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    Hurricane Henri: How to Prepare

    On August 20, 2021, Tropical Storm Henri reached 70-mph in sustained winds, just shy of being considered a hurricane. In the most recent update, Hurricane Henri is on track to reach land in the Northeastern United States on Sunday, August 22 in New York, Connecticut and Massachusetts, all of which are now under a hurricane watch, despite the sustained wind speeds still not quite reaching hurricane level. Residents are being advised that, even if Henri does not become a full-fledged hurricane, they should expect strong winds, heavy rain and potential storm surge that could inundate land with three to  

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    ‘Review Your Property Insurance’: SCC reminds Virginians to prepare now head of a natural disaster

    RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) – With the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season going strong, the State Corporation Commission’s (SCC) Bureau of Insurance is reminding Virginians that we are coming into the peak of hurricane season which is normally the most dangerous and most active time of year for tropical storm activity, as well as the most likely time for property damage that these storms may cause. If you have not already reviewed your property insurance, they are urging Virginians to do so now as the hurricane season is well underway. How our Blue Ridge Mountains enhance flooding in the region Whether you’re  

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  • Finance

    Retiring early? Prepare yourself for these financial challenges

    Phil Blancato shares his advice for saving for the golden years Retiring early isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Sure, you get to spend your days doing more of what you enjoy rather than watching the clock at your 9-to-5 job. But you’re also exposing yourself to a lot more financial risk because your savings will have to last you even longer. That’s not to say retiring early isn’t doable, but there are special challenges you’ll face if you decide to do so. Here’s a look at a few of them and how you can prepare yourself. 4 SUREFIRE  

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    Want to Start a Business in 2021? Here are 2 Things You Should Do to Prepare.

    Get your mind right. January 1, 2021 3 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Starting a new business is an equally daunting and exciting task. The world is changing rapidly, and this phenomenon has forced many companies to rethink their operations. For aspiring entrepreneurs who are starting new businesses, there is an opportunity to do things differently and be part of a new generation of business owners who will succeed in this environment. There are two crucial steps that every new business owner should complete before starting a new business. 1. Groom Your Mind Creating a  

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