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6 Reasons You Might Be Eligible for a Medicare Special Enrollment Period

Most people know about the Medicare Annual Election Period each fall and the new Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period from January 1 through March 31. But you may have other opportunities to sign up for—or change—your Medicare coverage. Here’s what you need to know about some of the more common Medicare Special Enrollment Periods. You … Continue reading “6 Reasons You Might Be Eligible for a Medicare Special Enrollment Period”

Medicare Part A, B, C, and D

Medicare Parts A, B, C, D Explained

Trying to make sense of Medicare’s alphabet soup? Each part is different, but they all work together to give you comprehensive health care coverage. Here’s what you need to know about Medicare Parts A, B, C, and D before you enroll. What is Medicare Part A? Part A is sometimes called hospital insurance, but there’s … Continue reading “Medicare Parts A, B, C, D Explained”

How to Plan for Retirement With Higher Health Care Costs

1 in 3 Americans has $0 saved for retirement. When it comes to retirement, there are two categories we need to be careful not to fall into. The first group is the one previously mentioned. This alarming statistic raises concerns because there are many Americans who are reaching the age of retirement but are forced … Continue reading “How to Plan for Retirement With Higher Health Care Costs”

How Does Humana Medicare Work?

Are you new to Medicare or shopping around for a new Medicare provider? Humana Medicare is one of the most well-known on the market. It serves a variety of states across the nation, catering to different individuals’ unique needs. There are a lot of choices Humana offers for coverage so you can select which one … Continue reading “How Does Humana Medicare Work?”

Help! What Kind of Life Insurance Do I Need?

Trying to decide what kind of life insurance you need is a test in and of itself. Nobody wants to talk about life insurance. For one, it’s boring, let’s get that out there, for another, it means facing your mortality. But don’t worry, we’re here to help. While deciding what type of life insurance you … Continue reading “Help! What Kind of Life Insurance Do I Need?”

Which Aetna Medicare Supplement Do You Need?

Your golden years will glow brighter if you don’t have to worry about getting hit with unexpected medical costs. Being covered by Medicare does cover a good chunk of your medical care. But there are hefty gaps in Medicare’s coverage that could leave you with overwhelming bills. Don’t fall through one of those gaps. Instead, … Continue reading “Which Aetna Medicare Supplement Do You Need?”

What is a Hospital Indemnity Plan and Why Do You Need It?

The number one reason for bankruptcy in the United States is unpaid medical bills. Every year, millions of citizens can lose everything when a medical tragedy strikes. And, many of them do have medical insurance. Unfortunately, it is not enough to cover the high costs of extensive hospital stays. The Kaiser Family Foundation reports almost … Continue reading “What is a Hospital Indemnity Plan and Why Do You Need It?”

Which Humana Medicare Supplement Do You Need?

You have Medicare Part A and Part B, but your medical bills are still too much for you to handle. If it’s at the point where you’re struggling to pay your bills each month, then it’s high time you consider a Humana Medicare supplement plan. Here’s what Medicare supplement plans are, why you’ll want one, … Continue reading “Which Humana Medicare Supplement Do You Need?”

Help! I’ve Been Denied Life Insurance! What Can I Do Now?

26% of Americans have no savings at all. This means that if the primary breadwinner passes away, those families will find it difficult to take care of their financial obligations. You’re probably already aware of the importance of life insurance. Without it, your family may be faced with financial stress while mourning. But what do … Continue reading “Help! I’ve Been Denied Life Insurance! What Can I Do Now?”

What are the Best Medicare Advantage Plans?

Are you stumped by Medicare? Deciding which plans are the best Medicare Advantage Plans can be daunting. Did you know that the number of beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare private plans tripled since 2004? (13% in 2004 || 33% in 2017) So how does that affect you? More interest means more available plans. The benefit is … Continue reading “What are the Best Medicare Advantage Plans?”