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Your Guide to Summer Heat Safety

The importance of enjoying the heat of summer safely cannot be overstated, especially when we are witnessing a trend in worldwide record-breaking temperatures. The risks associated with these rising temperatures can be severe without critical safety measures. With National Heat Awareness Day approaching at the end of May, people can have access to important safety and health information that will allow them to enjoy the...

The Role of Child Term Riders in Life Insurance

Most people do not have difficulty understanding the goals and value of an insurance policy. However, the idea of taking out a life insurance policy on a child is a strange and unfamiliar concept to most parents. However, many people are unaware of the existence of child insurance riders. These riders are optional add-ons to life insurance policies that provide additional coverage, including funeral costs...

The Benefits of Embracing Telehealth in Medicare

Telehealth, also known as telemedicine, has revolutionized healthcare delivery by leveraging technology to remotely connect patients with healthcare providers. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the usefulness of telehealth was promoted significantly, as it allowed people to respect necessary social distancing measures while getting the required care for other health issues. Telehealth offers significant benefits, especially in improving access to care for rural and underserved populations and...

What Happens if I Don’t Use My FSA Funds by the End of the Plan Year?

Given the complexities associated with the health insurance industry in the United States, more people are turning to tax-advantaged alternatives like Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) and Health Savings Accounts (HSAs). Employers offer FSAs as part of a group benefits package. Unfortunately, funds in an FSA are subject to a “use-it-or-lose-it” rule, where unused funds are forfeited at the end of the plan’s term. Therefore, strategic...

How to Manage Pollen & Other Spring Allergies

Spring marks a time of relief from the extreme conditions of winter, brightened by blossoming flowers and the freedom of comfortably enjoying the outdoors. Unfortunately for many people, Spring also marks a time of sinus congestion and uncomfortable sneezing caused by the pollen of those blossoming flowers. Understanding the nature of spring allergies and finding the best treatments for symptoms are practical ways of reducing...