Archives for October 2013

Blog Posts For October/2013

South Dakota Blizzard Teaches Painful Lesson About the Need for Livestock Insurance

An unexpected early blizzard caught South Dakota ranchers off guard last week, dumping nearly four feet of snow in some areas and killing tens of thousands of cattle. The storm swept through—preceded by rain, wind and mud—as herds were out to pasture, as is common this time of year.

Life Insurance Awareness Month Reminds Us to Know All We Can About Life

September 2013 marked the 10th anniversary of Life Insurance Awareness Month (LIAM). LIAM seeks to raise awareness among consumers and insurance professionals about the need for life insurance. Unfortunately, the anniversary finds Americans with disposable income at an all-time low, and families