Choosing the right long-term care services and supports can be difficult. If you are looking for long-term care in New York State, you should be aware of NY Connects: Choices for Long-Term Care. This free, state-funded service can provide you with personalized information over the telephone about options including... 
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Effective March 1, 2014, the U.S. Consulate General in Toronto will move to an electronic filing of E visa comprehensive packages in advance of an interview.  The post announced the change on February 10, 2014 and requests that the visa packages arrive at least 2 weeks in advance of the interview appointment date. ... 
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The Department of Health and Human Services has released the Poverty Guidelines for 2014.  This annual update reflects changes in the preceding year’s Consumer Price Index.  Annual Poverty Guidelines are part of the calculation used in preparing an Affidavit of Support for family based and certain employment... 
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The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has heard arguments over a $180 million jury verdict in a personal injury case, the largest punitive claim in Illinois history. The defendant companies urged the court to overturn a district court’s judgment or lower the damages award in the grain elevator explosion case. The... 
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On February 6, 2014, a group of 20 bipartisan Senators wrote to Secretary of State John Kerry requesting the Department of State to grant Temporary Protective Status (“TPS”) to certain Filipinos in the United States. Nearly three (3) months ago, Typhoon Haiyan devastated portions of the Philippines and... 
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When you fill out your insurance application, you’re asked to provide a lot of information to your company.  You may be asked about your driving history, how many miles you drive per month or year, your home address, where you park your car overnight, and more.  Studies show that a significant number of people... 
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If you’re hoping to expand your reach as an insurance agent, try setting up at trade shows. They can be long and tedious trials, but they may reap rewards. Everyone needs insurance. Whether your show visitors choose to buy now or buy later, you can always plant seeds for future policy purchases. Partner that trade... 
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The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently released a new “Most Wanted” list highlighting its top legislative priorities for enhancing safety in 2014. One of the items on the list is the improvement of helicopter safety. According to the NTSB, the past decade saw 1,470 helicopter accidents in commercial,... 
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More and more law enforcement agencies are running their own child sex sting operations in central Florida.  Last month it was Pinellas County and this time it is Lake County, Florida.  The Lake County Sheriff’s Office called it “Operation Be Mine” to coincide with Valentine’s Day.  Twenty two (22) men were... 
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Some insurance agents love the feel of a printed ad, brochure or booklet. It shows hard work and represents their goals and products tangibly. Unfortunately, the popularity of print ads has declined drastically since the advent of the internet. The Wall Street Journal once wrote that at least eight of America’s... 
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