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  1. Could Your Job Make You Uninsurable?

    Some jobs – even hobbies – can put you on a high-risk list and make it tough to get life insurance. How to lower your rates ...
  2. Can You Use a Healthcare Exchange After Open Enrollment?

    If you're looking to buy insurance from a healthcare exchange, timing can be critical. That's because, if you didn't sign ...
  3. 10 Reports Car Insurance Companies Pull From You

    Car insurance companies don’t like guessing games. When you ask for a quote, they want to know who you are and what you’ve ...
  4. The Employee's Guide To Medicare

    Over 65 and still working? You're eligible to register for Medicare, but should you also opt for your employer's health insurance, ...
  5. Medigap Vs. Medicare Advantage: Which Is Better?

    To protect against a huge bill for health costs Medicare doesn't cover, you need Medigap insurance or an HMO-like Medicare ...
  6. Is Whole Life An Obsolete Product?

    New, more-flexible features and current market conditions make traditional whole life insurance worth another look.
  7. How To Get Rid Of Private Mortgage Insurance

    Private mortgage insurance benefits the lender (the sole beneficiary of PMI), but it can add a sizable chunk to your monthly ...
  8. Disability Insurance For Business Owners

    If you become injured and no longer able to work, would your business survive?
  9. Pay Less For Medicine By Not Using Health Insurance

    You might be paying more for your prescriptions at the pharmacy if you use your health insurance than if you pay cash out ...
  10. Five Credit Card Perks That Will Cure Many Headaches During Your Summer Trips

    It is a time when credit cards will become more than just convenient payment methods.
  11. Why Caregivers Should Enlist A Financial Advisor

    Stressed caregivers in need of help managing their loved one's affairs should consider enlisting a financial advisor.
  12. 4 Big Reasons Your Expenses Could Rise In Retirement

    Here's how to save where you can while you enjoy the fruits of all those years at the office.
  13. 7 Reasons You Have a Love-Hate Relationship With Home Insurance

    What is covered in a policy can vary widely by company, so you’d better know what to look for when shopping for home insurance.
  14. 10 Unfamiliar Ways to Help Pay Down Medical Bills

    Paying your medical bills can seem frightening, given the high cost. Don’t let unpaid medical bills ruin your credit.
  15. What's the Best Time to Get Long-Term Care Insurance?

    Consider applying for long-term care insurance much sooner than you'll need it. If you wait too long, premiums will likely ...
  16. Insurance for Millennials

    Four insurance must-haves – and one maybe – for Generation Y
  17. Five Distinct Features of Medicare Advantage

    Should seniors opt for the flexibility of Medicare or the often broader coverage or lower cost of Medicare Advantage programs ...
  18. Are Your Expensive Vices covered?

    If your wine, cigars or weed are stolen or destroyed, will your homeowners insurance come to the rescue?
  19. Survey: Americans Still Feel Vulnerable About Healthcare Insurance Under Obamacare

    The Afforable Care Act, aka Obamacare, continues to remain a hot-button political issue as America heads into its mid-term ...
  20. Dental Insurance: Is It Worth the Cost?

    A trip to the dentist can take a big bite out of your wallet, which is why it’s important for some people to purchase dental ...
  21. Obamacare May Reduce Auto Insurance Rates

    A benefit of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) may be a drop in car insurance premiums as health care providers shoulder more ...
  22. 7 Ways To Save On Prescription Drugs

    If you have quality insurance you may not notice but if you don’t, you know that the price of prescription drugs is high. ...
  23. Need To Enroll In Obamacare? File Your Taxes

    Taxpayers who need to obtain health coverage under the Affordable Care Act can now do so easily and conveniently when they ...
  24. New Taxes Under The Affordable Care Act

    Find out what you need to know about the 21 new tax changes linked to the ACA.
  25. State-By-State Comparison Of What You’ll Pay Under Obamacare

    Check out our interactive map to get a better idea of the premiums you'll pay under Obamacare.
  26. Financial New Year's Resolutions You Can Keep

    Start the year off right by evaluating your financial health and setting impactful and achievable goals.
  27. How Obamacare Is Raising Your Taxes

    There are literally dozens of new, amended or broadened tax provisions under the Obamacare legislation. Find out how your ...
  28. Healthcare 2.0 - Obamacare Reboots The Health Insurance Market

    People who want to buy or switch their health insurance will have access to a much wider array of choices through the web, ...
  29. Obamacare Update: Canceled Health Plans And Subscriber Options

    The president's latest change to the Affordable Care Act has subscribers choosing between continuing coverage with an out-of-date ...
  30. The Drawbacks Of Single-Payer Healthcare

    Universal healthcare has many benefits, but if there's no such thing as a free lunch, then in what ways are single-pay citizens ...
  31. The Main Flaw With Obamacare

