Updates on the Automobile Technology Revolution

December 6, 2019
As technology makes cars safer and more efficient, there are bumps in the road. Here are a few of the latest ones. Cars to Start Talking to Other Cars The auto industry has made great strides with vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications, linking cars, roadside beacons and traffic lights to... Find out more »

A Quick Guide to Renters Insurance

December 2, 2019
In a sense, renters insurance is homeowners insurance — without the building. If you rent a house, flat or apartment, you are not typically responsible for insuring the building. But most other features of homeowners insurance do apply to your situation as a renter. Like homeowners... Find out more »

How Employers Can Avoid FMLA Pitfalls

The FMLA has been law since 1993 but employers can still find the rules confusing. The Family and Medical Leave Act’s (FMLA) paid leave and leave stacking rules aren’t new, but they can sometimes trip employers up. FMLA rules generally apply to employers who have 50 or more... Find out more »

Two Medicare Enrollment Periods for 2020 Benefits

November 19, 2019
Happy with your Medicare benefits? Not interested in making changes for 2020? Great! You don’t have to do a thing. However, if you’re ready to make a change, there are two Medicare enrollment periods — one of which is now in full swing. The fall enrollment period runs from... Find out more »

Will College Savings Plans be Necessary if College is Free?

November 12, 2019
Free college tuition is an appealing idea as higher education costs continue to rise. Can the proposals of presidential candidates be counted on? The 2020 presidential election is a year away, yet one issue already is grabbing the public’s attention. Many candidates are promising student... Find out more »

A Beneficiary’s Guide to Filing a Life Insurance Claim

November 6, 2019
A life insurance policy can be a thoughtful way to provide for loved ones after you die. But what happens if you are the beneficiary of someone’s life insurance policy? Losing someone close to you is a difficult situation. Fortunately, however, filing a claim is usually straightforward.... Find out more »

On the Road Again – But With Insurance

November 1, 2019
Traveling for work can be exciting, but only if you know that your coverage has your back! Whether you're traveling by plane, train or automobile, you can have peace of mind knowing that your travel insurance can protect you against every traveler's worst... Find out more »

Travel Insurance for Peace of Mind

October 22, 2019
The last thing you want to think about when planning your dream vacation is canceling your trip. Still, it pays to plan ahead and travel insurance can be one of the most important items you take. Travel insurance generally covers trip cancellations, medical emergencies, travel delays and lost... Find out more »

Health Savings Accounts – One Key to a More Comfortable Retirement

October 11, 2019
Most people know that a 401(k) plan is a valuable retirement tool. It’s less well-known that a health savings account (HSA) also is a valuable retirement tool. Not only is an HSA a great way to save for medical expenses while employed, but the same savings account also can be used during... Find out more »

8 Exceptions to the Course of Employment Rule

October 7, 2019
To better understand course of employment rules it’s useful to look at the exceptions. When someone is injured on the job, the connection — or nexus — between the job and the injury is usually clear and indisputable. But sometimes, it’s not. For instance, say you work at... Find out more »