Entries by Jacqueline Charles

Maximum out-of-pocket expenses can be scary

The deductible and out-of-pocket maximum for your healthcare plan reset every year on January 1. This is especially important to highlight because many people have completed their open enrollment for the new year by now. And if you are like most people, you try to get through it as fast as possible without understanding the […]

February is Heart Health Awareness Month

This is Close to My Heart As COVID 19 continues to take up space in almost every conversation, other health issues are still present. Among women, heart disease is the leading cause of death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it kills about 1 in 5 women a year. My family […]

Weight Loss in the Age of COVID-19

In the past, my weight has been mostly inspired by a need to change my physical appearance. Now that I am in my mid-40’s it’s all about health since I’m already starting to see health issues pop up related to the weight gain that I will address in future posts. 

Does your hotel have blind spots in its coverage?

Does your hotel have the coverage it needs? Are your hotels and employees protected? Hotels are exposed to various risks because they have large properties, serve numerous guests and often employ a large staff. Does your hotel have a blind spot in its coverage? If you run a hotel, you’ll likely need insurance that covers […]

Stimulus Bill Includes Ban on Surprise Medical Bills

Ban on Surprise Medical Bills    President Trump signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, into law on December 27, 2020. It includes a $900 billion coronavirus relief package that provides funding for:   – Unemployment benefits – Direct economic payments to individuals – Vaccine distribution – Rental assistance – No Surprises Act, beginning in 2022.   […]

What is in the Emergency Stimulus Package?

Congress passed an emergency stimulus package that delivers roughly $900 billion in COVID-19-related aid on December 21, 2020, and on December 27, 2020, President Trump signed the bill into law. The bill was part of a $1.4 trillion spending package that will keep the government afloat for the fiscal year. Continue reading to gain a […]

Dear 2020

Dear 2020, I have no doubt as to your historical significance. It has been a year that no one will ever forget or want to go through again. I never imagined that as I was having dinner with my family at Truluck’s on New Year’s eve, celebrating the upcoming new decade with great hope and […]