Planning matters

WA Paid Family Leave – Things to Consider Before Filing

About one year ago, a new benefit was made available to most people who work in the State of Washington: Washington Paid Family & Medical Leave (WA PFML). Depending on the type of leave you need, 12-18 weeks of paid leave may be available. Employees can file claims for their own medical conditions, care for…

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Six Reasons People Don’t Buy Life Insurance

Have you been contemplating buying life insurance? With the onset of Covid, many find themselves giving it serious consideration. Perhaps you’re one of those or you’ve just put off obtaining coverage to protect your family and future for other reasons. Take a look at the list of reasons why people don’t buy life insurance—do any…

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Keep Your Beneficiary Designations Current

We have a crucial thing to add to your February ‘to do’ list – reviewing and updating your beneficiaries! We know life is always changing and major life events such as death, marriage, divorce, or having a child significantly change your life. It’s crucial for you to keep the information regarding your beneficiaries up to…

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Hybrid or Traditional? Your Perfect Long Term Care Product

Long term care is something most of us will need as we grow older. We might develop chronic diseases, mobility issues, Alzheimer’s or other conditions that prevent us from fully caring for ourselves. Studies show 52% of adults reaching age 65 today will require long-term assistance with daily activities such as eating, dressing, and bathing…

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Open Enrollment: Why You Should Review Your Benefits Every Year

Navigating the waters of health insurance plans, flexible spending accounts (FSA) and deductibles can be confusing and present tough, but important choices. So, when you get the email from your company about open enrollment, it’s worth it to take time look at what you’re really getting. Here are some reasons why you should review your…

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