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How Much Do You Really Know About Long-Term Care?

Separating some eldercare facts from some eldercare myths. How much does eldercare cost, and how do you arrange it when it is needed? The average person might have difficulty answering those two questions, for the answers are not widely…

Insurance

Avoid These Life Insurance Missteps

Shop wisely when you look for coverage. Are you about to buy life insurance? Shop carefully. Make your choice with insight from an insurance professional, as it may help you avoid some of these all-too-common missteps. Buying the first…

Insurance

The Importance of a Life Insurance Audit

Is it time to review your policy? Life insurance is hard. It’s hard to know if you have the right kind. It’s hard to know if you have enough. And it’s hard to know if you need any at all.…

Insurance

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,…