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Engaged? 7 Financial To-Dos to Check Off Your List

Engaged? 7 Financial To-Dos to Check Off Your List October 10, 2016 | Maggie Leyes You’ve picked out the rings, maybe even the venue … things are rolling toward your Big Day. But don’t forget an important element of your new life together: getting your financial lives in sync....

2017 Medicare Enrollment

There are several “parts” to Medicare, as you may know. Costs and benefit details may change from one year to the next. Here’s a quick summary of out-of-pocket Medicare costs in 2017. 2017 Medicare Part A costs Medicare Part A helps cover inpatient hospital expenses. As a...

Chances are, you need life insurance.

Chances are, you need life insurance. Life insurance is a simple answer to a very difficult question: How will my family manage financially when I die? It’s a subject no one really wants to think about. But if someone depends on you financially, it’s one you cannot avoid. There...

6 Reasons Single People Need Life Insurance

6 Reasons Single People Need Life Insurance  Written by Maggie Leyes Many people make the assumption that life insurance is for married couples and those with kids. While it is true that not all single people need life insurance, there are a number of reasons when it can make...

The Risk of Being Uninsured (and the Hidden Bargain in Addressing It Now)

The Risk of Being Uninsured (and the Hidden Bargain in Addressing It Now) By Erica Oh Nataren With all the expenses of everyday living, it’s tempting to think of insurance as just another cost. What’s harder to see is the potential cost of not buying insurance—or what’s known ...

All things you need to know about Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period

Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period begins on October 15th and ends December 7th. During this time Medicare Beneficiaries have a chance to change several aspects of their coverage. This time is especially critical because you can change many aspects of your Medicare plan, but most...

5 Things Millennials Need to Know About Life Insurance

5 Things Millennials Need to Know About Life Insurance By Helen Mosher   Being catapulted into the adult world is a shock to the system, regardless of how prepared you think you are. And these days, it’s more complicated than ever, with internet access and mobile devices...

When Life Happens and You need Life Insurance

Who Needs It? If someone will suffer financially when you die, chances are you need life insurance because it provides cash to your family after your death. This cash, known as the death benefit, replaces your income and can help your family meet many important financial needs...

These Life Events Need the Most Insurance Planning

Coverage needs change with the different phases of your financial life. Marriage is an appropriate moment for life insurance because you are forming not only a union of the souls, but also a union of finances. (GETTY STOCK) Some key life events are a bigger financia...

Top 5 Reasons Why Consumers Should Use an Insurance Broker or IFA

Top 5 Reasons Why Consumers Should Use an Insurance Broker or IFA Consumers generally think they benefit when they buy insurance direct but is it true? To find out, we’ve asked people what matters to them when buying insurance, and in turn our panel used those criteria to...
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