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Know Your Health Insurance Acronyms

Acronyms are the way of the world in the 21st century. Be it correspondence on social media or review of government programs, these forms of abbreviated words encompass more of everyday speak than ever before. One of the main culprits of this is the health care system. From PPO and HMO to PCP and AHCA, the acronyms of healthcare can confuse even the most intellectual person.
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First Aid Economics: How to Keep Major Medical Costs Down

What eats up the paycheck of a young family? Is it dining out? Possibly, but not if it’s McDonald’s over Olive Garden. Fuel? In the past the answer would be yes, but gas prices have been steady or fallen the last 18 months. Clothes? Not with so many discount stores and thrift outlets, not to mention the hand-me-downs your kids utilize.Continue Reading

Get to Know Your Health Insurance Acronyms

Health insurance has been in the news since…well, since health insurance was introduced in the 1850s and greatly expanded after World War II. An affordable option in the past, today’s health insurance can cost people more than their mortgage on a monthly basis, especially for those with chronic afflictions. It became a major focal point when health care reform was approved a few years ago.Continue Reading

Insuring Yourself: The Types of Insurance Available for Life

How much is your life worth? Sure, to your young family there is no finite amount; however, the rest of the world believes there is a price on your head. Well, at least one when you pass away or require care due to a disability or failing health. This is what insurance companies around the world believe and do their darndest to sell.Continue Reading

What You Need to Know About Flood Insurance

There are many types of insurance to obtain for you and your family during a lifetime. There are policies for your vehicles, your property, and your life. There’s even insurance to take care of you when you become disabled later in life and fire insurance if you live in an area prone to wildfires. But what about flood insurance?Continue Reading

How to Find the Right Auto Insurance for Your Family

You and your spouse have been fairly satisfied with your current auto insurance policy. However, with the two of you now transforming into a young family, you’re now reconsidering your decision, which means it’s time to shop for a new policy. Thing is, looking for a new insurance company isn’t as simple as choosing a new brand of peanut butter. There are numerous factors to consider in order to get the most coverage for the least amount of money. To help, here are a few things to examine before you make the switch to a new company.Continue Reading

Dangers of working without professional indemnity insurance

One thing that you would not wish to be now is a banker who was involved in the recently reported misrepresentation of Libor, and who had failed to ensure that he had adequate professional indemnity insurance (PII). Neither would you wish to be the insurer of bankers who do have adequate cover. In fact, the insurers are getting extremely worried about their potential losses which could be very high. If the current predictions on the potential class actions are correct, an insurance company could sustain losses of around $35 billion.Continue Reading