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12 Travel Insurance Coverages That Might Surprise You

12 Travel Insurance Coverages That Might Surprise You

Posted by Robert DiGiacomo on August 17, 2016 in Insurance

Travel medical insurance is an effective way to protect yourself in the event of a health emergency, whether you need treatment at your destination or if you must be medically evacuated to receive medically necessary care. Travel medical insurance also typically covers trip interruptions, travel delays, and/or lost luggage. But did you know that a travel medical policy can also offer some unexpected benefits? From pet return to emergency dental- and even terrorism coverage- this international insurance is a great way to cover an emergency issue that may arise while you are away from home.... Read More ...

Managing Health Insurance Through Divorce

Managing Health Insurance Through Divorce

Posted by Robert DiGiacomo on January 27, 2016 in Life Transitions

For couples going through a divorce, making decisions dividing your home and other assets and resolving custody issues may be top of mind. But you should also make it a priority to maintain health coverage for you and your children. Among the issues to resolve: Can you retain coverage under your spouse's plan? Will your children be covered? What options do you have for temporary coverage? No matter what, you don't want a gap in coverage. Know your healthcare rights and find out which insurance options are available to you as you finalize your divorce.... Read More ...

Tips for Visiting the USA

Tips for Visiting the USA

Posted by Kelli Vorndran on June 11, 2015 in Travel

The United States is home to many amazing landmarks, both man-made and natural. Have you always dreamed of taking the quintessential road trip out West? Perhaps you want to pay homage to important sites of the Civil Rights Movement in the South. Or maybe the American Revolution in the Northeast has always captivated you. Whichever... Read More ...

Tips and Tricks for Traveling with Kids

Tips and Tricks for Traveling with Kids

Posted by Cynthia Roush on May 7, 2015 in Travel

If you want to see as much of the world as you can, you may be worried about juggling kids and travel in the future—or you may be facing that conundrum already. Traveling is sometimes thought of as an activity for the young and childless, but many travel bloggers, including Feather+Flip, are proving... Read More ...

How To Fly With Kids

How To Fly With Kids

Posted by Muhammad Yasin on April 28, 2015 in Travel

Tina, a mother of two toddlers, recently met with us to share her tips on how to fly with kids.... Read More ...

Family Travel with Kids

Family Travel with Kids

Posted by Kristen Kaweck on March 19, 2015 in Travel

With holiday seasons fast approaching, you are probably preparing for travel. But family travel with kids can be difficult and frustrating if you let it. Family travel with kids can also be an incredibly fun time. Here are a few tips to making your travel experiences smoother and more fun:... Read More ...

Benefit From Your Kids During Family Vacation

Benefit From Your Kids During Family Vacation

Posted by Kristen Kaweck on February 10, 2015 in Travel

Kids don’t always want to do what adults want to do on family vacations, and adults are not always interested in what kids want to do. Finding the middle ground can help both side of the issue learn more about themselves individually and as a family. Learn from each other While your kids may have ... Read More ...

5 Lesser-Known Perks of Travel Medical Insurance

5 Lesser-Known Perks of Travel Medical Insurance

Posted by Kelli Vorndran on January 8, 2015 in Travel

The standard benefits and expectations of purchasing travel medical insurance are fairly easy to presume. Many policies come with coverage for accidents or hospitalizations that occur during international trips, a level of coverage for pre-existing conditions, and... Read More ...

Your Adult Child Moving Back In

Your Adult Child Moving Back In

Posted by Daniel Giffin on December 9, 2014 in Life Transitions

As a parent, you undoubtedly want what is best for you children. But sometimes it can be difficult to help them, especially if their goals are at odds with your own, or if your child or children do not welcome your advice or assistance. And even when you are all on the same page, things can be tough.... Read More ...

Can Dependents be Insured Under Medicare?

Can Dependents be Insured Under Medicare?

Posted by Kelli Vorndran on April 9, 2014 in Insurance

As time passes and more people wait to marry and to have children, there’s an obvious effect –more people are caring for children later in their lives. If you wait until age 35 to have your first child, you’ll be in your late fifties when he or she graduates from college.... Read More ...

