Say Goodbye to Masks While Traveling: Federal Judge Strikes Down Mask Mandate for Planes and Public Transit

As anyone who has traveled in the past year knows, the Biden Administration issued a mask mandate for airplanes and other public transport methods in January of 2021 in an attempt to help slow the spread of Covid, and to protect transport workers. This mandate remained in place despite infection numbers going down and mask…

Continue reading
0

14 Sneaky Ways to Get Your Healthy On

Getting healthier. It can sound so…hard. You might feel like you have to completely overhaul your whole lifestyle, find time for an epic workout every day, throw out everything delicious in your kitchen, and slave away at chopping and cooking weeks of healthy meals (and add kale to everything, right?). When you put it that…

Continue reading
0

Ready To Travel? Make Sure You’re Insured!

Now that travel restrictions are finally being lifted, and people are getting back to traveling, you might be thinking that it’s time for you to get back out there, too. But before you do, you should check a few things off of your list: along with grabbing your passport, vaccination card, and itinerary, you need…

Continue reading
0

Does Medicare Cover Nutrition Counseling?

Most of us know how important nutrition is to our overall health, but unfortunately, we don’t always eat the way we should. Instead of planning and eating healthy meals, we often grab something quick. or something that tastes delicious, but lacking in nutritional value. But as you age, focusing on nutrition becomes especially vital, because…

Continue reading
0
woman on a mat doing yoga

How to Stop Negativity in Its Tracks

What kind of thoughts are running through your head at night? When faced with difficulties in life, what’s your default mindset? And what does that little voice in your head - you know the one - pop up and say when you’re alone? If you have to admit that your thoughts, your mindset, and that…

Continue reading
0

Medicare Reimbursement: How It Works

If you’re on Medicare, you know by now that Medicare doesn’t cover everything. You have to meet your deductibles each year, and pay your copays and coinsurance for your doctor visits. There are also some doctors who will charge more than the Medicare-approved amount for services, meaning you’ll have to pay more out-of-pocket to see…

Continue reading
0

Sun’s Out, Guns Out: 6 Fun and Unique Ways to Get Your Sweat on This Summer

The summer is here! And you know what that means: sun’s out, guns out! Regretting that you didn’t start your summer body last winter? Don’t worry about it: we think every body is a summer-ready body! But we do want you to feel good, and be the healthiest version of yourself, of course, so it’s…

Continue reading
0

Survivorship Life Insurance – What You Should Know

Survivorship life insurance, or second-to-die life insurance, is a type of life insurance policy that allows you to cover both you and your spouse. This means that, when you both pass, your family will receive death benefits from both of you. In other words, while you will both be named on the policy, death benefits…

Continue reading
0

Your A-Z Guide to Sexual Attraction, Behavior, and Orientation Vocab

Did you know that there are over 170,000 words in the dictionary, and that some counts put the number of words in the English language at around 1 million? One million words! And it can start to feel like we’re using around half of them to talk about sexuality, right? Just kidding - but we’d…

Continue reading
0

How to Balance Health Insurance Costs

Health insurance is a necessity, but it can be a big expense for a lot of people. That means that some people go without it in order to “save” money. But going without insurance can backfire, and end up costing you a lot in medical bills. We get it, though, the cost of some insurance…

Continue reading
0

What Happens to Your Life Insurance if You Declare Bankruptcy?

These days, millions of Americans are finding it difficult to pay their bills and keep up with the rising cost of living, so they have no choice but to file for bankruptcy. You might have found yourself in this situation, meaning you’ve had to deal with the many ways that filing for bankruptcy can affect…

Continue reading
0

What the No Surprises Act Means for You

One in five Americans have received a surprise medical bill from an emergency department, and another one in five have gotten unexpected bills from non-emergency hospital stays. Surprise medical bills have been a huge problem for Americans, but on January 1, 2022, the No Surprises Act took effect. This law establishes federal protections against most…

Continue reading
0

Your Employees Are Present, but Are They Really There? The Problem of Presenteeism

There’s nothing more frustrating than being down a few team members, right? When employees are absent, it seems like you just can’t get as much done, and you’re left scrambling to fill the void. But is absenteeism really the worst thing for your business’ productivity and bottom line? Turns out, it might not be. In…

Continue reading
0

Do Men Pay More for Life Insurance?

It is no secret that, on average, women live longer than men do. In fact, women's life spans are almost 8%  longer on average than men's life spans. So does this make a difference when it comes to buying life insurance? In general, yes: life insurance companies know these stats, and typically view men as…

Continue reading
0

Autism In Children Vs Adults; It’s Never Too Late For A Diagnosis

According to the CDC, an estimated 1 in 44 children are on the autism spectrum, with boys being 4 times more likely to be affected than girls. Autism is generally detected at 18 months or younger, and by age 2, a diagnosis by a professional can be considered reliable. Recently, though, doctors have begun to…

Continue reading
0

Do We Need Pride More Than Ever This Year? A Look at the Fights We’re Still Facing

It’s Pride Month! Time to show how proud we are to be who we are, and to express our individuality, while also celebrating the strides that we’ve made together! But, while one of the things we can be proud of is that our country is a much more inclusive, diverse, and equal place than it…

Continue reading
0

Seniors: Don’t Be a Victim of These Financial Scams

You’ve worked your whole life, saved some money, gotten past the days of iffy credit, and hopefully, you’re feeling good about that! All of that means you’re pretty smart when it comes to your finances, but unfortunately, it also makes you the target of a wide range of financial scams that prey on seniors, because…

Continue reading
0

Take Pride in Your Workplace: Have We Gotten Past LGBTQ Discrimination at Work?

It’s Pride Month! And this month, we’d like to do more than just post a picture of a Pride flag - not that there's anything wrong with showing your support! We’re all for that, but we’d also like to take this opportunity to examine the state of things when it comes to LGBTQ individuals in…

Continue reading
0