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4 things you need to know about open enrollment for 2019
4 things you need to know about open enrollment for 2019 Insurance October 31, 2018
It's that time again: Open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act Marketplace starts November 1 and runs through December 15…
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Beware these 5 Medicare open enrollment pitfalls Insurance October 30, 2018
If you're on Medicare or turning 65 soon, you've probably got open enrollment on your mind. The open enrollment period…
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Pharmacists can now share a little-known prescription savings secret with you Insurance October 15, 2018
Two new laws aim to free pharmacists from the shackles of insurance companies so they can let consumers know when…
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You might be pleasantly surprised by the Medicare premium increases for 2019 Insurance October 15, 2018
There's some relatively good news if you're on Medicare. The average recipient will see a slight rise in cost — in…
Things to know before you deal with a claims adjuster
6 things to know before you deal with a home insurance claims adjuster Insurance October 11, 2018
With an active hurricane season ongoing, many homeowners may soon find themselves picking up the pieces due to storm damage.…
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Need medical debt relief? New rules may help out Money & Credit October 11, 2018
Is medical debt from surprise medical bills hurting your credit? You've got more options and more time than ever to…
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Haven Life Plus: What you need to know about this unique insurance offering Insurance October 10, 2018
Today's life insurance customer is not like the life insurance customer of old. Younger customers want to be able to…
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Now your life insurance policy can digitally follow your beneficiaries so it never gets lost! Insurance October 4, 2018
When a loved one passes, the last thing you want to do in the midst of your mourning is have…
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5 things to know about Kin Insurance before getting a home insurance quote Insurance October 4, 2018
Kin Insurance is one of several new fintech companies aiming to take the pain points out of shopping for homeowners…
UnitedHealthcare promises lower premiums, more freebies in 2019 Medicare plans
UnitedHealthcare promises lower premiums, more freebies in 2019 Medicare plans Insurance October 3, 2018
Tired of your Medicare costs constantly rising? One health insurer says they're doing something about it. RELATED: 8 things to know…
How to get an alert when your new Medicare card is mailed
How to get an alert when your new Medicare card is mailed Health Insurance September 20, 2018
Have you been wondering when your new Medicare card will show up in the mailbox? Now there's a way to…
8 things to know about your new Medicare ID card
8 things to know about your new Medicare ID card Health Insurance September 20, 2018
Every Medicare beneficiary is about to receive a new and improved health insurance card! The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid…
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John Hancock wants you to exercise your way to a lower life insurance premium Insurance September 19, 2018
John Hancock is making a clean break from more than 150 years of traditional life insurance underwriting practices to do…
Medi-Share & other health care sharing ministries: What you need to know before signing up
Medi-Share & other health care sharing ministries: What you need to know before signing up Insurance September 12, 2018
With the cost of health insurance for you and your family ever on the rise, a lot of people are…
How to not drown in rising flood insurance premiums
How to not drown in rising flood insurance premiums Insurance September 11, 2018
With Hurricane Florence bearing down on the Southeast, the latest projections show the storm could cause more than $170 billion…
Viral hospital bill appears to show $40 charge for dad to hold newborn
Viral hospital bill appears to show $40 charge for dad to hold newborn Insurance September 7, 2018
We all know that health care and medical bills in particular have gotten out of hand. Nowhere is that more…
How to locate a lost life insurance policy
How to locate a lost life insurance policy Insurance September 5, 2018
Thanks to the efforts of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), families who are left scrambling to find life…
New Medicare cards arriving soon in Georgia and 12 other states
New Medicare cards arriving soon in Georgia and 12 other states Health Insurance August 30, 2018
If you've been waiting around for your new Medicare card to show up, keep an eye on your mailbox! In…
8 things to know about your new Medicare ID card
8 things to know about your new Medicare ID card Health Insurance August 30, 2018
Every Medicare beneficiary is about to receive a new and improved health insurance card! The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid…
What options do you have to negotiate medical bills?
What options do you have to negotiate medical bills? Health Insurance August 27, 2018
One in six Americans has past-due health care bills on their credit report, amounting to a total of $81 billion.…
Two hidden home costs every prospective buyer should know about
Hidden home costs every prospective buyer should know about Homes & Real Estate August 24, 2018
If you're thinking of buying a home, you may be making the mistake of only budgeting for the mortgage, but the…
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When paying cash for prescriptions beats using insurance Health August 22, 2018
It's usually taken on faith by health care consumers that you can save big money on prescriptions when using your…
How your auto insurance and credit score are linked
Here’s how your credit score affects your auto insurance rates Insurance August 22, 2018
If you're like me, you've tried to keep your car insurance from going up by being a good driver. The…
Walmart, Anthem partner to make OTC drugs more affordable to seniors
Walmart, Anthem partner to make OTC drugs more affordable to seniors Health August 20, 2018
Beginning in January, Walmart and health insurer Anthem will give seniors citizens who live on a fixed income another way…
23andMe at-home genetic testing kit
Warning: At-home genetic testing could influence some insurance rates Insurance August 9, 2018
When you do an at-home genetic test like 23andMe, you may get more than you bargained for. Turns out when…
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Is your home underinsured if disaster strikes? Insurance August 6, 2018
If you've been in a house for five years or longer, chances are you may be grossly underinsured for homeowners…
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Ask Clark: What should you do when your term life insurance rates skyrocket? Insurance August 2, 2018
When consumers have financial problems in their lives, they turn to a trusted source for information like Clark.com. Such was…
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These are the most and least expensive states for Medigap coverage Insurance July 31, 2018
They say location is everything when it comes to real estate. Well, the same could be said of what you…
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Expectant parents: You can now add life insurance to your baby registry Insurance July 26, 2018
Editor's note: An earlier version of this story indicated that the life insurance being offered through Babylist was intended to…
College students
Should you buy tuition refund insurance? Education July 17, 2018
Paying for higher education is one of the biggest investments — both financially and personally — you can possibly make…