Can You Afford To Get Old?

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Brought to you by Genworth. How many of us go through life thinking bad things will never happen to us? I think it is a good chunk of us who think we will never need companies like Genworth. We'll never get sick, we'll never need life insurance, we'll never need long term care insurance. Then, life gets in the way. If you read this blog regularly, ...continue reading

When It Is Your Time To Go

Brought to you by Genworth. Sometimes real life makes you have conversations you weren't expecting to have. If you haven't heard yet, Paul Walker is dead. He's the celebrity that was in the Fast and Furious series of movies. He was 40 years old and was involved in an accident. He was the passenger in the car, and both he and the driver died. After much ...continue reading

How to enroll in the new health plans in Illinois #affordablecareact #obamacare

Did you that as of today you can start buying your health insurance coverage on the exchanges in Illinois?  There are many different plans you choose from based on:  price, out-to-pocket costs, doctors in network, etc.  Most people will have to have insurance in 2014 or face a fine.  (Disclosure:  I am currently covered under my husband's plan that he gets ...continue reading

The Birds, The Bees, Life and Death

Brought to you by Genworth (Sung to the tune of The Birds and The Bees) Let me tell you 'bout the birds and the bees And the flowers and the trees And the moon up above And a thing called . . . . . . Death. Yeah, the thing we all don't like to talk about. However, this is a conversation we all must have with our loved ones. I come a ...continue reading