Archive for the 'Health Insurance' Category

Your Health Insurance When Living Abroad

Saturday, February 21st, 2009

You may not know this already, but when you plan to travel abroad, you cannot take your local insurance with you. In order to have coverage, you’ll need to purchase an international insurance plan offered by a multinational insurance company. While they may be hard to track down, it is the best way to assure […]

The Fastest Way To Get Lowest Cost Health Insurance

Sunday, February 17th, 2008

Recently I had the opportunity to switch health insurance carriers. Why switch? First, my existing carrier increased my premiums regularly. This was interesting, because I didn’t make one claim in over 3 years and only used 1 doctor visit a year towards my deductible. I certainly wasn’t a strain on their program, in fact, they […]

Employers Encourage Getting In Shape With Insurance Premium Incentives

Sunday, November 11th, 2007

Look out, you may be asked to pay more for your company’s health insurance plan if you’re out of shape. That’s right, more and more companies are taking a controversial approach by ‘encouraging’ employees to get fit by lowering their insurance premium deductibles if they pass a yearly physical fitness test. If they don’t, they […]

Five Ways to Trim your Medical Costs and Save

Wednesday, October 31st, 2007

With healthcare, medications and insurance costs rising, it isn’t surprising that people are trying to figure out ways to avoid getting sick and choosing a better lifestyle to lower health insurance costs. There is actually quite a bit you can do to help save some cash. Mostly, it’s just a matter of tweaking ones lifestyle […]