News

6
Jul

My Pet Ran Away, What Do I Do?

One of the scariest situations anyone can face is a missing pet. The good news is, when a pet runs away, they seldom go very far – which makes it more likely to reunite with them. According to a 2012 study, 59% of lost cats and 20% of lost dogs return home on their own …

1
Jun

A Smile Has More Power Than You Think

The act of smiling is part of a universal language that everyone understands. When someone cries, they are sad or hurt; when someone laughs, they felt something was funny; and when someone smiles, they are happy or being friendly. No matter where you are in the world, a smile will always be welcomed and understood. …

26
May

3 Tips to Help Avoid a Disability Diagnosis

With rising medical costs and a lack of emergency savings, many Americans are at risk of financial difficulty if they miss work due to illness, injury, or pregnancy. This is why it’s more important than ever to prepare for the unexpected. One way to prevent disabilities caused by illness is through early diagnosis and treatment.1 …

4
May

How to Minimize Your Long-Term Care Risk

Watching a loved one struggle with living independently in their old age is hard — being the one struggling must be even harder. Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) are used as a way of determining a person’s ability to live independently or see if they need help. That help can range from a family member …

23
Mar

Group Health Coverage Basics for Small Firms

Offering health insurance to your employees may sound like an overwhelming process — but it doesn’t need to be. Once you’ve identified your firm’s needs and know the basics of group health insurance, the rest is easy. So, what do you need to know first? What’s the difference between group and individual health plans? According …

9
Mar

Do You Have Enough Life Insurance?

If something happened to you, would your loved ones be in a tough spot without your income? It may be difficult to consider that scenario, but life insurance is a way to help ensure your family will stay financially afloat after you’re gone. If you purchased life insurance years ago (perhaps before you had a …

24
Feb

Added Peace of Mind With AD&D Insurance

You might be surprised to learn that accidents are the third leading cause of death in the US, behind heart disease and cancer.1 Aside from the tragic human toll these losses take on surviving loved ones, the financial stress of the resulting loss of income for families following the death of a breadwinner can take its …

10
Feb

How to Save Money on Your Car Insurance

No one wants to feel like they’re overpaying on their car insurance. But how can you save money without compromising your level of coverage? Best Practices for Saving Money on Car Insurance Laying the groundwork for saving money on your car insurance can begin before you even start receiving quotes from providers – and sometimes …

27
Jan

The Growing Need for Special Needs Dental Care

A trip to the dentist can be an extremely traumatic experience for children with developmental disabilities and special needs. According to the CDC, recent estimates in the United States show that about one in six children aged 3 – 17 have one or more developmental disabilities. Additionally, many studies have noted that those who suffer …

16
Dec

Helpful Dental Hygiene Hacks for Kids

A common question among parents is when they should begin teaching their children oral hygiene. Many dentists assert that parents can start laying the groundwork for good brushing habits before their child’s first tooth even breaks the surface. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), tooth decay is the most common chronic disease found …

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