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Yesterday, I received a pleasant surprise when I went to pick up a prescription. I've been paying around $100 a month for this particular prescription, since it hasn't been covered. Ever. No matter my … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Combat Rising Health Care Costs
Earlier today the Supreme Court came back with a 5-4 decision upholding most of the key provisions of the Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) that was passed by Congress and signed into law in … [Read more...] about Supreme Court Upholds The Affordable Care Act Health Care Law. What Does It Mean For You?
The downgrade of the U.S.'s credit rating from AAA to AA may not seem to directly impact you yet. Sure, gas prices have dropped which is beneficial, but there are other costs that will soon rise … [Read more...] about How To Avoid Rising Healthcare Costs
A while back I wrote about how our family had signed up for a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) through my workplace because it would allow us to save a decent amount of money on our tax bill by taking … [Read more...] about Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Plan Changes And Limits In 2011 And Beyond
I haven't talked about insurance very much on this site, but I do think it is one of the more under-appreciated aspects of personal finance, and one that far too many people neglect. Insurance is s … [Read more...] about What Kind Of Insurance Do I Need To Have?
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The past couple of years have been tough ones at our house, and we've ended up spending weeks in the hospital for a variety of surgeries, births and other medical issues. We've been spending a lot of … [Read more...] about Save Money On Hefty Hospital Bills Simply By Requesting A Discount