2019 Social Security Changes

Based on the increase in the Consumer Price Index from the third quarter of 2017 through the third quarter of 2018, Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) beneficiaries will receive a 2.8 percent COLA for 2019. Other important 2019 Social Security information can be found here. * The information contained in this Blog is…

Managing Medical Bills and Insurance Paperwork: 7 Tips for Maximizing Reimbursement

Do you become frustrated and overwhelmed when managing medical bills and filing health insurance claims? Managing and filing insurance claims can be a complex, frustrating, stressful, confusing and time-consuming process, particularly for families who have children with special needs.  But, given the high cost of health care today, it is critical that claims be filed…

FRAUD ALERT: Equifax Breach

About half (143 Million)  of  American consumers sensitive personal information was exposed in a data breach at Equifax, one of the nation’s three major credit reporting agencies. According to Equifax, the breach lasted about two and a half months, from mid-May through July. The hackers accessed people’s names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and,…