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Yearly Archives: 2017

Diabetes Awareness Month 2017

By on November 30 2017 | Health & Wellness | Leave a comment

  November is Diabetes Awareness month.   Support Diabetes Research   This is a time to look at ourselves and loved ones to see what we can do to try to prevent, if we can, the growing tide of diabetes in this  country and in our world. Yes there are things we can do for […]

Healthcare & ACA in late 2017

By on November 15 2017 | Heathcare Reform | Leave a comment

What is going on with healthcare  law and the ACA law that has a lot to do with individual health insurance and markets.     The CEO of Cigna,  David Cordani, talks about the complicated health care system in the USA.  He goes into the idea that a lot of our health is related to […]

Open Enrollment for the ACA 2018 (Bob Roy)

By on November 3 2017 | Health Insurance | Leave a comment

It is time for open enrollment for people who need coverage for 2018. The Start date for the new plans is  January 01,2018. The only company who is in the Texas individual market that we are contracted to sell is:   Blue Cross Blue Shield of TX  – BCBSTX –  Robert Roy   Note – […]

Open Enrollment for 2018 (11/01–12/15/2017)

By on November 1 2017 | Health Insurance | Leave a comment

  O.K.  YES  it is time for open enrollment for people who need coverage for 2018. The Start date for the new plans is  January 01,2018. The only company who is in the Texas individual market that we are contracted to sell is:   Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX).   Note – This […]

It Is Fall 2017 and Time For Medicare For 2018

By on October 25 2017 | Medicare | Leave a comment

Well , it  is  October and the Medicare annual open enrollment  has started. (10/15—–12/07/2017) Every year open enrollment gives you the opportunity to review your existing Medicare coverage and, if you want to, change to a different plan for the following year. Use this period to: Switch from one “stand-alone” Part D drug plan to […]

Substance Abuse | Get Help October 2017

By on October 19 2017 | Health & Wellness | Leave a comment

Substance abuse is a real problem in your town, our state of Texas and in this great country, America. If you or someone you love has a problem do not give up.  Reach out for help. The News Hour has a good multi day segment (the first week of October 2017) America Addicted See 4 […]

2018 Open Enrollment for Individual & Family Insurance

By on October 13 2017 | Health Insurance | Leave a comment

Open enrollment for 2018 is approaching. Nov 01–Dec 12 2017 For coverage that will start January 01 2018. Yes….This is a smaller window of time to sing up  than in the prior years. Related Links Info for Tax Credit and or Subsidy for Individual and Family Plans (from HealthCare.gov) FAQ’s via Healthcare.gov CBS News on […]

Health Care Reform As Of Sept. 20, 2017

By on September 26 2017 | Heathcare Reform | Leave a comment

Where are we (the Congress) on taking on repeal and replacement of the ACA law as of  09/20/2017 ? This is a good question with no clear or easy answers.   ( “darn”   – jcl) See the three videos and  ALL the good links for more info to help you see what is going […]

Life Insurance Awareness Month 2017

By on September 22 2017 | Life Insurance | Leave a comment

September is Life Insurance Awareness Month (LIAM) 2017.  I like to encourage people to look at their situation and family to make sure you are protecting the people who need to be protected. Life Insurance  for family and business obligations, etc. Wills for ALL people, especially for those who have children and obligations. (AND to […]

Saving & Investing Tips & Tools for 2017

By on July 20 2017 | Life Insurance | Leave a comment

Well,  it’s July 2017 and in fact, the month will be over next week. WOW!? I wanted to post this back in January of 2017. The end of a year into the start of a new one is a good time to review and/or make plans for saving and investing, as I think and have been […]

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