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Medicare and Obamacare Open Enrollment Periods 2022

Medicare open enrollment period starts on October 15, 2021, and continues through December 7, 2021. Biden's HHS extends Obamacare open e...

Thursday, October 21, 2021

What Are States Doing With New Federal Funding For Medicaid Home-Based Long-Term Care?

 What would you do if the federal government gave you a chunk of $12 billion to spend on Medicaid home and community-based care for frail older adults and younger people with disabilities? That is a real question governors have been wrestling for months.

And we now are getting a good sense of the answer: Mostly, they will spend the windfall on one-time bonuses for home care workers ...

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Thursday, October 7, 2021

Disability Income Insurance for Business Owners

 

Disability Income Insurance

One of your greatest assets is the ability to earn an income. If you were to lose that ability due to a disabling accident or illness, how would you pay your bills, send your kids to college, and save for retirement?

A disability can create substantial economic hardship for individuals and their families. As a business owner, both your personal finances and your business could be at risk.

One way to help protect against the financial loss associated with a disability is to purchase disability income insurance. If you pay the premiums, an individual policy can provide you with a tax-free income stream while you are unable to work.

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Four Reasons to Review Your Life Insurance Needs

Four Reasons to Review Your Life Insurance Needs

You may have purchased life insurance years ago and never gave it a second thought. Or perhaps you don’t have life insurance at all and now you need it. When your life circumstances change, you have a fresh opportunity to make sure the people you love are protected.

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Marriage

When you were single, life insurance might have seemed like an unnecessary expense, but now someone else is depending on your income. If something happens to you, your spouse will likely need to rely on life insurance benefits to meet expenses and pay off debts.

The amount of life insurance coverage you need depends on your income, your debts and assets, your financial goals, and other personal factors. Even if you have some low-cost life insurance through work, this might not be enough. Buying life insurance coverage through a private insurer could help fill the gap.