National Rip Current Awareness Week!

With summer fast approaching, and my mind on my upcoming beach vacation, I thought it was really appropriate to highlight some important safety tips from NOAA this week. Check water conditions before going in by looking at the local beach forecast before you leave for...

June is National Safety Month!

This week’s topic is emergency preparedness. Stuff happens, being ready for it can make all the difference when it does. Hey, wait… That sounds a lot like insurance. 😉   Having a stocked First Aid Kit, knowing CPR, and knowing how to get help can literally...

Asthma… What does it cost us?

Most people think of asthma as the bigger, meaner cousin of allergies, but there is more to the story. Asthma is one of this country’s most common and costly diseases. Each year it causes almost 2 million emergency room visits. The direct costs, including...

Marriage? Birth? Death? Divorce?

Sometimes life changes are so sudden, or so big that you don’t even know where to start.  Luckily, you don’t need to sweat the big stuff as long as you start the process quickly. Most major life changes trigger a Special Enrollment Period, and it is not...