About Barbara Nagel

30 Years in the public school system in California in leadership roles as teacher, administrator, principal. Wrote grants, orchestrated school programs that enabled schools to remain accredited by the state of California. These schools were on the brink of losing their accrediation which would make the diplomas worthless in the eyes of the state. Insurance licensed since 1998/ Also held securities icenses and real estate license. Financial educator. Wrote children's interactive program "How To Win The Money Game," that has been presented in several cities and out of state. Master teacher. Senior Marketing Advisor with previous insuranceand marketing company, with a team of several hundred agents. Also one of the top 3 producers and leaders in that company. Currently Director of Veteran Initiative for My Insurance Solutions, Inc.

Retirees Not Near Bases to Lose TRICARE Prime

Retirees Not Near Bases to Lose TRICARE Prime Oct. 1 The military's managed-care option -- TRICARE Prime -- will be ended Oct. 1 for retirees, their family members and for military survivors who reside more than 40 miles from a military treatment facility or from a base closure site, TRICARE Management Activity announced Wednesday. Most of these 171,400 beneficiaries will need to shift health coverage from Prime to TRICARE Standard, the military's fee-for-service health insurance option.  For beneficiaries who use more than preventive health care during the year, the shift will mean higher out-of-pocket costs. Continue reading