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Debt Can Be Successfully Managedempty-wallet-300x200

Financial debt puts a heavy cross on a person’s shoulders. The mental and emotional distress of massive bills will occupy a person’s mind during the working hours. This could be a problem for management. Deadlines are tight, and people need to focus on the important issues. Decision-makers know that they need to remove any obstacles in the way of productivity.  A financial wellness program will provide great assistance. Countrywide Pre-Paid Legal Services is here to help management.

Countrywide operates a nationwide network of certified counselors who deal with personal budget problems. These people will work with a financial wellness plan member to straighten up a mess. Budget analysis is the first thing that is conducted; then the counselor works with the plan member to develop a sound strategy of financial responsibility. Continue reading

There is More to Service Than a Web Page2-phones-and-a-guy-300x199

A goal of employee benefits is to solve problems. Challenges and issues are arising in a person’s life, and the right benefits will provide answers and solutions. A group legal plan is committed to helping solve legal conundrums. It takes more than just a website, however. Legal issues can stress anybody. There are contracts, simple wills, and problems with government agencies which can give people severe headaches. Pre-paid legal services must do more than providing an FAQ page or an answer box. Communication is critical, and it should be in more than one medium. Countrywide Pre-Paid Legal Services has thirty years of experience in designing and administering legal plans. We know the importance of good communications when it comes to benefits.

Legal issues are very personal and developing rapport between attorney and plan member is essential. Countrywide has a nationwide network of attorneys who are chosen for personal skills as well as professional expertise. The ability to interact with plan members is We provide the means with which they can establish communication with individuals. Continue reading

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Keeping Plastic Under Control

It was not so long ago that missing a credit card payment could be a disaster. The credit card companies would add to the interest charges, and you could easily be paying 25% or more on your balance. Those days are over, and credit card companies will charge cash amount penalties. Nevertheless, you still have a lot to pay.

Tempting the Consumer

Credit cards are seductive little pieces of plastic. You end up spending more when you use a credit card instead of cash. Promotions come in the mail all the time, enticing you to open even more accounts. You can find yourself falling behind, and minimum payments will not always allow you to catch up. Financial wellness can be placed in severe peril.

A person can easily have several credit cards with different payment dates. It only adds to the overall confusion but, unfortunately, there is a way out. Countrywide Pre- Paid Legal Services helps provide an escape. We do this with our financial wellness program. Continue reading

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Society may have gone digital, but there’s still some serious paperwork. Like it or not, there are leases and other legal documents which require your attention. There are some critical reasons why a group legal plan ought to have the ability to help you read the papers. Continue reading

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We do not yet know what the future is going to hold for health insurance. There’s been talk of amending the Affordable Care Act, if not doing away with it entirely. No matter what Congress decides, many people are faced with the deductible on their insurance policy. This can be a real nightmare which can balloon out of control. Continue reading

Financial wellness is quickly becoming a major topic in the benefits industry. The after effects of the 2008 Recession, with its crushing impact on mortgages and credit cards, is one of the reasons for decision-makers to look at a means of helping employees with business advice. Millennials are saddled with mounting college debt and employers know how devastating this can be. It is no surprise that vendors are stepping forward with what look to be amazing plans for organizations to think about. We suggest management think very carefully. Not all of these schemes are effective. Continue reading

                                                                                There are Other Ways Out of Debt Trouble

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A recent college graduate does not always have the tools necessary to deal with financial challenges. College debt is a major issue. Many people leave college with debt well into the five figures and are not quite sure how to handle it. Regrettably, they sometimes take the easy way out. It can jeopardize financial wellness. The most common steps taken are to use forbearance or, in extreme cases, declaring bankruptcy. Forbearance essentially allows a college graduate to put off until tomorrow the debt which is owed today. This does not make the obligation go away. Instead, it means that college debt is something that takes years more to pay off. Continue reading

 

Pre-paid legal services will usually cover some essential needs. Drafting a will or helping with government agencies is something that anyone can expect. However, there are times when special types of legal expertise are needed. It may be above and beyond what an ordinary attorney can do. A group legal plan must be able to respond to such a need. Continue reading

 

It is always better to settle things out of court. The legal process can be very complicated and take time. However, there are circumstances that arise which require bringing the case before the judicial bench. Small claims court is that branch of the judiciary most people deal with. It can be a little bit complex but you can manage a small claims case if it is necessary. A good group legal plan can certainly make things easier. Continue reading

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A chalk board with the words problems and solutions

The Internet is remarkable, but even cyberspace has limitations. There are times when people want to talk and interact with a human being. It applies in particular if there are legal issues. Unfortunately, not all group legal plan services do that. Instead, they rely on a website with a question and answer page. Continue reading