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A Good Relationship with your Insurance Agent can ease the pain of change

A Good Relationship with your Insurance Agent can ease the pain of change

Every fall we see the ads about "open enrollment". As an insurance agency, we prepare for this time of year diligently. But, you might wonder, why is it always so busy during this time? Can't people just let their old plan continue? Unfortunately, the one thing you can count on ...
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What a fabulous day... right?

What a fabulous day… right?

Sometimes you just have to say it out loud... Happy Weekend! We are so happy to have you as a customer/friend and follower. Have an awesome weekend and remember we are here for you when you need us! The Your Insurance Gal Team ...
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Today is the Day! Medicare Open Enrollment ends

Today is the Day! Medicare Open Enrollment ends

Hello, if you haven't yet reviewed your Medicare options, today is the last day to make changes under open enrollment. Many people just let what they had last year automatically renew. If you love your current plan this is a great idea! However, our health needs change. If you are ...
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What do I do for insurance if I miss open enrollment?

What do I do for insurance if I miss open enrollment?

While we encourage everyone to take advantage of open enrollment, sometimes it isn't possible. If you find yourself "in between insurance plans" for any reason, Short Term Health Insurance might be a cost effective temporary solution. Short term coverage cannot replace major medical coverage and it will not help you ...
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New Medicare Cards Start Arriving April 2018

New Medicare Cards Start Arriving April 2018

After years in the making, we are finally going to see new Medicare Cards that do not have our social security number on them! The new cards will start arriving in April 2018 and the roll out will be completed by April 2019. These cards will still need to be ...
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Repeal of the ACA Individual Mandate Not Really a Big Deal?

Repeal of the ACA Individual Mandate Not Really a Big Deal?

As Washington works toward a tax bill that works, some have said repealing the ACA Individual Mandate could be devastating - but how much impact would it really have on consumer choices? The tax penalty for not having insurance is far less costly than what many people would have to ...
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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

We are all wishing for you a wonderful day spending time with those you are grateful for, as we are grateful for you! Thanksgiving is a time we like to reflect on our good fortunes but humbly spare a thought for those who may be experiencing challenges. While we each ...
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Trump administration encourages use of health insurance agents and brokers

Trump administration encourages use of health insurance agents and brokers

While we have been happily helping individuals and businesses review their health insurance options since "Obamacare" started (and long before), this year the Trump administration is actually encouraging this option. In their efforts to reduce the costs of the Affordable Care Act, the administration has reduced the advertising budgets allocated ...
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Trump continues to push ACA Change under the guise of tax cuts

Trump continues to push ACA Change under the guise of tax cuts

While Americans scramble to figure out how they can take advantage of the Affordable Care Act while it still exists, President Trump continues to try to dismantle it. This week he is saying that removing the penalty for those that do not buy health insurance would be an immediate reduction ...
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Celebrating our Veterans

Celebrating our Veterans

We value this holiday and its purpose. "In the USA, Veterans Day annually falls on November 11. This day is the anniversary of the signing of the armistice, which ended the World War I hostilities between the Allied nations and Germany in 1918. Veterans are thanked for their services to ...
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