From the Health Wonks… are men getting the short end of the stick?

From the Health Wonks… are men getting the short end of the stick? Jennifer from Wing of Zock hosted the Health Wonk Review today, and it’s an excellent edition.  One of the most interesting...

The Top 10 Reasons People don’t have Life Insurance

The Top 10 Reasons People don’t have Life Insurance One thing I had to learn early in my career as a life insurance broker was that not everybody I spoke to was going to purchase a policy from me....

Things to Know about Critical Illness Insurance Cover

When you ask for a life insurance quote, remember to also ask about critical illness cover. Critical illness cover is usually available at a very low cost or sometimes no extra cost at all. This cover...

Benefits of Health Insurance in Today’s World

Benefits of Health Insurance in Today’s World Ideally no one harms themselves. Ideally health protection is free. In the accurate world, be that as it may, mishaps and damages happen consistently....

Don’t Get Caught By The Individual Mandate Penalty – It’s Not Just $95

Don’t Get Caught By The Individual Mandate Penalty – It’s Not Just $95 As we head into the final week of open enrollment for 2014, there will be plenty of last-minute activity.  Lots of people...

5 Ways to Acknowledge Mother’s Day After the Death of a Child

5 Ways to Acknowledge Mother’s Day After the Death of a Child After the death of a child, Mother’s Day can be an especially emotional day—particularly the first Mother’s Day post-loss....

Connect for Health Colorado Updates On The End Of Open Enrollment

Connect for Health Colorado Updates On The End Of Open Enrollment Back in October, six months probably seemed like a long time for open enrollment.  And for all the procrastinators out there –...

If You Read One Thing Today, Pick an Article That Debunks An ACA “Horror Story”. Here Are Two…

If You Read One Thing Today, Pick an Article That Debunks An ACA “Horror Story”. Here Are Two… David Harlow’s “In like a lion” edition of the Health Wonk Review is full of great...

Wouldn’t it be more efficient to spread open enrollment across the whole year?

Wouldn’t it be more efficient to spread open enrollment across the whole year? As we head into the final few weeks of open enrollment, there’s likely to be a surge of applications both on an...

What Happens when your Term Life Insurance Policy Ends?

What Happens when your Term Life Insurance Policy Ends? A term life insurance policy, as the name implies, lasts for a specified period of time – the term of the policy.  If you purchase a 10-year...

Health Wonk Review at Wright on Health

Health Wonk Review at Wright on Health Brad Wright hosted the most recent Health Wonk Review at his excellent blog, Wright on Health, and it’s a must-read.  Or in some cases, a must-watch.  Check...

Know the Risks of Medical Tourism: Is It Worth It?

Know the Risks of Medical Tourism: Is It Worth It? English-speaking patients are increasingly traveling to such places as Malaysia, Brazil and Mexico to save anywhere from 30 to 90 percent on medical...

Connect for Health Colorado Exceeding Enrollment Targets

Connect for Health Colorado Exceeding Enrollment Targets By February 17, Connect for Health Colorado had enrolled 79,779 people in private health insurance plans, and another 128,219 in Medicaid.  Prior...

Helping Your Parent Through Spousal Loss

Helping Your Parent Through Spousal Loss Losing a parent can be one of the most life-altering events you can experience. While you’re dealing with the grief, though, there’s someone else...

All The Risk That’s Fit To Print

All The Risk That’s Fit To Print Bob Wilson did a great job with this week’s Cavalcade of Risk, hosted at his Worker’s Compensation site.  Lots of great stuff in this edition, so be sure...

Understanding Drug Formularies On New Individual Health Insurance Plans In Colorado

Understanding Drug Formularies On New Individual Health Insurance Plans In Colorado Opponents of the ACA have raised the issue of drug formularies as a negative aspect of the new ACA-compliant plans,...

Valentine’s Day HWR – Something for Everyone

Valentine’s Day HWR – Something for Everyone Steve Anderson hosted the “Be Mine” edition of the Health Wonk Review this week, just in time for Valentine’s Day.  He put a lot of...

The 4 Cardinal Rules of Smart Money Management

The 4 Cardinal Rules of Smart Money Management Americans are getting better at making ends meet, according to the 2013 National Financial Capability Study, but they are lacking in savings and debt management...

Connect for Health Colorado Enrollment Update And Upcoming Deadlines

Connect for Health Colorado Enrollment Update And Upcoming Deadlines Between December 29 and January 31, Connect for Health Colorado enrolled 19,502 people in private qualified health plans.  When HHS...

American Presidents and Life Expectancy

American Presidents and Life Expectancy Last night, while watching President Obama speak on TV, my wife commented on how grey his hair has become.  It seems like we have had that conversation during...