Moving Past the COVID Chaos: Tips for Your Insurance, Finances, and Business - July 31, 2020

July 31, 2020
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Today's Key Question:

Are you now thinking more about preserving your assets? Don't forget life insurance can play a big role in accomplishing this. 

See the article below from Morning Star.


"The CEO of Silver Oak Wine Breaks Down a Winning Ecommerce Strategy All Entrepreneurs Can Use"

From Entrepreneur:

* "As a starting point when you’re thinking about DTC, the product should stay with you throughout the experience. You may find that your experience concept doesn’t lend itself to the product doing this, which is a good sign you’re forgetting what the experience is supposed to be about. This is the shopping moment, it’s not a prelude to it."

"Next: Don’t think 'edgy,' think 'clear' — the diagonal axis or futuristic tech usually doesn’t work out long-term. Make sure you’re balancing focus with fluidity — each page of the site should be framed to stand alone, but then to seamlessly transition into other pages. When someone is shopping, they want to be able to equally take a product off the shelf AND look down the aisle."


"Comic-Con is usually a crowded mess. That's all the more reason to miss it"

From CNN:

* The entertainment franchises and creators that normally convene in San Diego for Comic Con hope to reach their die-hard fans at home by bringing the world’s largest comics convention online, offering what may become a test case for other trade shows looking for virtual alternatives.


"Four Months of Unprecedented Government Malfeasance"

From Imprimus:

* Property and capital are not soulless abstractions, easily replaced by an insurance payout, as the rioters and their apologists maintain. (The Massachusetts Attorney General noted that burning is “how forests grow.”) Capital is accumulated effort and innovation, the sum of human achievement and imagination. Its creation is the aim of civilization. But civilization is everywhere and at all times vulnerable to the darkest human impulses. Government exists to rein in those impulses so that individual initiative can flourish. America’s Founders, schooled in a profound philosophical and literary tradition dating back to classical antiquity, understood the fragility of civil peace and the danger of the lustful, vengeful mob.

Our present leaders, the products of a politicized and failing education system, seem to know nothing of those truths. Pulling the country back from the abyss will require a recalling of our civilizational inheritance.


"7 Things Your Client's Estate Plan Might Be Missing: Morningstar"

From Morningstar / Think Advisor:

* During the past four months, more than 141,000 Americans have died of COVID-19. Anecdotal evidence suggests that the pandemic has prompted some people to get serious about creating or updating their estate plans, according to Christine Benz, Morningstar’s director of personal finance.


Here's a short video from Steve on how you can purchase insurance in these changing times....Watch Here