Articles Showing articles written by: Roni Bell, HealthMarkets Insurance Agency

How will you fund your death?

As of this writing, there are 544,051 sites on GoFundMe.com(1) with the word “funeral” in them. That’s a startling number of people in need of help with expenses. People died unexpectedly and they may not have been prepared. Now their loved ones are scrambling to find a way to pay for things like medical bills and burial expenses...

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The future of healthcare

With a new President in place, many people are wondering about the future of the Affordable Care Act. As of this writing, nothing has changed and we are still functioning under the guidelines as they were written. In all likelihood, however, change will happen. I’d like to invite you to get vocal now about how you’d like to see those changes...

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Aging into Medicare

Trying to understand insurance coverage can be a lot like a visit to the dentist. Painful. One of the biggest things I do is help clients navigate the complex waters of the insurance industry, particularly Medicare, and take the pain out of the process. Open enrollment for Medicare is over, but I meet with people all year long to...

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The ultimate gift of love

I remember the day they wheeled my husband, Rick, back to the operating room. After suffering a heart attack, we rushed him to the hospital where they prepped him for surgery. He was just 49. The last words he said to me before they took him back were, “Do you know where the life insurance policies are?” His concern was not for himself but...

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