What the Health Insurance Marketplace Means for You

On Oct. 1, the Health Insurance Marketplace opens for business, providing a place where the nation’s 48 million uninsured can shop for coverage. The Marketplace is the key component of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), aka Obamacare, which aims to...

What Insurance Do You Really Need?

It’s one thing to be prepared, but buying too much protection can cost you time and money. Here’s what you need to know.

Protecting Your Plan

You’ve consulted with your adviser about your portfolio and estate. Now it’s time to talk about an issue you might not have considered: an integrated insurance plan. “Too many people believe that a financial plan is about saving and investing,”...

What's the Difference Between Term and Permanent Life Insurance?

  Plan D You shudder to think about dying. But imagine if you died suddenly—and left your family with no financial cushion? "That's why life insurance should be at the top of your To Do list—but it isn't, because it makes you think about things...

Lack of Renters Insurance Could Burn You

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Dear DailyWorth, My family of four has health insurance through a group of small business owners.  Our Health Savings Account keeps the monthly bill lower than an HMO, but I feel vulnerable. What should I do? ~ Susan G, New York City  ...

Forget the Gecko

The cost to insure your car has been going up in recent years. It's expected to continue to increase this year. There are steps you can take to keep your costs down:   Ask your insurer if your policy is in line with your needs. For example,...

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