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Before we begin talking about Medicare Part B I would like to clear up something that was in last week’s article concerning Medicare Part A. As I stated in the article Part A has a deductible of $1,556 per benefit period. I also stated that if you paid into Medicare for 40 quarters that Part…

In the early days of smartphones, you had to possess fairly advanced knowledge to perform your own smartphone backups or restore data to a new phone. After restoration, you had to spend the rest of the day re-downloading and signing into your apps such as Facebook and Snapchat, reset your va…

Most everyone feels less stressed and is happier when they are financially stable. Unfortunately, when that stability is shaken, the problems that started out small could become insurmountable sooner than expected. As a result, you may have found yourself in a difficult financial spot that y…

Last week we discussed how Medicare Part A will cover you if you are admitted into the hospital. A hospital, under Medicare, can be acute care hospitals, critical care hospitals, inpatient rehabilitation facilities, long term care hospitals or mental health care. 

It’s back to school time, here are some tips about school bus safety rules for children, parents and school bus drivers.

Torts are civil, as opposed to criminal, wrongs. Wrongs can be as varied and diverse, as unique and unusual, as is a person’s thoughts and actions.

This article was inspired by a recent client who brought their computer in because it would not connect to the internet. After a few minutes of diagnosis, we discovered that his VPN software had lost its mind preventing all internet access. Once we removed the VPN software, he was back in bu…

On a Medicare card Part A will have the word “Hospital” beside it. Because of that Medicare Part A is most commonly known as the inpatient or hospitalization part of Medicare. This means when a Medicare beneficiary is admitted into the hospital most of the services that are received are file…

When dealing with the ADA, it is important to understand the concepts behind it and why the law was enacted. One reason it was enacted was the extreme cost to the federal government of supporting people with disabilities who could be productive members of the work force.

Dear Athletic Support: My grandson struggles mightily with depression. I think getting him involved in organized sports might help, but he’s fighting me every step of the way. He says there’s absolutely zero chance he’s going out for any sport team his senior year of high school. He used to …

We've all got laundry - rich or poor, black or white, young or old, big or little. We all get sweaty, sticky, dirty or just use a lot of clothes - all the time. Dirty laundry is one of life's great equalizers – we’ve all got it! Now granted, some people don't do it themselves, but they have …

If you’re like most people, the current high prices of gas, food, rent, and just about everything else is stretching your budget to the breaking point. If they are not doing so already, your creditors are ramping up their collection activity and you just want to make the calls stop. They won…

Did you know there were four parts to Medicare not two?  Did you know that two of the parts you can get through the federal government but the other two parts, if you choose to take them, must be purchased through private insurance companies?  Finally, did you know most people have an option…

Did you know you can save considerably at the gas pump just by modifying your driving habits? Regardless of the type of car you drive, good driving habits contribute to better fuel economy, which saves money and helps the planet, too.