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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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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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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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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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The State of Savings: Mississippi

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Today, even though the U.S. unemployment rate is the lowest it has been since the year 2000, millions of people in the U.S. are living paycheck to paycheck and struggling to find financial stability. The economy is strong, and people feel secure in their jobs, yet the majority of people simply do not have enough […]

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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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2018 Financial Health Leaders Podcast Series: Safety Net, LLC

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Originally published on CFSI on April 5, 2018 We’re happy to announce our new 2018 Member-Exclusive Financial Health Leader’s Podcast Series, spotlighting member companies that are measuring financial health.  Listen in as we hear how Rich Fischer, Director of Innovation at Safety Net, LLC, a startup company fully owned by CUNA Mutual is using the CFSI […]

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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 […]