May 15, 2019

Nearly 60 million Americans have been affected by identity theft, according to a 2018 online survey by The Harris Poll. That same survey indicates nearly 15 million consumers experienced identity theft in 2017.  Identity fraud or theft occur when thieves use your perso...

May 15, 2019

OMAHA, Neb.-College students are packing their bags and getting ready to return home for the summer. For many, this past year was the first time they managed their own laundry, classes and curfew—and their own bank accounts—without their parents.

This continues as a tim...

May 15, 2019

Omaha insurance agent and philanthropist, Mick Manley, suggests the following to ensure financial health for the year ahead and beyond:

  • Develop a budget and stick to it.  Start by making two columns, one for expenses and the other for income, and total them. Whether...

June 18, 2018

Mick Manley worked closely with students from Beadle Middle School to recreate one of Frida Kahlo’s self portraits, all while helping the community. This project was  not made out of your typical art materials, but made with something that fills up parks and cities… Tr...

February 23, 2018

As a local Farmers® agent in Omaha, Neb., I put my professional experience to work helping people choose the coverage that best suited their needs and lifestyle. Whether that's auto, home, renters, life, business insurance or other needs, my process is straightforward...

February 2, 2018

Who can believe that it is 2018? Wasn’t it just the 1990’s? Where does time go? We decided to ring in this New Year right with another Omaha Staycation inspired by local food and spirits, and this time including some close family and friends. Our staycation hub this ti...

December 29, 2017

Amidst the chaos we all know as “The Holiday Season” it is all too common that our last memories of the year, especially as parents, are consumed with stress and busy schedules trying to make sure everyone around us has the most magical and memorable holiday possible....

December 5, 2017

It’s already December, which means holiday gatherings, family and friends, and decorating for Christmas. It also means that it is time to take a look at your financial situation before tax season.

During your time off from work over the holidays, it would be prudent to...

November 16, 2017

"I just got my tax refund, it's time to go on a vacation!" I can't tell you how many times I heard this growing up and now see daily on social media. I recognized early in life that the way I managed money was very different than most people I knew. It has always puzzl...

November 10, 2017

1. Letting teens drive too soon

It is no secret that kids develop at different rates when growing up and it is no different for driving. While some kids are ready to drive younger than others (I was 14 when I started driving to school) it is definitely a conversation pa...