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All of us have been through difficult times before. Take a moment and look at the people in your life such as: family, friends, classmates and colleagues.  With each, you must have shared good times as well as bad times. In good times we usually feel like stopping the hands of time so that such moments of our lives could continue forever.

 In bad times, however, we are easily raffled and shaken by the hardships and hard times associated with it. Man, therefore, aware of his endowments and limitations has always been eager to discover methods and ways of helping himself live a more successful and happy life, since he cannot run away from the hardships and problems of existence.

It isn’t that we are looking for a hard life. But when difficulties come despite our best efforts, it could be an indication to look on the other end of the scale, hence Insurance.  

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