Health Experts Warn Against Ignoring These Covid-19 Omicron Symptoms

It seems like every time we think we have turned a corner in defeating the coronavirus, a new variant rears its ugly head. The Omicron Covid-19 variant, which is believed to have originated in South Africa, has now been detected in more than 19 states in the U.S. While researchers continue to study the seriousness…

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28 Unsung African American Heroes for 28 Days of Black History Month

The contributions of people like Martin Luther King, Jr, Harriet Tubman, and Rosa Parks cannot be understated - but doesn’t it feel like we should also be expanding our horizons? There are so, so many people of color who have done brave, incredible, dangerous, and sometimes seemingly impossible things in the face of adversity, and…

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Are We Finally Addressing Racial Inequality in Small Business Funding?

Here’s an interesting statistic: while around 37% of all small business owners use their own cash to start their venture, around 44% of African American small business owners say they started their businesses with their own cash. But now, get this: according to the most recent census data, African Americans own 2.2% of the 5.7…

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Assigning Minors As Your Beneficiaries? Here’s What You Need To Know

Your children or grandchildren are your entire world, and we know you want to be there for them and provide for them as long as you possibly can. One of the many ways you can do this is by purchasing a life insurance policy and listing them as the beneficiaries, so you know the money…

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What Life Insurance Company Ratings Mean

Think about how you make most of your purchasing decisions. These days, most of these decisions are based on ratings, like online reviews. You want to work with companies that are highly rated, whatever you’re looking to buy - and life insurance companies are not excluded. But when it comes to life insurance companies, it’s…

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Better for You or Clever Marketing? Foods That Marketers Want You to Think Are Healthy

Marketers are generally pretty good at their jobs. They can get us to believe all sorts of claims about products, and influence our purchasing decisions in all sorts of ways. It seems like this is especially true when it comes to food: companies know that nowadays most people at least claim to be looking for…

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Don’t Just Let Your Policy Renew, Review It First!

More than likely, you have a bunch of contracts that you allow to renew each year, like your cell phone bill, car insurance, internet, etc. and you don't even think twice about it. Sometimes it's just easier to allow things to renew without reviewing them, or maybe you just simply forget about reviewing all of…

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How Does Debt Impact Life Insurance?

If you have debt, then you know how stressful it can be - and debt is a big issue for many people in the U.S. In fact, the average personal debt for an American is a whopping $90,000! And if you are one of the many people saddled with all of this debt, you probably…

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8 Expenses That Life Insurance Covers

Life insurance is more versatile and useful than you might think. Not only is it important to have as a financial safety net for your family, but depending on the type of policy you have, you can also borrow money from your policy and use it for unexpected expenses. This can be very helpful if…

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Bitty & Beau’s: More Than Just a Coffee Shop, Brewing Up Change

What are some of the things you consider essential in your life? Lots of people would rank their morning cup of coffee pretty high on the list, right? But dig a little deeper for a moment and think about some of the essential things that you might sometimes take for granted - not just food,…

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Cancer Rates Are Dropping For African American Men & Women

For decades, African Americans have dealt with many systemic inequalities in this country, including unequal access to healthcare, which has led to big disparities in the health of African Americans and Caucasians even today. However, the tides are slowly turning, and almost every marker of health seems to be improving for African Americans. For example,…

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Attract, Engage, and Delight: Using Inbound Marketing to Grow Your Business

We’re pretty sure you’ve noticed that consumer behavior has changed over the last few decades. Not only do consumers have different expectations when it comes to things like customer service and the number of choices offered to them, but they also want to be marketed to in a different way. And it seems like these…

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The Importance of Your Child’s Dental Health

You probably sound like a broken record to your children, constantly telling them “go brush your teeth.” But you know what? Kids aren’t always that great at brushing their teeth - and even if they are, some are just more susceptible than others to dental issues. That means they could end up with cavities, which…

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The Truth on the Science of Mating and Dating

This time of year can get pretty mushy. The shops are filled with hearts, cupids, and cards with fancy lettering and love poems…but if you’re just not feeling the whole flowers and chocolates thing this year, maybe you’d be interested in hearing some cold, hard facts that science has helpfully dug up for us about…

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Is It Just a Stomachache or Something More? How To Recognize the Warning Signs of Stomach Cancer

Did you know that more than 7 in 100,000 people are diagnosed with stomach cancer each year and that 3 in 100,000 people will die from it? On this World Cancer Day, we’d like to take a look at this type of cancer and give you some information on how to help detect it. After…

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Can Shopping for Life Insurance Online Save you Time and Money?

If you’ve realized that life insurance is important and worth looking into, that’s great! But are you starting to feel a little anxious about where to start looking, and how to begin comparing plans? Fortunately, you have the ability to shop online with ease and comfort these days - but how do you know if…

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Does My Driving Record Matter When Buying Life Insurance?

Your driving record may not seem like a big deal, but it can affect your life in certain ways. For example, if you have accumulated points on your license, the price of your car insurance will go up - but did you know that your driving record can also impact the price of your life…

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Star Signs, Personality Types, Love Languages: What’s Guiding You Toward Love?

They say love is blind. But not everyone is all that jazzed about groping in the darkness for the perfect partner, and so a lot of people are looking for some sort of sign that the person they’re eyeing up is right for them. This is especially true now that we’re often relying on meeting…

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