Where to Open a Health Savings Account

by Ryan Guina July 5, 2012

A couple years ago my wife and I decided to drop my employer sponsored health care plan and buy our own individual health care plan. The cost was very similar, but we had a better choice of doctors, which was important to us. When we changed plans, we opted for a high deductible health insurance plan. […]

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Do You Need Umbrella Insurance?

by Miranda Marquit May 29, 2012

When it comes to protecting your assets, you probably know that you need insurance. There are different insurance policies available, designed to protect your assets in a number of situations. Most policies include some kind of liability coverage. From auto insurance, to homeowner’s insurance, you want to protect yourself in the even that someone is […]

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Introduction to Disability Insurance – You Need it More Than You Think You Do

by Emily Guy Birken May 28, 2012

The numbers are staggering. According to the Council for Disability Awareness (CDA) “over one in four of today’s 20-year-olds will become disabled before they retire.” The average length of disability is a frighteningly long 31.2 months. But despite these statistics, many individuals—as many as 67% of private sector workers according to the CDA —have a […]

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What to Ask Your HR Department About Life, Health, and Disability Insurance

by Emily Guy Birken May 9, 2012

With all of the paperwork you end up filling out on your first day on the job, finding out the exact details of your insurance benefits can slip your mind. However, it is important that you know exactly what coverage your employer is offering so you can know if there are any gaps. Here are […]

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Should You Buy Life Insurance on Your Kids?

by Ryan Guina April 10, 2012

Nothing stirs up the emotions like the thought of something happening to your child(ren). My wife and I recently had our second child, and I know the first few weeks were filled with a range of emotions – what if something happens to me, or my wife, or, heaven forbid, my daughter? The statistics say […]

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Insurance Policies You Don’t Need

by Emily Guy Birken March 22, 2012

In one of my favorite episodes of the television show Family Guy, a slick door-to-door salesman convinces the bumbling Peter to purchase volcano insurance. When Peter first suggests that they’d never had volcano trouble in Rhode Island, the salesman responds “Don’t you think we’re due for one?” which of course ensures his sale. Even though […]

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How To Find Affordable Auto Insurance Rates

by Ryan Guina January 24, 2012

Car insurance is a requirement – and not just to protect yourself and others in the event of an accident – but a legal requirement. If you drive a car, you need insurance. Fortunately (and unfortunately), there are thousands of companies which provide automobile insurance and just as many policies from which to choose.  With […]

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