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How To Stay Safe In The Summer Heat

Summer is the time for softball, hiking, swimming, boating, backyard barbecues, and enjoying the great outdoors with friends and family. But with heatwaves and high summer temperatures in North America, it is important to take certain precautions to ensure you remain safe. According to the National Weather Service, heat ranks among the leading causes of weather-related deaths in the U.S., leading to hundreds of fatalities...

Do You Have Enough Life Insurance?

Most of us would prefer not to think about what would happen to our families if something happened to us. Life insurance is something we may have to force ourselves to think about, just like a will. The good news is that purchasing a whole life insurance policy can be a great financial investment. This form of insurance not only allows your life to be...

Summer Activities To Keep Your Health Costs Down

Maintaining your health leads to a better quality of life. There are certain summer activities that are particularly effective – and fun too. Rather than spending the summer days inactive, make the most of the weather by engaging in activities that will not only make you healthier and stronger, but can help keep health costs down. Look over some of the most effective ways to...

Should You Purchase A Supplemental Insurance Policy With Medicare?

If you’re over the age of 65 and eligible, Medicare can provide relatively low-cost coverage that makes sense. There are still gaps, and some people choose to purchase supplemental insurance to cover what Medicare doesn’t. These supplemental policies are often referred to as “Medigap". Medicare Coverage To be eligible for these supplemental policies, you must already be enrolled in Medicare Parts A and B. Part...

Skipping The Dentist Can Put Your Health at Risk

Most of us don’t look forward to a trip to the dentist. However, caring for your teeth and gums is a crucial part of maintaining overall health. Research over the past decade has revealed links between tooth and gum health and several serious medical conditions. A recent study found that 40 percent of people who suffered gum disease were more likely to have another chronic...