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Elise enjoys following the news related to healthcare, medicare and retirement issues. This is where we will share posts that may be relevant or interesting to you.

Bank CDs have historically been considered to be some of the safest investments available. For retirees in particular, investments need to be wise to avoid losing money. Bank CDs, for example, are federally insured if the bank fails. However, Multi-Year Guaranteed Annuities (MYGAs) can be......

In our last post, we discussed the shift in the healthcare industry from fee-for-service to value-based care. However, Medicare advantage plans oriented toward value-based care do already exist. This is manifested through what are known as ‘star ratings’ of plans. Medicare Advantage Plans and Part......

The new coronavirus pandemic is accelerating the change in how healthcare is being delivered. One of the most interesting shifts is in how the healthcare system is being compensated. First, it is important to understand what the two major concepts (‘fee-for-service’ and ‘value-based care’) mean.......

Hello everyone! Following the conclusion of the survey I sent to my clients requesting feedback on organizations that we should support this year, I was excited to be able to deliver the checks this week. Giving back to the community both monetarily and through volunteering......

The pandemic has led to a variety of changes in our lives, such as the increase in scammers and identity theft as mentioned in our last post. Similarly, the loneliness and other feelings of dependence seniors might feel during the pandemic may also lead to......

The amount that individuals are able to contribute to an HSA in 2021 will now be $3,600–a $50 increase from 2020. Meanwhile, families are able to contribute up to $7,200, which is a $100 increase from 2020. On Medicare? You can no longer contribute to......

I want to assure all of my clients that I am able to meet with you remotely.  If you need to schedule an appointment please reach out to me via email (danielinsuranceidaho@gmail.com) or phone (208)590.2606 and I will get you on my calendar with a......

I have had the pleasure of helping quite a few young families get their life insurance updated and in place this spring.  It may be time to reassess your needs, update beneficiaries, and possibly get life insurance in place.  Young families are MOST at need......

“43.3% of Americans have less than $500 set aside for a financial emergency” – MyBankTracker.com 🙁 “14.5% of Americans don’t even know what an emergency fund is.” – MyBankTracker.com 🙁 🙁 “Americans are dying with an average of $62,000 of debt” – CBSNews.com 🙁 🙁 🙁 “Traditional burials average $7,360......