Archives: 2018

Happy Holidays!

Mont-Tremblant, Canada- (Brian Harrin) Here at The Harrin Group, we would like to wish everyone a joyous holiday season and it is our hope that you enjoy spending quality time with those who matter most in your life. Until next time... The Harrin Group Be sure to like us on Facebook as well below⇓...

Good Rx

Have you ever been in a situation where you were prescribed a medication and your plan wants a big co-pay or co-insurance for it? Or maybe you simply do not have any health coverage, and dislike paying the full retail cost for a medication? Well, the good news is there is a free program called "GoodRx" that allows consumers who have coverage (ie. Medicare plan,...

Saving Money On Health Insurance

Lets talk about health insurance for a moment, specifically regarding coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace. After someone puts in an application, they will find out if they qualify for what is referred to as a "premium tax credit", that lowers one's premium (the amount payed each month for coverage). Qualification is based on the household income, so in general, higher-income individuals and families will...

New Medicare Cards

If you haven't heard the news, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is changing up the Medicare card, to one that is unique in its ID #, instead of the current Social Security numbered one. This initiative will be completed by April 2019. The mail outs are done automatically and are sent based on the location of the person. CMS has taken this...

Updated Rules On Retirement

  Did you hear the news? President Trump signed an executive order today that could affect your retirement in the future. The order looks at two different areas: Required Minimum Distributions (RMD's) Make Work-Based Retirement Programs More Affordable For Small-Businesses With the first area, the goal is to basically allow retirees the option to put away money in their accounts for a longer time, than...