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Don’t Be That “Just Because” Person -❓

Cameron and I were talking about one of his consulting calls with a couple and he said “we need a blog about not being that “just because” person”. I understood exactly where his brain was going to so I jumped on it. These “Just Because” people are the folks that enrolled into Medicare Part B...
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Is Medicare Advantage “GOOD” or “BAD” ?

You see all of the commercials advertising for Medicare Advantage Plans. They talk about free dental built into the plan, your prescription coverage is built in and you get a gym membership on top of that. Your friends might tell you that they LOVE their Medicare Advantage Plan. So what’s the deal? Are they GOOD?...
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Cobra coverage! Help us out here, world…!

Ok, so “world” is a bit dramatic, but…. In the U.S.  — Absolutely. I’m going to head right to the “helping” part first and then you’ll see why. If you are in any of these roles: Human Resources – any role within and at any company anywhere; A financial advisor helping your client through job...
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Covid, Retirement and Medicare…

Trying times! Medicare itself comes with a whole package of possible problems and no really great instruction manual. That’s why we at Giardini Medicare are essentially the instruction manual!  And, along those lines, in a few weeks we’ll be able to reveal a helpful new tool that we’ve created for people making the transition to...
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Transitioning to Medicare means WHAT, really?

We talk a lot about “transitioning” to the Medicare health insurance system. We once in a while will have someone asks “what does that really mean and what do you really do?” Here’s a perfect example for you. I’ll tell you about John and Linda, who I spoke with yesterday. Linda is working for a...
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Working From Home – As Always; from Michigan….

Over the past couple of months as we’ve talked to people over the phone helping them with their transition to the Medicare system, we get the question “how are you all handling things with Covid – are you working?”. Answer: Oh my goodness, we’re busier than ever. #1 layoffs #2 early retirements “just because I’m...
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Should I retire early? Medicare implications….

Covid-19 has stormed into our world causing a whole bunch of implications! As if you didn’t know… In our world, we’re getting lots of calls from people either electing to retire or having to retire. A recent phone conversation played out like this. Jane and John are still working, They are 66 years old. They...
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Mistake after mistake after mistake….

It feels like we go in waves with Medicare. We suddenly have a week where there is a rash of “Medicare Mistakes” made by consumers. As we talk daily as a group of Medicare agents, we know that just about every one of the situations/mistakes could have been avoided had the consumer called us or...
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Michigan Auto Reform Laws & Medicare

What’s Happening in Michigan? We’re starting to pay a lot more attention to and are getting a lot more questions relating to car insurance in Michigan. Specifically, how does it relate to Michigan’s auto laws and upcoming changes. If you are not a resident of Michigan (where our agency is located; thus our “back yard”...
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