Watch Out: Cheap Eyeglasses Can Cost You

If you’ve bought eyeglasses at a drugstore or discount store to save money, they could cost you more than you think—especially when it comes to your vision and overall health. Here are five reasons to avoid cheap glasses: The frames break . Cheap eyeglasses are often made of inferior material that breaks easily. Plastic frames, for example, weaken with age, sunlight and...
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Want Expert Advice on Benefits? Work with An Expert: An AMBA Agent

Though friends and family can be helpful when you’re considering options for what insurance you need, there’s no substitute for the expert advice of a field agent through MRTA and AMBA. Why? Because your needs are as unique as you are. Your lifestyle and health issues aren’t the same as your friends and family, so what’s good for them might not necessarily be right...
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Got A Hunger to Help Others? Volunteer with MRTA at Your Local Food Bank

Food insecurity is growing nationwide as the rate of unemployment rises amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The past holiday season saw 1 in 6 adults with children in the country lacking sufficient food., according to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP).  With the current state of food insecurity in the U.S., food banks nationally are becoming lifelines for many needy...
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Fill Me In: What’s a MedSup Plan?

A MedSup policy, also known as Medigap or Medicare Supplement, can help you to lower out of pocket costs by filling in the gaps of Medicare. Medicare A and B 'help' to pay the health care costs for Medicare participants. There are, however, a number of gaps that require a participant to pay out of pocket. In some cases these out of pocket costs can be significant, even many thousands of...
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