Carpal tunnel, arm pain, sciatica, and clenching of the jaw is the result of poor posture and the list goes on. Spinal degeneration and arthritis is painful and once these symptoms develop over years of slouching, the damage is not reversible.Read More
Today, the average North American traditional funeral costs between $7,000 and $10,000.Read More
During the underwriting process, insurance companies will examine a series of factors to determine an applicant’s premium, including driving history.Read More
Glaucoma affects over 60 million people worldwide and is one of the leading causes of blindness, so how do insurance underwriters evaluate the conditions and premium considerations when they make their decisions? Here are the facts from the National Eye Institute: · Glaucoma tends to run in families · A person can have glaucoma and not know it · People over age 60 are more likely to get glaucoma · People with glaucoma usually do…Read More
The FDA recently issued a final decision regarding the reclassification of sunlamp products and tanning beds, as excessive exposure could increase risk of skin cancer.Read More
You faithfully paid your life insurance premiums for decades, all to make sure your funeral expenses would be paid for and your loved ones would be covered financially.
But what would happen if you and your policy’s beneficiary both suddenly died? Or, what happens if your beneficiary died shortly after you did? A beneficiary is the person whom you designate to receive your life insurance proceeds when you die.Read More
If you’re a senior, there’s an army of criminals targeting you and estimates from the Federal Trade Commission say one in five seniors fall victim to their fraud operations. The scams come in a variety of flavors. Using “social engineering” methods and sophisticated online data-phishing techniques, the scammers see one thing when they contact a Little Old Lady From Pasadena – a ready victim. Experts estimate, in New York state alone, a half-million New York…Read More
Understanding Life Insurance Contestability The ‘contestability clause’ in a life insurance policy specifies a short window in which insurance companies can investigate – and deny – potential claims. It could impact you, and at the very least, you should know the ins and outs of how it works. The contestability period runs for two years in most states and one year in others, and it begins as soon as a policy goes into effect. If the…Read More
You hired a divorce attorney, split your possessions amicably, remarried, and lived happily ever after for 30 years. Everything’s been taken care of, right? Wrong.
Did you remember to change the beneficiary on your life insurance policy? If not, there’s a good chance your life insurance proceeds might go to your previous spouse, leaving your current partner with nothing more than a pile of bills.Read More
You’ve likely read about the horror story that is the Flint Water Crisis, so what sort of contaminants might be in your drinking water? Now the Environmental Working Group is offering a tool to help you find out with their Tap Water Database. If you live in the U.S., you can simply enter your zip code – or the name of the local utility – to find out the content of your tap water. EWG is an…Read More