Category Archives: Insurance

How to Quickly Find and Buy Life Insurance

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As I approached the age of 30, I knew that I needed to purchase life insurance. My wife continued to remind me that once I passed that age, my premiums would increase. However, I continued to put it off. After all, who enjoys shopping for insurance? Fortunately, a couple months prior to my birthday, we finally ...

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Using a Health Savings Account For Retirement

A Health Savings Account (HSA) is a tax advantaged account that you can put money into to pay for future medical costs. The money you place in the account is tax-deductible and grows tax-free if you use it for qualified medical expenses. Although many just place a minimum amount into the account for medical expenses, ...

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How MyRate From Progressive is Saving Me 20% on My Auto Insurance

As I mentioned in my post on auto insurance, I am currently insured with Progressive. I switched to them because #1, they were the least expensive and #2, they offer the MyRate program. What is the MyRate program you ask? I'll tell you! Progressive MyRate Program The MyRate program helps out ...

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How to Get Free Auto Insurance Quotes and Purchase Online

Every six months you can find me surfing the web for auto insurance. Call me weird, but I always need to know I am getting the best price. If I had to guess, I would say that I have changed my ...

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Health Insurance: Part 3 – COBRA Coverage

This is Part 3 of a series on health insurance. Part 1 discussed deductibles. That post discusses  how they affect your plan and costs. Part 2 discussed stop-loss provisions and co-insurance. The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 or COBRA, is a ...

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Health Insurance: Part 2 – Co-insurance and Stop-loss Provisions

Photo by pixel_bunny It's been quite awhile since I wrote the post Health Insurance: Part 1 - Deductibles. In that post I discussed the general idea of deductibles and how they work. In this post, I will be discussing co-insurance and stop-loss provisions ...

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