Skip to content

Social Security, Insurance, Credit Cards and “Old Bones”

02/17/2008

Since turning 62 last month and filing for Social Security, I have found an interesting fact has occurred with my mail.

I have been getting more pre-approved credit card applications than I did when I was in business. I really didn’t know that many cards existed and how many different types of master-card and visa card options are available, but I’m learning.

I’m also beginning to believe Congressman Kucinich when recently, on a TV talk program, he stated that the AARP is the largest lobbyist for Insurance Companies in the nation.

Almost every week I get a letter asking me to join and the “hook” always seems to be the “no physical required” insurance policy…oh…and at any age “guaranteed”. Yes they have other offers for savings on “this or that” but that insurance thing always is the lead.

Now AARP isn’t the only one sending me the insurance offers for they too arrive in the mail twice to three times a week. From Colonial Penn, Omaha, Veterans Life and etc, they keep on coming.

Maybe all these companies that see I now have a fixed income have faith that social security will be around for awhile or that with a fixed income I’ll have some left over for them…guess they haven’t seen the price of gas, bread or a gallon of milk.

No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: