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    • Marketing Minute: Computer or Phone Video Tips (video)

      July 30, 2020 - 11:41 AM

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    • Nonprofit of the Month: Heritage Church and RIP Medical Debt

      July 29, 2020 - 2:37 PM

      The Hastings Mutual Insurance Company Charitable Foundation recognizes the contributions of nonprofit organizations in the communities we serve. Each month, we’ll honor one of those organizations as our Nonprofit of the Month.

      Medical debt is an expensive, and sometimes life-changing, cost for more than 137 million Americans every year. Financial experts and political...Full story

    • Insurance For Funeral Directors

      July 22, 2020 - 1:16 PM

      Unless you’re in the business, you probably don’t think about funeral homes until you need one. It’s a significant industry, though, with more than 19,000 funeral homes in the U.S. employing more than 110,000 people. Like many other types of business, funeral homes need reliable insurance protection. It’s available with Hastings...Full story

    • Simple Ways For Your Farm Workers To Succeed

      July 15, 2020 - 1:47 PM

      The weather has been great in many parts of the country, including here in our six-state region. Thanks to the hard work of thousands of farm workers, grocery store shelves and farm market tables have stayed full of good food, even during the pandemic. They offer fruit and vegetables, meat and...Full story

    • Why Advertising Is Exactly What You Need

      July 8, 2020 - 1:05 PM

      Here’s something you don’t want to think about: advertising. There’s a reason TV streaming services let you skip commercials after a few seconds. Ads can be annoying, and they’re certainly not what you’re looking for when you’re on the internet, watching TV, or flipping through a magazine.

      On the other hand… everyone...Full story

    • Summer Home Maintenance

      July 1, 2020 - 1:13 PM

      The weather is right for spending days outside, heading to the beach or hiking trail, or simply visiting with friends — safely. It’s also time to get your house in shape.

      What tasks have you been meaning to work on in and around your home?

      Keeping Cool

    • Medicare and No-Fault Reform

      June 25, 2020 - 12:51 PM

      My father is retired but he’s not just sitting around. He’s on his computer every day, paying attention to the world around him — finance, the news, all the things he’s interested in. My mother is paying attention too, and checks in with her Facebook friends, including me, almost every day....Full story

    • Nonprofit of the Month: Drake Goetz Memorial Park

      June 24, 2020 - 1:13 PM

      The Hastings Mutual Insurance Company Charitable Foundation recognizes the contributions of nonprofit organizations in the communities we serve. Each Month, we’ll honor one of those organizations as our Nonprofit of the Month.It’s been a long time in preparation, but they’re finally getting started. Family and friends of the late Drake...Full story
    • How Your Phone Can Kill

      June 17, 2020 - 3:29 PM

      Kira Hudson of Indiana told her story to the Indianapolis Star newspaper about an incident that happened to her in 2005. She was arguing with her boyfriend on the other end of her phone as she drove her SUV down a deserted road. The argument was intense, more important than where...Full story

    • Consistency and COVID-19

      June 10, 2020 - 3:05 PM

      Here’s something you didn’t expect a few months ago: that you would be spending April and most of May at home, talking with other people in person as little as possible. You might be getting back to your regular routine these days, but you’re staying prepared for another shutdown, another...Full story