Category: Insurance

Health and Retirement Benefits:  How Are Employers Doing?

Health and Retirement Benefits: How Are Employers Doing?

Two of the big issues for employees are their healthcare coverage and retirement benefits.  If you are fortunate to be a recipient of both, the question is, “How is your company doing in its communications about these benefits?”  An article by Matt Dunning at Business Insurance addresses this discussion based on findings of a recent survey […]

November 19, 2014 | By More
Tips to Know for Medicare Open Enrollment

Tips to Know for Medicare Open Enrollment

There are many times I reflect back on my Human Resources experience with great appreciation since it gives me better insights into issues we cover here at MoneyBasicsU. I remember the many details involved in managing open enrollment every year for insurance and employees.  It’s why we thought it important to share Janet Kidd Stewart’s […]

October 20, 2014 | By More
The Cost of Work Stress & Your Health

The Cost of Work Stress & Your Health

Have you ever thought about how closely stress, health, and money are interconnected?  Let me share a statement from the University of Massachusetts Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace: “Job stress is estimated to cost American companies more than $300 billion a year in health costs, absenteeism and poor performance.” […]

May 15, 2014 | By More
Tips to Save Money: Skip the Emergency Room!

Tips to Save Money: Skip the Emergency Room!

Have you been in this situation before?  You don’t necessarily need the emergency room.  However, you need an appointment with your regular doctor only to find out the next appointment is one to three weeks away?  Unfortunately, this was the situation for me a couple of weeks ago.  I ended up catching a sinus infection […]

August 2, 2013 | By More
How to Avoid A Hard Insurance Coverage Lesson

How to Avoid A Hard Insurance Coverage Lesson

There is nothing more important than keeping ahead of the curve on one’s health.  I know you’ve heard a saying similar to this – “If you don’t have your health, you don’t have anything!” Good health and quality of life really go hand in hand, don’t they?  Part of the regiment for maintaining good health […]

June 6, 2013 | By More