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Turning 65? What You Need to Know about Signing up for Medicare

On Jan. 1, 2011, the first of the 78 million baby boomers turned 65. Since then another 10,000 boomers a day will reportedly reach that milestone between now and 2030. If you are about to turn 65, then it is time to think about Medicare. Delaying your enrollment can result in penalties, so it is […]

The Smart Home: What is that?

When you’re not home, do you worry if you left the iron on? Or, if you turned the coffee maker off? Did you set the security alarm? With a smart home, you could quiet all of these worries with a quick glance at your smartphone or tablet. You could connect the devices and appliances in […]

Important definitions to help you understand your life Insurance

When you are looking for the right life insurance policy it’s important to understand the insurance terms and what they mean. We know insurance can be confusing. We want to help remove some of that confusion. Policyholder – A policyholder is usually synonymous with life insured except in a few cases. For example, when parents […]

Why an Insurance Agent Makes a Difference When Buying an Insurance Plan

Buying Medicare health insurance, an individual health, life, homeowners’ insurance plan can be complicated. There are so many details and decisions to make. That’s why it helps to have an expert on your side. That expert, is me, your insurance agent.  My role is to help you through the insurance buying process. I know there […]

Why an Insurance Agent Makes a Difference When Buying an Insurance Plan

Buying Medicare health insurance, an individual health, life, homeowners’ insurance plan can be complicated. There are so many details and decisions to make. That’s why it helps to have an expert on your side. That expert, is me, your insurance agent.  My role is to help you through the insurance buying process. I know there […]

Why an Insurance Agent Makes a Difference When Buying an Insurance Plan

Buying Medicare health insurance, an individual health, life, homeowners’ insurance plan can be complicated. There are so many details and decisions to make. That’s why it helps to have an expert on your side. That expert, is me, your insurance agent.  My role is to help you through the insurance buying process. I know there […]

Preparing For an Emergency

Things happen. We all know that. But are you and your family prepared in case there is an emergency at home or work. It’s important to have an emergency response plan, especially for the places you and your family go to the most. Here are some suggestions you can do now that can make a […]

Don’t Let Insurance Coverage Gaps Put You at Financial Risk

We all know we need health insurance to cover some of the cost of healthcare. Homeowners insurance or renters insurance assume the risk of loss in case your home is damaged or destroyed. When was the last time your reviewed your insurance needs? Here are some common coverage gaps to consider. Life insurance You make […]

It’s February And That Means It’s American Heart Month

      The American Heart Association wants to help everyone live longer, healthier lives so they can enjoy all of life’s precious moments. We know that starts with taking care of your health. My Life Check® was designed by the American Heart Association with the goal to help you improved health. These measures have […]

Starting a New Business? Don’t Forget Your Insurance

In today’s world, many of us have more than one career. Often, that second or third career, is as a new business owner. For some the new career is post retirement.  As a result, if you are 65 or older you will qualify for Medicare. But, what about the other insurance that is important to […]

How to Stay on Track with Healthy Goals for 2017

Many of us started the New Year with the resolution of eating healthy and trying to stay fit. Although it is only mid-January, how many of you are still on track? If you’re like me, you’ve probably wavered a bit already.  Well, I want to share some ideas with you that focus on giving your […]

Insurance and Financial Planning Resolution for 2017!

The start of a new year is always a good time to take some time to look back at the events of the past year and all that we’ve achieved. It’s also a great time to set new goals for ourselves. While you’re busy committing to a workout plan or removing sugar from your diet, […]

Wishing You a Happy Holiday Season

As we all gear up for the holiday season we wanted to take a few minutes to thank you for your trust and loyalty this past year. It’s been a busy and eventful year for all of us, and it seems that 2016 is flying by much too quickly so we felt it was important […]

End of the Year Financial To-Do List

This time of year is always so busy with the holidays, family get togethers, various events and, don’t forget, end of the year projects at work. As a result, it’s easy to postpone financial decisions until the new year. Keep in mind that timing is especially important when it comes to making tax-related moves that […]

Modest Increases for 2017 Medicare Parts A & B Premiums and Deductibles

With the Oct. 18 announcement by the Social Security Administration that the cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for Social Security benefits would only be 0.3% for 2017 that triggered a provision designed to protect you from a large increase to Part B premiums. This provision protects about 70% of beneficiaries. Among this group, the average 2017 premium […]