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Difficult Pension Benefit Decision
At retirement, if you have a pension, you have to make a difficult decision that could negatively impact your future financial security and that of your spouse. Most people with company pension plans ...
3/6/14 at 6:02 PM 9 Facts of Life Insurance 3/6/14 at 10:50 AM
An Income Annuity Solution 2/9/14 at 6:13 PM
Here's a note for anyone thinking of taking advantage of the cold weather by staying inside and enrolling for health insurance this weekend. MNsure, Minnesota's online health exchange, tells us they'...
2/28/14 at 6:06 PM Have you struggled to pay for health care? 2/28/14 at 12:11 PM
Paul and Babe get the ax 2/18/14 at 6:29 PM
Are We Truly Free?
We were enjoying a crackling, merry driftwood fire on the beach when a woman, with a purposeful mien and a set to her jaw, strode up and announced, "I'm sure that you don't mean to break the law, b...
1/22/14 at 2:58 PM Are You Poor? 9/27/13 at 4:01 PM
Oppression and Impoverishment, American Style 9/25/13 at 12:02 PM
Rockin for Hope, Oct. 20th, Sunday Fundraiser and Benefit
Rockin for Hope, Oct. 20, a Sunday Event & Benefit that Impacts the Lives of Breast Cancer Patients Time: 5:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Location: Clyde Iron Works Cost: $10.00 for dinner and...
10/10/13 at 7:29 AM Health Insurance, Health Care 3/17/12 at 5:56 PM
Hispanics and The Health Care System 6/7/11 at 7:11 PM
Some MNsure answers
By Don Davis A new way for Minnesotans to buy health insurance is set to begin today. Most Minnesotans who even know about MNsure seem to have lots of questions. So here are some answers: What is MNsu...
10/1/13 at 10:03 AM Political notebook: Gay marriage debate set Tuesday in committees 3/8/13 at 4:24 PM
Mini-med plans not regular insurance 7/28/12 at 6:59 PM
Teen-Parent Distracted Driving Event
The #1 threat to teenagers isnt drugs or crime...its traffic crashes. Douglas County Safe Communities Coalition, in partnership with Caseys Amusement Park and Dilley Zimny Insurance, would like ...
5/7/13 at 3:40 PM
5 Expenses That Are Worth The Money
Trying to cover all your living costs, plus save for emergencies and retirement can be a daunting task. Sometimes, the challenge is downright overwhelming. Being frugal can help, but dont confuse bein...
4/17/13 at 9:22 AM How to plan for medical costs in retirement 3/29/13 at 10:02 AM
Ring in the New Year with a Financial Check Up 12/31/12 at 9:21 AM
The future of healthcare: Patient Choice
My wife and I recently saw the powerful documentary, Escape Fire the fight to rescue American healthcare. The film portrays a healthcare structure thats designed for quick fixes rather than preventi...
11/15/12 at 4:00 PM
Private Health Insurance
Most of us are familiar with the concept of a corporation, that is, a company that issue shares of ownership known as stocks. Those that own the stock own the corporation. In general, what a company ...
3/29/12 at 5:33 PM
Rural Reflections Radio
Here is this week's Rural Reflections Radio...
3/15/12 at 6:03 AM
Why You Need A Home Inventory…Now.
Putting together a home inventory...It is easier before a disaster than afterwards. Adapted from the Minnesota Department of Commerce and http://mn.gov/commerce/insurance/images/Home-Inventory-Checkl...
3/12/12 at 2:15 PM
Medicare Key Dates
Oct. 1st-14th -During this time period, private insurers announce all beneft and premium information for their Part C Medicare Advanage and Part D Prescriptio Drug Plans for the coming year. This is a...
9/21/11 at 7:00 AM Man Denied Coverage For Breast Cancer 8/8/11 at 7:25 PM
The Citizens Federation, Pancake Breakfast 2/1/11 at 7:25 PM
The handbook of hard-luck tales
Ever since Costs of Care announceda national essay contest for people's personal stories abouttheir health care bills, I've been eagerly checking the website to see how the contest is faring. The wai...
12/9/10 at 6:51 PM The cost of ordinary care 5/26/10 at 4:43 AM
Swamping the system? 4/8/10 at 5:32 AM