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You Could Pay More for Medicare in 2018

If you have been shielded from higher Part B premiums, that shield may disappear Was your monthly Medicare Part B premium less than $110 in 2017? Next year, you may pay considerably more for the same coverage. In 2018,…

Health Insurance

Now 64? Prepare to Sign Up for Medicare

This is the time to arrange lifelong health coverage. Age 64 is the age when you are reminded that you are a baby boomer growing older. Regardless of how young or old you feel at 64, you should make…

Health Insurance

ACA Open Enrollment Season Is Here

After a November 1 start, the window closes December 15. This fall, the annual enrollment period to sign up for health insurance is shorter. In many states, it lasts only six weeks, from November 1 to December 15, and…

Insurance

Are There Blind Spots in Your Insurance Plan?

Deficient coverage may cost you someday. Many households and businesses are insufficiently insured. The problem is not necessarily the quality of coverage, but the breadth and depth of it. Your own business or household may be more vulnerable than…

Insurance

Medicare Enrollment Options for 2017-18

A summary of what you need to know. Key Medicare enrollment periods are approaching. This fall and winter, there are three periods in which Medicare beneficiaries can either enroll or disenroll in forms of coverage. >> Oct. 15-Dec. 7,…

Insurance

Insurance and Investments

A good financial strategy is not just about “making money;” it is also about protection. Some people mistake investing for financial planning. Their “financial strategy” is an investing strategy, in which they chase the return and focus on the…

Insurance

May is Disability Insurance Awareness Month

Do you really want to live without this coverage? If you forgo it, you may pay a higher price. Disability insurance is an important insurance coverage that most people lack. Many people think of it as optional – when…

Insurance

Are You Insured?

Too many Americans have no life insurance. Their loved ones may pay dearly for that choice. September is National Life Insurance Awareness Month – a good time to think about the value and importance of insuring yourself. According to…