January 2014

New Buying Trends Emerge for Shoppers

January 22, 2014

When the economy nosedived, and companies had reason to be scared, a few businesses got resourceful. Low incomes and record job losses pushed consumers toward trends like buying in bulk and using group discount websites. And where there was demand, supply soon followed. In came the success of wholesalers like Costco, Sam’s Club and BJ’s. But warehouse […]

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Finding the Best Medicare Advantage Plan

January 22, 2014

. . . Did you know Medicare has a rating system that evaluates health plans based on dozens of quality measures and patient experiences? Very few plans receive the top Medicare rating. Out of 563 Medicare Advantage plans for 2013, only 11 plans with prescription drug benefits earned the top five-star rating. Six of those […]

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