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In case you haven’t heard, there is a global chip shortage that is seeping into our daily lives --no, not potato chips; those are plentiful. I’m talking about microchips. Computer chips. Integrated circuits. Processors - the brains of the gadgets we use.  This shortage has led to chaos in ar…

When looking at a prescription drug plan the first thing that most people look at is how much the plan cost. There are drug plans that cost less than $20. There are also plans that cost more than $100. Conventional wisdom tells us that something that cost $100 has to be better than something…

Q: My employer told me that I had to get the COVID vaccinate or be terminated. I declined to get vaccinated and was terminated. Is there anything I can do?

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Small businesses are a critical part of neighborhoods across the nation. One-third of people support local business by shopping locally every week and 82% of shoppers would choose to support local business rather than a large corporation when provided similar options. When you support a smal…

At this time of year, current Medicare beneficiaries have the option to make changes in their coverage. The so-called Medicare Open Enrollment period runs from October 15 to December 7. If you’re enrolled in Medicare, this is an opportunity for you to make adjustments to your plan that will …

October 15th through December 7th is a period of time that Medicare has set aside to make changes to your Prescription Drug Plan (PDP) or Medicare Advantage Plan (MA) if you want. Whether you have a Medicare supplement and a stand-alone drug plan or a Medicare Advantage Plan with prescriptio…

The other day I asked a group of women, “Are your households serving households? Are your children learning to serve others through your example and interactions?” I also added, “Are you just about yourself?”

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.

Often clients who are injured on the job have both workers compensation and personal injury claims. Examples include, a truck driver injured in a motor vehicle accident, a factory worker injured by a defective product or construction workers injured by another contractor’s employee.

There are basically two types of Medicare Advantage Plans. One type is a HMO. HMO stands for Health Maintenance Organization. The other type is a PPO or Preferred Provider Organization. Although both are Medicare Advantage Plans there are some distinct differences in the two.

Every year beginning on Veteran’s Day and for the month of November we do Wills for Warriors. This includes veterans, fire fighters, police officers, first responders as well as active duty military personnel and their spouses.

This may come as a shock to some of you but I’ve been in jail for 6 months of 2021. My mom (rest her soul) said this would eventually happen if I didn’t mend my ways. Like all inmates, I’m innocent, I swear. The problem is that no one will listen to me. I’ve begged and pleaded to no avail. T…

The decision to leave a job and stay home with children is often a difficult one. During the COVID-19 pandemic, there was a rise in stay-at-home parents often fueled more by necessity than by choice. As some parents now re-enter the workforce, others are considering their options. With a new…

A Medicare Advantage Plan (MA) is a type of Medicare health plan offered by a private insurance company that contracts with Medicare to provide you with all your Part A and Part B benefits. There are six things to consider when choosing a MA plan. We discussed three of those things last week…

Dear Athletic Support: Okay. I’m trying so hard not to be “that dad,” but I’m really having a tough time with my son’s new basketball coach. Deep down, I think he’s a really good coach. He’s just too much. Especially for 8th grade basketball! I mean, they’re basically like the JV junior high…