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Mortgage and Finance News: (CUMBERLAND, Maine) Old and new myths about lightning protection continue to circulate through the internet and unsafe lightning protection products still manage to find their way into construction job specifications in many parts of the U.S. To help safeguard properties from a leading weather threat, the National Lightning Safety Council (NLSC) is stressing the importance of separating fact from fallacy about lightning protection systems (LPS).
News: California Ferret Owners Submit Ballot Initiative to Attorney General for Legal Opinion, But Attorney General Ignores Civil Code on Domestic...
Mortgage and Finance News: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) Non-profit Legalize Ferrets (legalizeferrets.org) announced today that we are disappointed that California Attorney General ignores Civil Code in Domestic Ferret Ballot Initiative. The ferret legalization grassroots organization, has repeatedly asked the California Attorney General for a legal opinion.
Mortgage and Finance News: (CHICAGO, Ill.) 3161-3163 Monroe Family Fellowship Chicago IL and NewNegro Media announce a Plaque Dedication Ceremony at 3161-3163 Monroe, September 5, 2021, to celebrate the tenants 70-year anniversary. All families are invited, tickets are $30 and children under 12 free.
Mortgage and Finance News: (CINCINNATI, Ohio) Bayzi Corporation has developed steam technology needed to quickly fight the spread of viruses like COVID-19 as well as bacteria, fungi, bed bugs and biofilms. They manufacture antimicrobial steam devices that will very quickly eliminate microbes, bugs and also provide a quick way to clean dust and grease. The machines use just water and no chemicals.
News: Mold Inspection Sciences Texas Warns Consumers Against Unlicensed Remediation Efforts Amid Disaster Cleanup
Mortgage and Finance News: (AUSTIN, Texas) On February 12, 2021, Texas Governor Abbott issued a disaster declaration following the severe winter storm that caused damage statewide. Mold Inspection Sciences Texas recommends that consumers pay close attention to this announcement as it allows out-of-state and unlicensed mold assessment and remediation contractors to obtain temporary registration and to perform mold remediation and material removal on storm-damaged properties.
News: Crawford Entertainment Announces an All New Season of ‘Flip My Florida Yard’ and They’re Looking for Yards to Flip
Mortgage and Finance News: (LAKE MARY, Fla.) Crawford Entertainment, producers of the television series "Flip My Florida Yard" are currently searching for Florida homeowners and their family members to be on the show and have a portion of their yard replaced with a Florida-Friendly landscape.
Mortgage and Finance News: (BOISE, Idaho) Organic Aromas, the creator of Nebulizing Diffuser(R) aromatherapy products, emphasized today that they have long owned intellectual property rights for their well-known brands Nebulizing Diffuser(R) and Organic Aromas(R) as well as their diffuser products. In an effort to combat unauthorized knock-offs of their brands and products, the company has taken appropriate legal measures to protect their brands and products.
News: Advanced Mediation Solutions Founder Provides Helpful Tips for Divorcees During the Coronavirus
Mortgage and Finance News: (HADDONFIELD, N.J.) Getting divorced is a major life change, and the process is stressful even under the best of circumstances. Now as the nation grapples with the COVID-19 outbreak, it has pushed many divorcing spouses to the breaking point. "This is a trying time for everyone in our country, but it is especially hard on individuals who were already dealing with other major difficulties," says Roseann Vanella, founder of Advanced Mediation Solutions.
News: Papa and Priority Health Announce Strategic Partnership Launch to Offer Senior Citizens More Freedom to Age in Place
Mortgage and Finance News: (MIAMI, Fla.) Papa Inc., a nationwide provider for seniors and caregivers announced today its newest partnership with Priority Health. Papa will provide "Grandkids On-Demand" for Priority Health's PriorityMedicare Edge and PriorityMedicare Ideal Medicare Advantage plan members.
Mortgage and Finance News: (SOUTH LONDONDERRY, Vt.) Jamaica Cottage Shop has hit a milestone. After 25 years of being in business, it's excited to announce it just shipped its 10 thousandth building. And, considering the company's owner first started out building dog houses, that's a pretty impressive accomplishment.
Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK, N.Y.) Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Travel Tuesday - November is full of travel deals for those looking to save money on their next vacation, according to TravelInsurance.com. Just don't forget to purchase travel insurance to protect your investment, even if your travel dates are just around the corner.
News: Malicious Mediation and Manipulation: When Mediators and Lawyers Hide Abusive Tactics Behind Confidentiality
Mortgage and Finance News: (HOUSTON, Texas) Wendy Meigs, Texas Pharmacist and Founder of SMA Education and Support, warns the public about the current evolution of mediation into a malicious "kangaroo court" to promote predetermined self-serving outcomes for mediators and lawyers as mediation confidentiality enhances the abuse of the already vulnerable.
Mortgage and Finance News: (LEAWOOD, Kan.) With a variety of magazines in Kansas City, one particular publication has made a household name for itself in recent years. Kansas City's premier home magazine, Kansas City Homes & Style, is turning five years old this month.
Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW ORLEANS, La.) Louisiana Appleseed recently released its report, "A Vicious Cycle: How Predatory Lending and Court Fines & Fees Continue to Trap Communities of Color in Debt," which discusses its findings on financial stability in low-income and communities of color. As a part of a statewide tour to inform communities of these issues, Louisiana Appleseed is now taking these findings to Shreveport.
News: Do I Need Travel Insurance for the 2019 Hurricane Season? TravelInsurance.com Provides Answers
Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK, N.Y.) With Tropical Storm Barry expected to become the first named hurricane of 2019, thus begins the storm season that will likely impact hundreds of thousands of travelers, according to TravelInsurance.com. The question many travelers have is "Will my travel plans be affected, and if so, how can I make sure I don't lose the hard-earned money I've invested in this vacation?"
