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RETIREMENT – IRA

It’s the end of the year and you’re thinking about holidays – Chanukah dinner, Christmas celebrations, plans for New Year’s Eve – happy events all around. The family will gather, and merriment will ensue with gifts, great times, wonderful memories. Whether your plans include latkes and dreidels along with lighting the menorah or stocking stuffers […]

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Who Pays Flood Insurance Adjusters?

On Quora, I saw a question regarding adjusters and how they earn their money. And so, I answered it. I’m happy to share the answer here and provide a little more information as well. States regulate insurance adjusting. Most states have a process for obtaining a claim adjuster’s license. But some states and the District of […]

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HURRICANES HARVEY, IRMA & MARIA VS. FEMA & YOUR HOMEOWNER’S INSURANCE

A recent spate of powerful hurricanes brought death and devastation throughout the Caribbean, Puerto Rico, Texas, Florida, and other states along the gulf and up the coast. Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Jose, and Maria have caused unprecedented devastation of levels never before seen in an area larger than the state of New Jersey. They have caused […]

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WILL FEMA PERFORM BETTER FOR HARVEY AND IRMA VICTIMS THAN THEY DID FOR SANDY VICTIMS?

There are already thousands of insurance claims for damage caused by Hurricane Harvey and Irma. FEMA expects thousands more claims yet to come. Victims hope for a smooth claims process and accurate payment for damage. But, if the recent past is any indication, these hopes may well be wishful thinking. Hurricane Sandy claims are now approaching 5 years […]

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