Entries by Carol LaCombe

Harden Your Cyber Defenses Immediately!

In a March 21, 2022 statement, President Joe Biden cautioned businesses in the private sector to harden their cyber defenses, reiterating earlier warnings related to potential cyberattacks against U.S. organizations by Russia. “I have previously warned about the potential that Russia could conduct malicious cyber activity against the United States, including as a response to […]

Tips for Safe Spring Driving

As flowers bloom, drivers often think the worst of their driving worries have melted away, but spring driving comes with its own unique set of risks. Heavy spring showers, potholes, increased wildlife activity and pedestrian traffic are just a few of the risks spring drivers need to watch out for. Knowing the following tips for […]

5 Tools That Can Sharpen Your Memory

Posted by AllWays Health Partners Blog Team on April 07, 2022 No matter what age you are, exercising your brain in a focused and deliberate way can provide numerous benefits, from better attention to faster learning, and keeping your memory sharp is a major part of this. Having good recall is important—you’d never find your […]

Will I Have Enough Money to Retire?

Presented by: Matthew A. Clayson Will I have enough money to retire? It’s a common question and one that has increased in magnitude lately — especially for people in their 40s and 50s. Indeed, the uncomfortable truth is that only about half of Americans believe they are on track to retire when they want to, […]

The Coronavirus Pandemic is More Than a Health Crisis

Presented by: Matthew A. Clayson   The coronavirus pandemic is more than a public health crisis. It’s an economic wrecking ball. Since the first reported cases in early 2020, COVID-19 has induced both a global recession and a record setting recovery. It contributed to the highest U.S. unemployment rate since the Great Depression, causing businesses […]

Personal Cyber Coverage Explained

Today’s society has grown increasingly digital in nature, with many individuals leveraging smart devices within their daily lives. Although this technology can offer various benefits, it can also make individuals more susceptible to cybercrime. Such incidents have steadily become more common and costly. In fact, the FBI reported receiving more than 800,000 complaints regarding cybercrimes […]

2022 Set to be “Hangover” Year From 2021’s Cyber Epidemic

Natural disasters and supply chain disruption—already a challenge for the broader insurance industry—are poised to become more of a problem for the cyber sector in 2022, Experian predicted. Charitable organizations and individuals will likely see an uptick in phishing attempts designed to provoke emotional responses in times of stress. Post-disaster donation scams have already cropped […]

Surprise Billing: Know Your Benefits

Understand Your Rights Against Surprise Medical Bills The No Surprises Act protects people covered under group and individual health plans from receiving surprise medical bills when they receive most emergency services, non-emergency services from out-of-network providers at in-network facilities and services from out-of-network air ambulance service providers. It also establishes an independent dispute resolution process […]

What Happens If I Miss Open Enrollment?

An open enrollment period is a short period of time when you can enroll in or make changes to your employee benefits elections. Possible changes include adding or dropping coverage, adding or removing dependents, or enrolling in benefits for the first time. Open enrollment is your opportunity to take advantage of important benefits, such as […]

Leaving Home

As fall approaches, many will be sending their child off to live at school. When a child moves out of the home, it can be both exciting and heartbreaking. As one phase of life is ending, another wonderful one begins. However, the danger lurking within the parents’ home and auto insurance, as well as within […]