10 Reasons to Buy Travel Insurance

Many of Crown Care’s clients are avid travelers. Travel insurance is often useful especially if you have health issues that may cause trip delays or lead to the need for treatment.  The following is written by Chuck Burns of Insurance Consultants Int’l, an independent travel insurance broker. 10 Reasons to Buy Travel Insurance  Travel insurance can … More 10 Reasons to Buy Travel Insurance

Using Your Life Insurance To Pay For Long Term Care

We have no Long Term Care Insurance.  How can I pay for my husband’s nursing home? A month’s stay in a Hawaiian nursing home can run $10,000 – $15,000.  Having available funds to pay for this care is a real dilemma for many families.  Even if long term care insurance is available, there may be … More Using Your Life Insurance To Pay For Long Term Care

BUTTER ME UP?

What food do you think is making a huge come back in America today? We eat it with pastries, sandwiches, coffee, alcohol drinks, and many other foods.   That surprising food is the old stand by for our grandparents…..BUTTER!   Americans are forecast to consume a whopping 8% more butter than last year.  That’s about 940,000 metric … More BUTTER ME UP?

Sleep Tight and Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite

Bed bugs are now a problem everywhere in the world.  Why?  DDT is no longer used and these bugs have developed resistance to most insecticides.  Several studies have shown a large increase of bed bug infestations over the last several years.  Bed bugs are hitchhikers on your clothes, your shoes and luggage.  They can easily travel … More Sleep Tight and Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite

SOARING DRUG COSTS

“Wow,” commented my sister, “I went to purchase a 90 day supply of my husband’s medicine and found it was so expensive that I had to settle for one month supply that cost me over $300.  Sometimes I wonder how we can afford all of our medicines.”  So goes the story for many Americans today … More SOARING DRUG COSTS

IS IT TOO LATE TO CHANGE MY MEDICARE PLAN SELECTION?

Even though open enrollment ended Dec 7, 2016,  you may be able to change. Between January 1–February 14, if you’re in a Medicare Advantage Plan, you can leave your plan and switch to Original Medicare. If you switch to Original Medicare during this period, you will have until February 14 to also join a Medicare … More IS IT TOO LATE TO CHANGE MY MEDICARE PLAN SELECTION?