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One of the most important questions you’ll ever ask...
Last Modified: 6/11/2018
“If I need long-term care in the future, can I afford it and will I qualify?” Depending on your perspective about long-term care (LTC) and long-term care insurance (LTCi), we offer unique seminars and webinars to help answer this question. . . . (Full story)

Flooding is not covered by standard home insurance policies
Last Modified: 5/4/2018
While recent rains have greened things up, some areas of the state have received a high volume of rain causing basements to flood and sewers to back up. It’s a common misunderstanding that standard homeowners insurance policies will cover the damage from flooding, but in fact it never does. . . . (Full story)

How will you pay for long-term care if you need it in the future?
Last Modified: 5/8/2018
The WEA Member Benefits™ Long-Term Care Insurance Program has been helping public school employees and retirees figure out how to pay for LTC since 1998. No matter what your circumstance, we have a variety of solutions from different insurers to meet your needs. . . . (Full story)

Get ready for summer!
Last Modified: 4/23/2018
If you have any outdoor recreational toys you’re looking forward to using, now is the time to get them ready. If you’re interested in our lay-up program for your boat, RV, or motorcycle, or if you need to insure a recreational vehicle or toy, give us a call. . . . (Full story)

Auto insurance basics
Last Modified: 4/16/2018
Car insurance is something every driver needs, but how much do you really know about your auto coverage? Tune in to this quick video from the Insurance Information Institute to learn more. . . . (Full story)

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Retirement Articles

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Market Volatility Happens
Last Modified: 7/6/2018
History clearly illustrates that the market will drop some days, sometimes for weeks or months...and the market will go up some days, sometimes for weeks or months. That’s how it works. Accept the predictable unpredictableness of the market. . . . (Full story)

Ready. Set. Grow. Open an IRA account today
Last Modified: 6/25/2018
Open an IRA account today and get growing with low fees and tax advantages. Your family members can also participate in our IRA program.  . . . (Full story)

Personal investment account opportunity
Last Modified: 7/18/2018
We are now scheduling appointments for those interested in nonretirement investment accounts (also referred to as a retail account). These accounts present investment opportunities outside our 403(b) and IRA programs.  . . . (Full story)

Mutual fund lineup and model portfolio update
Last Modified: 6/18/2018
To evaluate the quality of our retirement programs, we regularly review all available investments. We review each investment based on a variety of factors to ensure they continue to satisfy our standards. We also look to provide you with an appropriate number of, and access to, different types of investments. . . . (Full story)

Financially savvy millennials have a Roth IRA...here’s why
Last Modified: 5/18/2018
Opening a Roth IRA is one of the smartest money moves a young person can make—and it’s super easy. We have several reasons a Roth IRA is a good move. . . . (Full story)

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Money Management Articles

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Beware of Grant Scams
Last Modified: 7/10/2018
Sometimes, it’s an ad that claims you will qualify to receive a “free grant” to pay for education costs, home repairs, home business expenses, or unpaid bills. Other times, it’s a phone call supposedly from a “government” agency. In either case, the claim is the same: your application for a grant is guaranteed to be accepted, and you’ll never have to pay the money back, but... . . . (Full story)

When you lose a loved one...
Last Modified: 5/29/2018
When your spouse or significant other passes away, you may feel overwhelmed with the details of settling the estate. Knowing what to do isn’t necessarily common knowledge—and it isn’t necessarily easy, especially at such a difficult time. Here are some general guidelines to help make the process a little easier during this stressful transition. . . . (Full story)

Equifax’s massive data breach should put you on high alert
Last Modified: 11/27/2017
If you have a credit report, there’s a good chance that you’re one of the 143 million American consumers whose sensitive personal information was exposed in a data breach by Equifax. Get some tips from the Federal Trade Commission on how to protect yourself. . . . (Full story)

Your credit score: It matter$
Last Modified: 9/11/2017
Most of us don’t spend much time thinking about our credit score. But a low score can negatively impact your finances and have a big effect on the choices you may be able to make in your day-to-day life. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to improve your score. . . . (Full story)

The hidden victims of identity theft: Your kids
Last Modified: 8/14/2017
You may be vigilant about keeping your own identity and that of your adult partner or spouse safe. But have you thought about how to protect your child’s identity? . . . (Full story)

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