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Missing from the piece was the protection afforded to people who are insured through coverage that is generally “guaranteed renewable.” This means that even those companies that have stopped selling the coverage are required to maintain coverage for existing customers as long as premiums continued to be paid. The focus here needs to be on state regulators and the
Also missing was any discussion of meaningful benefits such as non-forfeiture protection. This feature provides people with long-term care insurance protection even if coverage lapses due to non-payment. More costly — yes — but it’s a way to protect and maintain coverage if, after premiums have been paid for 20 to 30 years, the insurer seeks unacceptable rate hikes.
An obnoxious generation
Are we tired of the Baby Boomers? (“Tired of the Baby Boomers,” Cover story, Life,
If you’re referring to the Boomer babies, those weepy, whiny, long-faced malcontents who complain about everything, were the first to discover sex and behave as if they were members of the only generation to go to war, then no, actually, we are not tired of them. Many of us tuned them out back in the ’60s when they became obnoxious.
Don’t forget about Gen X
Thank you so much,
I am a member of Generation X — the ones who are always forgotten. I could probably write a book about the Baby Boomers with everything that has been written and reported about them, and shoved down our collective throats for the past 20 years or so. What is there to know about the Baby Boomers that the world doesn’t already know? Seriously.
Has anyone realized that my generation is entering its 40s and moving into different life cycles and situations also? Wouldn’t it be nice to see how my fellow “slackers” are doing at middle age, and how many of us have proved that we’re doing a pretty fine job of being responsible and productive adults?
Sure, we might not be as large a group as the Baby Boomers who come before us, or the Millenials who came after, but don’t you think that we deserve some attention, too? We are the new “sandwich generation.”
But I guess asking