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Will Your Car Insurance Come Through After An Accident? Lessons Learned From A Total Loss

Last Fall, I had the misfortune of being on the receiving end of a rescue scenario for which, as a former firefighter and EMT, I had trained and performed numerous times: an auto extrication. As I passed through one of Boston’s beloved rotaries ( … [Read more...]

The Best Car Insurance Companies For Young Adults

If you drive a car, you need auto insurance. Every state requires that you purchase at least a minimal amount of liability coverage, in order to ensure that, if you damage someone else’s property while operating your car, some of that is at least t … [Read more...]

Confused About HSAs? We’ve got Your Back! The Total Newb’s Guide to Health Savings Accounts

Health savings accounts (HSAs) are a vital part of many health insurance plans, but many of us don’t fully understand how HSAs work. Lauren and I just switched to an HSA health insurance plan for next year and I have to admit -- even as a f … [Read more...]

How to Buy Life Insurance Online

Last December, my wife and I welcomed our second child, Elliot, into the world. As parents, we are ecstatic but weary. As a no-longer only child, big sister Molly remains skeptical. They say that having two children is more than twice the work of … [Read more...]

What Obamacare Means for 20-somethings

No doubt you’ve been hearing about all the ruckus surrounding the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. As of October 1, many Americans have the option of purchasing individual health insurance  for the upcoming year at healthcare.gov. By March 31, 2 … [Read more...]

How to Buy Your Own Health Insurance Online

Oh, health insurance in America. Don’t get me started. My wife, Lauren, and I have a family policy through her employer that costs us $10,000 a year in premiums and yet we still have a $2,500 deductible, plus co-insurance up to a $10,000 annual o … [Read more...]

6 Ways to Reduce Your Car Insurance Rates After an Accident

If you’re reading this article, you are probably one of the 11 million Americans who got into a car accident recently. First, we hope no one was seriously hurt. Secondly – and we hate to give you more bad news – there’s a chance that even if you we … [Read more...]

How People in Their 20s and 30s Can Save a Fortune on Life Insurance

I don’t know about you, but I have a love/hate relationship with insurance companies. I love them because they offer a very inexpensive way to provide instant protection for my family. I hate them because they manufacture other insurance products t … [Read more...]

Why Aspiring Entrepreneurs Need Business Insurance

Considering striking out on your own? If you're thinking of starting a small business, or have just started one, then you need to know three things, each of which break down roughly into the global, the social and the financial. The global: Job … [Read more...]

Can In-Store Health Clinics Save You Money?

By the end of June, we'll reach the middle of the so-called "gap year" — meaning that roughly six months will remain before the Affordable Care Act kicks in and America begins an unprecedented experiment with universal health care coverage. Maybe t … [Read more...]