• Supplemental Insurance

    Voluntary Benefits: Convenient, Cost-Effective Options for Employees Peace of Mind

    As an employer, are you looking for an affordable way to provide a competitive benefits package for your employees?

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  • Military

    Combined Insurance Salutes the Heroes Behind the Heroes

    There are all kinds of heroes. Obvious ones, like those who provide our first defense when our life or liberty is at risk, protect the public, fight fires, perform rescues and help us survive, even in the darkest of times like war or natural disaster.

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  • Careers

    Summer Internship Program Returns to Combined Insurance

    This summer, Combined Insurance is excited to welcome 10 talented individuals to the 2016 Summer Internship Program.

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  • Military

    Military Veteran Finds Satisfaction in Helping His Clients Find the Right Combined Supplemental Insurance Policies

    Whether serving his country or helping people choose the right supplemental insurance policies to suit their needs, the most satisfying part of Fred Stewart’s career has always been to help people live better, more secure lives.

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Supplementally Speaking The mission of Supplementally Speaking is to share relevant, helpful and current ideas and articles that enrich our readers’ physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health and wellness.

  • Supplemental Insurance

    Combined Insurance hosted an internal Millennial Panel Discussion and networking event for our Summer Interns.

    Combined Insurance hosted an internal Millennial Panel Discussion and networking event for our Summer Interns. Jasmin Zamora, Communications Specialist, moderat

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  • Latino

    In 2013, Combined Insurance responded to the rapidly growing U.S. Spanish-speaking population by launching a “Latino Initiative” in the United States.

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  • Supplemental Insurance

    As an employer, are you looking for an affordable way to provide a competitive benefits package for your employees?

    Consider offering supplemental insurance. Employees perceive supplemental insurance as a...

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  • Military

    There are all kinds of heroes.

    Obvious ones, like those who provide our first defense when our life or liberty is at risk, protect the public, fight fires, perform rescues and help us...

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  • Careers

    Summer Internship Program Returns to Combined Insurance

    Combined Insurance employees are welcome to visit us at our downtown location-just don’t come on a Monday or Tuesday.

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  • Military

    Whether serving his country or helping people choose the right supplemental insurance policies to suit their needs, the most satisfying part of Fred Stewart’s career has always been to help people live better, more secure lives.

    Fred, a military Veteran, is currently a Territory Manager for Combined Insurance in Belleville, IL, near St. Louis.

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  • Health

    Does the warm weather have you planning a landscaping or outdoor fixer-upper project? Planning to take a long car trip or tackle those aggressive fitness goals?

    These are activities we all look forward to when summer rolls around, but before you jump in, be sure to take precautions to protect your spine and its...

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  • Health

    Low back pain is the most common pain reported among American adults and back pain in general isOverviewOverviewsssaoo the leading cause of disability in Americans under the age of 45

    Learning about spinal anatomy is important because it may help you better understand what is going on, and it will help you communicate more effectively with...

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  • MISC

    Traumatic events of any kind—natural disasters, war, a serious accident, sudden loss of a loved one or other life-threatening events—cause a strong reaction in the body and mind as a person copes with what’s happened.

    And while most people recover and move on, people who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) struggle to return to “normal” for months or years...

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  • Supplemental Insurance

    While running his company, W. Clement Stone believed superb training to be the cornerstone of any successful company. He felt so strongly about the importance of quality training, he actively participated in training his sales agents, even accompanying them on their sales calls.

    Today we embrace his philosophy, infusing his time-tested strategies into today’s agent training program.

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  • Health

    Lyme Disease Prevention, Detection and Treatment

    Did you know Lyme disease could be at the root of unexplained symptoms like facial paralysis, arthritis, rash or fatigue? While most cases are easily treated...

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  • Health

    Green Thumb or Not, Get Gardening!

    Whether it’s the feel of the earth in your hands or the warm sun on your back, when it comes to benefits, gardeners get them in spades. And one of those...

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  • Careers

    Spotlight on Joseph Pennington, National Military Program Manager for Combined Insurance

    Retired Seabee, Joseph Pennington, has a new mission as the National Military Program Manager: to help Reservists, retired military Veterans and military...

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  • Medical Conditions

    Cancer is everywhere.

    Nearly everyone has a friend or loved one who has suffered –or is suffering—with the condition. And no matter how healthy we think we may be, the numbers...

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  • Military

    As a child, Jason McKie, founder of the Jason McKie Foundation, idolized professional athletes.

    But his dad never failed to remind him that real heroes wear badges and uniforms and risk their lives keeping Americans safe: heroes like police officers,...

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  • MISC

    Easier said than done, right?

    We’ve all read the articles: stress makes us sick, stress impacts our relationships and the workplace is more stressful than ever. And all that stress takes...

