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Essential Tips for Keeping Your Family Safe from Disasters!

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In addition to having a plan, and the supplies and materials to keep you and your family safe, you should also consider the importance of being able to access important documents and information that may be critical following a disaster.   Having access to personal financial, insurance, medical, and other records is crucial for starting the process of recovery quickly and efficiently. Experts suggest copying and storing this information in the cloud so it can be accessed quickly in the event of an emergency. 

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Planning for the Ultimate Act of Love

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For me the ultimate act of love is planning ahead.

I call it Death Etiquette™:

Death Etiquette™ – Being thoughtfully prepared for one’s own passing. Accordingly, making things easier for family and loved ones by leaving clear and concise instructions in regard to your final wishes for funeral desires as well as location and access to important documents and accounts. Further identifying who should be responsible for carrying out the final wishes and ultimately settling all the final affairs.  It is a simple act which saves loved ones Stress, Time and Money…. the things which divide families!

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Top Activities of New Internet Users

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As a follow-up to last months’ newsletter article on Internet Usage we reported that 9 out of 10 adults use the internet in some shape or form.  So we wondered what that 1 in 10 would do given the opportunity or introduction to the internet.  What would they struggle with and what would they use their new technology services and devices for?

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U.S. Land Usage May Surprise You!

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If you had to guess how America uses its land, what would you think? 

Using data from a report recently issued by Bloomberg.com, the United States land usage was divided into 6 major categories; Pasture land/Range, Forest area, Cropland, Urban areas, Special Use land and listed the last category as Miscellaneous.

While the definitions of the first four categories are pretty clear, we wondered what was included in Special Use land and Miscellaneous land categories. 

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