Leaving a Legacy

Legacy, “a gift by will especially of money or other personal property” is the definition taken from Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary. Anything given to you by someone, who has marked you as beneficiary, after death. An article of clothing or a piece of jewelry. It could be a letter or land. However big or small, what…

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is breast cancer awareness month. Did you know that according to the National Cancer Institute, 12.4% of women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in their life? The odds that you or someone you know could develop breast cancer is 1 out of every 8 women! However, with the advances in technology, the amount…

Life Insurance Awareness Month

Would you be affected if you or the primary wage earner in your family passed? One in three homes say that they would have immediate trouble paying living expenses1. September is Life Insurance Awareness month, meaning companies like Life Happens and LIMRA are working together to help educate the masses about the importance of life insurance.…

Accident Insurance

In today’s world, it’s good to be prepared, right? No one would argue that, but many still choose to be ill-equipped. It’s true that one can’t be ready for everything, but there’s something out there that can cover the bumps and bruises life throws your way.  Accident insurance! Having accident insurance costs you as little…

Individual Mandate’s Tax Filing

There is still a lot of confusion about the tax requirements under the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate, largely because Americans have received mixed messages about what the rules are. On day one of his administration President Trump signed an executive order instructing federal regulators to take steps to ease the financial burdens of Obamacare,…

Why CI? (Critical Illness Insurance)

What if you were diagnosed with cancer tomorrow? How would your life change? Now I know that things like cancer don’t happen to people like you and I. They only happen to celebrities like Christina Applegate, Lance Armstrong, Sheryl Crow, or my friend, Pam, who was diagnosed with breast cancer earlier this week. Cancer is not fun…

Healthcare: Alternatives to the Affordable Care Act

Were you aware that you can get healthcare insurance outside of the ACA healthcare marketplace? One of the more popular routes people go through is an insurance agent or broker. Through them you can get assistance in finding the right plan to suits your needs, like short-term medical, accident, critical illness, or telemedicine. If going…