    Given how rocky its first few weeks of existence have been, it's time to start assessing how viable Obamacare is in the long ...
  32. How To Get Around The Health Insurance Marketplace Glitches

    When concussive maintenance fails you, we have the solution for working around the technical problems plaguing the Obamacare ...
  33. Don't Fall Victim To These Obamacare Scams

    There are numerous fake Obamacare websites that attempt to look like an insurance exchange, when they are really just individuals ...
  34. Lowering Your Costs For Marketplace Health Insurance Coverage

    Here, we take a look at how you may be able to lower your costs for health insurance coverage in 2014 though the Health Insurance ...
  35. Beware The Liability Of Sharing Your Car With Strangers

    Car sharing, the newest way to rent a car, is catching on in the U.S., Canada and Europe. But both renters and the car owners ...
  36. Essential Health Benefits Under The Affordable Care Act

    Under the Affordable Care Act, certain preventive health services and these 10 essential health benefits are the minimum ...
  37. How To Choose Between Bronze, Silver, Gold And Platinum Health Insurance Plans

    Here, we explain the different coverage levels within the new Health Insurance Marketplace and help you choose among the ...
  38. Introduction To The Continuing Claims Report

    This weekly economic release contains important information concerning unemployment levels and insurance.
  39. Top 5 Budgeting Questions Answered

    You don't need a degree to understand your money, begin saving and pay down debt.
  40. Investing In Medical Equipment Companies

    Learn the basics about medical equipment companies and how investing in them can benefit growth and value investors alike. ...
  41. Tax Variations Of The HEART Act

    The HEART Act is designed to allow service members and reservists make a smooth financial transition into active duty and ...
  42. Automatic Cancellation Of PMI When You're Underwater On Your Mortgage

    You might be suprised to learn that after reaching certain criteria, your PMI will be automatically cancelled.
  43. New Year Planning For Business Owners

    Make a resolution to start your business off on the right foot in the new year.
  44. 8 Qualities That Make A Good Insurance Agent

    Insurance agents must possess each of the following qualities in order to be successful.
  45. Beware These Disaster-Related Scams

    Con artists prey on the weak. Those who just survived a natural disaster can be easy targets.
  46. Reasons Renting Is Better Than Buying

    Owning a home is much more expensive than renting. Here are the places where the costs differ greatly.
  47. 5 Most Expensive Cities In The U.S. For Car Insurance

    It costs a lot to insure your vehicle in these cities across the U.S.
  48. In Retirement, Snowbirds Leave Cold Weather Behind

    Rather than shivering away their golden years, retirees can fly south to winter in sunny locales.
  49. How Much Will Hurricane Sandy Cost Insurance Companies?

    Hurricane Sandy's economic cost is staggering, but insurance companies will be paying out less than you might think.
  50. The Benefits Of Retiring Later

    Not only does retiring later give you more time to build your retirement nest eggs, but it may also keep you healthy.
  51. How To Avoid Going Broke After Retirement

    There are many things to consider when planning your retirement, including budgets, taxes and long-term care.
  52. The Hidden Costs Of Wedding Insurance

    Weddings don't always go smoothly. Here's how you can protect yourself from things backfiring.
  53. How Insurers Decide Your Auto Insurance Rate

    Shopping around for auto insurance rates is the first step to finding competitive auto insurance rates.
  54. 6 Things That Spike Your Auto Insurance

    Several factors can cause your auto insurance to rise. Knowing what these are can help you find the best deal.
  55. Selecting And Managing Insurance Payouts

    Find out which settlement option is right for you before you recieve your funds.
  56. 5 Financial Mistakes New Graduates Must Avoid

    College doesn't prepare grads for handling their personal finances. Find out what you need to know here.
  57. Money Moves You Should Make Before You Retire

    Getting old is about the only thing you don't need to work at when preparing for retirement. Have you covered these other ...
  58. How To Prepare For Healthcare Changes Today

    Companies are rethinking the level of coverage they give to their employees and how much that coverage will cost. Learn your ...
  59. 4 Natural Disasters Affecting The American Economy

    2012 has already seen more than its fair share of significant natural disasters and the economy is suffering for it.
  60. How Much Does Your Pet Truly Cost?

    Here's a look inside the visible and hidden costs of pet ownership. There are many costs that pet owners can overlook.
  61. Things To Do Before You Have Kids

    Once you have kids, your ability to save decreases dramatically. There are also a number of things you must do to prepare ...
  62. 9 Penalty-Free IRA Withdrawals

    If you need to take early distributions, find out which exemptions allow you to avoid expensive consequences.
  63. How Healthcare Reform Will Affect Taxes

    The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will affect many American taxpayers and have other financial impacts. Here ...
  64. 5 Ways To Financially Prepare For A Natural Disaster

    Make sure you've got these tips covered before Mother Nature strikes.
  65. Plastic Surgery Worldwide: Which Countries Nip And Tuck The Most?

