Author: Aston Spencer

How to Pay for Medical Expenses Amid COVID-19
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How to Pay for Medical Expenses Amid COVID-19

Many individuals and families may find their health and finances directly or indirectly impacted by the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis. The bill for COVID-19 hospitalizations and medical treatment can be unpredictable and vary from person to person depending on their symptoms, medical insurance, and their health status before contracting the virus. Furthermore, some people who develop the virus, as well as those who don’t, have lost their jobs and health insurance because of the economic strain caused by the pandemic. Older adults have the highest risk for COVID-19 hospitalizations. Individuals 65 years old and up who are on Medicare may have supplemental coverage that includes most medical costs. Those who lack additional coverage, however, may face high medical bil...
Fall Home Maintenance Checklist
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Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Fall. Just the word brings up images of bonfires, hayrides, fuzzy socks, and nippy nights. Oh, and pumpkin spice. Pumpkin spice everything and anything. While you're drinking your pumpkin spice latte and planning your weekend at the football game, don't forget about those home maintenance tasks that have been piling up during the summer months. You want your home to be cozy, comfy, weather-proof, and safe before the winter begins. What better time to get these tasks taken care of than during the cooler fall season? If you're unsure of what the best tasks are to complete in the fall, read on below for a few things to help you get started. Clean the Gutters Throughout the year your gutters fill up with leaves, twigs, and other debris. If left uncleaned, the gutters will soon become cl...
5 Things to Do With Your Kids Before the Cold of Winter Hits
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5 Things to Do With Your Kids Before the Cold of Winter Hits

Winter is not always the most exciting time for parents. Your kids may have loved the summertime because they get to play outside and enjoy the beauty of a sunny day. As winter approaches, they have to say goodbye to outdoor fun and spend most of their time indoors. If you're scrambling to enjoy your time before winter hits, keep reading for five fun things you can do with your kids to embrace some summer sun before the cold comes knocking at your door. 1. Plan a beach trip. What better way to enjoy yourselves than a family trip to the beach? If you live near the beach, this is a great convenient option for a weekend getaway. Your kids will love splashing around in the water, making sandcastles, and you will undoubtedly enjoy basking in the sunshine as well. If you're too far from a be...