Businesses continue to prioritize employee health benefits

Emily Payne •

Results from the Principal Financial Well-Being Index released this month indicate that employers are continuing to prioritize employee benefits and health care in the wake of the fiscal impact of COVID-19. The survey collected responses from 500 “business decision-makers” spread across companies with between two to 10,000 employees. Those respondents were asked to rank their


3 financial steps to take before the next COVID-19 downturn

Megan Gorman •

Americans are exhausted after almost five months of the Covid-19 pandemic. Their lives have been turned upside down and this includes their finances as well. Even though this has been a long journey, there is still a long way to go until we return to a more normal world. A recent Bankrate survey found 76% of adults are


What’s new for Medicare in 2019?

Next Avenue •
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Medicare costs change each year, so if you’re 65 or older, it’s important to understand and review your benefits for the upcoming year. Some new rules affect the cost of prescription drugs covered under Part D (Medicare’s prescription drug benefit) and change the times when you can revise your Medicare health and drug coverage. Medicare