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Did Your Deceased Loved One Have A Life Insurance Policy?
The Mississippi Insurance Department, in partnership with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), now offers a free service that helps Mississippians search for and locate a deceased loved one's unclaimed life insurance benefits. The NAIC's Life Insurance Policy Locator provides nationwide access for assistance with finding life insurance policies and annuities. An estimated $1 billion in benefits from life insurance policies remain unclaimed according to Consumer Reports. A link...
What are the ADA Accessibility Guidelines?
Among other things, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) ensures not only building access for people with disabilities but also access to outdoor developed areas such as trails, camping and picnic facilities, viewing areas, and beaches. The Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board, an independent federal agency created in 1973, develops the guidelines that establish design requirements for the construction and alteration of facilities subject to the law known...
Does My Agreement Have to Be in Writing?
Although the days of doing business “with a handshake” may be long gone, some people still make verbal agreements. Whether you’re a business owner, a landlord, or an individual agreeing to lend a friend or relative some money, you might be tempted to simply “shake on it” and hope everything is okay. You may even worry you will offend the other person by insisting on a written agreement. This...
Debunking Myths about Prenuptial Agreements
Most people don’t walk down the aisle thinking their marriage has an expiration date. Marriage is supposed to be about romance and a lifelong commitment to another person. It’s perhaps no surprise, then, that prenuptial agreements have something of a negative reputation. Many people see them as “bad luck” or a lack of confidence about a marriage. These are just two of the more common misconceptions about prenuptial agreements....