5 Major Decisions for New Immigrants to the United States

5 Major Decisions for New Immigrants to the United States

Posted by Kelli Vorndran on April 9, 2014 in Life Transitions

Whether you’re transferring here for work or taking an extended stay with your family, coming to live in the United States can be a thrilling experience as you find your place in a new land filled with promise and possibilities. But once your “honeymoon period” ends you might become frustrated with the complexities of living abroad in a country that’s much different from your homeland. There will be all kinds of important decisions to make... Read More ...

Tips For Traveling Internationally With Kids

Tips For Traveling Internationally With Kids

Posted by Muhammad Yasin on March 28, 2014 in Travel

One of the best gifts that can be given to children is the opportunity to travel abroad and experience different cultures. Foreign travel affords people of all ages with a view of wider horizons and offers the chance to better understand the conditions and issues that affect the rest of the world. Here are some tips for traveling internationally with kids.... Read More ...

Air Travel with Infants

Air Travel with Infants

Posted by Jonathan Daniel on March 27, 2014 in Travel

Having a baby is a major life change, but for some, it’s not as scary as the prospect of Air Travel with Infants. New parents face a big adjustment in their traveling style. The addition of a third person who is completely dependent on you can make you feel like you’ve never traveled before. But ... Read More ...

Family Travel Abroad

Family Travel Abroad

Posted by Jonathan Daniel on March 27, 2014 in Travel

The opportunity to experience different cultures and see the world is something that can expand your horizons. Like some great things in life, it can all come to a screeching halt once you have kids. But it doesn’t have to. When looking into family travel abroad, know that your travel style will change, but your... Read More ...

Family Travel Utopia When Traveling with Children

Family Travel Utopia When Traveling with Children

Posted by Jonathan Daniel on March 27, 2014 in Travel

Give many parents the choice between a leisurely car ride with their young kids and a two hour flight and they would choose the car in a heartbeat. Facts are facts: Air traveling with children can be challenge in a best-case scenario. If a few things go wrong, it can quickly turn into a one... Read More ...

Great Zoos Around the World

Great Zoos Around the World

Posted by Jarred Juett on March 27, 2014 in Travel

Zoos are a great way to get the family out in the fresh air to have some fun, while enjoying an educational experience at the same time. Although the sizes of zoos vary, most have many kinds of activities to entertain their guests. There are zoos all over the world that offer a fun adventure... Read More ...

Travel to Europe with Kids: Let Her Eat Cake

Travel to Europe with Kids: Let Her Eat Cake

Posted by Jonathan Daniel on March 27, 2014 in Travel

Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime. ~Mark Twain Marty’s Story Travel to Europe with kids can be challenging. But does traveling with your children make you a better parent? One of our customers, Marty Muse, believes it does. ... Read More ...

Traveling with Kids

Traveling with Kids

Posted by Courtney Guggenberger on March 27, 2014 in Travel

Traveling with kids can be a pretty stressful situation, and if you have decided to fly during your next trip or vacation, it can be even worse. Let’s face it: kids gets can get cranky, tired, and loud, especially when confined to a small space like an airplane. As a parent traveling with kids, it... Read More ...

Traveling with Your Toddler on an Airplane

Traveling with Your Toddler on an Airplane

Posted by Kristen Kaweck on March 27, 2014 in Travel

Traveling with your toddler on an airplane is no small task. Being confined to their seat and not having all of the toys at the ready can leave any child frustrated and grumpy. Not to mention, the people around you probably will not enjoy it if your child is screaming and crying the entire time.... Read More ...

Cheap International Family Vacations

Cheap International Family Vacations

Posted by Jonathan Daniel on March 26, 2014 in Travel

The United States offers thousands of travel destinations for families. A trip to Disney is almost a rite of passage for many children. Throw in New York, Washington D.C., Yellowstone and other natural wonders and the obligatory beach vacation and you could spend the rest of your life touring the U.S. and not see everything.... Read More ...

Planning the Perfect Family Vacations with Toddlers

Planning the Perfect Family Vacations with Toddlers

Posted by Jarred Juett on March 26, 2014 in Travel

Nothing rejuvenates quite like a vacation. The chance to get away from the everyday, relax your mind, and unplug can reinvigorate and refresh your spirit. The opportunity to successfully do so, however, can be a challenge when you have little ones in tow.... Read More ...