Are you at risk of disability? Despite confidence in your own health, there may be some hidden risks that could increase your likelihood of missing work due to a disability. Today we look at a few signs that you may be at a higher risk of having a disability claim in your future.
Women with long work hours—averaging 60-hour workweeks over the span of three decades—triple the risk for diabetes, cancer, arthritis, and heart trouble. Whereas men working the same amount remain relatively unaffected. One possible reason is that women who have long work hours have additional stressors because they often take on the majority of familial responsibilities.
There’s no silver bullet to all the world’s common ailments, but there are steps we can take to get a bit healthier each day.
Disability pop quiz! Quickly: Name your most important financial asset. … Did you think of your home? Maybe a savings account? Now answer this: Can you imagine buying a home and not insuring it? Or putting your hard-earned cash into a savings account that wasn’t protected? What about your income: What would you do without…