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Bana Jobe

Bana Jobe

Bana Jobe is an award-winning medical writer with over 10 years of experience

6 Questions to Ask Before You Buy Critical Illness Insurance

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What is covered by critical illness insurance? How much is the lump sum payout? Get these questions and others answered to pick the right policy for you.

5 Questions to Ask Before Buying Accident Insurance

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If you find yourself asking, “Do I need accident insurance?” then consider these five questions to shop with confidence and find exactly what you need.

How to Talk About Mental Health With Your Insurance Company, Doctor and Boss

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As you navigate mental health with your doctor and at work, you might find yourself talking about mental health with strangers. Here’s how to start.

Accident Insurance in Action: One Guy, Two Broken Bones and $6,500 in Health Bills

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Accident insurance can help you plan for the unexpected. Here’s how Matt ended up with $6,500 in medical debt — and how you can avoid it happening to you.

Why Is Health Care So Stressful?

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Making health care decisions can be stressful, especially when it comes to paying for them. Here’s how to protect yourself from surprise medical expenses.

What Is a Pre-Existing Condition and Why Does It Matter?

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You’ve likely seen the debates over pre-existing conditions while shopping for insurance. But what is a pre-existing condition, and why does it matter?

How to Start Gap Year Planning (Without Emptying Your Wallet)

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High school graduates aren’t the only ones putting time, thought and money toward gap year planning. Here’s how to make it work with limited funds.

7 Free or Low-Cost Ways to Boost Your Mental Health

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Mental health can be expensive, but there are free or low-cost resources to teach you how to improve emotional health.

Cut Through the Confusion by Learning the Basics of a Supplemental Insurance Plan

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How do you shop for a supplemental insurance plan? Follow these easy tips and become a smarter shopper in no time.

The Pros and Cons of High-Deductible Health Plans

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Considering an HDHP? The trade-offs can work out in your favor if you keep a few things in mind regarding high-deductible health plan pros and cons.