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Easy Home Workouts For Better Health

There is no denying the health and beauty benefits of exercise. But what if you’re not ready to commit to a gym membership or invest in expensive equipment that takes up space in your home? You can still get in shape from the comfort of your own home, with a series of easy exercises, using whatever you have available. Leg Lifts Lie on your back...

Can I Designate Someone Other Than A Family Member As My Beneficiary?

Although many people name family members as beneficiaries on their life insurance policies, it is certainly not a requirement. There are almost no rules restricting who you can choose, and you can change your beneficiary at any time (for example, after a divorce). The only universal restriction for life insurance beneficiaries is age. You cannot name a minor as your beneficiary. To provide a person...

How HRAs Offset Premiums & Deductibles For Group Plans

A health reimbursement arrangement (HRA) can offset premiums and deductibles in a group health insurance plan. These savings are realized when a high-deductible health plan (HDHP) is combined with a Deductible-Gap HRA. Employers can benefit by saving money and reducing overhead with a high deductible, while the effect on employees is offset by the HRA. What Is An HRA? An HRA is an employer-funded account...

What Should I Do If My Co-Workers Start Getting Sick?

Flu season is upon us, and too many people are showing up for work sick. Perhaps they have deadlines to meet or simply cannot afford to miss an important meeting. Or maybe they missed that part in science class when the germ theory was covered. Regardless of the reason, the problem remains the same. Sick co-workers spread germs around and put others at risk for...

Understanding The Main Life Insurance Classifications

Life insurance companies use a system of classification to determine an individual’s state of health, based on a series of factors pertaining to that person. Your classification can affect how much life insurance coverage you can get at each price point. Healthy people get more favorable classifications and lower rates. If you have health issues, that will be reflected in your life insurance premiums. The...