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  • MISC

    Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) describes developmental disabilities that manifest in the way people socialize, communicate and behave. It has become so common that it now afflicts one in 68 Americans.1

    Every day American families struggle to cope with the extra challenges that accompany an ASD diagnosis: Children who have few friends at school, sleepless...

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  • Health

    Healthier Lifestyle and Disability Insurance Can Ease Impact of Heart Disease

    The numbers are stunning: Nearly one in two adults in the United States carry at least one major risk factor for heart disease. Are you one of them?

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  • Careers

    Combined Insurance employees are welcome to visit us at our downtown location-just don’t come on a Monday or Tuesday.

    Combined Insurance employees are welcome to visit us at our downtown location-just don’t come on a Monday or Tuesday.

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  • Health

    Endometriosis Affects 176 Million Women Worldwide A Closer Look During Endometriosis Awareness Month

    Pelvic pain. Severe menstrual cramps and flow. Bowel or bladder discomfort. Nausea or vomiting. Infertility. For the 176 million women worldwide who have...

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  • Health

    Easing the Financial Burden of a Cancer Diagnosiss

    Although the overall rate of cancer deaths is declining in the United States, a cancer diagnosis can have a devastating effect on patients’ finances. Don’t...

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  • Careers

    Attending career fairs is a great way for job seekers to learn about several companies in a few hours, all under one roof. Likewise, these events offer recruiters like me the occasion to meet hundreds of potential candidates in one day.

    With so many companies and so many job seekers in one place, it’s important to do everything you can to stand out from the crowd so you can connect with the...

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  • Health

    Just in time for spring break, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) has issued a travel notice for women who are pregnant or couples trying to conceive,...

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  • Health

    If there is any good news about cancer, it’s that the overall cancer death rate in the United States is declining1

    The bad news? The total associated personal cost of a cancer diagnosis is higher than ever.

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  • Military

    There’s nothing more satisfying than helping people with military backgrounds find meaningful careers; I’ve spent a great deal of my career doing just that.

    When I retired from the Navy in 2009, I became a Veteran’s Service Officer for the Veteran’s Outreach Program of Illinois, and soon after started my career...

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  • MISC

    Stand Up For Your Health

    Sitting down feels so good—how can it be dangerous? It’s been long understood prolonged sitting is detrimental to our health and with sedentary jobs...

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  • Health

    Imagine trying to get anywhere in your car without one crucial element: the engine.

    That’s what it would be like for your body to function without the small, butterfly-shaped thyroid gland that sits just below your Adam’s apple. Just like an...

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  • Careers

    The great Chinese philosopher, Confucius, wrote, “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”

    While some may find this to be a bit too idealistic, it drives home the importance of enjoying and finding meaning in what you do every day to support...

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  • Supplemental Insurance

    Our “We Were There When...” social media campaign underscores our long history of helping provide a safety net for our clients over the past 93 years.

    Combined Insurance was there looking out for our customers as their families moved through all of life’s milestones, and we continue to offer them quality...

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  • MISC

    We Were There When...

    Our “We Were There When...” social media campaign underscores our long history of helping provide a safety net for our clients over the past 93 years...

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  • Health

    The National Birth Defects Prevention Network promoted Folic Acid Awareness Week, January 6-10, 2016, in an effort to raise awareness of consuming enough folic acid.

    For women of childbearing age, getting the recommended dosage of 400 micrograms (mcg) every day should be an easy-to-keep New Year’s resolution.

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  • Food

    Trying to avoid gluten this holiday season? So many people are intolerant of or sensitive to gluten and for health reasons, need to steer clear of traditional holiday fare!

    No matter what your preferences or needs, when it comes to healthy, delicious food, look to Supplementally Speaking for scrumptious additions to your...

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  • MISC

    Four Tips For a Fun-Filled Holiday With your Pet

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  • Supplemental Insurance

    Millions of Americans are carefully considering their comprehensive health insurance options as Open Enrollment is occurring around the country.

    Whether you are enrolling through your employer, or a state or federal Affordable Care Act marketplace, you will have the opportunity to choose options that...

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  • Smoking

    Every 3rd Thursday in November the American Cancer Society sponsors the Great American Smokeout to increase awareness of the dangers of smoking and to encourage smokers to quit once and for all.

    3 Combined Insurance Employees Share their Stories about Kicking the Habit

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  • Food

    Traditional Thanksgiving foods are naturally good for you. Fresh cranberries, sweet potatoes, squash, carrots and other root vegetables are packed with fiber and antioxidants.

    White meat turkey (without the skin) is a lean, low calorie source of protein. Keeping recipes simple and letting the seasonal ingredients shine is the key...

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