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Auto Insurance

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    Can You Put Your Car Insurance On Hold?

    Can You Pause Car Insurance? Life is full of surprises and changes. You might find yourself in a situation where you don’t need to drive your car for an extended period of time and you might be wondering, can I pause my car insurance? These situations can include: Putting your vehicle in long-term storage  Travelling […]

    Margaret Huntley 21-07-2022
  • Does Car Insurance Cover Theft

    Does Your Auto Insurance Protect Against Car Theft?

    Does Car Insurance Cover Theft? Here’s Everything You Need to Know The point of any insurance product is to offer you protection. Nobody wants to find out their car has been broken into or worse, stolen. So if you want the peace of mind that your vehicle is protected, check your policy to see if […]

    Jessica Fox 05-07-2022
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    Does Car Insurance Cover Hit and Runs? Here’s How to Ensure You’re Protected

    Hit and Run Car Insurance: What You Need to Know A hit and run is an accident where the driver flees the scene of the accident without leaving any contact information. This definitely isn’t an ideal position to be in, because without the other driver’s insurance and contact information, it makes it more challenging for […]

    Lauren Lewthwaite 08-06-2022
  • Seatbelt Ticket Affect Insurance

    Will a Seatbelt Ticket Raise Insurance?

    Does a Seatbelt Ticket Affect Insurance? Not only do seatbelts keep you safe in the event of an accident, but they can also prevent you from getting a ticket.  In all states except for New Hampshire, you are required by law to wear a seatbelt in a moving vehicle. Even in New Hampshire, minors under […]

    Margaret Huntley 24-05-2022

Health Insurance

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    Health Insurance Options for Self-Employed Workers

    How To Get Self Employed Health Insurance: Explore Your Options for Coverage Being self employed has a ton of perks, but unfortunately, health insurance isn’t one of them. If you’re your own boss, you’ve likely come to the realization that you need to sort out how to get self employed health insurance.  Luckily, we’ve got […]

    Lauren Lewthwaite 10-08-2022
  • Does Health Insurance Cover Dental Surgery

    Does Health Insurance Cover Oral Surgery?

    Does Health Insurance Cover Dental Surgery? Your Answers and More Good dental health is an indicator of your overall health. Yet, CDC data from 2014-2017 estimates that only 50.2% of adults (18-64 years old) have annual dental coverage, which highlights the importance of taking care of oral health. Even though health insurance sounds like it […]

    Jessica Fox 13-07-2022
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    Why the Stimulus Package Is a Game Changer for Health Insurance

    Here’s How the Stimulus Package Can Lower Your Health Insurance Costs Stimulus checks came as a welcome relief to many Americans, but what many might not have realized is that the stimulus package was also designed to help them with their health insurance costs. Keep reading to find out how the stimulus package may lower […]

    Lauren Lewthwaite 23-06-2022
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    How to Lower Your Taxes and Keep Healthcare Expenses Affordable

    Are Health Insurance Premiums Tax Deductible? Here’s What You Need to Know It’s no secret that healthcare and insurance premiums are expensive. But not having health insurance isn’t an option for most, given the fact that a three-day hospital stay can cost you as much as $30,000.  This has many Americans questioning, “are health insurance […]

    Lauren Lewthwaite 27-05-2022

Home Insurance

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    Does Home Insurance Cover Mold?

    What You Need to Know About Mold Insurance? Mold in your home is…well, gross. In addition to being unsightly, mold can damage the structural integrity of your home and it’s bad for your health. This is why mold insurance is typically built into your homeowner’s insurance policy. Most home insurance policies will cover mold damage, […]

    Claire Smith 08-08-2022
  • Does Home Insurance Cover Hail Damage

    Does Home Insurance Cover Hail Damage?

    Find Out If You’re Covered for Hail Damage Before You Need It Hail storms can happen almost anywhere and without warning. Hail can range from pea-sized chunks to as large as golf balls, which can not only damage your home’s appearance but also its structural integrity. The best time to find out the answer to, […]

    Lauren Lewthwaite 15-07-2022
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    Do Mortgage Lenders Require Homeowners Insurance?

    Understanding the Link Between Homeowners Insurance and Mortgage Lenders Mortgage lenders typically require policyholders to have homeowners insurance. Having homeowners insurance protects your most valuable asset (your property) from unexpected damages like burglary or fire. Think about it this way: most policyholders owe a lot on their mortgages. Suppose a weather event like a tornado […]

    Jessica Fox 20-06-2022
  • Does Credit Score Affect Home Insurance

    How Your Credit Score Affects Your Home Insurance Rates

    Does Credit Score Affect Home Insurance There’s a reason why insurance rates aren’t universal; insurers use many variables to generate your homeowner’s premiums, such as credit history. Insurance companies examine your financial history for things like whether you have a lot of debt or frequently make late payments/miss paying your bills. This information forms your […]

    Jessica Fox 31-05-2022

Life Insurance

  • Life Insurance For Seniors Over 80

    Life Insurance For Seniors Over 80

    A Comprehensive Guide to Life Insurance for Seniors Over 80 Years Old Whether you are over the age of 80 and thinking about purchasing life insurance, or you’re considering life insurance for a parent, you’ve come to the right place.  As you age, it’s important to think about what you will leave behind. Life insurance […]

    Margaret Huntley 02-08-2022
  • Life Insurance for Elderly Parents

    Life Insurance For Elderly Parents

    Why Life Insurance for Elderly Parents Is a Good Idea It’s not always an easy conversation to have, but it’s worth it to ensure you and your parents have peace of mind. Life insurance for older parents isn’t complicated, but it can be more expensive, especially as they get older. Buying as early as possible […]

    Margaret Huntley 07-07-2022
  • Life Insurance with High Blood Pressure

    Life Insurance For High Blood Pressure

    Understanding the Costs of Life Insurance for High Blood Pressure The Risks of High Blood Pressure According to a recent report issued by the CDC (Centre for Disease Control), approximately half of American adults suffer from high blood pressure. Sometimes called hypertension, high blood pressure poses a risk to overall health and should be treated […]

    Margaret Huntley 28-06-2022
  • Life Insurance For Police Officers

    Why is Life Insurance Important for Police Officers

    Getting Life Insurance for Police Officers No one would argue against the fact that police officers have high-risk jobs. Law enforcement puts their lives on the line every day to serve and protect their communities, so cops must have above-average life insurance policies to protect them and their families. Many police officers believe their employer-sponsored […]

    Jessica Fox 06-06-2022

Medicare

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    Will Health Insurance Cover New Alzheimer’s Drug, Aduhelm?

    Medicare Coverage of Aduhelm Alzheimer’s disease is a brain disorder that erodes memory and thinking skills over time, leading to significant cognitive decline. Almost 6 million people in the US have Alzheimer’s disease today, and that number is expected to rise to 14 million by 2060. It’s no wonder that a fight for a cure […]

    Lauren Lewthwaite 15-06-2022
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    Medicare for All

    Medicare for All: What Is It? 27.5 million Americans don’t have health care. Why? Well, many simply can’t afford it.  The question then becomes: should America embrace “Medicare for All” so that everyone has access to healthcare?  And if so, what would universal healthcare look like? Free Medicare Insurance Comparison – Save up to 30% […]

    Hollay Ghadery 08-12-2021
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    What Is The Medicare Annual Enrollment Period?

    Medicare Annual Enrollment Period 2022 Sometimes referred to as the Annual Election Period (or the AEP for short) or as the Medicare Open Enrollment Period, the Medicare Annual Enrollment period is the window of time that you are permitted to join, switch, or drop your Medicare coverage. This window is usually between October 15th and […]

    Margaret Huntley 14-10-2021
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    Medicare Open Enrollment 2022 Guide

    Your Comprehensive Guide to The Medicare Open Enrollment Period 2022 The Medicare Open Enrollment Period is for Medicare consumers to enroll, drop, or make changes to their Medicare coverage for the coming year.  You may also hear the terms: Medicare Annual Enrollment Period or Medicare Annual Election Period. These titles refer to the same time […]

    Margaret Huntley 06-10-2021