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It’s Summertime – Make Sure Your Staying Cool!

The weather is finally warming up.  You’ve taken off all of your layers, hats, scarves and gloves.  Now, you and your family are ready to enjoy the warm sun. But, have you thought about what it takes to stay safe from the hot sun during the summer months. Did you know that in 244 people died […]

A Look Into the Medicare Prescription Part D Drug Plan

As the new millennium arrived, so too did the introduction of the Medicare Part D by President Clinton. Also known as the Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Program, the program provides prescription drug coverage to eligible participants. Up until the implementation of Medicare Part D in 2006, Medicare did not cover the cost of self-administered prescription […]

It’s Disability Awareness Month – Make Sure It’s Part of Your Plan for Facing the Unexpected

May is disability awareness month, a reminder that it’s important to evaluate if disability insurance is part of your income protection plan. Disability insurance provides financial protection at stressful time and is very different from other insurance products. An illness or injury can happen to anyone. Disability insurance pays you a portion of your salary […]

Help Your Doctor Help You

When your doctor asks you how you’re doing, he or she is not just being polite. Your doctor wants to know what’s going on in your life. Going to the doctor isn’t fun, but not communicating with him or her can be a critical mistake.  That’s why it’s important to share what’s going on in […]

Traveler’s Checklist: Protect Your Health While You Travel

  Vacation season is just around the corner and now is the time to make sure that you are ready not just with your travel plans but with your health coverage.  Whether you’re traveling out of the country or staying stateside, you don’t want illness or injury to be part of your trip. Unfortunately, this […]

Great News! April 7 is National No Housework Day

What Are You Going To Do? National No Housework Day is right around the corner on April 7 but before you jump at the chance of neglecting some of your usual homework or maintenance routines think twice! Remember the day you moved into your home or apartment. You promised to keep the place in tip-top […]

It’s Tax Season! Are You Ready?

Filing season for the 2017 tax year is well underway. Many of us are still trying to pull our information together before we even begin the work of preparing and filing our taxes. At least we have a two-day reprieve. This year, the IRS moved the deadline to file returns to April 17 because the […]

Important Update (Please Read): Changes are coming to your Medicare ID Card

Beginning in April 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicare Services (CMS) will start issuing Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) numbers in place of Health Insurance Claim Numbers (HICN) on Medicare ID cards. The new ID cards will be mailed out in phases by geographic location.  

Commonly Asked Questions About Life Insurance

When it comes to life insurance, most people have more questions than answers…but what happens when you don’t even know what to ask? We thought we would help you start the conversation. We’ve created a list of the most common questions and concerns that most people ask us on a regular basis. Give us a […]

February is American Heart Month: We want you to take it to heart

Life is precious. Living a longer, healthier life is about taking control and following some suggestions offered by the American Heart Association. My Life Check® was designed by the American Heart Association with the goal to help you improved health. These measures have one unique thing in common: any person can make these changes and […]

Start the year with a review of your insurance coverage needs

We all agree that we need health insurance, homeowners insurance or renters insurance and car insurance. However, when was the last time your reviewed your insurance needs to make sure there weren’t any gaps? Here are some suggestions to make sure that you all the right coverage. Life insurance You need to make sure that […]

Apps to help you manage your time and productivity

How many times have you thought about trying to keep yourself focused, determined to change a habit or just simply get a bit healthier.  Here are some apps that take you from growing a forest to running from the zombies – all in the name of helping you manage your time and stay on track! […]

Making the most of an annual insurance review

When was the last time you reviewed your insurance? Was it when you got married, had a baby, started your own business, retired, added a pet to your family, sent a kid off to college, finished your basement? Believe it or not, your insurance is probably out-of-date and it is time for a review. As […]

Have a happy holiday season

As we all get ready for this holiday season we wanted to take a few minutes to thank you for your trust and loyalty this past year. It’s been a busy and eventful year for all of us. We can’t believe that 2017 is flying by so quickly. At this time of the year, we […]

Time for Review Your End of the Year Financial To-Do List

This time of year is always so busy with the holidays, family get togethers and various events. As a result, it’s easy to postpone financial decisions until the new year. Keep in mind that timing is especially important when it comes to making tax-related moves that may reduce what you owe when the filing season […]