Some might call this our company blog, but we like to think of this as a place to have a conversation with our members, prospective members and anyone else who has an interest in our company and the services we provide. We hope you’ll find the information and commentary posted here both interesting and helpful. We’ll be covering a lot of topics – from estate planning to identity theft to family law issues to legal concerns faced by small businesses and much more – so we encourage you to stop by often to check out the topic of discussion.

Make Your Mark, Live An Authentic Life

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“I would do this for free. Literally. It’s that important my community receives this service.” – LegalShield Associate Ron Allen, Bay Area, Florida. Eighty-six million millennials will represent 40% of the US workforce by 2020, according to a recent Forbes … Continued

Premera Blue Cross Data Breach

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According to an official statement from Premera, cyberattackers executed a sophisticated attack against the health care services company, which resulted in unauthorized access to its IT systems. Who is Affected? Members of Premera Blue Cross, Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield … Continued

Strength in Numbers: Mobilize Neighbors to Right HOA Wrongs

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Last week six-year-old Ella Shultz was overjoyed when the Make-A-Wish foundation promised to build a barn style playhouse in her backyard, but her family’s Raymore, Missouri Homeowners Association (HOA) covenants expressly forbade the structure. The HOA denied permission to build. … Continued

The Ultimate Exit Strategy: 4 Reasons To Execute Your Will Today

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In the weeks immediately following the death of Robin Williams, his family seemed unified in grief. That illusion was shattered recently when court documents revealed the infighting over his wealth, memorabilia, and even clothing, had resulted in Mrs. Williams banning … Continued

8 Signs You Should Bet The House (Or Apartment) On Your Realtor

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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testified before Congress last week, expressing concern that although corporations have raked in significant profits during the economic recovery, the average American’s paycheck has remained stagnant. Flat paychecks, climbing home prices … Continued

Healthcare Hackers: Why They Want You

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Security experts have dubbed 2015 “The Year of the Healthcare Hack.” Credit card companies and banks have met the deluge of cyber attacks with beefed up security systems and enhanced protections for credit cards, prompting hackers to set their sites … Continued

Romance Scam

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Hidden by the internet, this seedy scammer preys on the loneliness of another person. He sculpts an image of an upstanding and charming individual who has romantic feelings for the victim. It is not long before the scammer has reason … Continued

Attention LegalShield Members Covered by Anthem Health Plans

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According to an official statement posted on their website, anthemfacts.com, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield experienced a “sophisticated external cyber attack” where “attackers gained unauthorized access to Anthem’s IT system and obtained personal information from current and former members.” Information … Continued

Four Steps to a Five-Star Reputation

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Dallas Morning News restaurant critic Leslie Brenner is beloved in some foodie circles, reviled in others. Elite Dallas chefs have been known to toss epithets her way while local restaurateurs have gotten creative in their attempts to ice her out … Continued