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What Happens To My Savings Accounts If My Company Closes?

Many employers today offer health savings accounts (HSAs), flexible spending accounts (FSAs), and 401(k) retirement savings accounts as part of their company group benefits. These types of savings accounts are a valuable part of an overall compensation package that employers use to attract and retain top talent. But the world business is uncertain, and companies may go under. What happens to your savings accounts if...

Do I Really Need A Flu Shot?

If you have ever had the flu, you know it is a very unpleasant experience. As though the fever, chills, muscle aches, headache, sore throat, and runny nose were not enough, many people develop complications. Flu complications may include sinus or ear infections, pneumonia, or sepsis when infection of the respiratory tract triggers an extreme inflammatory response. Thankfully, flu vaccination can help you protect yourself...

Will Quitting Smoking Lower My Life Insurance Premiums?

There are many reasons to quit smoking, and reducing the cost of life insurance is one of them. When you kick the habit, you save money not only on the cost of cigarettes and healthcare, but on life insurance premiums as well. If you are ready to quit, talk to our friendly agent about how and when it will get you better life insurance rates....

Am I Too Old To Start A 401(k)?

There is no maximum age for participation in a 401(k) plan. As long as you are still working, you are never too old to contribute. If your employer offers group benefits that include a 401(k), you have an excellent way to save for retirement. No matter your age, if you are still working, you can take advantage of the tax benefits and any matching contributions...

Is Coffee Good Or Bad For Your Health?

A cup of coffee in the morning is a long-established ritual for many of us in America. According to Gallup News, nearly two-thirds of all adults in the U.S. drink at least one cup of coffee a day. Average daily consumption is 2.7 cups, a statistic that has not changed since 1999, despite warnings in the past that coffee may be harmful to your health....