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What Are Health Insurance Costs in 2019?

The days of having a job and automatically having health insurance coverage are gone. While health insurance is still essential, the ways to get it have changed considerably. Today, you can obtain health insurance through an employer, buy it yourself and for those who qualify, obtain government coverage such as Medicare and Medicaid. Let’s explore...

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What Are My Options for Family Health Insurance?

When you’ve got a family, their health is usually at the top of your list. The vast majority of those with health insurance are either covered at work, by their spouse’s employer, have purchased individual policies or they qualify for government-provided health care (Medicaid and or CHIP).   However you choose to be insured, there are...

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What is a Consumer-Directed Health Plan (CDHP)?

The way we pay for our healthcare has evolved over the years. Today, there are many options available to pay for our medical expenses. Let’s talk about Consumer-Directed Health Plans. A general definition of a Consumer-Directed Health Plan is one that combines a high deductible health plan with a pre-tax savings account that employees can...

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Average Cost of Health Insurance for a Family

The cost of family health insurance coverage varies so widely depending on the state in which you live, whether or not you or your spouse (or both) have employer-sponsored coverage, how many people you have in your family and which plan you choose, it’s difficult to give an accurate average for all families. But what...

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Average Cost of Health Insurance for a Married Couple

You might have heard someone joke about getting married for the tax benefits and think marriage would make everything, including health insurance, cheaper.  Unfortunately, that’s not entirely true. As a married couple, your cost of health insurance will largely depend on whether or not one or both of you has employer-sponsored health insurance, and whether or...

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Average Cost of Health Insurance for Single Women

You might have heard of something called, “the pink tax”.  It refers to the fact that women, whether or not they’re partial to the color pink, tend to pay more for goods and services marketed to them than goods and services marketed to men. Until 2009, the pink tax also applied to health insurance. Before...