Why Having Life Insurance In Your 50s Is Important

Your 50s can be a time of big changes in your life. You might have a newly empty nest or a new love in your life; you might be getting remarried, paying off your mortgage, or looking forward to retirement. One thing you should definitely be thinking about at this point in your life is…

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What Is A High-Deductible Medicare Supplement Plan?

Once you turn 65 and are eligible for Medicare, you might think that you no longer have a choice about your healthcare plan. But that isn’t the case! After you enroll in Medicare, you have the option to purchase a Medicare Supplement Plan to cover the out-of-pocket expenses that Original Medicare does not. There are…

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Are LGBT Seniors Facing a Health Crisis? What Is the Answer?

June is Pride Month and we are 100% here for celebrating all the achievements of the past decades! But there are other things we can’t forget to look at amid all the positivity of this month. For example, young LGBT people still face bullying and mental health issues, and working-age individuals can still face discrimination…

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Hearing Wedding Bells? What You Need to Know if You’re Marrying Later in Life

Ah June. The weather can be lovely at this time of year, and there was a time when many young couples longed to hear the sound of wedding bells as the summer approached. But who says that love and weddings are only for the young? According to the U.S. Census, there are now more older…

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Weighing in on Fitness Trackers and Weight Loss Apps

Things are starting to look up out there! You might even be putting on pants again, which means you might also be scrutinizing how all of your pre-pandemic clothes are fitting you these days. If you’re stressing about gaining the “Covid 19,” you’re certainly not alone: according to a recent American Psychological Association survey of…

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Get Free Medicare Assistance With EZ

Making the transition from private health insurance to Medicare when you turn 65 can feel overwhelming. You might feel confused and like you just don’t know where to begin. For example, what plan should you go with? How can you save the most money? Will you have enough coverage? Unlike with employer-based insurance, which your…

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Is Life Insurance With No Medical Exam The Way To Go?

The coronavirus pandemic has put a lot of things into perspective, including how fragile life can be. The pandemic has made many people realize how important life insurance is to providing for their family once they can no longer do so. So, if you’re one of them, why are you still hesitating? Is it the…

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Small Business Not Growing? Here’s Why

If the business you’ve started is small, the only way to go from there is up, right? If you put in the work, you’re bound to grow from a tiny seed of an organization to a flourishing one! Unfortunately, it’s just not always that simple. And you might be thinking, “I don’t need (or want)…

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What Is Myasthenia Gravis?

June is Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month. This autoimmune disorder is one of many that you might be unfamiliar with, unless you or someone you care about is living with it. Myasthenia gravis, or MG, comes from the Greek and Latin words meaning "grave muscular weakness" because it causes the voluntary muscles to become weak and…

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Is The Cost Of Health Insurance Your Biggest Problem? Find An Affordable AND Comprehensive Plan With EZ

Looking for a comprehensive health insurance plan but working with a tight budget? You can absolutely find a plan that offers you the coverage you need, while still staying in your price range. But in order to find the plan that offers you the most bang for your buck, you’ll need to understand how much…

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Universal Life Insurance Explained

If you’ve made the decision to buy life insurance, congrats! As you’ve been researching policies, you’ve probably come across multiple types of policies, including universal life insurance, which might be a good option for you because of the many benefits it offers. Universal life insurance is a type of permanent life insurance that covers you…

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Common Questions Expectant Mothers Have About Life Insurance

If you’re expecting a baby, congratulations! Before you know it, you will be holding your bundle of joy in your arms, and your strong instinct to protect your child will kick in. As an expectant mother, you might have some fears and questions about how you plan to raise your child and how you plan…

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Got A Headache? Find Out Which Kind It Is

In the classic 1990 comedy, Kindergarten Cop, Arnold Schwarzenegger’s character tells a class of rambunctious kindergartners that he has a headache, but adamantly claims, “It’s NOT a tumor!” When it comes to a headache, though, it could be caused by any number of things, including tumors: it’s important to pay attention to the symptoms! In…

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Are You Working Out Too Hard? Not Hard Enough? Finding Out What’s Right for You

Have you been getting in your recommended dose of exercise these days? Or are you feeling a little too sedentary and are ready to start moving? Either way, that’s great! The newest guidelines from the World Health Organization recommend 150 - 300 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise per week, or 75 - 150 minutes of vigorous-intensity…

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Life Insurance & Pre-existing Conditions

Having a pre-existing condition is very common; in fact, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), half of Americans under the age of 65 have at least one pre-existing condition. Unfortunately, when it comes to life insurance, pre-existing conditions can affect your coverage options. It’s no secret that the healthier you are,…

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How to Staycation the Right Way

This past year, we’ve all become experts at staying at home. We’ve mastered the arts of creating a restaurant experience with take-out, navigating online grocery delivery, and making indoor playgrounds or classrooms - but what about “vacationing” at home, or “staycationing”? Have you figured out how to take a weekend at home and turn it…

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The 3 Types Of Neurofibromatosis

May is National Neurofibromatosis Month. Neurofibromatosis is a set of complex genetic neurological disorders that affects the development and growth of nerve cell tissues. Tumors grow on nerves in the brain and throughout the body, and while some are harmless, others can lead to serious damage. Unfortunately, there is no known cure for this disease.…

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7 Myths About Suicide That Need to Be Debunked Now

May is National Mental Health Awareness Month. So what better time to take a good, hard look at how aware we actually are about the facts surrounding the worst case scenario of mental health issues: suicide. Did you know, for example, that someone in the United States dies by suicide every 12 minutes? Or that…

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