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small-claimsBankruptcy is a word that nobody wants to hear. It can have a catastrophic effect on anyone’s life, especially during middle age when people are trying to secure their future. Bankruptcy can leave you feeling helpless and hopeless, with a bleak future. However, there are ways to turn things around and survive bankruptcy.

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id-theftjpg-cd0fdcba51597af7_large-300x267In today’s digital age, identity theft has become an increasingly common threat to personal and professional security. As an HR professional, ensuring that employees’ personal information is safeguarded against the dangers of fraud and other malicious acts is crucial. Unfortunately, many organizations still fail to offer a robust Identity Theft and Credit Monitoring plan. Here are reasons why dark web & internet monitoring is so important and how it helps individuals protect their personal information.

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Negotiating Medical Bills

If you are a middle-aged employee, you may wonder how to budget medical bills and prepare for unexpected health expenses. Medical bills can be a significant source of stress and anxiety, especially if you do not have adequate insurance or savings. Financial wellness is more than having enough money to pay your bills. It is also about feeling confident and secure about your financial future and being able to cope with any challenges that may arise. Here are some ideas to manage those expenses by planning ahead and managing your medical expenses wisely.

 

 

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stockfresh_548333_people-standing-around-of-money-isolated-3d-image_sizeS-300x225It is easy for young employees to underestimate the value of their possessions. They might not think they have much or even perceive the importance of certain items. Yet, as we grow older and build assets, keeping track of what we own becomes crucial. A personal asset inventory helps. It is sometimes overlooked, but there are benefits to having that inventory.

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Sad Couple in Financial TroubleThe signs aren’t looking too good for the American economy. We may have a recession that could go into 2024. It promises hard times for many people, and those facing bankruptcy will be the hardest hit.

Bankruptcy happens for many reasons. It is embarrassing, but sudden emergency expenses sometimes drain checking and savings accounts. An employee facing this type of threat to financial wellness must follow some essential steps to prevent a full-scale catastrophe. Here we suggest: Continue reading

Woman in home office with computer using telephone frowningEffective communication is a necessary quality for any employee benefit plan. It does not help if assistance is only provided with a webpage; employees have a right to expect more. Some issues require a person to be able to express individual concerns and seek remedies. An employee benefit that has sensitive and effective communication is helpful and appreciated.

Countrywide Pre-Paid Legal Services offers group legal plan benefits for organizations of all sizes. We have done this for years and know from experience that communication tools are necessary to provide high-quality service; we value excellent communication and provide our attorneys with the essential tools.

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Consumers rely on credit cards to make numerous transactions, and retailers encourage the use of plastic. It is convenient and easy to process, but identity theft is a severe problem. It is why credit monitoring is a critical service.

Good credit monitoring can detect signs of identity theft, alert consumers to changes in credit reports, and detect errors in the reports consumer receives, allowing a person to take action as soon as possible. Monitoring credit reports helps an individual improve credit scores and promotes peace of mind. Continue reading

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Folks are easily exasperated by their experience with government agencies. People do not understand why everything is so complicated and sometimes give up on obtaining the needed services. However, there are reasons why government services are not readily obtained, and there are ways to get them successfully.

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Consumer ProtectionConsumer protection is intended to help us avoid costly mistakes and keep hard-earned money safe. That is not always easy in a world of increasingly complex markets. A challenge is that many consumers are not very well educated on consumer protection, which can be a severe problem. There are many opportunities for fraud floating around on the Internet.

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Woman Stressed at Computer ScreenWe have some very sad news. In the next week or so, thousands of American consumers will open their credit card balance mail and discover they have been the victim of ID theft. Cyber thieves have broken into their credit card information, stolen their identification, and used it to charge various products and services. This nasty little crime leaves the victim thousands of dollars in new debt. Unfortunately, there is nothing new about this. The Federal Trade Commission has reported that millions of consumers have been the victims of this fraud.

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