    South Korea and Greece are two nations that lead the world in per-capita plastic surgery procedures.
  66. Income Relating: A New Concept In Medicare

    You can retire, but you can never retire from income tax planning.
  67. The Pros Of An Endowment Life Insurance Policy

    Endowment life insurance is a way to save for your child's college education. Here's a look at the positives of a policy ...
  68. The Hidden Costs Of Self-Employment

    If you are self-employed, vacation time, health benefits, insurance and taxes are all things you will have to deal with on ...
  69. 5 Retirement-Wrecking Moves

    These common mistakes can sabotage your nest egg and your plans for retiring.
  70. Saving Money On Individual Health Insurance Policies

    Here are tips on how to find the best individual health insurance policy for you, based on your needs and budget.
  71. The Financial Factors Behind Population Decline

    Here's a look at American cities that have seen drastic population decline in the last few years and the financial reasons ...
  72. Healthcare FSAs Increase Your Personal Savings

    This benefit could give you a return this year that puts many other investments to shame.
  73. Life Insurance Policies For Stay-At-Home Moms

    Here's a rundown of whether or not it is worth it to purchase life insurance if you are a stay-at-home mom.
  74. Financial Preparation For Deployment

    Are you preparing for deployment? Here are some things to know to get your funds in line before you go.
  75. Investopedia Staff's Fatherly Financial Advice

    We share our personal accounts of ways our dads' financial tips have helped us throughout our lives.
  76. Do You Need Dental Coverage?

    Here's an overview of what dental insurance is and whether or not it would be a worthwhile purchase in your situation.
  77. The Costliest Diseases In America

    America spends truly staggering amounts of money on diseases that are, in many cases, preventable.
  78. Comparing Health Savings And Flexible Spending Accounts

    When it comes to medical expenses, there are many accounts that provide tax advantages. We look at two commonly seen among ...
  79. Is Insurance Underwriting Right For You?

    If you have excellent analytical skills and an eye for detail, this may be your calling.
  80. Financial Tips For The First-Time Traveler

    Safeguard your wallet and ensure that financial mishaps don't ruin this once-in-a-lifetime experience for you.
  81. 3 Inexpensive Healthcare Options For Young People

    From health co-ops to private plans, here's a rundown of some of the best healthcare options for young adults just out of ...
  82. 4 Massive Frauds You've Probably Never Heard Of

    Here are four historically significant, obscure, large-scale frauds from the previous two centuries.
  83. Healthcare Needs Of Retired Couples

    Here's a rundown of the expected costs to pay for healthcare for senior citizens once they reach retirement.
  84. Maternity Leave Basics: Canada Vs. The U.S.

    When compared to its northern neighbor, the American maternity leave policy is embarrassingly sparse.
  85. What You Need To Know About Pet Wellness Plans

    Here's a breakdown of wellness plans and pet insurance, and some tips for keeping your pet healthy.
  86. Making A Larger Down Payment Vs. Buying a Cheaper House

    We look at the financial differences between purchasing a cheaper home and making a larger down payment on a more expensive ...
  87. Buying Private Health Insurance

    Getting your own policy isn't easy or cheap but in some cases, it's well worth the effort.
  88. Tuition Insurance Takes Sting Out Of Withdrawal

    Dropping out of school can mean forfeiting all your tuition. Find out what protection is available.
  89. Selecting The Right Mix Of Insurance Benefits

    Choosing employee benefits involves weighing the probability you will need them against taxes and cost.
  90. What You Don't Know About Auto Insurance May Cost You

    Here's a list of interesting things you may not know about auto insurance.
  91. The Importance Of Property Insurance

    Property insurance is important, but there's a lot you need to learn in order to get the proper coverage.
  92. 11 Hidden Costs Of Owning A Home

    The cost of buying a home extends beyond the down payment, closing costs and your mortgage. Watch out for these costs.
  93. An Introduction To Life Settlements

    A life settlement is the trading of a life insurance policy under specific circumstances. Learn what it's all about.
  94. New Construction's Hidden Costs Can Burn Buyers

    Before you buy that brand-new home, read this first. There are some things you should know about.
  95. The Future Of Medicare: Why You Should Be Worried

    Younger generations might want to start preparing for retirement now. Some things may not last that much longer.
  96. Insurance Features That You Shouldn't Get

    Here's a rundown of what types of life insurance might be worthwhile for you, and which types aren't.
  97. Why Marriage Makes Financial Sense

    Getting married has many financial positives. Here are some of them.
  98. Getting The Most From Your Health Insurance Policy

    Don't get stuck with high out-of-pocket costs. Read on to see how you can save your money.
  99. What It Costs To Die

    Here's a rundown of what your funeral might cost. Make sure you're prepared so your family won't have to worry.
  100. Ways To Make Insurance Exciting

    If you have no interest in insurance, these practices might make you care.
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