R. L. Thomas Insurance Service Blog: 7_2017
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Monday, July 31, 2017“What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world remains and is immortal.” – Albert Pike Each year I have the honor of speaking at my favorite nonprofit in Missouri, the FOCUS Marines Foundation. READ MORE >>
Friday, July 28, 2017 What is 811? Are you a homeowner or contractor? Did you know that you are required to call the number ‘811’ before digging on any property so that you can be made aware of any underground lines (e.g. pipes, cables and associated utilities) buried in the area? READ MORE >>
Thursday, July 27, 2017We all think we know the rules of the road. But you might be surprised to learn that even common driving habits can be unsafe. So take this simple quiz to prove you remember some safe driving essentials. Click the link to take the Quiz https://www.travelers.com/quiz/auto/safe-driving/drivers-ed? READ MORE >>
Wednesday, July 26, 2017This page explains what actions to take if you receive a fire weather watch alert from the National Weather Service for your local area and what to do before, during, and after a wildfire. Basic Safety Tips If you see a wildfire and haven't received evacuation orders yet, call 9-1-1. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, July 25, 2017It's an easy thing to do: blow your entire month's budget on a major splurge, miss a credit card payment, or get into a little (big) thing that I like to call "The D Word" - Debt. No matter how carefully you manage your finances, you're bound to make some mistakes - and maybe some big ones at that. READ MORE >>
Monday, July 24, 2017“Heroes are made by the paths they choose, not the powers they are graced with.” – B. Ashton Here he comes again. He’s been around for as long as I’ve been here. He’s the guy in charge of my bandage change. READ MORE >>
Thursday, July 20, 2017Combing through spreadsheets is a great way to learn, but it's also a great way to fall asleep. However, since I'm getting paid to do this and you aren't, I went through the numbers of the three new midsize sedans coming for the 2018 model year to give you a better idea of how they stack up. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, July 19, 2017Americans are living in the red to the tune of almost $1 trillion. That’s how much we collectively could owe on our credit cards by the end of 2017, according to an analysis by financial website WalletHub. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 What's your UV:IQ? The skin is the body's largest organ. It protects against heat, sunlight, injury, and infection. Yet, some of us don't consider the necessity of protecting our skin. It's just smart to take good care of your skin READ MORE >>
Monday, July 17, 2017“Joy does not simply happen to us. We have to choose joy and keep
choosing it every day.” – Henri Nouwen
How do you react when adversity appears in your life?
From minor inconveniences (long lines, slow moving traffic, cold coffee) to major difficulties (financial hards... READ MORE >>