• Home Insurance

    John Lewis home insurance ad shows kid’s destructive trail through house

    John Lewis has expanded in the home insurance market with the release of an ad campaign by Adam & Eve DDB underlining its commitment to customers. ‘Let Life Happen’ sees the department store document the trail of destruction wrought by one young boy on the rampage through his family home to illustrate the benefits of putting money aside for unforeseen events. Directed by Tom Kuntz and produced by MJZ, the campaign shows the one-boy tornado smashing vases, spilling paint and toppling lamps to the upbeat notes of Edge of Seventeen by Stevie Nicks – all while his dumbfounded family look  

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  • Health Insurance

    Health insurance for undocumented kids and pregnant moms sought from Legislature

    Rep. Bill Lippert, D-Hinesburg, chair of the House Health Care Committee. Photo by Glenn Russell/VTDigger When Maricela became pregnant with her fourth child in late 2019, she dreaded going to the doctor.  The bills, she knew, would follow. The 28-year-old farm worker is undocumented, and though she and her husband have lived in Vermont for seven years, they have no way to obtain health insurance.  Then Maricela, who asked to be identified only by her first name, had complications with her pregnancy. Sure enough, by the time she gave birth to a healthy baby last summer at North Country Hospital,  

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  • Finance

    3 Financial Gifts to Give Your Kids This Holiday Season

    Many children are busy unwrapping gifts and reveling in their new toys and games. While your kids may be enjoying their action figures or new electronics, those aren’t the only gifts to consider dishing out this year. Here are a few important gifts you can give that could set your children up for a solid future. 1. Open a 529 plan College isn’t getting any cheaper. A good way to pay for it is to sock money away in a 529 plan. Though 529 plan contributions aren’t tax-free, once funded, those accounts get to grow tax-free. Withdrawals are also tax-free  

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