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If you’re in the mood to try something different in 2021, check out these new year’s resolution alternatives, instead!
Happy New Year! 2021 is officially here, and if you’re anything like me, your new year’s resolutions will likely disappear starting around mid-January. According to a poll from FranklinCovey and a study from the Journal of Clinical Psychology, roughly one-third of all resolutions are disregarded before February even starts. Luckily, […]

Resolution Alternatives for Your New Year Goals




Sit back, grab your favorite winter beverage, and enjoy learning about the first in our series of three favorite famous Christmas traditions, Santa Claus.
The holiday season is a time full of belief and tradition, and while some holiday traditions are self-explanatory, others are tied to legends dating back as far as the 200s! Sit back, grab your favorite winter beverage, and enjoy learning about the first in our series of three favorite famous […]

Historical Traditions: Santa Claus


Sit back, grab your favorite winter beverage, and enjoy learning about Christmas stockings, the second ritual in our series of favorite famous Christmas traditions.
The holiday season is a time of full of belief and tradition, and while some holiday traditions are self-explanatory, others are tied to legends dating back as far as the 200s! Sit back, grab your favorite winter beverage, and enjoy learning about Christmas stockings, the second ritual in our series […]

Historical Traditions: Christmas Stockings


Sit back, grab your favorite winter beverage, and enjoy learning about our third and final favorite famous Christmas tradition in this series, Christmas trees.
The holiday season is a time full of belief and tradition, and while some holiday traditions are self-explanatory, others are tied to legends dating back as far as the 200s! Sit back, grab your favorite winter beverage, and enjoy learning about our third and final favorite famous Christmas tradition in […]

Historical Traditions: Christmas Trees



These new unique mRNA COVID-19 vaccines may not only change the course of the pandemic but may also change the way vaccinations are produced in the years to come.  
The recent emergency approval and pending approval of Pfizer and Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccinations provide hope that the coronavirus pandemic’s end is closer than ever before and signifies a significant step forward in medicine. These new unique mRNA COVID-19 vaccines may not only change the course of the pandemic but may […]

The Science of mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines


Updated FEMA SEP Extensions Empower Brokerage received updated information regarding FEMA SEP extensions for beneficiaries impacted by FEMA Disaster Declarations. This Special Enrollment Period is for Medicare beneficiaries who could not submit a Medicare Advantage or Prescription Drug Plan enrollment request due to the disaster. This includes both enrollment and […]

Updated FEMA SEP Extensions


Writing a letter to Santa is a big deal to many kids around the globe, and with Christmas and other holidays looking a little different this year, this seemingly simple tradition has taken new life through the challenges of the pandemic.
Writing a letter to Santa is a big deal to many kids around the globe, and with Christmas and other holidays looking a little different this year, this seemingly simple tradition has taken new life through the challenges of the pandemic. Between some ingenuity and creativity, and some longstanding traditions […]

Writing a Letter to Santa in 2020



The CMS’s Geographic Direct Contracting Model, also known as Geo, will allow some private carriers to offer Original Medicare coverage to a select number of enrollees.
Traditionally, Original Medicare has only been offered through the federal government, but that may soon change since the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) plans to start phase one of testing for the Geographic Direct Contracting Model in 2022. The CMS’s Geographic Direct Contracting Model, also known as Geo, […]

CMS to Begin Geographic Direct Contracting Model by 2022