7 Ways to Spring Clean Your Finances

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When was the last time you shopped around for homeowners or auto insurance? Bills to review this spring: homeowners insurance. auto insurance. life insurance. Take a deep breath, spring is finally here!

5 Insurance Issues for Entrepreneurs

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One of the items that many entrepreneurs overlook when they get started is insurance. When you’re starting a business, it doesn’t seem important to worry overmuch about insurance. However, it’s important to be aware of some of the realities of insurance as an entrepreneur. Here are 5 insurance issues to watch out for: 1. We know that homeowners insurance is necessary if you want to protect what is likely your biggest asset.


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How We Saved in February 2017

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1) When was the last time you comparison shopped for insurance? A cold call from a local family owned insurance business in February resulted in us saving $200 a year with our homeowners insurance and $600 a year with our business’ building insurance for the same coverage. She also ran quotes for our auto insurance, which came up equal to what we are currently paying. Can’t believe February is now a memory!

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Create a Personal Escrow Fund | 31 Days to Organize Your Finances

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Do you go into panic mode when your car insurance bill arrives? Our homeowners insurance and property taxes are not tied in with our mortgage so we receive those bills and are responsible for paying them instead of the bank that owns the mortgage. I don’t handle life well when I feel like I’m living on the edge of a cliff, so we made a change. Our personal escrow fund includes: home owners insurance – due yearly.