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SafetyNet Review from Bud, a Real Disability Insurance Customer

Video Transcription of SafetyNet Review Bud, a Real SafetyNet™ Customer: Have you heard Bud’s story? As I’m getting the ground ready for gardening I twisted my hip It was a pain that I hadn’t felt before…to the point where I really couldn’t walk. I had a total hip replacement. So then we realized I’m not […]

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SafetyNet Review from Eric, a Real Unemployment Insurance Customer

Video Transcription of SafetyNet Review Eric, a Real SafetyNet™ Customer: I’ve been a truck driver off and on for like 20 years. I love driving trucks, but I’m getting older. Anything can happen, you know, I can get hurt. What if I lose my job? Bills don’t stop coming. People are financially strapped. About half […]

SafetyNet Review from Rachel, a real Job Loss Insurance Customer

Video Transcription of SafetyNet Review Rachel, a Real SafetyNet™ Customer: Have you heard Rachel’s story? She is what motivates me to continue to do my best. Being a single parent, for me it’s really important for her to see that like we’re okay and that we have a good life. It’s now my responsibility to […]

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Emergency Savings and Financial Well-Being: Q&A with Financial Expert J. Michael Collins

UW Professor J. Michael Collins

Emergency savings give people peace of mind—or what we like to call “financial well-being,” which is really defined as being subjectively OK with where you are. A big component of that is not worrying about stuff, being resilient to extra expenses, feeling in control. If you don’t feel like you can set [financial] goals and reach them, it makes you feel less financially well. That has negative side effects for people’s physical and mental health.

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SafetyNet™ Review from Waunakee, WI Customer

Video Transcription of SafetyNet Review Raymond W. from Waunakee, Wisconsin, a Real SafetyNet™ Customer: I am a small engine technician. I work on all sorts of outdoor power equipment and even do some automotive repair on my own stuff. There’s not much out there that I can’t fix. I had work’s rental trailer. That trailer’s […]

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How SafetyNet™ Works: A New Kind of Income-Loss Insurance

How SafetyNet Insurance Works: A new kind of unemployment insurance

“Peace of Mind, Plain and Simple” According to a Federal Reserve report released last May, 46% of American’s surveyed said they did not have enough savings on hand to pay an unexpected $400 expense. Should they find themselves out of a job, a recent Bankrate Money Pulse survey suggested more than a third of those […]