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1 jereme batesHave you ever compared your property tax assessment and homeowners replacement cost and felt like you were paying too much?

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3 mary batesACO's are all the rage this fall when looking at small group options for 2018. They have actually been around for several years, but they are gaining steam when considering options for your group plan.

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5 pete thoresenMaybe you've heard, college is expensive. What an understatement!
Average debt for Minnesota students earning a 4-year degree is $55,000, up from $20,000 in 2010. Rule of thumb is it takes $10 per month to repay every $1000 of debt. So this means today's debt requires a $550/mo. payment plan.

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2 edward batesI am sure you have read in the paper or seen on the news the high profile data breach and cyber-attacks that have occurred over the last few years. I ran across a decent article on this subject dated April 24, 2017 from Greg Boop of Business Insurance. I hope the following is helpful in your understanding the problem and its potential solutions.

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1 jereme batesThe recent storms have shaken many of us and once again brought the topic of flood insurance to the forefront. In the past I've discussed the need for a flood policy to protect your home and business from flood damage.. But like any insurance policy it is important to understand that even flood policies have their limitations. Lets take a quick look at what a flood policy is, a limitation that affects most midwesterners, and why a flood policy is still worth the premium in a total loss.

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