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5 Tips to Building Healthy Habits on National Family Day

Today is National Family Day! On this day, families are encouraged to sit down at the table and enjoy a meal together. There is no one like family, and this is a time to appreciate the special people in your life. The following are tips for building healthy habits on National Family Day. Share at least three meals a week: Research has shown that eating...

6 Questions to Answer about Your Employee Benefits Before Open Enrollment

Open enrollment is the period every year during which eligible employees may enroll in benefits or make changes to their existing benefits. Employees may have the option to enroll in health, dental, or vision plans, group life insurance, or other benefits. Once elections are made, they cannot be changed until the next open enrollment period, except with certain qualifying events, such as the birth of...

Assisted Living Week: Protecting Grandparents with Long-Term Care Insurance

Today we are celebrating National Grandparents' Day, which always falls on the first Sunday after Labor Day. September 10 also marks the start of Assisted Living Week this year. Similar to Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, Grandparents' Day is an entire day dedicated to grandparents. It is an opportunity to treasure the special connection between grandparents and children, which has been proven to be beneficial...

Here’s How to Use HSA Funds for Family Members

Can you use your health savings account (HSA) to pay for the expenses of family members and dependents? For specific family members, the answer is definitely yes. Here is a look at how the IRS allows you to use your HSA to pay for the healthcare costs of your loved ones. Who Qualifies to Have a Health Savings Account? Under IRS requirements, to qualify for...

3 Health Insurance Options for College Students

Everyone needs health insurance, including college students. If you are heading off to college in the fall, it is important to make sure you have health insurance, find out where to go in case you become sick or injured, and choose a pharmacy to fill your prescriptions. As for health insurance, the following are three possible options for students attending college. Stay on Your Parents’...