In February, the number of LegalShield plan members who sought legal assistance or advice for financial challenges jumped to its highest level since July. Evictions and foreclosures remain low, but millions have fallen behind by at least three months on their mortgage payments, with many in forbearance for over a year. “The use of legal…

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IDShield

LegalShield announced that its 2020 memberships hit record levels in 2020, with more than 1,800,000 paid subscriptions accessing its legal, identity protection and privacy management services. The company also saw a 7.5% increase year-over-year in its requests for legal services and a 32% increase in identity consultations—the highest single year of service requests since 2012.…

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LegalShield released its December 2020 LegalShield Economic Stress Index™, its indicator of the economic and financial status of U.S. households and small businesses. In its report, LegalShield found its Housing Construction Index spike to an all-time high, with expectations for building activity to remain strong into Q1 of 2021. Its Housing Sales Index also reached…

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LegalShield named Deborah D. McWhinney and Melvin C. Hall to its board of directors. McWhinney, a business leader, and Hall, a civil rights attorney and author, join LegalShield’s mission to “protect and empower people with tools and services needed to affordably live a just and secure life.” “LegalShield is driven to create a world where…

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IDShield

LegalShield announced today its expansion in Canada with the launch of new LegalShield and IDShield services featuring premium benefits current and new members. LegalShield Canada is led by President Martine Girotto, who reports to LegalShield CEO Jeff Bell, and is headquartered in Montreal, Canada. The new, expanded plans are available in all provinces and territories.…

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Martine Girotto

LegalShield today announced that Martine Girotto has been named president of LegalShield Canada. She will report to LegalShield CEO Jeff Bell.  “We are incredibly excited Martine has joined our leadership team. With her record of leadership at major brands and deep roots in the Canadian community, Martine has developed a top reputation in the industry…

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IDShield

LegalShield recently announced record-breaking levels for both its memberships and downloads for its app. The company’s membership grew to more than 1,756,000 at the end of 2018 and more than 1.5 million LegalShield apps have been downloaded. “We are delighted by our strong membership growth and the popularity of our mobile app,” said Dave Coffey,…

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LegalShield Names Don Thompson Co-President of Network Division

LegalShield recently announced that it has promoted Don Thompson to co-president of the firm’s Network Division, effective immediately. Thompson will report directly to LegalShield CEO Jeff Bell. In his new role, he will be responsible for creating and driving sales and network marketing strategies that elevate LegalShield in the marketplace. He will play an instrumental…

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IDShield

Ada, Okla.-based LegalShield recently announced the hiring of Stephanie Gaccetta as vice president, Contact Center; Tina Gaccetta as vice president, Marketing and Incentives Network Division; and Scott Grissom as vice president of Product Leadership, Marketing and Sales. “We’re delighted to welcome Stephanie, Tina and Scott to the LegalShield family,” said LegalShield CEO Jeff Bell. “Each of these…

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Since 2004 Direct Selling News has been dedicated to telling stories focused on relating the opportunities direct sellers provide to millions of independent business owners around the globe. So it seemed only fitting for DSN to further recognize the industry by compiling a comprehensive list, starting in 2010, of the top direct selling companies in the world.

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