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When a Nursing Home is the Only Option for a Loved One

Sometimes after a hospitalization, a move to a nursing home is the right solution for a loved one. This isn’t an easy decision but finding the right facility is critical. Follow these nine steps to help you locate the right facility for your parent or loved one, where they can stay with dignity. Step 1: […]

Stay Fit in Winter: It’s Worth the Effort and Good for Your Heart!

February is American Heart Month. It’s also the time of year when the days are short, the nights are long and the weather is just plain cold. Most of us want to do nothing more than get home at the end of a work day and hibernate. But, just because it gets dark early and […]

Starting a new business? Have you considered your insurance needs?

  Finding the proper insurance options for your new business can be a long process. From professional liability to health coverage and even vehicle coverage, there are so many different things to consider to make sure that your business is fully covered should anything happen. Find a Good Business Owner Policy (BOP) Start with a […]

Save on Health Care Costs With These 8 Tips

Did you know that there are many ways to save on your health care costs. Here are eight suggestions to help keep more of your money in your wallet. Stay Within Your Network Out of network providers can charge more and their services usually require a higher deductible and higher annual limit on your out-of-pocket […]

Start 2016 with Three Questions

Now that the holiday shopping, cooking and entertaining is winding down, it’s a good time to reflect on the past year and think about how you want to approach 2016. Don’t stress out about New Year’s Resolutions by keeping it simple. You can start by asking yourself these three questions. What did you learn? If […]

Happy Holiday’s and Happy New Year

In this holiday season we wanted to take a few minutes to thank you for your trust and loyalty this past year. We know that making decisions about your insurance needs isn’t easy, so we appreciate the trust you place in us throughout the year. It has been a busy year for all of us, […]

Tackling Your Financial To-Do List as 2015 Comes to a Close

It’s December 1 already and most of us are wondering where the year went. Many of us are also thinking about the to-do lists we started but never finished. To help you end 2015 with a sense of accomplishment, here’s a list of some year-end financial to-do’s to check off your list. Max out your […]

Five Reasons to Review Your Life Insurance

There’s really only one reason to buy any kind of insurance: To protect yourself or your family from financial loss that you can’t handle on your own. For most people that means buying life, disability, health, and car insurance. However, a lot of people think that once they buy a life insurance policy they can […]

Four weight management apps to help you lose weight

In this period of open health enrollment, we’re all concerned about finding the best insurance plan to meet our needs. It’s also a good time to take stock of our health. And, of course what we eat has a direct impact on our health. Here are a four free iPhone and Android weight management apps […]

Finding a health insurance plan that’s right for you

  Choosing a health plan can be complicated and confusing. You should consider your medical and financial needs – from coverage options to monthly premiums, to co-payments and deductibles. Also, take into account your family situation, your family’s anticipated health care needs and available plan options. This is the time to assess your needs and […]

What to Know About Medicare Open Enrollment

When’s the Medicare Open Enrollment Period? Every year, Medicare’s open enrollment period is October 15 – December 7. If you have Medicare Advantage, you can also switch to Original Medicare. To get Medicare drug coverage, you must join a stand-alone Part D plan at this time. What’s the Medicare Open Enrollment Period? Medicare health and […]

Open Enrollment for Your Health Insurance is Just Around the Corner!

Is your calendar full of reminders of when bill payments are due, time to renew subscriptions, sign up for special events? Well, what about signing up for your health insurance? Life is One Big Due Date Who likes missing registration deadlines? Open enrollment for health care insurance is basically the same idea. We all know […]

How to Get the Most Out of Your Doctor Visit

The average doctor’s visit takes about 20 minutes. Granted, that doesn’t include your wait time or the doctor’s time spent reviewing your charts. But, once the doctor enters the exam room for your one-on-one, the time can fly by, so it helps to come prepared. After all, the best way to get the most out […]

Is Your Disability Insurance Doing All It Can for You?

Disability insurance is critical to making sure you’re covered in case an accident or serious illness keeps you from working for an extended time.  But, do you have enough of the right coverage? Depending on your income and how your policy is written, standard disability insurance can leave coverage gaps that could cost you thousands […]

The Pros and Cons of Do-It-Yourself Projects at Home

We’ve all watched shows on television featuring homeowners remodeling a room or home and thought, “That looks so easy.”  The next thing you say to yourself is “I can do it too.” Then, you run out to the store, get the supplies start the project only to find out you really are in over your […]