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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...]

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...]

♥ & $: Thinking of Buying Life Insurance? Don’t Make the Same Mistake I Did

I can even remember where we were sitting. It was a sports bar down in Soho not far from the office of the non-profit where I worked. I was just a year out of college and eager to grow up, so when I met an insurance saleswoman who assured me the … [Read more...]

Six Financial Tips for 20-somethings From Financial Planner Cliff Caplan

It's tempting to think that journalists who write about money for a living have all the answers. (Ugh. You should see my checkbook.) By way of analogy, I'd like to suggest a different way of thinking. We all know Steven Spielberg ranks as one of … [Read more...]

Burglary Prevention: Common Sense Advice to Avoid Becoming a Victim

If you think burglary is something that only happens in low-income neighborhoods, think again. It is a crime that can happen even in the nicest neighborhoods with white picket fences. Sure, the criminals may not live in your neighborhood, but it … [Read more...]

How Much Life Insurance Do You Need?

For better or worse, you’ll know you’ve grown up when it’s time to buy life insurance. For me, it was immediately after having our daughter, Molly. I bought a term policy so that, in the event the unspeakable happens, Lauren wouldn’t worry about makin … [Read more...]

When Do You Need To Buy Life Insurance?

Today, across the Web, hundreds of bloggers are talking about the importance of life insurance. By taking part of this “movement”, we can help raise awareness about this often overlooked piece of financial planning in a way that transcends the aud … [Read more...]