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Getting married or divorced, having or adopting a child and retiring are significant milestones in life. These “qualified life events,” as they are commonly referred to in the insurance industry, may permit you to make adjustments to the benefits you receive through your employer or other pr…

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As the summer season begins to ramp up, we will soon enjoy the farm-to-table bounty of the Rochester and Finger Lakes region. As you bite into the delicious tomato on top of your burger, you may think about how lucky we are to have access to locally grown and raised foods. As you sip your be…

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WATERLOO — For nearly 80 years, the chemical plant at 228 E. Main St. has been known as Evans Chemetics — or just Evans, to many locals.

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GENEVA — Climbing Bines started crafting ales and growing its own hops 15 years ago, developing a business that now includes a tasting room and events venue on hills overlooking Seneca Lake in the Yates County town of Torrey.

Buying a second home brings with it exciting possibilities. Perhaps it’s a place where you plan to make lasting family memories — or it will be your quiet refuge from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Whatever your vision for the property, it’s important to consider whether you’re read…

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Making financial decisions takes time, attention and energy at any age. In the case of elderly adults, it may become increasingly difficult to manage daily finances, particularly if their health is declining or they’re experiencing a cognitive issue. If you’re providing support to aging pare…

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During periods of crisis, cyber criminals often increase their attacks, taking advantage of chaos to pry information from unsuspecting victims. Here are some steps you can take during these turbulent times to protect your identity and finances online:

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The year 2022 has presented challenges for investors, with stock markets experiencing significant volatility and bond markets showing unpredictable movement. Much of this can be attributed to external events. The most notable triggers are Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, an extended period of h…

In the midst of deep grief and sorrow, it can feel overwhelming for a newly bereaved spouse to face the many responsibilities and decisions they have to make. If you’ve recently lost a spouse, there are likely financial matters that must be considered to ensure your financial house is in ord…

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If you own a home, chances are your net worth has shot up in the last year. According to a new report, skyrocketing home prices caused by a pandemic-fueled real estate frenzy have led to a scenario where homeowners in the U.S. are sitting on a record $22.7 trillion worth of home equity.1 See…