Archive for November 7, 2013
While men and women often suffer from the same health conditions, the fact is that many affect women differently. For instance, heart disease in women tends to manifest in different ways than in men. On the other hand, there are many medical concerns that women have that men simply do not; more to the point, women have to deal with issues concerning their reproductive systems, specifically pregnancy and cancer, that men never will.
Consider, 4 million babies are born every year in the United States. 3% of those children will be born with a birth defect, and, as the Centers for Disease Control states, those birth defects will account for nearly 20% of the infant mortality rate in this country. These are just two issues that women alone must combat with doctors specializing in obstetrics and gyneco
Everyone knows the joke about migrating to Florida for retirement. Many people from outside Florida envision retirement cabanas, easy listening and easy living. What if you are already in the sunshine state? What if are working hard toward retirement, but are not seeing the results you deserve? The dream of working hard and reaping the benefits may feel like it is slipping out from beneath your feet like low tide. But it does not need to. There is a way to recover the benefits and rights you deserve and are entitled to. Your key to future planning may be in knowing the benefits guaranteed you by ERISA laws.
Passed in 1974, the Employee Retirement Security Income Act or ERISA establishes