Taking Control of Your Social Anxiety

Social anxiety is one of those things that we kind of started to make light of during the pandemic - you know, saying how we finally had an excuse to cancel our plans, and stay home and avoid the “peopley” outside world. But if you’re living with social anxiety disorder (SAD), even more mild versions…

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Unvaccinated? Be Prepared To Pay More For Health Insurance

While President Biden had a goal of getting 70% of Americans vaccinated by July 4th, the vaccination rate in the U.S. is still only around 60% for those ages 12 and up. That means we are currently unable to reach herd immunity; not only that, but the Delta variant of the virus is spreading rapidly,…

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A Sea of “C”s: Some of the Best Ways to Focus Your Content Marketing Strategy

Content marketing is nothing new. Brands have been telling their stories to customers for hundreds of years; in fact, did you know that one of the first known examples of content marketing is Ben Franklin’s Poor Richard’s Almanac, which he published annually starting in 1732 in order to promote his printing business? So, business owners…

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Life Insurance For Stroke Victims

According to the CDC, every year more than 795,000 people in the U.S. have a stroke, and 1 in 4 people who suffer from a stroke will have a second one at some point in their life. If you have had a stroke, you know how scary it can be, as well as how difficult…

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Is Revenge Bedtime Procrastination Sabotaging Your Sleep?

What time did you go to bed last night? Wow, that’s late! And what were you doing up so late? If you’re like a lot of people, you might struggle to answer that question, or your answer might be, “not much,” or at least not anything you needed to be doing at 2 am. Maybe…

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Millennials Health Is Declining, How EZ Can Help

Recent data from insurance company Blue Cross Blue Shield shows that one-third of millennials have health conditions, with around 44% of older Millennials having at least one chronic health condition, putting them on track to be one of the unhealthiest generations in United States history. This means that millennials are shelling out more money in…

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Can a Medicare Supplement Plan Help Pay for Cancer Treatments?

A cancer diagnosis can happen to anyone at any age, but the older you are, the more likely you are to develop the disease. In fact, according to cancer.gov, the median age at diagnosis for breast cancer is 62, 67 years for colorectal cancer, 71 years for lung cancer, and 66 years for prostate cancer.…

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Covid-19 and Life Insurance Coverage

The events of the past year and a half, during which we tragically lost so many people to Covid-19, have prompted many people to think more about preparing for the unexpected. After all that has happened, you might be thinking more about life insurance; for example, you might be wondering if a policy will still…

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Is Your Pricing Strategy Helping You Grow?

You’re confident about the product or service your business is offering, right?  But how confident are you when it comes to pricing what you’re selling? Deciding how much to charge customers is about more than just calculating the cost of the resources you’re putting in, adding a markup, and hoping for the best. It should…

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Can “Age-Gap” Relationships Work?

It’s one of those age-old questions: does age really matter? Well, maybe for some things, like voting, driving, drinking, life insurance, senior discounts, enrolling in Medicare...but when it comes to the truly important things in life, like relationships, is age just a number? Are “age-gap,” or “May-December,” romances doomed to fail, or does love conquer…

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Will I Have to Answer Questions About My Health When Applying for a Medicare Supplement Plan?

Medicare Supplement Plans can help you save hundreds, or even thousands of dollars on medical expenses every year, but you do need to know the best way to apply for a plan, and that includes knowing when to apply. While you can get a Medicare Supplement Plan at any time, the best time to do…

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High Cholesterol Is More Common Than It Should Be

More likely than not, you know someone with high cholesterol, or maybe you have been diagnosed with it yourself: roughly 38% of American adults have been diagnosed with this condition - and even more might have it and not know, because there are no symptoms. It is important to get checked and to know your…

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Understanding Life Insurance Health Ratings

Life insurance is a great asset for your family. But it’s only natural that one of your main concerns when searching for a policy might be “how much is it going to cost me?” The answer to that question will actually depend partly on what is known as your health rating: life insurance companies will…

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How Does the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Work?

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), a federal law passed in 1993, allows employees to take leave from work for an illness, or to take care of a family member without fear of losing their job. This leave is unpaid, but you will still be able to keep your employer-based health insurance during this…

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The Gender Wage Gap Is Real and It Doesn’t Seem to Be Going Anywhere

Did you know that September 18th is International Equal Pay Day? And maybe you missed Women’s Equality Day on August 26th, or National Equal Pay Day, which this year was on March 24th, held symbolically on that date to represent the number of extra days, on average, women have to work to catch up to…

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Democrats Want to Expand Medicare Benefits Through Spending Bill

Medicare has now been providing much-needed medical benefits for Americans aged 65 and older for well over half a century: the entitlement program turned 56 on July 30th. To illustrate just how important Medicare has been for seniors in this country, consider this: before Medicare, almost half of Americans 65 or older couldn't afford health…

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PrEP Must Now Be Completely Covered By Health Insurance Companies

Although we might have been focused on other illnesses for the past few years, HIV, the virus that can cause AIDS, has by no means been eradicated in the United States. 1.2 million people in the U.S. are living with HIV; around 14% of them are unaware they are infected, and only a little over…

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Some Countries Are Now Requiring Visitors To Have Travel Health Insurance

When the coronavirus hit the world last year, travel came to a halt, leaving many to be refunded or credited for their airplane and cruise tickets, hotel rooms, and more. It was a tough time for everyone around the world, with many people unable to see their friends or family, but now, with millions of…

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