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Archives: 2020

How To Get Better Gas Mileage (And Other Questions About Fuel Economy)

If you’re looking for ways to tighten your monthly budget, there’s an unexpected place you can look: Your garage. No, we’re not telling you to sell your car (although that’s certainly an option). Rather, it’s time to take a closer look at the way you drive and take care of your vehicle. Both of these habits can make a big impact on your wallet ‒...

Medicare Supplement Insurance: Is Plan F Going Away?

Starting Jan. 1, 2020, Medigap plans sold to people new to Medicare won’t be allowed to cover the Part B deductible. Because of this, Plans C and F will no longer be available to people who are new to Medicare on or after Jan. 1, 2020. However, if you already have one of these two plans (or the high deductible version of Plan F), you’ll...

On The Bright Side: 10 Ways We’re (Still) Here For You During COVID-19

Just when it feels like we’re adjusting to our “new normal,” the curveballs keep on coming. Will our kids adjust to virtual classrooms? What happens when the sunny weather turns to snow? How long will this go on, anyway? We get it: Navigating this pandemic can be exhausting. While we can’t fix your wi-fi during an important video call or magically stock your local store...

I Have Life Insurance Through Work. Isn’t That Enough?

Picture this: You land an exciting new job with great benefits: vacation time, health insurance, 401(k)… even free lunch once a week! They offer group life insurance, too – two times your annual salary. That sounds like a lot, right? In many cases, it might not stretch as far as you think. Let’s say you make $50,000 per year. A benefit of $100,000 can make...

What To Know About Workers’ Compensation & Working From Home

In the midst of this pandemic, you may have found yourself among the 63 percent of Americans working from home. A recent Gartner poll predicts that 48 percent of workers will continue to work remote at least part time even when it’s safe to physically return to work again. Of course, working from home has pros and cons. It also raises serious questions like what would...