Healthy Workplace: Businessman sneezing
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Achoo! One Medical Expert’s Tips for a Healthy Workplace

It’s that time of year: The holidays are over. The kids are back in school. Work is churning up new projects. Like it or not, those photos of beach sunsets you snapped just a few weeks ago are now relegated to your screensaver. Coming off of the holiday highs, January can be a hard time […]

Money Saving Tips: Save $5 this month
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5 Tips to Save $5 This Month

Think saving $5 a month isn’t worth the effort? Actually, an extra $60 per year can provide you with some pretty big returns: A $60 donation to local gardens, parks, and museums can often provide your family with a membership and free admission for the year. $60 toward private unemployment insurance can help you make […]

How SafetyNet Insurance Works: A new kind of unemployment insurance
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Free Budgeting Excel Template

Download our free monthly budget spreadsheet to get your personal finances in order. This Excel spreadsheet is self-adding, customizable and beautifully designed to make budgeting fun and easy! Budgeting doesn’t have to be painful.

SafetyNet infographic 2016 jobs report
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Infographic of U.S. Employment Numbers by Industry

December 2016 Jobs Report This is an infographic showing the U.S. employment numbers by industry for November 2016 as released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics / U.S. Department of Labor in December. The unemployment rate declined to 4.6 percent in November, and total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 178,000, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. […]

How SafetyNet Insurance Works: A new kind of unemployment insurance
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How SafetyNet™ Works: A New Kind of Income-Loss 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 […]

Stressed Woman: 9 Ways to Make Ends Meet Between Jobs
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9 Ways to Make Ends Meet When You’re Between Jobs

So you’re between jobs. Limbo, crisis, transition. No matter what you call it, it’s an unsettling time—and for good reason. When you don’t know when you’ll have a regular income again, expenses that once seemed unremarkable—say, those monthly school loan payments or even coffee with a friend—can suddenly feel daunting. The good news is that […]

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Madison firm insures against personal cash-flow cliff

Originally published in InBusiness BY JOE VANDEN PLAS America is a rich country. It’s also a savings-challenged country, as 26% of Americans have no emergency savings and 47% were unable to cover an unexpected $400 expense in 2015, according to a Federal Reserve study. That’s not all — 67% of Americans do not have enough savings to […]

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Emergency funds piggy bank
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How Much Emergency Savings Do You Need? Quick: Name Your Top 5 Monthly Expenses

Think of the last time you got that unexpected bill: the $500 car repair, a heart-skipping co-pay, a downed tree from a storm. How did you manage? If you’re like 63% of Americans, you didn’t have the money in savings for this unexpected expense. It’s likely your credit card took (and might still be taking) […]