Five Insurance Tips To Make Sure Your Business Is Prepared

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With storms off the Gulf Coast, wildfires sparking in the West and floods and tornadoes in the central states, it’s always important to be prepared for what’s ahead. September marks National Preparedness Month (NPM), and the 2020 theme is “Disasters Don’t Wait. Make a Plan Today.” With the pandemic still impacting our daily lives, the NPM theme offers words to live by.

For business owners, the following are actions to take during NPM to make sure you and your business are prepared.

1. Review Your Insurance Company

Businesses and consumers alike outgrow insurance companies. Companies that sell on price may be a good fit for a 19-year-old driver or a startup business. However, as income and assets grow, your exposure increases.

What many consumers and business owners don’t realize is the price leader you originally chose as an insurer

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How to find the best personal loan for your needs

Make smart choices when choosing the right personal loan to save money. (iStock)

Personal loans can have a lot of financial benefits if you find the right loan with the right lender. The right personal loan can help you pay off a big-ticket loan or even reduce high-interest credit card debt. When used correctly, a personal loan can be a powerful personal finance tool.

There are many reasons people seek personal loans. Some of the most common uses of a personal loan include:

  • Debt consolidation
  • Home renovations
  • Medical expenses
  • Wedding expenses
  • Vacation
  • Moving expenses
  • Large purchases
  • Funeral expenses
  • Funding a small business
  • Investment

While you can take out a personal loan to fund educational needs or to purchase a vehicle, it may not be the most affordable way. Student loans and car loans often have much lower interest rates.

Personal loans offer flexibility. Unlike auto loans, mortgages and

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Six Key Drivers of a Restarting Economy

As businesses begin to emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic (hopefully sooner rather than later) and try to determine how they can maximize their chances for success, they will need to re-imagine and re-invent themselves. Rebuilding and trying to get “back” to the future will never get the job done.  There are plenty of internal considerations, but it’s going to be essential to also incorporate the major externalities and shifts, which have changed the playing field. Some of these drivers are technological and others are psychological, but they’re all unavoidable and they need to be part of your mental tool kit as you try to figure out how to succeed in the new world of work.

 The desires and expectations of consumers (whether they’re clients, patients, customers, students, or whatever) are constantly changing and always increasing. Up and to the right. We live in a “what have you done for me

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Financial services sector increases digital ad spending amid pandemic

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  • The following is a preview of the US Financial Services Digital Ad Spending 2020 report.

Despite this year’s decline in total ad spending in the US, the financial services industry will increase its digital ad outlays.

Top strategic initiatives for US financial services executives once the coronavirus pandemic is over

Digital ad spending in the US financial services industry will increase in 2020.

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The pandemic has prompted many consumers to reassess their personal finances and change how they bank, leading the industry to continue spending on digital ads. We expect digital ad spending in the US financial services industry will increase 9.7% in 2020, to reach $19.62 billion.

Consumer banks have closed a significant number of branches, temporarily or even permanently, because of the pandemic. Without a physical location to visit, many consumers have shifted to online

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