How to Make an Incredibly Long Flight Comfortable

An increasing number of international carriers are launching ultra-long-distance routes, making it easier and more efficient for travelers to reach far-flung destinations. But spending almost a full day at 35,000 feet takes a toll on the body. More...
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7 “Sorry to Bother You” Alternatives Every Salesperson Needs

When you’ve been in sales a while, it’s easy to develop bad habits. You pick them up from other reps or take a shortcut during an especially busy week and, all of the sudden, you’ve added some skills to your...
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What 9 Famous Sites Used to Look Like

Between the bowl cuts and missing teeth, there’s nothing quite worse than looking back on a pile of your old school photos. The truth is, almost everyone has an awkward phase they’d like to forget – even well-known companies like...
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100 Sales Probing Questions to Truly Understand Your Prospects’ Pain [Infographic]

Probing questions ask for more detail on a particular matter. They’re often follow-up questions like, “Could you tell me more about that?” or “Please explain what you mean.” Probing questions are meant to clarify a point or help you understand...
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Why Retirees Have to Talk About Long-Term Care

We all avoid certain tasks in our lives, whether it’s something small like our gym schedule, or something bigger, like spring cleaning. But one thing that should never be avoided is making a long-term care plan. Many of us know...
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The Best Staycations in Every State

Sometimes, the best vacations are ones that don’t require a passport or even a plane ticket: They’re in spots that can be found in your state—or one nearby. Click through to find close, easy, and fun staycation options. More...
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Ancient Origins of Halloween

Halloween’s origins date back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain (pronounced sow-in). The Celts, who lived 2,000 years ago in the area that is now Ireland, the United Kingdom and northern France, celebrated their new year on November 1....
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LTC 101: Traditional LTCi

Traditional long term care insurance (LTCi) is designed to help cover the expenses of long term care (LTC) services, many of which are not covered by health insurance, Medicare or Medicare Supplemental Insurance, and include personal and custodial care in...
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Another Year Older

The InsureNOW Direct Blog turns 4 on Sunday and readership continues to grow every year. Here are 3 of our most popular blog posts from the past year: 5 Less Annoying Alternatives to “Please Find Attached” (Producer-Friendly) 9 Common Email...
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