Is Medical Tourism a Viable Option? A Look at the Pros and Cons

medical tourism

Medical tourism is the practice of going outside of your home country to seek medical treatment. Right now it’s far more popular outside the United States, but it is growing rapidly here as well. Increasingly, medical tourism is becoming a viable option, at least in certain circumstances. Why medical tourism? By some accounts, medical tourism […]

When Whole Life Insurance Actually Makes Sense

when it is good to buy whole life insurance

In almost every corner of the financial universe, we’re told that term life insurance is a better deal than whole life insurance. In general, I agree – I think we all do. But there are times when whole life insurance actually make sense. Based on logic alone, that has to be true. Since each of […]

Save Money on Insurance: Self-Insure


Insurance is one of those things that we all need if we plan to protect our assets. Whether you are protecting your health, your home, or even your life, insurance is a way for you to keep your family safe. However, paying all those premiums starts to add up. Health insurance premiums can get especially […]

Health Reimbursement Account Benefits – What You Need to Know

Health reimbursement accounts

The healthcare and health insurance industries are a messy alphabet soup in terms of coverages, premiums, and types of accounts. We’ve compared HSAs to FSAs in the past; many employers provide these accounts on a national basis. However, there is another type of healthcare account that employers can provide that many people have not heard […]

Types of Insurance Homeowners Need

Flood Insurance

Compared to renting, owning a home can be a great thing. You can paint whatever colors you want (unless your homeowners association says otherwise) and you get to decide what the landscaping looks like. Yet owning a piece of property worth hundreds of thousands of dollars is a big financial risk, too. That’s why you […]

How to Insure High Value Items

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I will formally go on the record and state that everyone needs homeowner’s insurance or renter’s insurance to cover the value of the items they own. Hopefully, you have taken the steps to acquire one of these policies. If not, do so now. These policies are relatively inexpensive, and it doesn’t take much to lose […]

Part-Time Jobs that offer Health Insurance Benefits


It’s not at all common to think of part-time jobs and health insurance benefits in the same sentence. But it is possible to combine the two –if you know where to look. There are actually more employers who offer health insurance benefits for part-time workers than we generally assume. The game is changing… If you’ve […]