace of mind with a new type of insurance. Iowa is the second state to offer lay-off insurance to workers, after Wisconsin. The plans, which pay out a lump-sum if a person is […]

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Rethinking Traditional Money Timelines

Nontraditional families and money timelines

Nontraditional Families Need Nontraditional Financial Support American families have changed dramatically over the past several decades—and so have their finances. While growing up in a nuclear family may have once been the norm, today’s children are far more likely to be raised in what researchers call “blended,” “fluid,” or “complex” family structures. As cited by […]