News: Hurricane Season 2019 Kicks Off Earlier Than Expected: 5 Tips for Finding the Right Travel Insurance Plan
Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK, N.Y.) The Atlantic Hurricane Season got off to an early start this year, with Subtropical Storm Andrea forming on May 20, marking the record fifth year in a row that the hurricane season arrived early. This, along with experts predicting an above average hurricane season, means that travelers could be facing an uphill battle, according to TravelInsurance.com, a leading online comparison site.
News: ‘Finding Mold in a New Home’ – New Infographic Demonstrates How to Check for Mold Before It’s Too Late
Mortgage and Finance News: (PORTLAND, Ore.) Mold Inspection Sciences (MIS), one of the state's largest mold inspection and testing companies, has announced the publication of an infographic now available to view and download from the Mold Inspection Sciences website.
Mortgage and Finance News: (HAVRE DE GRACE, Md.) Care9 Redesign Home Staging, a Havre de Grace, Maryland based professional home staging and interior redesign firm, has taken their design services digital. Their e-design services now allow clients from anywhere in the world to get expert advice on staging and redesigning their home's interior while still enjoying the satisfaction of do-it-yourself project completion.
Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK, N.Y.) With almost all travel insurance providers reporting strong growth in 2018, TravelInsurance.com expects this momentum to continue into 2019, and has identified five key drivers. In recent years travel for many has become less about simply taking a break and more about connecting with loved ones, immersing ourselves into what we are passionate about and exploring places that surprise, delight and challenge our views of the world.
News: More than 500 Expected to Attend 17th Annual Sacramento Event: Women in Law Enforcement Community Awards
Mortgage and Finance News: (SACRAMENTO, Calif.) More than 500 people are expected to attend the 17th annual award luncheon Saturday, November 17th, to recognize winners of the "Women in Law Enforcement" Business and Community Awards presented by the Sacramento Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women.
News: New Survey Finds More Than 75-percent of Travelers Experience Travel Mishaps, Yet Few Protect Themselves with Travel Insurance
Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK, N.Y.) A new survey conducted by travel insurance comparison site TravelInsurance.com found that even though travelers are concerned with travel disruptions and many have experienced mishaps while on vacation, fewer than half of those surveyed have purchased travel insurance. Of those who didn't purchase travel insurance, only a third even considered it.
News: Holiday Travel 2018: Don’t Forget Travel Insurance When Booking Your Holiday Vacation This Year
Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK, N.Y.) For the best prices and travel options, October is an ideal time to book your holiday travel, whether it's a family gathering for Thanksgiving or a ski trip around Christmas break, according to TravelInsurance.com. It's a great time to take advantage of deals, which become harder to come by closer to the intended travel date.
Mortgage and Finance News: (NEW YORK, N.Y.) As one of the first major storms of 2018 looms over the East Coast, many travelers may be caught off guard if their vacations are impacted, according to TravelInsurance.com. But for those who purchased travel insurance already, many of their trip costs could be covered for travel interruptions or cancellations if directly impacted by Hurricane Florence.
A Prime Time to Plan for Long-Term Care for Yourself Is After Arranging It for A Loved One, says ACSIA Partners
Mortgage and Finance News: (KIRKLAND, Wash.) Have you been called upon to arrange care for an aging parent or other loved one? If so, "it can be a blessing in disguise," says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, one of the nation's largest long-term care insurance agencies. "It can inspire you to plan ahead for your own care, without delay."
Mortgage and Finance News: (KIRKLAND, Wash.) The number of Americans age 65 and older is on track to double -- from 46 million now to over 98 million in 2060, when today's 20-somethings will be turning 65. At that time the 65-plus age group's share of the population will have jumped to 24-percent from 15-percent today. "Think of it," says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, "one in four of us will be in the older group, at high risk of needing long-term care."
Mortgage and Finance News: (DENVER, Colo.) Altavera Mortgage Services (Altavera), a Computershare company and leading provider of outsourced residential mortgage origination services, today announced that Chief Operating Officer Debora Aydelotte has been named one of HousingWire magazine's 2017 Women of Influence.
Mortgage and Finance News: (KIRKLAND, Wash.) Last year the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services issued a report about Americans' concerns and actions related to long-term care (LTC), also referred to as long-term services and supports (LTSS). "The main takeaway was not the particulars of the responses, in our view," says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners. "It was the fact that participants considered and faced the issues."
More Than Two Thirds of Americans Not Prepared for Disability says American Fidelity Assurance Company
Mortgage and Finance News: (OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.) The average American Fidelity Assurance Company long-term disability is nearly three years. Even though one in five adults experiences a long-term disability, most Americans are ill-prepared to cover expenses if they are unable to work (note 1). The average American could not cover a $400 emergency without selling some of their possessions and 69 percent have less than $1,000 in savings (notes 2, 3).
It’s Tax Time, and Millions Could Miss Sizeable Deductions for Long-Term Care Insurance, ACSIA Partners Says
Mortgage and Finance News: (KIRKLAND, Wash.) If you're considering long-term care insurance, or already have a policy, "Tax time is a good time to look for help from Uncle Sam," says Denise Gott, CEO of ACSIA Partners, one of the nation's largest long-term care insurance agencies. "And the help you get could be more than negligible."
Mortgage and Finance News: (KIRKLAND, Wash.) If you're in the market for long-term care insurance, you may be suffering from sticker shock. 'The cost may seem out of reach,' says Denise Gott. 'Many people feel this way, so they put off protecting themselves. That's a shame, because in their case, Uncle Sam may pick up part of the tab.' Gott is CEO of ACSIA Partners, one of the nation's largest long-term care insurance agencies.
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