Medicare supplement plan benefit are standardized in NY. This list shows all the plans offering plans in NY for 2012 and the rates for them. Please note that rates change by region. Supplements do not have Networks which means you can go to any doctor or facility that takes medicare. The [...]
Medicare Supplement plans are standardized in Connecticut which makes comparing plans very easy. The link below contains the standardized plans for 2012. This represents all companies offering Medicare Supplement plans in Connecticut for 2012.
If you have questions about which supplement to choose or need additional information of any type, you may contact Edward [...]
AARP Medicare Complete is a PPO Medicare Advantage plan offered by United Healthcare. (By the way, If you do not have a basic understanding of how Medicare Advantage plans work, please refer to our other blogs for a quick tutorial.) The plan is offered on a regional basis is Connecticut, Mass, RI and Vermont. It [...]
AARP offers a number of Medicare Supplement plans in Connecticut. The plan benefits and rates are uniform throughout the state. Connecticut does not allow underwriting of any type which means you can not be denied entry into a supplement nor can your rates be changed due to age or health.
For those not [...]
People that are about to turn 65 or are newly eligible for Medicare have choices about how they want to cover the gaps in Medicare. They can go with a Medicare Supplement plan, an Advantage plan, a part D plan or just Medicare A and B. This guide provides the basics on [...]
If you are turning 65 or have recently become Medicare eligible, you have choices to make. Medicare and your choice of coverage does not need to be complicated. The link below contains a quick guide which will provide the basics of Medicare and explain the choices to make.
The guide is a [...]
Guggenheim has come out with a new fixed annuity with rates guaranteed for the entire term. Terms range from 3 to 10 years depending on your preference. Details of the plan are below including a link for a product brochure.
Guggenheim Life – “Preserve Multi-Year Guaranteed Annuity”
Year Founded: 1985
Total Assets: $5.9 billion
Interest: This annuity pays a fixed and [...]
The Anthem Mediblue Preferred PPO became available in CT on 1-1-12. The plan offers advantages over all competitors in CT. The key features of the new plan are $0 monthly premium, $0 copay for primary doctor and $0 copay for Generic Drugs. To further strengthen the offering the In network and Out of network Out [...]
Numerous companies are using income riders to provide future guaranteed income payouts to investors. They use income roll up guarantees and bonuses to entice potential customers. With all of the bells and whistles now available, it is easy to lose sight of the most important feature of all which is simply finding which company [...]