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Deciding on a Plan

Some say that picking an individual health insurance plan is easy, because you can search online and compare plans from different carriers and then make a decision. But it is not as simple, because there is a terminology that is not clear for everyone, and understanding your personal needs and finding a plan to match is also ... More

Take the Safety Net

When you reach the age when you know there will be so many expenses, it's natural to try and see what can be done differently. There are major life events that will happen, such as buying a first house, having kids, etc. and you want to make sure that you have a safety net. This is how financial experts look at having insuran... More

Learn your New Plan

The worst thing you can do with a new insurance plan is to assume that it is just like your previous one. Even if you are paying the same monthly premium, plans can have big differences between them. When you sign up to a new plan, learn it and know your rights and conditions. It can make a big difference in your pocket if you ... More

Read and Review

Many things can change in a year, so when it's time to renew your health insurance policy, don't just auto-renew it. Your circumstances and needs may have changed recently, or perhaps you have a lower income now. Also, plans can change too, and you need to check what you will be getting in the upcoming year, and that your ... More

Happy Aging

In the health community they say that getting older and doing it in a healthy way involves more than just eating well and staying physically active. It is also important to be good to yourself, in many different ways. Some examples are being social and surrounding yourself with pleasant people, getting enough sleep, and keeping ... More

What to do After an Appointment

When you leave the doctor's office, go over the instructions you were given and act upon them. Check in the pharmacy to collect any prescriptions you were given, and take them as directed. If you were told to schedule a follow-up visit, pick up the phone and do that. When you get your medical bill, go over it and pay it. If ... More

Healthy Beginnings

The Marketplace website shares some tips and guidelines for overall health. First, maintaining a healthy lifestyle wherever you go is important, whether you are to work, home, or out and about. Another crucial aspect is to be on top of your health and go to any recommended screenings or appointment. If you have health inform... More

Five Tips for a Healthy Life

Creating a healthy lifestyle is not as hard as some may think. It does involve some preparation and thought, but it is definitely doable. Make it a habit to be active maintain a healthy body weight eat a variety of foods and plenty of fruits and vegetables watch your portion sizes and eat regularly do not eat ... More

Teach Yourself not to Overeat

Many often skip breakfast, saying that it's because they are too busy. But, doing this one innocent thing has a lot of impact to how your day will go. When skipping meals it becomes much easier to overeat because your hunger goes out of control. Therefore it is important to snack during the day but choose your foods wisely. ... More

Plan Network Providers

Before deciding on a health plan, check to see their network requirements. Some plans demand that you see an in-network provider only, and that can be very limiting. Examine their providers list to be sure that you have enough options that are convenient for you if you need to see a doctor, a specialist, and which hospitals ... More