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Open enrollment for Medicare is set to start. How to pick the best plan

Open enrollment for Medicare is set to start. How to pick the best plan

Finance
If you're on Medicare, it's time to give your coverage a yearly checkup. The program's annual enrollment period runs from Oct. 15 through Dec. 7, which is when you can make coverage changes that will take effect Jan. 1. During this autumn window, you can: • Switch to an Advantage Plan (Part C) from original Medicare (Part A hospital coverage and Part B outpatient coverage);• Switch to original Medicare from an Advantage Plan;• Move from one Advantage Plan to another;• Move from one prescription drug plan (Part D) to another, or purchase one if you did not when first eligible. ...
5 Fresh Foods to Always Pick Up in the Produce Aisle

5 Fresh Foods to Always Pick Up in the Produce Aisle

Health
The produce aisle can be a little overwhelming. You’ve got your super-fresh stuff, your local stuff, your organic stuff, your what-the-heck-is-that stuff. Maybe you have a baby in the cart, or a kid tugging on your hand to get to the cereal aisle as fast as humanly possible. Perhaps you have a short, tight list because you do most of your produce shopping at the farmer’s market or you’re in a CSA—a particularly smart move this time of year. Regardless of your supermarket strategy, there are five fresh foods I suggest you always pick up from this aisle. Nowadays, as a cook who makes Thai and Indian recipes as frequently as she does Italian ones, I find that I need these the most frequently, and curse myself when I do not have them. ...
Summers off? Yes, please! This company lets you pick your own perks

Summers off? Yes, please! This company lets you pick your own perks

Finance
What if a digital twin could go to work for you? Imagine if you got to pick your work bonus. Would you choose a personal chef? A trip to the super bowl? An annual dry cleaning pass? A month in Europe or a whole summer off? Or maybe you prefer cash. For employees at North 6th Agency, the choice is theirs. The brand communications and social media agency recently launched Pace Points, a program that lets employees cash in points for a variety of rewards. "We wanted to take the guess work out of rewards programs,' said N6A CEO Matt Rizzetta. "If an employee deserves a reward, they should be able to choose whatever they want that motivates them." The are 60 rewards employees can select in six categories: health, travel, experience, transport and housing, quality of ...
Chicago Bears GM 'optimistic' first-round pick Roquan Smith will be in camp

Chicago Bears GM 'optimistic' first-round pick Roquan Smith will be in camp

Sports
Chicago Bears first-round draft pick Roquan Smith has yet to report to training camp, but general manager Ryan Pace believes that is about to change in the near future. "We're optimistic he's here soon," Pace told reporters Thursday, noting details in Smith's contract were the reason for the hold up. "There's a process and meanwhile we're moving forward." Pace did not set a timetable for Smith to report, per the Chicago Sun-Times. Smith, an inside linebacker who was the eighth overall pick of the 2018 NFL Draft, did not report with rookies on Monday and continued to be absent as veterans came to Olivet Nazarene University on Thursday in Bourbonnais, Ill. The 6-foot-1, 236-pound Smith helped lead Georgia to the national championship game last season, winning the Butkus Award as the t...
Young will pick up climate change bill, advisers warn

Young will pick up climate change bill, advisers warn

Science
Young people will be left to pick up the bill for climate change because politicians are dodging the issue, a UK report warns.The government must act faster to cut carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from road traffic, homes and farming, the Committee on Climate Change says.Without action, the coming generation will have to pay much more to curb emissions in a heating world. The government says it is committed to being a world leader on climate change. It will introduce its low-carbon transport plan soon.Why does this matter?The advisers are "acutely concerned" at the UK's lack of progress in cutting the carbon emissions overheating the planet.The committee says the UK made a good start with the power industry but emissions cuts have ...