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What College Student Should Know About Health Insurance

Heading off to college often means taking on financial responsibilities for the first time. Many college students open bank accounts and lines of credit in their own names, or they may rent apartments with friends. Health insurance is also an important financial component during this time. Many college students choose to stay on their parents’...

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How to Plan for Healthcare Costs

Out-of-pocket health care expenses for the average household runs nearly $4,000 a year. And that’s just today. The cost of medical care tends to increase at a rate that exceeds the regular inflation rate. And when you slide into retirement, the tendency is to need more care. Sure, Medicare covers plenty, but on average, about...

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Health Insurance for Freelancers

10 Viable Health Insurance Options for Freelancers The freelance life offers many benefits. No early morning commute, freedom to set your own schedule, project choice and so much more. However, one of the most important details in our lives, health insurance, doesn’t appear in most freelance contracts, so we must figure that part out on...

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The Costs of Bypass Surgery

Cardiac bypass is the most common type of heart surgery performed on adults in the US.  What’s not common is finding two patients who have paid the same amount for the procedure.  As with most health services, the price you’ll pay for bypass surgery depends largely on the facility performing the operation and the region...

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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...