Good Financial Reads: Choosing Health Insurance

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October 29, 2021

choosing health insurance

[Video] Health Insurance Comparison

by Trevore Meyer, Financial Design Studio

So today we want to talk about your insurance. And how to choose the right plan for you and your family.

There are lots of factors that go into what we pay for life insurance and the three biggest ones that come to mind are your premium, deductible, and out-of-pocket maximums.

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Health Insurance for Self Employed Couples

by Natalie Slagle, Fyooz Financial Planning

Starting a business with your spouse is everything they say it is: exciting, stupid, exotic, toxic, and then some.  It all starts with an idea, then you start writing things down, then you start talking to other people about it, and before you know it the two of you are on your way to becoming the next Sara Blakely or Andrew Yang.  

At what point do you think, “Hmm, before we fulfill our wildest dreams we should really get a firm grasp on our health insurance options.”

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Everything You Need to Know About Medicare - With Danielle Roberts

by Grant Bledsoe, Three Oaks Wealth

With the open enrollment period set to start on October 15th 2021, this is a great time to dive deep into the vital facts related to Medicare. In today’s episode, we have a distinguished guest, Danielle Roberts, joining us. Danielle is a co-owner of Boomer Benefits, a firm dedicated to helping senior citizens make confident decisions when enrolling into Medicare, as well as the author of the best-selling book “10 Costly Medicare Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make”. Throughout this episode, Danielle shares her wisdom on all the crucial points you need to know if you intend to enroll in Medicare.

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HSA vs FSA: Which One Should You Get?

by Alvin Carlos, District Capital Management

In this blog, we are going to discuss the ins and outs of Health Savings Accounts (HSA) vs Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA). Many people have access to both, and it can help you lower your taxes. If you’re wondering which is better for you, read on for the 13 most commonly asked questions about HSA vs FSA.

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Work Your HSA

by Joe Morgan, Best Financial Life

This tip is not for everyone, but if you are happy using a high deductible health plan, then you have access to a Health Savings Account or HSA. Further, if you have excess savings and you have cash piling up in your savings account, you should be using this accumulation strategy with your HSA.

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Open Enrollment – Deciding between Medical Insurance Plans [Video]

by Trevore Meyer, Financial Design Studio

It’s open enrollment season again and time for those big bundles of paperwork with pages and terms that confuse more than they clarify.  Now I am a financial nerd and I love going through information, but I recognize that not everyone does. That said, I do think it’s important that we touch on and review these benefits available to you specifically today. We are going to be talking about health insurance because making the right choice here could save you tens of thousands of dollars for you and your family. As we are going through health insurance, here are five things I want you to be mindful during open enrollment and when reviewing your employer health options. 

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