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Different Ways to Save Money on Prescription Meds

Prescription drugs can be expensive, even if you have a Medicare plan. Fortunately, there are a few ways you can pay less for your medications. Americans spend a lot on prescription drugs. In fact, they spent $323.2 million on them in 2015. Drug prices continue to rise, with one study finding they doubled between 2006 […]

What You Need to Know About New Medicare Cards

New Medicare cards are coming in April 2018 and your clients are bound to have questions. Even though change can be scary, we think your clients will actually prefer their new Medicare cards. As with any transition in life, there’s going to be some confusion as well as some questions. Below are some potential things […]

2017’s Top Gifts for Your Grandkids

The holidays are here, and that means shopping for presents. Every year, there are a few gifts that are must-haves for grandkids, but knowing what they are can be a struggle. Every kid is different, but there are certainly a few themes that can give you a good sense of what to get. For example… […]

Do I Have to Renew My Medicare Plan during Open Enrollment?

Unless you take action to change it during Medicare Open Enrollment (Oct. 15 – Dec. 7), your current Medicare coverage will renew for the following year. But are you sure you want it to? Automatic renewal helps ensure that you will have continuing coverage. It works the same whether you have Original Medicare (Parts A […]

CMS Introduces New, Secure Medicare Card Design

CMS will release a new Medicare card in the coming months. Anyone familiar with the dangers of identity theft will understand why. On September 14, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced they’ll release a newly designed Medicare card. The agency will begin mailing out the new cards in April 2018, with the […]

Understanding your Medicare Options Presentation

Tuesday • September 26, 2017 • 6pm Eastside Public Library, at 3000 Blake James Dr, Lexington, KY This presentation is designed to help new beneficiaries and their caregivers a better understanding of the Medicare program. Even those who currently have Medicare coverage could benefit from this detailed overview. Topics will include an introduction to Medicare […]

Learn about your Medicare Options Seminar

Monday • September 25, 2017 • 6pm Lexington Public Library, Beaumont Branch at 3080 Fieldstone Way This presentation is designed to help new beneficiaries and their caregivers a better understanding of the Medicare program. Even those who currently have Medicare coverage could benefit from this detailed overview. Topics will include an introduction to Medicare including […]

Turning 65 soon? Here’s what you should know about Medicare

In health care, the magic number is 65. Most people who live in America are eligible for Medicare, a federal health insurance program, when they turn 65, as long as they have a Social Security number and have paid into Social Security. It’s also available for younger people with disabilities or other chronic diseases. Many people […]

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Term vs. Whole Life Insurance: Which Is Best for You?

Here’s a quick guide to the pros and cons of term and whole life insurance.  Matthew Frankel,(TMFMathGuy)Jul 20, 2017 Term life and whole life are two popular variations of life insurance policies. While the basic idea of providing much-needed cash in the event of your death is the same, there are some big differences between […]

How Medicare and Employer Coverage Coordinate

Medicare benefits start at age 65, but many people continue working past that age, either by choice or need. It is important to understand how Medicare and employer coverage work together. Depending on your circumstances, Medicare is either the primary or secondary insurer. The primary insurer pays any medical bills first up to the limits […]