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Think Singles Don’t Need Life Insurance? Think Again

A lot of people assume life insurance is something you don’t need to think about until you’re married or have kids. However, this outdated view doesn’t reflect the responsibilities and relationships experienced by many of today’s single adults. Consider Friends – the iconic sitcom about a group of single twenty-somethings. Each character has good reasons to have life insurance, which we saw as their stories unfolded over 10 seasons. Whether you’re a Monica or a Phoebe, a Chandler or Joey, a Rachel or a Ross, if you’re single, you, too, probably have good reasons to have life insurance. So Many Singles America has more single adults than ever before. According to the U.S. Census, 45.2 percent of U.S. residents age 18 and older are single, compared to 28 percent in 1960. This means America has more than 110 million single adults. Furthermore, those who do get married are waiting longer…

Five Things To Be Thankful For This Thanksgiving

11-20-14 SQ BlogIt’s so easy to take our blessings for granted, especially as the hustle and bustle of the holiday season gets underway. This Thanksgiving, take a little extra time to think about what you are truly thankful for. Here are five ideas to help you get started.

  1. Friends and family. Friends and family are at the top of this list for good reason. These are the people we love, and who love us in return. By sharing our lives with us, they imbue our lives with meaning. Without them, we would be lonely and isolated – especially during the holidays.
  1. Good health. Good health is something to be extremely grateful for. Just ask anyone who’s struggling with a lifelong medical condition, disability or terminal illness. Day-to-day problems like stress and financial woes are difficult to deal with, but not nearly as difficult as a mental or physical health condition. If you and your loved ones are in good health, take a moment this Thanksgiving to acknowledge how lucky you all are.

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