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Apr

What You Should Know: Home Breast Cancer DNA Tests

In March of this year, ancestry DNA testing giant, 23andMe, announced that they would begin testing user DNA for Breast Cancer genes, more specifically identified as the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. While technically able to test for these genes for years, it wasn’t until this past March that the FDA officially signed off on it, …

6
Apr

5 Most Common Attorney Long-Term Disability Claims

According to the Council for Disability Awareness, it is estimated that one out of every four Americans will find themselves diagnosed with a disability prior to retiring at the age of 65. Additional studies show that less than half of individuals and families have enough money saved to sustain their living expenses for even one …

22
Mar

How To Know When A Loved One Needs Long-Term Care

Studies show that roughly 70 percent of individuals aged 65 or older will require long-term care at some point. But determining just when a loved one may need long-term care can be difficult both mentally as well as emotionally. To help make things easier, here are some key factors to look for when determining if …

22
Feb

How To Find The Best Group Health Plan For Your Firm

The Group Health Insurance industry continues to change with premiums continuing to rise. You have probably changed insurance carrier’s multiple times hoping to secure for the deal of the year. So, the question is: Is that all there is? Change carriers and tweak my benefits? What To Consider In Your Group Health Plan Decision Not …

21
Dec

The Cost Of Not Having Dental Insurance

If you and your family have been skipping trips to the dentist, you’re not alone. “For every adult without health insurance, an estimated three lack dental insurance” this comes according to a quote issued by the Kaiser Family Foundation based off of research conducted by the National Association of Dental Plans. A Key Component Of …

7
Dec

Attorneys: When Depression Strikes and When to See A Doctor

When the air turns cooler and the autumn breeze picks up the holiday season is never far behind. It is a time for family, friends, good food, shopping for gifts, and enjoying each other’s company. But what happens when you can’t seem to find your holiday spirit? Just because your holiday spirit is lacking doesn’t …

19
Oct

Knowing Your Open Enrollment Options In 2018

Here are some important reminders to help guide you through the 2018 Open Enrollment process. You may have recently received a letter from your health insurance carrier about the 2018 year. If the letter was confusing, don’t worry—a licensed Benefits Counselor will help you navigate your health insurance elections for the 2018 coverage year. Need …

19
Oct

What You Need For Open Enrollment 2018

Open Enrollment 2018 is just around the corner and for many, this is the only time to secure health insurance coverage for you and your dependents. Since the beginning of the Affordable Care Act, the term Open Enrollment refers to the specific period of time each year when an individual can enroll in, or switch, …

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