Introduction to Medicare

If you’re over 65, chances are you’re familiar with Medicare. Some 62 million people are enrolled in Medicare today. But many Americans have little knowledge of this government-run health insurance program, which could play an important role in your retirement planning. What does Medicare cover?...

Stop the Presses: ACE to Acquire Chubb

On July 1st, the insurance world experienced a major event. I woke at 4:00am for my pre-sunrise run and upon my return home was bombarded with the news: ACE acquires Chubb for $28.3 billion! I did quite a double-take, but much to my surprise, I...

5 Things to Know About Boating

Spring is here! With sunshine and blue skies overhead and Opening Day of the boating season on the horizon, nautical northwesterners are itching to get on the water. Before you launch your boat this season, take a few moments and review your insurance policy; coverage...

Reviewing Your Life Insurance

10 Potential Pitfalls and How to Protect Your Beneficiaries 1) Naming a Minor Child Insurance companies will not pay the proceeds of a life insurance policy directly to a minor. Absent a trust or other specified legal arrangement, a court-appointed guardian will handle all proceeds...