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Four weight management apps to help you lose weight

In this period of open health enrollment, we’re all concerned about finding the best insurance plan to meet our needs. It’s also a good time to take stock of our health. And, of course what we eat has a direct impact on our health. Here are a four free iPhone and Android weight management apps […]

Finding a health insurance plan that’s right for you

Choosing a health plan can be complicated and confusing. You should consider your medical and financial needs – from coverage options to monthly premiums, to co-payments and deductibles. Also, take into account your family situation, your family’s anticipated health care needs and available plan options. This is the time to assess your needs and identify […]

What to Know About Medicare Open Enrollment

When’s the Medicare Open Enrollment Period? Every year, Medicare’s open enrollment period is October 15 – December 7. If you have Medicare Advantage, you can also switch to Original Medicare. To get Medicare drug coverage, you must join a stand-alone Part D plan at this time. What’s the Medicare Open Enrollment Period? Medicare health and […]

Open Enrollment for Your Health Insurance is Just Around the Corner!

Is your calendar full of reminders of when bill payments are due, time to renew subscriptions, sign up for special events? Well, what about signing up for your health insurance? Life is One Big Due Date Who likes missing registration deadlines? Open enrollment for health care insurance is basically the same idea. We all know […]

How to Get the Most Out of Your Appointment with Your Doctor

The average doctor’s visit takes about 20 minutes. Granted, that doesn’t include your wait time or the doctor’s time spent reviewing your charts. But, once the doctor enters the exam room for your one-on-one, the time can fly by, so it helps to come prepared. After all, the best way to get the most out […]

Tips for shaping up your finances

It’s easy for us to focus on our health and fitness because we can see the results of taking care of  ourselves and working out on a regular basis. It also easy to achieve the same results with your financial fitness by following some of the advice you receive for getting into shape. Here are […]

What to consider when buying a bike

Before you even enter a bike store you need to consider why you want to buy a bike, where you’re going to ride and your level of experience. The more you know about what kind of riding you want to do, the easier it will be to work with your local bike store to select […]

Clarifying Health care terms: What is an out-of-pocket maximum?

We all know that health care terms can get very confusing. One such term is out-of-pocket maximum (OOPM). Once you understand what it means you also need to understand how it affects you and your family, and the health plan you choose. Out-of-pocket maximum or OOPM means Your expenses for medical care that aren’t reimbursed […]