Men shaking hands Despite our differences, brokers in rural Texas are dealing with issues that would sound familiar to those on the coasts. (Image: Shutterstock)

It’s easy to become discouraged and even hopeless these days. It seems everywhere you look, there’s division and discord.

In fact, it’s getting hard to find anything we Americans agree on anymore. Well, I guess there’s one exception: An NBC/Wall Street Journal poll last year found that 80 percent of Americans agree the country is “mainly” or “totally” divided. At least we can agree that we disagree on pretty much everything.

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Paul Wilson

Paul Wilson is the editor-in-chief of BenefitsPRO Magazine and He has covered the insurance industry for more than a decade, including stints at Retirement Advisor Magazine and ProducersWeb.

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