May is National Social Security Education Month, Schafer Agency Offers Information and Advice

Local independent insurance agency, Schafer Agency, releases tips on social security, disability, and more.

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Since it can be hard to understand the requirements and details of life insurance, disability insurance, health insurance, and retirement planning packages, the agents work closely with customers to make sure their policies meet their needs.

Carleton, MI (PRWEB) May 01, 2014

Michigan based insurance agency, Schafer Agency, provides life insurance, disability insurance, annuities, IRAs, and other retirement planning programs to individuals across the state. Since May is National Social Security Education Month, the agency would like to release useful information to help individuals and families understand the intricacies of social security, retirement, disability, and more.

  •     Disability and long-term care insurance policies can help provide financial support to individuals who are unable to work due to a disability or chronic illness. These policies can provide essential financial assistance to patients and families in order to help cover the costs of medications, extended medical care, and other expenses.
  •     The Social Security Disability Program provides disability benefits to qualified, disabled individuals and their families. Eligibility is determined by the length of time a person has worked and paid Social Security taxes. In order to be sure of the specific guidelines and qualifications, it is best to contact the Social Security Department directly.
  •     The maximum Social Security benefit an individual receives upon retirement depends on several factors, including the person’s age. Retirement programs such as IRAs or annuities can help provide further peace of mind and income after retirement. To learn more about these retirement planning options, contact Schafer Agency at 888-590-0075.
  •     There are four types of Medicare options, each has different requirements. Eligibility is contingent upon age, years worked, other benefits that have been received, and more. In order to have more complete coverage, individuals can purchase customized health insurance plans through their insurance agent which can help cover the costs of surgeries, prescriptions, medical exams, and a variety of other medical expenses.

The dedicated team members of Schafer Agency strive to make sure each client feels confident in the insurance protection they purchase. Since it can be hard to understand the requirements and details of life insurance, disability insurance, health insurance, and retirement planning packages, the agents work closely with customers to make sure their policies meet their needs. For more information about insurance or retirement planning options, contact Schafer Agency today.

About Schafer Agency:

Established in 1926, Schafer Agency strives to provide peace of mind to individuals, families, and businesses throughout Michigan. The agents believe in creating long term business relationships with their customers through excellent customer service and customized insurance packages. From the agency’s three office locations, the team is constantly focused on fulfilling the various needs of their clients across the state. Interested individuals and companies are encouraged to visit Schafer Agency’s website to learn more about their insurance options.


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