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What Is A Medicare Supplement Guaranteed Issue Plan?

UNITED STATES—Dear Toni: I have decided to retire when I turn 65 in January and will need to enroll in Medicare Parts A and B. My husband, Sam is 70 and he enrolled in Medicare Parts A and B when he turned 65 and remained on my company benefits due to having health issues. He has recently began taking heart...

How Common Are Garbage Truck Collisions?

UNITED STATES—We hear about the dangers of car accidents all the time, but we hardly ever hear about garbage truck accidents. Compared to car crashes, they’re quite rare. It’s estimated that 2,400 garbage truck collisions happen every year. Of those, 1400 people were injured, and 100 people died. On the other hand, nearly 4.8 million people are injured, and 50,000...

The Complete Guide To The Future Of Virtual Data Rooms

UNITED STATES—Virtual data rooms are designed to streamline organizational processes, track significant issues that need immediate attention, and automate a number of functions. The best virtual data room providers offer software that enables business project success prediction and identifies how projects will directly affect the organization. The software should have enough functionality to fully assess and forecast the organization's...

What Are The Advantages Of Using Board Portal Software For Your Company?

UNITED STATES—You've never seen an app like the virtual board software? If you think it's just another video conferencing application or that it's a CRM analogy, you're definitely wrong. The software was originally used by executives to help them find the most efficient way of handling their day-to-day needs. They did this by using the numerous add-ons that were...

Forex Markets Are Booming, Traders Are Swarming To It

UNITED STATES—November will be a relatively less chaotic month in the currency markets so far, which have witnessed a lot of turbulence. Indeed, the month opens with some news that the EUR/USD pair finds support at 0.9850. Further, the dollar’s charge ahead has reached its peak, with reports claiming that the next Fed hike will not be so damaging. The...

Too Sick To Work

UNITED STATES—This week was a challenge for me America. I rarely get sick, but when I do it gets to a point where I have to ask that question, “Can I make it to work and do I actually want to go to work? Those are questions so many Americans have to battle at times. For many Americans, they...

Money Spending Craze For The Holidays

UNITED STATES—The holidays are upon us rather we want them to be or not. So what does that mean? Americans are spending more money people and as a result we’re going to see major credit card statements or the budget stretched to new limits as we get closer and closer to Christmas. We sometimes become so engulfed in the...

Donating All The Time Or Is It A Money Grab?

UNITED STATES—We are at that time of year where you see the red kettles and people donating more to nonprofit charities and organizations in need with the impending holidays upon us. For starters, I have always donated to those red kettles that you see outside the grocery stores, shopping malls and retailers in general. I tend to do it...

Turkey Day Preparations America

UNITED STATES—I seriously have no idea what it is about the month of November, but it seems like if you blink it flies by. Why? It feels like just a week ago it was Halloween and in less than a week the biggest cooking day of the year, Thanksgiving will be upon us America. So the big question of...

Black Friday Mayhem

UNITED STATES—Are you ready to shop? The biggest shopping holiday of the year, Black Friday or as many people know it, the day after Thanksgiving is about a week away America. Some of those ads from those big retailers have already dropped, others are still pending and some, they might NOT even release ads this year at all, but...