health insurance

Don't Fall for These Common Obamacare Scams

Nothing brings out grifters like chaos and confusion. The opening of the Obamacare health insurance exchanges has given them a golden opportunity.

Understanding the Affordable Care Act's Health Insurance Exchange

The Obamacare insurance exchanges open for business in a few weeks. Here's what you need to know about the system before you sign up.

5 Ways to Save Money on Braces

Braces can be a necessary medical treatment — and they can also be exceedingly expensive. Here are five ways to blunt the sharp cost of straight teeth.

Simple Ways to Get the Healthcare You Need Without Overspending

Navigating health insurance can be intimidating — and expensive. But with a few simple steps, you really can get the healthcare you need without overspending.

Paying for Pregnancy and Birth Without Health Insurance

Babies are expensive and seemingly un-affordable if you don't have insurance to cover the cost of pregnancy and birth. Here are some options for the uninsured.

14 Dirty Details of Traveling Full-Time

Full-time travel is awesome, but there are some basic things you need to take care of. From health insurance to mail, discover the dirty details.

The Types of Health Insurance Plans

When you're trying to navigate the health care maze, it can be difficult to even know what kind of plan you need. Eliminate the mystery with this guide.

5 Ways to Contain Rising Healthcare Costs

Time will tell if Obamacare will boost or trim your health benefit costs. In the meanwhile, try these strategies to keep those costs in line.

Do You Need Medigap Insurance?

Discover what a Medigap policy is, and why, in the complex world of health insurance, you may eventually need one.

Medical Supplies You Can Still Score With Flex Spending

Despite recent changes to FSAs, there are still plenty of purchases you can make. Stock up on these medical supplies so your funds don't go to waste.

5 Ways Environment Can Impact Health Insurance Costs

No matter what type of business you run, there may be opportunities to improve the work environment — the decrease the cost of health insurance.

Generic Drug Price Lists For Six Major Pharmacies - Updated

You've seen the ads on TV offereing $4 generic drugs, but then when you get your prescription filled it's not $4 at all. As it turns out, every pharmacy has their own slightly d

How About a Price List at the Hospital or Doctor’s Office?

Restaurants show you how much your food costs before you order. When it comes to medical expenses, shouldn't it be the same?

Health Care Reform: Good for People Like Me

A long time ago, I had an idea. I was working a regular job, but I realized that what I wanted to do was be a writer. I figured that I could make some money writing, but not necess

It Pays to Be True to Your School: 5 Ways Your Alma Mater Can Save You Money

Alumni associations are doing everything they can to make things better for graduates of their college during this difficult time. Some of the savings are pretty substantial.

The Pros and Cons of Retail Health Clinics

Next time you are heading to the grocery store, remember to add “healthcare” to your shopping list! Yes, healthcare services are now being offered at local grocery stores, drug sto

3 Times to Consider Declining Your Employer's Health Coverage

Open enrollment is right around the corner, and with it comes your opportunity to make decisions that could dictate your medical expenses for an entire year. Is considering droppin

Tips and Tricks for Dealing with a Recalcitrant HMO

Most of us will, at one time or another, have to struggle with our insurance company over payment approval, referral approval, or any one of a myriad of other common issues. Here a

5 Personal Finance Tips You Don't Always Hear About

We have all read about the usual personal finance tips being offered by the writers of the personal finance blogs around the internet and from the experts on television. They usual

Why I (Heart) My High Deductible Health Insurance Plan

I was a born and raised HMO baby. Health insurance had always meant plopping down a $15 co-pay at each appointment and letting my insurer pay the rest. Since insurance was a bene