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Archives: 2021

Important Tax Considerations

As you may know, this year's tax deadline has been extended until May 17th. But should you wait until the last minute to file? Below are some reasons to reconsider that train of thought: Faster Refunds: Historically the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has been able to issue refunds in less than 21 days. It would also be wise to e-file your return and tie your...

Increased ACA Subsidies On The Way

We recently discussed in a previous blog post that folks can now enroll in health insurance coverage via the Marketplace from February 15th- August 15th due to a COVID-19 Special Enrollment Period (SEP). From our observations thus far, we have seen an increase in folks wanting to look at Affordable Care Act (ACA) plans in general, perhaps they missed the deadline last Fall to enroll,...

Senior Medicare Patrol

Ever hear of Senior Medicare Patrol? Chances are you haven't and if you are a Medicare beneficiary, this organization is one you want to keep aware of. The reason is because fraud is rampant in the Medicare business (especially with the COVID-19 pandemic) and according to AARP, "each year roughly 10 cents of every dollar budgeted for the giant health insurance program is stolen or...

Health Insurance Special Enrollment Period Coming Soon!

Did you hear the news? The White House via an executive order has authorized a new Special Enrollment Period (SEP) for people to enroll in health insurance coverage starting on February 15th, and will go through August 15th. The rationale for this news comes down to the exceptional circumstances that many Americans find themselves in with the COVID-19 pandemic and access to health insurance coverage....