What to keep in mind regarding the recent CPI numbers.. Right now, many Americans are worried about their financial health due to the impact COVID-19 has had on the country. Adding to these concerns were July’s consumer prices— excluding food and energy—which rose at the highest rate in nearly 30 years. However, this jump may […]
How Much Do You Really Know About Extended Care?
Separating some eldercare facts from eldercare myths. How much does eldercare cost, and how do you arrange it when it is needed? The average person might have difficulty answering those two questions, for the answers are not widely known. For clarification, here are some facts to dispel some myths. True or false: Medicare will pay […]
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What Determines Car Insurance Rates?
Driver history is just one factor; there are many others. Your auto insurance premium is based on more than your driving history. The amount you pay for auto insurance is determined by a complicated algorithm that takes many factors into consideration. Your driving history is just one variable used to calculate your rate. Read on […]
Insurance Needs when Married with Children
Considering coverage for your household. A growing family, by definition, means growing financial obligations – both in the present and in the future. Raising children can increase your insurance needs and heightens the urgency for being properly prepared. Auto. When a child becomes a new driver, one option is to add the teenager to the […]
Inventorying Your Possessions
It is helpful for insurance purposes. It’s great to have insurance against damage and loss, but if you can’t show proof of your possessions, it may result in a protracted settlement process with your insurance company.1 Four Tips for Creating an Inventory. Creating an inventory may take a bit of upfront work, but it can […]
Is Term Life Insurance for You?
Term insurance is the simplest form of life insurance. Here’s how it works. Term insurance is the simplest form of life insurance. It provides temporary life insurance protection on a limited budget. Here’s how it works: When policyholders buys term insurance, they buy coverage for a specific period and pay a specific price for that […]
Insurance When You’re Newly Married
Assess the coverage for your new household. Marriage changes everything, including insurance needs. Newly married couples should consider a comprehensive review of their current, individual insurance coverage to determine if any changes are in order as well as consider new insurance coverage appropriate to their new life stage. Auto. The good news is that married […]
The High Cost of Health Care
A financial strategy can take health care costs into account. One of the most ubiquitous aspects of social media in recent years has been the arrival of Americans crowdfunding around a major health issue. While America has a level of health care available that rivals the rest of the world, there is no denying that […]
How Medigap Choices Are Changing
Plan F is fading away, and Plan G may gain more popularity. Soon, two types of Medigap policies will no longer be sold. Seniors who enroll in Medicare in 2020 or later will be unable to buy Medigap Plan F or Plan C. These are the two Medicare Supplement policies that cover Medicare’s Part B […]
Protection Against Uninsured Drivers
Getting in an accident with the uninsured might be costly. About 13 percent of all motorists, or one-in-eight drivers, do not have automobile insurance.1 Having the misfortune of getting into an accident with an uninsured motorist may have serious financial consequences depending upon the state in which you reside and whether it is a “no-fault” […]