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COVID-19 Holiday Travel Guide: Planning Your Trip Home During the Pandemic

2020-11-23T14:15:49+00:00

Key takeaways: Staying home and keeping everything virtual is the best way to protect yourself and others from getting infected or spreading the virus. Some cities, counties, states, and countries have put travel restrictions into place that may limit your ability to visit, or they may require mandatory quarantine or testing. Pack the essentials like [...]

COVID-19 Holiday Travel Guide: Planning Your Trip Home During the Pandemic2020-11-23T14:15:49+00:00

Medicare Supplement VS. Medicare Advantage Plan

2020-11-18T17:51:30+00:00

Here is How They Compare: In 1997, Congress approved a competitor to original Medicare.  Known first as Medicare+Choice (M+C), then renamed Medicare Advantage in 2003, Part C plans allowed health maintenance organizations (HMO's) and preferred provider organizations (PPOs) into the system.  Suddenly, Medicare enrollees had to make a distinct choice for their coverage:  original Medicare, [...]

Medicare Supplement VS. Medicare Advantage Plan2020-11-18T17:51:30+00:00

Critical Illness Insurance

2020-11-12T14:49:25+00:00

If you’re lucky, you’ve probably never had to use critical illness insurance (sometimes called catastrophic illness insurance). You’ve maybe never even heard of it. But in the event of a big health emergency, such as cancer, heart attack or stroke, critical illness insurance could be the only thing protecting you from financial ruin. Many people assume they’re [...]

Critical Illness Insurance2020-11-12T14:49:25+00:00

OPEN ENROLLMENT is almost here!!!

2020-10-19T14:19:07+00:00

Don't wait to start shopping.  I have the prices for United Healthcare and Aetna already!!!  They are now coming in 50% lower if you go direct with the insurance company rather than the ACA.  Call me for your price!!!!                 704-891-2274 OR answer the below questions, and I'll be sure to email you back your [...]

OPEN ENROLLMENT is almost here!!!2020-10-19T14:19:07+00:00

How Do COVID-19’s Annual Deaths and Mortality Rate Compare to the Flu’s?

2020-09-04T13:33:44+00:00

People in the U.S. and around the globe are intently following news reports and other data about the COVID-19 pandemic. Most of us are eager to know when there might be an end in sight, but unfortunately, Americans continue to die at an alarming rate. The death rate decreased earlier in the summer but has increased again [...]

How Do COVID-19’s Annual Deaths and Mortality Rate Compare to the Flu’s?2020-09-04T13:33:44+00:00

5 Million Americans Have Lost Their Health Insurance Since March: What Are Their Options?

2020-08-13T22:35:25+00:00

Key takeaways: Since March, 25 million people and counting have lost their insurance due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Those who have lost insurance now have three options: enroll in Medicaid, individually-purchased insurance, or COBRA. Here is the breakdown of the enrollment qualifications and coverage information for each option, and also discusses some financial relief programs [...]

5 Million Americans Have Lost Their Health Insurance Since March: What Are Their Options?2020-08-13T22:35:25+00:00

How to Pay Healthcare Expenses During Early Retirement

2020-07-07T17:25:43+00:00

For those who think that hitting the age of 65 means getting a monthly Social Security check to pay for living expenses and free healthcare through Medicare — think again. New surveys indicate that median retirement savings accounts are frighteningly low, and the cost of healthcare and prescription drugs during your retirement years could eat [...]

How to Pay Healthcare Expenses During Early Retirement2020-07-07T17:25:43+00:00

A Guide to Understanding Your Blood Glucose Levels

2020-06-05T15:48:20+00:00

Learn about the most common diabetes tests and how medication can help get your blood glucose levels in line. Glucose is a critical source of energy that powers our bodies—it feeds the brain, muscles, and tissues. When we eat, carbohydrates are broken down into glucose. This causes the pancreas to release insulin, a hormone that [...]

A Guide to Understanding Your Blood Glucose Levels2020-06-05T15:48:20+00:00

Here’s What to Do If You Lost Your Job and Health Insurance

2020-05-19T12:58:28+00:00

If you are one of the 30 million people who recently filed an unemployment claim, you may be wondering what you’re going to do about your health insurance. While some measures passed in the recent emergency stimulus packages will provide a bit of financial relief, a huge number of Americans will be without income — and stable [...]

Here’s What to Do If You Lost Your Job and Health Insurance2020-05-19T12:58:28+00:00

Emergence of HSAs enables employees to self-fund health care

2020-05-13T14:01:57+00:00

Health saving accounts (HSAs) are tax-advantaged, interest-bearing savings accounts that give employees the ability to fund their own account and offer the flexibility to set aside dollars for their own health care. Health saving accounts (HSAs) are tax-advantaged, interest-bearing savings accounts that give employees the ability to fund their own account and offer the flexibility [...]

Emergence of HSAs enables employees to self-fund health care2020-05-13T14:01:57+00:00
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