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Do “Empty Nesters” Need Life Insurance?

Leaving parents home alone, protected. Kids gone off to college? Downsized into a smaller house now your children have moved out? There are many reasons why the children flee the nest, leaving parents feeling the ‘empty nest’ syndrome. Many parents wonder if life insurance is needed, now that their children have left home. The answer is – quite possibly! Here are 5 reasons why you should still own life insurance: To meet goals If your children are in college and are not completely financially independent, life insurance can help. From kids’ college tuition and living expenses, to payments for the surviving spouse and children, finances can be aided. To create a financial “safety net” Emergency funds help in the event of a unplanned financial payment, so if a household doesn’t have an emergency fund, the post-death family will be even more financially vulnerable without one. Furthermore, it might also be somewhat more difficult for the ... Read more

Celebrate Christmas With These Local Events!

These holiday events will help you get into the holiday spirit. With all the twinkling lights that are going up in the local community, it is beginning to look a lot like Christmas. If you are looking for the perfect way to celebrate the season, look no further! Check out these local events that will have you feeling jolly! You have the chance to have Breakfast with Santa at the Oakley Recreation Building on December 12th! Bring the whole family for breakfast at 10 a.m. that will include a continental breakfast of fruit, pastries, milk, juice, and coffee. All children in attendance will receive a gift from Santa himself! Santa’s Arrival at Sand Creek Crossing on December 12th is sure to get everyone excited for the holiday. The free event from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. will include Santa and his friends, horse-drawn carriage rides, street entertainment, and much more. Celebrate the holiday ... Read more