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Pool Party Poopers

Budding trees, bright, happy flowers... winter is long gone. And during the lovely interim that is spring, you know we're all dreaming of the lazy days of summer. Saturdays spent poolside, drink in hand, relaxing from a long week of work or school. But this quintessential summer fun spot can quickly become a danger, even a serious liability. Wet, slippery…
Cyber Insecurity: Building on Unstable Ground

Cyber Insecurity: Building on Unstable Ground

Buttressing Your Business Against All Odds In your world, your business is of highest priority. You sacrifice to meet client needs, work late to meet deadlines—You make things happen. Yet, while you’re building your house, the nefarious underground is working just as hard, chipping away at your foundation. Bit by bit, one client record at a time, your rock-solid reputation…
Retirement Investing and Personal Finance

Retirement Investing and Personal Finance

Las Doce Lunas Many moons ago – 12 to be precise – goals were set, ambitions supercharged, anticipation heightened. We certainly hope that in your case, within both personal and professional realms, greatness was realized. So, what is in store? Inquisitive minds want to know, and lunar cycles aren’t telling. As always, positive change doesn’t rely on a tenuous premise.…
The Cybercrime Reality

The Cybercrime Reality

Storming the Castle Your opponent is closing in. Pawns down, knights watching from the sidelines; Checkmate is only a maneuver away. But hark! Fast-traveling rooks waste no time. Swooping in, they “castle” the king, and the game goes on. Referred to as a “heavy piece” in the game of chess, the rook is a powerful, agile defense. Yet, such a…
Retirement Investing: Your 401 O(k)?

Retirement Investing: Your 401 O(k)?

Thursday morning’s seminar began and ended with in-depth dialogue. Annuity contracts, mutual funds, low- and high-risk investments, stocks and bonds; all the mechanisms hoped to be chugging along during the working years, paying for retirement. Mr. Wallace felt that knowledge was the best line of defense against uncertainty, and from the barrage of questions his staff fired off, he was…
Healthcare Reform: The Hard Road To Higher Ground

Healthcare Reform: The Hard Road To Higher Ground

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is gearing to launch. As the smoke billows—trepidation abounds, feelings are strong, opinions entrenched. So what’s a healthcare-dependent populous to do? Predictably, Zinc has ideas. Ones rooted in pragmatism and bent on finding the road to higher ground. Life is 90% Altitude Do you accept the maxim that life is 10% what…
Home Insurance Policy Jargon

Home Insurance Policy Jargon

Watch Your Language! Many of our customers have described reading their homeowner’s policy as equivalent to having a tooth pulled! We agree that it can be a challenge and would like to help. Thus, we give you a collection of explanations and suggestions to streamline the process. In regard to homeowner’s policies, the insurance industry employs two methods to reduce…