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Prepare now to protect family, investments against storm disasters

With haunting images of the Oklahoma tornado and Superstorm Sandy fresh in our minds, we enter National Hurricane Preparedness Week and NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is forecasting an active or extremely active 2013 Atlantic hurricane season this year.  Hurricane preparedness is not just for the coast.  No matter where you live in Georgia, hurricane hazards can affect you.  Hurricanes and tropical storms can produce tornadoes because...

It’s Administrative Professionals Week

Modern business is a storm and modern office professionals bring calm to that storm. Let’s celebrate the office professionals who keep our offices in order.  Administrative Professionals Week is April 21-27 and Administrative Professionals Day is Wednesday, April 24, 2013. Who qualifies as an administrative professional?   According to the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IIAP), administrative professionals are “individuals who are responsible for administrative tasks...

Lessons We Can Learn From Ducks

When you see a duck swimming in a pond, they appear calm, as if they are gliding on the surface with ease.  However, if you look below the water, you see the constant effort it takes to propel the duck forward.  The trick is to make it look easy, while underneath they are paddling like mad. • They are diligent Ducks sleep with one eye open...

Why Life Insurance Should be Part of Your Financial Plan

“On behalf of the family for the passing of my angel...when speaking with her husband and mother I was informed they did not have insurance.  We are all devastated and lost and are reaching out to our family and friends to ask you to pray about the funeral details…” This appeal appeared on Facebook last week.  What followed was a series of somber pleas to...

Who Will Be Your Partner Tomorrow? 3 Crucial Questions for Business Partners

Death, disability, retirement, divorce -- no one likes to think about the effects of a personal tragedy, yet the news is filled with that reality almost daily.   If you are a business owner with other partners, ask yourself the following crucial questions: If one of your owners died, would you like to be in business with the deceased owner’s family? If you died, would you...