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Category: Health Insurance

How often should I update my insurance policies?

As your life changes, your insurance policies should, too. Whether you’re celebrating a new chapter in your life or navigating significant changes, staying on top of your insurance needs is crucial to ensure you’re adequately protected. Major life events can dictate how often and when you should update your insurance policies, especially after significant life events like marriage, job changes, relocations, or expanding your family....

Medicare Supplement vs. Medicare Advantage: What’s the Difference?

Applying for Medicare once you reach retirement age sounds simple enough. But just because you’re covered under the federal health insurance program doesn’t mean you won’t be faced with out-of-pocket costs. With Original Medicare (Parts A and B), you’ll receive coverage for health-related expenses like hospital care, doctor visits, medical procedures and equipment. Like a traditional health insurance policy, Medicare pays its share of the...

Is a Medicare Supplement Insurance Plan Worth It?

When you sign up for Medicare Parts A and B, you also have the option to apply for a Medicare Supplement insurance plan. A Medicare Supplement plan, sometimes called “Medigap,” is a private insurance policy that can help pay for some of the health care costs that Medicare doesn’t cover. But is this coverage really necessary? And more importantly — is it worth it? WHY CHOOSE...

The Five Types of Insurance Every College Student Needs

Parents face many challenges in preparing a child for college. The process generally starts in the junior year, including monitoring grades, applying for scholarships and grants, and visiting various college campuses. The focus on college can become an all-consuming task. Once a college is chosen, and your child is accepted, a new set of challenges arises.  One neglected area to add to the college "to-do"...

Follow These Tips to Make Your Workplace Happier

Need a few tips to keep your employees happier over the next few months? We have gathered together a few simple tips that are designed to keep employees productive and happy at the work place. Here are a few tips to get you started: Give yourself and your employees permission to be happy. Make employees feel like they don’t have to act serious or try to be “professional"...