Insurance

If You Miss the Obamacare Deadline, Temporary Health Insurance Plans Are Available

If You Miss the Obamacare Deadline, Temporary Health Insurance Plans Are Available

Missing the deadline to purchase health insurance does not mean consumers have to forego coverage for nearly a year until the next open enrollment season starts.

Consumers Need to Buy Health Insurance Before January 31 Deadline

Consumers Need to Buy Health Insurance Before January 31 Deadline

Consumers who have dragged their feet need to choose a health insurance plan by Sunday or risk not having coverage for a year.

Can You Drive Into Old Age Without Paying For It?

Can You Drive Into Old Age Without Paying For It?

If you're healthy enough to keep driving past age 70, it gets a bit more expensive to keep it up. However, there are a few tricks to cut the cost.

Why You Need to Buy Health Insurance in December

Why You Need to Buy Health Insurance in December

As networks for doctors shift each year to cope with demand and costs, some consumers are left without knowing which health insurance plan to purchase.

Here's Why Health Insurance Plans Are Changing from PPOs to EPOs

Here's Why Health Insurance Plans Are Changing from PPOs to EPOs

Many health insurance companies are shedding some of their plans such as PPOs and replacing them with EPOs for next year, which do not provide consumers with out-of-network coverage.

Checklist for Millennials Buying Health Insurance for the First Time

Checklist for Millennials Buying Health Insurance for the First Time

Reaching the age of 26 is a new benchmark for Millennials, as they mark a new rite of passage of buying health insurance for the first time.

Why Learning Health Insurance’s Metal Plans Is Important

Why Learning Health Insurance’s Metal Plans Is Important

Learning what bronze, silver, gold and platinum plans entail can help you choose among the health insurance options.

Here's What to Do When Your Current Health Insurance Plan Vanishes

Here's What to Do When Your Current Health Insurance Plan Vanishes

What To Do When Your Current Health Insurance Plan Vanishes

Consumers Should Prepare for Changes to This Year’s Open Enrollment Period

Consumers Should Prepare for Changes to This Year’s Open Enrollment Period

The open enrollment period to purchase health insurance for 2016 stared earlier this year along with an increase in the fees for not enrolling in an insurance program.

Premiums for Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Plans to Rise in 2016

Premiums for Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Plans to Rise in 2016

Health insurance premiums are expected to rise modestly in 2016, even among employee-sponsored plans, increasing the burden for consumers who are already saddled with high deductibles.

Employers Are Not Paying as Large a Share of Workers' Health Insurance Premium

Employers Are Not Paying as Large a Share of Workers' Health Insurance Premium

Employees still have high expectations that their companies will pay a large portion of their health insurance premiums, believing that the responsibility lies with them.

What You Can Expect to Pay in Health Insurance Premiums in ‘16

What You Can Expect to Pay in Health Insurance Premiums in ‘16

Health care costs will rise in 2016, but the amount will vary from state to state.

GOP Obamacare Alternatives Take Shape

GOP Obamacare Alternatives Take Shape

Scott Walker and Marco Rubio propose health care reforms.

Hurricane Season Prep: Getting Your Home, Car and Data Ready

Hurricane Season Prep: Getting Your Home, Car and Data Ready

As heat waves continue to emerge and peak hurricane season is on its way soon, homeowners should prepare for power failures and flash flooding.

Why Flo and the Gecko Can't Make You Switch Car Insurance

Why Flo and the Gecko Can't Make You Switch Car Insurance

The majority of U.S. drivers won't change their auto insurance for more than a decade. Considering it's never been easier to do so, they may be missing some savings.

Why You Should Never Buy COBRA And Head To Private Insurers Instead

Why You Should Never Buy COBRA And Head To Private Insurers Instead

Buying COBRA means consumers should expect to pay about twice as much as a private insurance plan.

Why Some Insurance Experts Say Deductibles Should Be So High It Hurts

Why Some Insurance Experts Say Deductibles Should Be So High It Hurts

Insurance is for disasters, not maintenance, so stop expecting to use it — and save money on premiums instead.

Most Big Auto Insurers Are Just Taking Advantage of Your Low-Mileage Driving

Most Big Auto Insurers Are Just Taking Advantage of Your Low-Mileage Driving

Auto insurance companies seem to be taking low-risk drivers for granted, but consumers aren't standing for it.

Obamacare Satisfaction Is Up, But Consumers Are Still Worried About Costs

Obamacare Satisfaction Is Up, But Consumers Are Still Worried About Costs

A new study by the Kaiser Family Foundation gets into the data behind Obamacare's second open enrollment period.

Your Bad Credit Is Costing You Big Money When It Comes to Your Insurance

Your Bad Credit Is Costing You Big Money When It Comes to Your Insurance

Did you know that your credit score also impacts what you pay for insurance?

When It Makes Sense to Skip Filing a Car Insurance Claim

When It Makes Sense to Skip Filing a Car Insurance Claim

Drivers pay an average of 41% more for car insurance after making a single claim, according to the second annual study by insuranceQuotes.com.

How A Car Insurance App Available on iTunes Helps Apple Enthusiasts Save Money

How A Car Insurance App Available on iTunes Helps Apple Enthusiasts Save Money

Exact discounts depend on location, the vehicle’s make, model and mileage but only iPhone, iPod touch and Apple watch users can access Go.

Millennials Who May Need Life Insurance Often Don't Buy It: Here's Why

Millennials Who May Need Life Insurance Often Don't Buy It: Here's Why

Consumers misjudge the price of life insurance, overestimating the cost by 213%.

Here's What Traffic Tickets Actually Do to Your Auto Insurance Costs

Here's What Traffic Tickets Actually Do to Your Auto Insurance Costs

Driving without a license or not buckling up won't cost you all that much, but the difference between careless and reckless driving could triple your rates.

Why You Should Buy Short-Term Health Insurance If You Missed Open Enrollment

Why You Should Buy Short-Term Health Insurance If You Missed Open Enrollment

Consumers who missed the open enrollment deadline and its extensions still have a number of options for limited health insurance coverage.

Renting an Apartment? Top Reasons You Should Get Renters Insurance

Renting an Apartment? Top Reasons You Should Get Renters Insurance

If you've recently asked yourself, 'Should I get renters insurance?' we've got an easy answer for you: Yes.

Why You Shouldn't Rush to File That Homeowners Insurance Claim

Why You Shouldn't Rush to File That Homeowners Insurance Claim

Homeowners insurance comes in handy, but making multiple small claims can cost policyholders almost a year's worth of extra payments.

Flood Insurance Crisis: If the High Water Doesn’t Get You, the High Premiums Might

Flood Insurance Crisis: If the High Water Doesn’t Get You, the High Premiums Might

Homeowners in flood zones face rapidly increasing insurance premiums, falling home values — and perhaps even forced relocation.

Marijuana Is Poised for Expansive Growth With Capital and Talent

Marijuana Is Poised for Expansive Growth With Capital and Talent

As the marijuana industry expands in its legal and recreational markets, MedMen managing partner Adam Bierman has highlighted how pot businesses can reach the next level.

Insurance Companies Often Don't Have a Clue You Got a Ticket — Unless You're Young

Insurance Companies Often Don't Have a Clue You Got a Ticket — Unless You're Young

Traffic tickets may not always trigger insurance rate hikes, but drivers have to stay vigilant anyway.