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Consider these five suggestions when shopping for Medicare Part D plans

As a Medicare beneficiary, you have a many decisions to make. Selecting the right prescription drug plan is one of the most important. If you make the right choice, you can save money and headache, while knowing you have access to the medications you need. Why we needed a Part D benefit Did you know that […]

Think You Need Life Insurance? Here are 10 Things to Consider

No one wants to take out the wrong type of life insurance policy, or pay too much for the right policy. Knowing that, here are 10 things to consider before finalizing a life insurance purchase. If someone turns you down for life insurance, look somewhere else—Companies look at different information and use a variety of […]

Is An Annuity Right For You?

When chosen carefully annuities can protect you against outliving your money and protect you against stock market volatility – features which are not available in traditional stock or mutual fund accounts. But, with his protection does come some restrictions and fees, which you must review before you consider an annuity purchase. Keep in mind that […]

If You’re Thinking of Buying a Smartwatch Consider the Following Tips

Now that most of us have smartphones, the next must-have gadget is the smartwatch. Here are eight suggestions to help you decide which smartwatch is right for you. Compatibility with your smartphone – Since most smartwatches are designed to serve as companions to your smartphone, device-compatibility is very important. Of course, the Apple Watch only […]

Choosing the Right Medicare Plan for You

From traditional Medicare to Medicare Advantage plans to Medigap policies, you have plenty of options As you approach 65, you face an important milestone: You will become eligible for Medicare. Keep in mind, it’s important to understand the ins and outs of Medicare before you sign up. Making the wrong choices can lead to the […]

Keeping peace on a family vacation

It’s that time of year again…summer vacation. These are days when families go somewhere new, eat new foods and do new things. That is also the perfect storm for a meltdown or hurt feelings. Here are a few tips to help keep the peace during a family vacation Before you and your partner start planning, […]

Do You Have the Right Disability Insurance?

Disability insurance is critical to making sure you’re covered in case an accident or serious illness keeps you from working for an extended time.  But, do you have enough of the right coverage and is it enough? Depending on your income and how your policy is written, standard disability insurance can leave coverage gaps that […]

10 suggestions to get 30 minutes of exercise every day

If you’re struggling to figure out how to make exercise happen for you, check out these 10 suggestions for getting in a half-hour of exercise each day: Use the stairs at work (or home)  Whether you have just one flight of stairs or you can take advantage of the fact that your office is on […]