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The Medical Bills Can Be Staggering

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Employees expect to pay medical premiums either bi-weekly or monthly. They’re able to budget for these expenses and know what the figures will be. Something that is extremely difficult to budget for, and catches a person by surprise, is the medical deductible. It has the potential of harming the financial wellness of anyone.

Employers in the past few years have tried to contain medical insurance costs by raising the deductible. It means that deductibles that were once one or $2000 are now up to $5000 per year. The crisis sets in when someone has an illness or condition that is not temporary. Continue reading

Plastic Cards Do Not Need to Rule Your Life

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Folks often live by credit, and that plastic will destroy financial wellness. The tragedy happens when people forget the small print credit card companies are so famous for writing. Within the agreement for a credit card are stipulations for penalties and interest rates. They can be very sobering.

Make no mistake about it; financial institutions make a lot of money from credit card interest. Double-digit interest charges are standard, and this is at a time when the prime rate is incredibly low. The loss of financial wellness may not be due to the purchase but of the interest charged on the credit balance. People look for ways to get out from underneath the load but don’t always understand what to do. Continue reading

Good Communications is a Calming Force

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Legal issues cause anxiety. Whether it is contracts that are vague or preparing cases for a small claims court, folks get extremely nervous. It makes sense because they do not know all about the law. It is a mystery that a good group legal plan can make clear. However, this clarity happens only when a good rapport and sound communication is present.

Good Communication is Critical

Communication is where many online legal assistance programs fail. They encourage subscribers to get in touch with any questions but do not establish a rapport. Frequently Asked Question pages pop up and these do not help. Pre-paid legal services require more. An opportunity to interact with an attorney face-to-face is critical. That kind of contact will help calm people’s nerves. Countrywide Pre-Paid Legal Services knows this. We have worked with organizations since 1987 to establish group legal plan benefits. Communication is an essential service. Continue reading

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We live in a world that is many times impersonal. When we want services and information, we are directed to commonly asked questions pages and requested to fill out forms. This is all done for Internet efficiency. That may be reasonable for retail products, but it can be a disaster for group legal plan.

Judicial Subjects are Hard to Comprehend

Legal matters can frighten and confuse. A person may not understand contract language at all and may be very concerned about dealing with public agencies. There is a need for better communication than a computer screen image. Legal services must include a level of communication that goes beyond filling in the blanks. Countrywide Pre-Paid Legal Services gives help that includes client communication. Continue reading

woman shouting into smartphoneThe first experience many people have with government service is being placed on hold. This is not because some social worker is going on a coffee break, but the individual has accidentally contacted the wrong office. It happens when people do not understand how to get through all the various steps getting needed assistance. A group legal plan must be able to help a person walk through the forest. Continue reading

Read the Fine Print - Magnifying Glass

Caveat emptor, let the buyer beware, is a traditional marketplace warning. It cautions a person to be very careful about what is being purchased, and many people are. They will hedge their bets so to speak by buying a warranty. This covers the cost of repair, but even this has a cautionary note. There are those who will not honor the warranty. It is why a group legal plan needs to consider warranties and consumer protection. Continue reading

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It appears many people think they’re indestructible. They’re not worried about any accidents happening to them because they don’t believe it is possible. This is true with young employees, unfortunately. They will use pre-paid legal services, but they may think just writing a will is all that is necessary. That is only part of the means to protect your loved ones.

It Can Occur Suddenly

Disaster can come in an ambulance with lights flashing and sirens wailing. Accidents can happen, and those on the road can be devastating. At the same time, they might not be fatal but something worse. That would be you, as the victim, surviving on life-support with no chance of ever regaining consciousness. The medical facility will do everything to keep you alive, and that could be for an extended time.

You can hope and vote for smaller government but do not count on that. The government is very much a part of our lives, and you will be dealing with public agencies at all levels. It sometimes gets very annoying and also very frustrating. There are so many ways government influences your life. A group legal plan with the right benefit options could be a lifesaver. Continue reading

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A chalk board with the words problems and solutions

The Internet is remarkable, but even cyberspace has limitations. There are times when people want to talk and interact with a human being. It applies in particular if there are legal issues. Unfortunately, not all group legal plan services do that. Instead, they rely on a website with a question and answer page. Continue reading

Spring is a Filing Season

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Everyone deals with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) at this time of year, but the IRS is not the only public agency to contend with. Homeowners may want to appeal their property tax rate, and they need to be able to fill out the paperwork. There are other instances where an average individual has to deal with a public agency for tax relief or other considerations. Things are made easier if there’s a group legal plan that can be used. Continue reading