Monthly Archives: July 2019

Social Welfare Services—A Good Investment

Every now and then I meet people who ask me about the level of social welfare services available in Norway. Many are impressed by the coverage, which includes health care benefits for everyone, one year of parental leave, unemployment benefits and a minimum retirement payment—even for people who have never worked.

By |July 25th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: |Comments Off on Social Welfare Services—A Good Investment

Step Up Your Cultural Skills Game

Want to feel more connected to your heritage while having fun? Members who participate in the Sons of Norway Cultural Skills Program tell us that they feel engaged and energized. Here are a few ideas to get you going.

By |July 15th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Step Up Your Cultural Skills Game

Beach Fun in Lofoten

Ready for a beach vacation? Make sure Norway on your list! As mentioned in the July issue of Viking, Norway is brimming with beautiful beaches. In fact, it’s home to the second longest shoreline in the world and 239,057 islands.

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Don’t Make My Mistake

I was so proud of myself when I purchased my first life insurance policy 26 years ago. Just getting ready to tie the knot and start a life with my sweetheart, I felt the grown-up thing to do was to get life insurance.

By |July 11th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: |Comments Off on Don’t Make My Mistake

Top Honors for Viktor Hovland

In the July issue of Viking, we highlight golfer Viktor Hovland, an Oslo native who won “low amateur” at the 83rd Masters Tournament this past April. And success keeps on swingin’ in for the 21-year-old.

By |July 1st, 2019|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Top Honors for Viktor Hovland
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