Primerica

Feb

05.18

For the past 16 years, Gwinnett Magazine has polled the community to find the best of the best in over 300 categories. Thousands of votes are submitted and tallied each year.

Primerica is proud to have been recognized as a “Best Employer” by Gwinnett Magazine for the past five years. Joining as a 2017 Best of Gwinnett winner is The Primerica Foundation – named a “Best Foundation.”

Check out Primerica’s ad, featured in the Best of Gwinnett special edition magazine! You can find it on newsstands beginning in March 2018.

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Jan

29.18

Here are eight simple ways you can start padding your emergency fund right now:

  1. Set a monthly savings goal: automate deposits for each week or month to reach it. Start small – even if it’s five percent – and build on it.
  2. Separate the “wants” from the “needs:” look carefully at where you’re spending your money.1 Scale back on any extra purchases such as unnecessary shopping, expensive coffee drinks and other non-essentials.
  3. Sell your unwanted items: purge your closet or home of things you no longer need and try selling them online or through a garage sale.
  4. Cash only policy: give yourself a weekly allowance and pay with cash only. This helps you budget more carefully instead of swiping your card and forgetting about it later.
  5. Keep the change: if you get change back, round up to the next dollar and move it into your savings. Some banks have the option to deposit $1 from your checking into your savings account for every transaction.
  6. Meal prep: there will always be good lunch deals but it’s not just the food that you’re paying for; it’s the cost of time and gas to get there. Take time to plan your meals in advance so you can eat comfortably during the week. You can also plan your meals around what’s on sale at the grocery store every week.2
  7. Use public transportation or carpool: some employers even reward employees for using alternative modes of transportation!
  8. Roll over any extra money you have at the end of the month to your savings.

It takes discipline to save rather than spend. But in the end, the benefits outweigh the cost when you see what you have. Remember: Saving even just a little bit of money for emergencies is always better than putting them on a credit card!

1 businessinsider.com, “12 Small Lifestyle Habits You Can Adopt To Save More Money,” January 7, 2017
2 thesimpledollar.com, “How to Save Money: 100 Great Tips to Get You Started,” November 23, 2015
3 upwork.com, “New Study Finds Freelance Economy Grew to 55 Million Americans This Year, 35% of Total Workforce,” October 6, 2016

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Jan

23.18

Have you seen Primerica’s revamped website – Primerica.com?

Our redesigned website is more user-friendly, showcases our products and services, and highlights people involved in Primerica’s mission – from our clients, to our representatives, to our Home Office.

Check out the all-new Primerica.com today!

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Jan

18.18

We love our pets, but between maintaining their good health, as well as purchasing other items to keep them happy, the bills can rack up in no time.

Taking care of them doesn’t have to break the bank, though.
Using the following tips can help you save hundreds of dollars on pet care costs:

1) Look around for low-cost vaccination clinics at local pet stores or mobile budget vets, or contact your area Humane Society or animal welfare groups.

2) You can save on emergency visits and surgical services if you live near a college that has a veterinary school. Look online to find vet schools around you.

3) Try to negotiate with your veterinarian. They may be able to offer up a payment plan that works for you.

4) Buy pet food in bulk at discount and wholesale stores.

5) Make homemade food or treats by finding a recipe on the Internet, or just stop by a butcher. Your pet will love you for it!

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Jan

12.18

Primerica kicked off 2018 with its Senior Leadership Meeting, held January 3-4, 2018, at the Omni Hotel in downtown Atlanta, GA.

Top leaders from throughout the United States and Canada came together for the two-day meeting and enjoyed a packed itinerary that included powerful messages for the year ahead and reflections on a record-shattering 2017.

Wednesday afternoon, leaders were also treated to a private tour of the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium – the future site of Primerica’s 2019 International Convention.

See photos from the 2018 Senior Leadership Meeting here.

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