What You Should Know about In-Home Care

unsplash-bed1bNot every older American ends up in a nursing home or a retirement community. In fact, most older individuals continue to live at home, many with the assistance of some type of in-home care. In-home care can help you remain independent, and delay the need to enter a nursing home or an assisted-living facility. Continue reading

Open Enrollment for Health Insurance Marketplaces ends on December 15th

unsplash-fruit1bBeginning on November 1, 2018, individuals (including their families) may apply for new health insurance or switch to a different health-care plan through a Health Insurance Marketplace under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The open enrollment period for 2019 health coverage ends on December 15, 2018. Continue reading

How to Save by Resetting Financial Goals at MidYear

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The lazy days of summer are over and September brings new energy as everyone begins to focus on what needs to get done before the end of the year. It’s a time to take a fresh look at your financial health and recalibrate any items that need to be adjusted. Continue reading

What Is The Right Amount of Life Insurance?

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Your life insurance needs change as your life changes. When you are young, you may not have a need for life insurance. However, as you take on more responsibility and your family grows, your life insurance needs increase. Your needs may then decrease after your children are grown. You should periodically review your needs to ensure that your life insurance coverage adequately reflects your life situation. Continue reading

Key Steps To Protect Your Vacation

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Travel insurance refers to specialized coverage you can buy to insure yourself against various risks that travelers face. Travel insurance policies may protect you against one type of hazard (e.g., getting sick or having a trip canceled) or against a group of hazards. You can purchase travel insurance from insurance companies, travel agents, tour operators, cruise lines, rental companies, or travel assistance companies. Coverage, cost, and terms vary widely. Continue reading

How to Get Paid When You Can’t Work

People unsplash-laptopordinarily buy property and casualty insurance to protect their possessions (houses, cars, and furniture) and life insurance to provide income for their survivors. However, many people don’t think about protecting their income with disability income insurance. How well could you live if you weren’t able to work? Continue reading