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Changing Your Health Insurance After Marriage Or Divorce

Generally, you can only enroll in a health insurance plan during open enrollment or during a special enrollment period brought about by a qualifying event. Both marriage and divorce are considered qualifying events. Understanding when you are eligible to make changes is key to avoiding high-cost health insurance coverage or paying medical bills on your own. How Can You Change Your Health Insurance If You...

How Should You Pay for Your Health Insurance?

Consumer-driven healthcare offers three popular tax-advantaged benefit accounts -- the Health Savings Account (HSA), the Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) and the Flexible Spending Account (FSA). Each of these three types of accounts: Is sponsored by the employer; Is designed to offset the high cost of medical care; Involves tax-advantaged contributions; and Allow individuals more control of their personal healthcare needs. Beyond these common features, there...

What Millennials Need to Know About Health Insurance

Millennials, born in the 1980s, are still young and healthier than they are likely to be when they grow older. But even healthy people can get into accidents, catch communicable diseases, and suffer various ailments. Like everyone else, Millennials need health insurance. The good news is that health insurance is more affordable for younger healthy people than it is for older adults. As a cost-conscious...

Skipping The Dentist Can Put Your Health At Risk

Most of us don't look forward to a trip to the dentist. However, caring for your teeth and gums is a crucial part of maintaining overall health. Research over the past decade has revealed links between tooth and gum health and several serious medical conditions. A recent study found that 40 percent of people who suffered gum disease were more likely to have another chronic...

The Importance Of Movember

Movember is a charity that focuses on men's health issues and invests in both research and support services. To date, the Movember Foundation has raised $559 million in donations and has been responsible for funding over 800 different programs in 21 countries across the globe. You can easily recognize many of the people who are involved in supporting Movember. When you see a man who...