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Medicare Open Enrollment Ends Soon: Here’s Your Last-Minute Guide

November 30, 2016 3:04 pm  | Comments: 4 | Views: 123846
If you have a Medicare health or prescription drug plan, the deadline to make changes to your 2017 coverage is quickly approaching, as Open Enrollment ends December 7th. The enrollment process can be quite tricky to navigate, but here are the five choices you can make during Medicare’s Open Enrollment period.

Save During Medicare Open Enrollment by Shopping Around

November 3, 2016 2:45 pm  | Comments: 1 | Views: 4787
Open enrollment season is in full swing, representing a crucial time of year for anyone shopping for health coverage. With all the media attention on Obamacare, it’s easy to overlook Medicare’s annual open enrollment period for the nation’s 55 million Medicare beneficiaries, which runs from Oct. 15 through Dec. 7. If you are happy with… View Article

Mall of America Will be Closed This Thanksgiving Day

October 7, 2016 12:37 pm  | Comments: 1 | Views: 4687
Mall of America, the biggest shopping mall in the U.S., announced this week that they will close for Thanksgiving Day—a bold move that disrupts the increasingly early Black Friday shopping trend of recent years. Located in Bloomington, Minnesota, Mall of America has been open for business on the Thanksgiving holiday for the past four years, following the… View Article

Mastercard Unveils First New Logo Design In 20 Years

July 19, 2016 7:46 pm  | Comments: 6 | Views: 1660
Design firm Pentagram uses “circular logic” to bring the financial institution into the digital-payment era. Last week Mastercard revealed an updated brand identity with the unveiling of a new minimalist logo – the brand’s first redesign in 20 years. With the goal of modernizing and optimizing the brand for the digital era, the financial institution’s new… View Article

Mastercard Unveils First New Logo Design In 20 Years

July 19, 2016 7:44 pm  | Comments: 20 | Views: 1379
Design firm Pentagram uses “circular logic” to bring the financial institution into the digital-payment era. Last week Mastercard revealed an updated brand identity with the unveiling of a new minimalist logo – the brand’s first redesign in 20 years. With the goal of modernizing and optimizing the brand for the digital era, the financial institution’s new… View Article

Amazon Plans to Expand Their Retail Presence & Add More Amazon Prime Benefits

May 18, 2016 9:52 pm  | Comments: 3 | Views: 2687
On Tuesday Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos confirmed the company’s plans to open more brick-and-mortar retail stores and expand Amazon Prime member benefits during the company’s annual shareholder meeting. While still primarily an online retailer, Bezos promised shareholders that Amazon is “definitely going to open additional stores,” but specific details of the expansion remain unclear, including… View Article

Amazon Plans to Expand Their Retail Presence & Add More Amazon Prime Benefits

May 18, 2016 9:52 pm  | Comments: 1 | Views: 5351
On Tuesday Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos confirmed the company’s plans to open more brick-and-mortar retail stores and expand Amazon Prime member benefits during the company’s annual shareholder meeting. While still primarily an online retailer, Bezos promised shareholders that Amazon is “definitely going to open additional stores,” but specific details of the expansion remain unclear, including… View Article

President Obama Proposes 5% Spending Boost in Final Budget

February 9, 2016 7:21 pm  | Comments: 2 | Views: 509
President Obama and his administration have turned in their final budget proposal for his final year as president and it includes a $4.15 trillion spending increase labeled  “a roadmap to a future that embodies America’s values and aspirations.” The new budget would call for a 4.9% increase in government spending due to enrollment in mandatory… View Article

Big Student Loans? Consider Life Insurance

July 23, 2015 8:30 am  | Comments: 1 | Views: 702
While no one wants to imagine the death of their child, taking out insurance on your son or daughter — or asking them to purchase their own plan — will protect you from being hit with mountains of debt should tragedy strike. And the policies are pretty cheap. A basic plan with up to $250,000… View Article

Singles Pay More For Car Insurance

July 22, 2015 8:30 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 1662
A single 20-year-old pays 21% more than a married 20-year-old for the same policy, a new study from InsuranceQuotes.com found. To an insurer, it comes down to statistics — and singles get into more accidents. Married drivers might be more cautious since they’re more likely to have kids, said Laura Adams, an analyst an InsuranceQuotes.com…. View Article

Buying Beats Renting, But Not By Much In These Places

July 21, 2015 8:30 am  | Comments: 1 | Views: 876
Right now, homeownership is 35% cheaper than renting on a national level, according to a report from Trulia. Last year, it was 33% cheaper to be a homeowner than a tenant. Home prices have risen slightly faster than rents over the last year, the report found. But at the same time, mortgage rates remain low,… View Article