Farmers Insurance Offers Tips for Staying Safe in Summer

Summer Safety FNL

Farmers Insurance is out with its latest Seasonal Smarts Digests for homeowners and drivers – reminding us that even these months of brilliant skies, weddings and vacations have their own particular set of potential hazards and troubles. The Digests note that homeowners and drivers should plan carefully for upcoming travels by taking steps to promote…

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Medicare Beneficiaries at Risk from Card-Replacement Scams, According to AARP Survey

Medicare Card Scam

As the federal government undertakes a major initiative to issue new identification cards to the nation’s 58 million Medicare beneficiaries, an AARP survey finds that a majority of those enrollees are at risk of being victimized by fraud schemes designed to capitalize on the card replacement program. In response, AARP has launched an education campaign to raise awareness among…

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Top International Travel Destinations

Top International Destinations

North American travel company Travel Leaders Group has revealed the results of its latest survey showing what luxury travelers are most interested in, and where they want to go. Here are the top 10 international destinations: Top International Destinations for 2018 European (River) Cruise Caribbean Cruise Italy Europe (Mediterranean) Cruise Mexico Dominican Republic Jamaica Australia Europe (Baltic)…

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Is Your Car Oversharing?

Car Oversharing

Most people realize that the age of the connected car is here, yet many are in a state of confusion about the kinds of data their vehicle is sharing, according to a report from direct to consumer insurance provider Esurance. Interestingly, consumers are often equally unclear as to whether or not their vehicles are tracking…

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Medicare Misconceptions While Traveling

Medicare Misconceptions

Many travelers assume their Medicare plan provides coverage abroad, however, travel insurance comparison site Squaremouth explains some common coverage misconceptions. Misconception #1: Medicare provides medical coverage outside of the United States  For the most part, Medicare patients are not covered abroad. However, there are a few very specific situations when a patient may be covered under their Medicare…

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Health Insurers Must Innovate to Satisfy Consumer Demands, Survey Finds

Health Insurers

Health insurers are waking up to their need to up their people skills, according to the results of a survey conducted by HealthEdge and Survata om. HealthEdge, which provides a platform for health insurers, announced results from a survey of 73 health plan executives from across the United States. The survey findings demonstrate that insurers…

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Tax Day Tips

Tax Day

Tax day is coming right up on April 17th, and the IRS wants to be sure you have all the information you need. The IRS expects taxpayers to file more than 155 million returns this year. Here are some things for taxpayers to consider as they are filing: People have until Tuesday, April 17, 2018,…

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