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How to Save on Insurance

Given all the insurance coverage you need — health insurance, homeowner’s insurance, life insurance, auto insurance — those costs can take a large bite out of your bank account. Fortunately, you can reduce [more…]

How to Save on Individual Health Coverage

If you have or want individual health insurance coverage, you can do several things to help lower the costs of that health insurance, saving money while still having the protection of health coverage. [more…]

How to Use Insurance Coverage You Already Have

You can make your insurance policies really work for you by taking advantage of the insurance coverage those policies offer that you may not even know about — and, in the process, avoid paying for unnecessary [more…]

How to Get Discounts on Homeowner’s Insurance

If you own your home and have homeowner’s insurance on it, you can qualify for discounts on your homeowner’s insurance policy. Reduce risk, the chances of having a claim at all, and the severity of any [more…]

Understanding How Insurance Lessens Your Financial Risk

People are exposed to many different types of risks in their financial lives. Practical and effective ways to deal with these risks typically means insurance [more…]

What Kinds of Insurance Do You Need?

Insurance protects you against the risk of the unknown. You probably wouldn’t even consider not having homeowner's or auto insurance, but you might not know what kind of insurance you need. Insurance is [more…]

How to Evaluate Insurance Quality

You buy insurance to protect your income, your family, and your assets from financial ruin. But just any old insurance won’t do. You owe it to yourself and your loved ones to obtain and maintain the correct [more…]

Health Insurance Options for People Under 65

The majority of individuals and families have health insurance through their employers. You’re likely best off with your employer’s group plan than any other option available to you. Group coverage is [more…]

Medicare Health Insurance Options for People over 65

Prior to retirement, you’re likely covered by your employer’s health insurance plan. However, what do you do for health insurance after retirement? Many people postpone retirement until age 65 merely because [more…]

Deciding Whether to Buy Long-Term Healthcare Insurance

A few decades ago, when an elderly person needed healthcare assistance, she relied on her extended family. However, society has changed. If you can’t take care of yourself and you don’t have any family [more…]

Taking a Close Look at Disability Insurance

Your ability to earn money is one of the most significant assets that you have. Expenses often increase due to disability, while income is drastically reduced. In the event that you’re unable to continue [more…]

Evaluating Life Insurance Policies and Provisions

Life insurance is meant to replace your income if you die prematurely. If you’re married, in a committed relationship, or have children who depend on your income, you need life insurance. If you have a [more…]

How Much Life Insurance Do You Need?

You may know the type of life insurance you need, but how do you know how much coverage is best? To calculate how much life insurance you may need to support your surviving family, check out the Calculating [more…]

Insurance Shopping Tips

When it comes to shopping for life insurance, the Internet has leveled the playing field. You once would’ve had to work directly with an insurance agent to obtain life insurance. Nowadays, you can buy [more…]

Understanding Homeowner’s Insurance Options

If you’re a homeowner, your house needs to be insured for a minimum of 80 percent of its value (not counting the value of the land). You must be proactive and review your current homeowner's coverage at [more…]

Shopping for the Right Homeowner’s Insurance Policy

If you’re currently shopping for insurance for a new home, or if you haven’t done any comparison shopping in a long time, you should spend a little time finding out what the marketplace has to offer. Insurance [more…]

Keeping Car Insurance Costs Low

The more you know about auto insurance and how the industry works, the better off you will be, and the more money you can save. The following are key factors that auto insurers use to determine the price [more…]

Deciding If You Need Life Insurance in Canada

Building your estate is one way to ensure that your family will be taken care of — life insurance is another. Though life insurance is needed by some Canadians, others can go without it if their estate [more…]

Umbrella Insurance Checklist

You purchase umbrella insurance so that you’re covered under every contingency. An umbrella policy should also provide coverage for the gap between the value of the insured item and the amount you owe [more…]

Insurance Information to Gather at the Scene of an Auto Accident

When you’re in a car accident, it’s easy to forget what information you need — you’re shaken up and rattled. But for your insurance company and that of any other people involved, carry a copy of the following [more…]

How to Summarize Insurance for Your Survivors

It may not be a particularly welcome thought, but you generally purchase insurance for when things go wrong, and death is the last thing that will go wrong for you in this life. But the list you make now [more…]

Insurance For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Health insurance, car insurance, and life insurance are a part of everyday life. Making a list of all your insurance policies makes sense to help you keep track and for your loved ones if the day comes [more…]

Managing Your Money: Tips for Buying Health Insurance

Managing your money wisely includes taking a close look at health insurance. Facing serious, life threatening illness is traumatic, and your fear of health insurance coverage can make it worse. To ease [more…]

What Is Medicare Part B?

Medicare Part B is the supplemental program to Part A. Where Medicare Part A covers most of your emergency medical care, Part B is designed to handle more of your day-to-day medical needs. Part B is an [more…]

What Is Medicare Part A?

Medicare Part A is the hospital insurance portion of Medicare. Part A requires no premium for eligible beneficiaries. Part A should not be considered as maintenance or ongoing care, but more emergency, [more…]

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