December 2018 - Healthcare2U | Affordable Group Health Plans for small and large businesses

Conquering Your New Year’s Resolutions

Conquering Your New Year’s Resolutions     The New Year is approaching, prompting declarations and New Year’s resolutions from the masses. Although many people don’t bother with New Year’s resolutions, most of us promise ourselves – with good intentions – that we will eat healthier, get more exercise or save more money. But, unsurprisingly, four out of the five people who make New Year’s resolutions end up breaking them. One third of those people won’t even make it to the end […]

Winter Wellness

Winter Wellness   For many parts of the country, winter weather has arrived. As earth tilts the Northern Hemisphere farther away from the sun, we experience less daylight and chilly weather – encouraging us to stay indoors and allowing our appetites to indulge in rich seasonal meals. According to studies, people tend to gain weight […]

Employer Provided Healthcare Isn’t Making the Cut

Employer Provided Healthcare Isn’t Making the Cut   A new study shows that after years of modestly-growing premiums, 2017 brought a sharp price hike – increasing the economic strain on many Americans.   The study from The Commonwealth Fund shows that, beginning in 2017, employees started to spend a larger percentage of their income on employer-sponsored healthcare. For example, the 2017 average employee premium contribution for single and family health plans consumed nearly seven percent of median income, while wages remained fairly stagnant. From 2016 […]