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Tuesday, September 7, 2021Many financial experts consider life insurance to be the cornerstone of sound financial planning. It can be an important tool in the following situations: 1. Replace income for dependents If people depend on an individual’s income, life insurance can replace that income if the person dies. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, August 25, 2021Now that it is August, the time has rolled around once again for Medicare’s annual open enrollment. This is the time of year for Medicare recipients to update or change their coverage. It’s also when certain new participants can enroll in coverage for the first time. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, August 24, 2021Remember when we told you Florida insurance companies were bleeding money and the rush to switch to Citizens Property Insurance Corp. was a concern? Remember when the state Legislature this year passed a bill aimed at lowering our home insurance rates and raising rates for Citizens (the state-backed insurer of last resort) to dissuade homeowners from changing policies? READ MORE >>
Friday, July 16, 2021With windstorms and wildfires already threatening and the hurricane season looking to be a busy one, now’s a good a time to remind your clients about how to manage the risk of catastrophes.
Here are tips and other resources that you can share with your clients and prospects to help them ... READ MORE >>
Friday, July 2, 2021 If a taxpayer in the household receives or is approved to receive unemployment compensation (UC) for any week beginning in 2021, the taxpayer may be eligible for a premium tax credit that covers 100 percent of the premium for the benchmark Marketplace plan for the entire household, regardless of the taxpayer’s actual household income amount. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, June 22, 2021The Affordable Care Act (ACA) made many changes to how health insurance plans cover children and dependents. The law has helped children and young adults access health insurance throughout their formative years. Under the law, children can remain on their parents’ insurance plans until they turn 26 years old. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, May 26, 2021Whether it's a Tropical Storm or Category 5, preparing for a storm is imperative for the safety of you and your loved ones. Proper preparation can also reduce the risk of home and property damage. Consider the following tips as soon as you know a big storm is headed your way. Know Your Evacuation Zone READ MORE >>
Monday, May 24, 2021You wouldn't want to head into Hurricane Season without this necessity. Some homeowners insurance carriers are canceling thousands of policies with little notice to their customers. When Becky Ghrist's homeowner's insurance dropped her just weeks before hurricane season was set to begin, she was floored. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, May 19, 2021Green energy is the way of the future. Many homeowners are investing in energy upgrades that will save money and power. What most people don't think about is how these improvements will affect their insurance premiums. These three energy upgrades may impact how much you will pay for home insurance. READ MORE >>
Friday, April 30, 2021While some aspects of life are slowly returning to normal, that doesn't mean you aren't still feeling the heavy impact of the coronavirus. The coronavirus has complicated life in ways we couldn't have expected. That's why resources like our online wellness and rewards program, Better You Strides, are helpful with staying connected and healthy while staying at home. READ MORE >>