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What Health Insurance Protections Are There for Domestic Abuse Survivors?

On average, nearly 20 people are physically abused by an intimate partner every minute in the United States. This equates to almost 10 million people each year suffering domestic abuse. The sad reality is that many people in this situation feel like there’s no way out. And feel that they can’t manage alone or start…

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Missed The OEP? Don’t Worry, You Can Still Get Great Health Insurance!

Life can get hectic, and it’s easy to forget about the little things - or even the big things, like getting health insurance! And if you were one of the people who completely forgot to look into health insurance during the Open Enrollment Period (OEP), you're probably stressing out about what you can do. But…

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On a Holiday Spending Spree? Younger Generations Aren’t Saving Enough for Retirement, But You Can Turn Things Around

Maybe December isn’t the time when most of us are balancing our budgets. And carefully making sure we’re putting enough money aside for retirement. But, the new year is fast approaching, and once those New Year’s resolutions hit, a lot of people will (maybe reluctantly) turn their attention back to their finances. But not everyone…

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Who Needs Life Insurance the Most?

Life insurance is one of those things that you know is a good idea but is also easy to forget about or put on the back burner. Having a policy is a necessity, though, for everyone from those who are just starting out in life to retirees - it’s just that your needs are different.…

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What to Expect from Your Life Insurance Medical Exam

Depending on the type of life insurance you apply for, you might have to undergo a medical exam. For example, permanent life insurance policies and term life insurance policies typically require medical exams. If you do have to undergo a medical exam, the results will determine if you qualify for a policy, and how much…

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5 Surprising Facts About Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s disease is one of many inflammatory bowel diseases. It affects around 3 million people from children to adults in America. Its symptoms affect your gastrointestinal (GI) tract and commonly cause severe diarrhea. While there is no cure for Crohn’s yet, it can be managed effectively.   Living with Crohn’s can be difficult and sometimes…

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10 Signs You’re in a Toxic Relationship

Being in a relationship with another human can be a beautiful, fulfilling thing. But not always. While there are relationships that just seem to work, others can quickly (or slowly, or subtly) cross the line from healthy to unhealthy. In fact, any one of us could end up in what’s known as a toxic relationship.…

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Eating Away At Anxiety

Anxiety is one of the most common mental health concerns in the U.S., affecting around 6.8 million people. That’s 3.1% of the population! The term anxiety actually covers a whole list of disorders, from phobias to social anxiety to generalized anxiety. It can be treated with therapy and medications, but there are some things you…

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What You Need To Know About Medicare Lifetime Reserve Days

If you’re a Medicare beneficiary, it’s important to be aware of the potential costs of a hospital stay so you can plan accordingly. While Medicare Part A generally covers your hospital stays, including your room, nursing care, meals, medications etc., it only covers this for 90 days. So, what if you need to be in…

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Should Men and Women Be Exercising the Same Way?

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: exercise is good for everyone. That’s one thing we can agree on, but we might not all agree on the best way to do that exercising. But we’re not talking about a cardio versus weights debate, we’re talking about if everyone should be exercising the same…

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Battling Mom Brain: 4 Ways to Boost Your Brain After Babies

If you’re a mom you’ve probably heard of “mom brain,” or “momnesia”. In fact, you’ve probably experienced it! For example, do you often forget your grocery list? Misplace your keys? Can’t remember why you walked into a room? You might make jokes about it, but it can be very frustrating - and you know what?…

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2023 Employee Benefits Benchmarking Report

Covid has certainly changed a lot and the employee benefits space is not immune. We created a free employee benefits report resource to help you understand all of the changes in this space.   Our 2023 Small Business Employee Benefits Benchmarking Report includes topics such as: How plan offerings have changed post-Covid ​​​The different benefits…

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Medicare Part B Premiums to Drop 3% Next Year

The government has finally announced the new standard monthly premiums for Medicare Part B. And after all the speculation about rate hikes, rates will actually be decreasing a little bit next year. Not only that, but the annual deductible for Medicare Part B will also be lower next year. With many Medicare beneficiaries struggling with…

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Millions at Risk of Losing Health Insurance & Other Benefits This January

It’s been almost 3 years since the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) first declared the Covid-19 pandemic a public health emergency. And now, the Biden Administration is indicating that the emergency declaration will not be renewed this winter. And is telling healthcare providers to begin preparing for the end of the public health…

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What is Medicare Silverscript?

Even if you are covered by Medicare Parts A and B, you might find that you still need additional coverage for your prescription medications. So, like many Medicare beneficiaries, you might be looking at Medicare Part D for help, specifically Medicare Silverscript, which offers the most affordable prescription drug coverage on the market. With the…

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Signs It’s Time to Buy Life Insurance

It’s easy to put off making plans for the end of your life, especially when you’re young. After all, thinking about your own mortality probably isn’t your idea of a good time! In fact, many young Americans don’t have or even think about life insurance unless it’s offered by their employer - but these policies…

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5 Common Types Of Health Insurance

Before choosing your health insurance plan, you should know what types of plans are available to you. As you do your research, you’ll come across 5 common types of health insurance plans, which might seem a bit confusing at first. What’s the difference between them? What can you expect with each one? Which one is…

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Over 8 Million Americans May Soon Get Checks From Their Health Insurers: Find Out How Much You Could Get

We have been going through a tough time in this country, with the rising cost of gas, groceries, and so much more due to inflation. Keeping up with these increasing prices can feel incredibly frustrating, but there might be at least one light at the end of the tunnel that will help. Health insurance companies…

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