What to Know When Buying Life Insurance During the Pandemic

 

Many things in life have changed due to the pandemic — including some aspects of getting life insurance. Some of these changes are designed to help make it safer and more convenient to get the coverage you need during this unprecedented time, while others address the illness itself.

Learn more about the impact COVID-19 is having on the process of protecting your loved ones.

Changes to medical exam requirements

Nationwide® is taking extra steps to ensure that we can continue to provide the competitively priced coverage you need to protect your loved ones during this time of social distancing by:

  • Waiving medical exams whenever possible
  • Using medical records or annual exam results from the past 24 months when exams are needed
  • Offering digital signatures (via DocuSign) on applications so there’s no need to mail or fax anything
  • Rapidly implementing other solutions that will provide
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How to Advertise Commercial Real Estate

Commercial property is an investment. Owners often lease out space within their commercial properties to tenants to generate income. When you’re renting out your commercial space there are important factors to consider, especially in your advertising, when it comes to attracting tenants who are a good fit. Learn how to advertise your commercial property for lease with these tips.

What type of tenant are you seeking?

As you’re planning your advertisements, consider your target audience. What type of tenants you’d like to have in the building or who’ll best be able to utilize the type of space it is. You want to put the ad in front of the market that’ll match well with your space to increase the chances of finding long-term tenants.

Ways to advertise your commercial property

1. Paid online advertising

Target your advertising in the right places online using pay per click advertising. When people search … Read more

Nationwide Employees Commit to Action to End Racism

Hundreds of Nationwide employees gathered Friday outside Nationwide Arena and thousands more joined them online to mourn the death of George Floyd and commit to collectively and individually taking action to fight for racial equality.

“As national protests have galvanized people across the country and beyond, the goal of this rally was to remember, to take action and to chart a path forward that will eliminate racism and discrimination in our country forever,” said Gale King, Nationwide’s chief administrative officer.

Most in the crowd wore black in show of solidarity. Face masks were required for all in the crowd.

“It really makes me feel good to see the Nationwide family getting together,” said Vinita Clements, who works in human resources at Nationwide. “Here we have the freedom to talk with one another and ask the tough questions.”

The “Standing in Unity, Moving Forward Together” event was organized by the company’s … Read more

How Long to Keep Documents

Paperwork. It’s not the most exciting part of life, but putting a little work in up front to keep important documents organized and accessible can save a lot of hassle when you need to access them.

But how long do you really need to keep documents? This guide will explain how long to keep your documents, from tax returns to personal records, and offer suggestions for how to safely store and eventually dispose of them.

Keep for 1-3 months

Some paperwork has a short shelf life. When considering how to long to keep utility bills or how to long to keep credit card statements, if your instincts tell you “not very long,” you’re right. Short-term transactions merit short-term storage, and once the payment on a bill clears, it’s typically safe to shred it.[1]

Hang on the following documents for roughly 1-3 months:

  • Utility bills
  • Credit card/debit card receipts
  • ATM
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Top 4 Employee Benefits Millennials Look For in a Workplace

Millennials, generally those born between 1981 and 1996, face a much different working environment than previous generations did.[1] They’re also now the largest segment of employed people in the United States, and by 2020, they’re expected to make up 50% of the workforce.[2]

If your company has millennial employees, or if you’re anticipating hiring fresh talent from this generation as workplace demographics shift, it’s important to better understand the perks that attract this group. Here’s a look into the most important benefits for millennials.

1. Flexible work schedule

According to Forbes, “35% of millennials say they value schedule flexibility over pay.”[3] They’re interested in cultivating a work-life balance that allows them more time to focus on their personal interests, in addition to doing fulfilling work at their jobs. Flexibility means you as an employer may provide more freedom in how your employees can prioritize their time.

Flexible

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