Year-End Health Moves for Better Financial Fitness

December 21, 2015

As the end of the year approaches, it’s a good idea to evaluate your health situation — especially as it relates to insurance — and make a few moves that can save you money. You might be surprised at your options, and you can improve your financial situation with a little help from some of […]

Give Skinny a Chance

November 18, 2015

Who doesn’t want to be skinny? On January 1st you or someone in your family is probably going to make a New Year’s resolution to lose weight. Your goal may to lose a certain number of pounds but what you’re picturing is a “skinny you”, right? Sorry to say but I’d be willing to bet […]

Cut Medical Bills With a Hospital Billing Negotiator

February 9, 2015

Have you ever received a great, big, ugly bill for services rendered from a hospital or other healthcare provider? This can happen to just about anyone, whether or not you have health insurance. When a bill of this size comes in, you can sometimes get it cut by using the services of a hospital billing […]

How to Reduce Healthcare Costs in the New Year

December 20, 2013

We have a new year coming, and that means new healthcare costs. The cost of healthcare goes up every year, but since 2010, those costs have slowed. The cost of healthcare has risen an average of 1.3 percent a year from 2010 to 2013, as compared with 1.8 percent from 2007 to 2010 and 3.9 […]

How to Save on Organic Food

September 3, 2013

Organic food used to be hard to find but has quickly grown in popularity. But do you have to rely on Whole Foods to open a store in your area to be able to get tasty food that isn’t laden with additives and chemicals? And when that happens how many credit cards do you need […]

Health Care and Insurance While Traveling

July 18, 2013

Not too long ago, I went on a camping trip with my extended family. At one point, my dad tripped and ended up with two puncture wounds in his leg. We administered first aid, got him in the back of my car and drove him a little more than an hour to the nearest emergency […]

How to Save Money on Prescription Drugs

April 26, 2013

We all have a healthcare cost “war story” to tell – usually several – but one area of rising concern is prescription drugs. We seem to be more dependent upon prescription drug therapies than ever before, and many people are on more than one. But like all things related to health care, prescription drug prices […]

Why Catastrophic is Better than No Health Insurance at All

March 18, 2013

A lot of people are turned off by the very mention of catastrophic health insurance. It may be that some see it as inadequate coverage, while others see it as a mystery concept filled with unimagined traps. But is that the real truth? In most cases having catastrophic is better than having no health insurance […]

5 Things You Can Learn from Your Explanation of Benefits

February 5, 2013

A few weeks after a healthcare visit, you should receive what is known as an “explanation of benefits” (EOB). The EOB provides information about your visit, as well as information about what the insurance company covers, and your end of the bill. When you receive your EOB, it’s important to read through it, since there […]

How Better Health Translates into Financial Success

February 4, 2013

Better health may be the most underrated component of financial success. But if you realize that your body is your “vehicle” in life, the possession through which all other activities are possible, you begin to realize the magnitude of this connection. There’s virtually nothing you can do in life without good health, and the better […]

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