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Health Insurance Options

Health Insurance Options Learning how to navigate health insurance could save your health and your bank account. Health insurance can help you pay for the medical expenses you and your family might encounter. In general, most health insurance plans cover the cost of doctor and hospital visits. Some also include dentist visits, physical therapy, and alternative care. Types of Insurance …

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Learning About Government Assistance

Government Assistance If you’re currently not making enough money to cover your basic expenses, there are safeguards in place to help you make ends meet. The U.S. Government has several programs that can assist you with paying for necessities like food, healthcare, and even housing. Food Services If paying for food is your main concern, there are a couple of …

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Understanding Health Insurance

Understanding Health Insurance One of your biggest financial risks is confronting unexpected expenses that you can’t afford, no matter how careful you are with your money. That’s why learning how to navigate health insurance could save your health and your bank account. There is no way to predict what will happen; you may lead a lucky life without serious illness …

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When Times Get Tough

When Times Get ToughWhen emergencies and unexpected situations strike, it’s important to be prepared and make wise decisions. While tough times can vary, from a sudden job loss to a natural disaster, the steps that you can take to prepare yourself are often the same. There’s an old phrase that says, “the best time to plant a tree was 20 …

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Transitioning to Retirement

Transitioning to RetirementThinking about retirement? Wondering if that’s something you can do? You may be mentally or emotionally ready but are you ready financially? If you have a pension or you’ve participated in a retirement savings plan where you work, and income from that source is a mainstay of your budget, the ideal solution is having your first retirement payment …

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Out of Work?

Out of Work? You may be one of the many who has lost a job or been furloughed recently, or you’re worrying that a job loss is still to come while the economy is in a slump.  And, the truth is people can be laid off any time. When companies merge or are acquired, the work force may be downsized. …