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Understanding supplemental and alternative health insurance can be a daunting task. Let us break it down for you.

Hospital Indemnity Insurance in Action: How a Growing Young Family Saved $14,500 in Hospital Bills

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Hospital indemnity insurance can complement traditional health plans and take hefty medical bills out of the picture. Here’s how one couple made it work.

Critical Illness Insurance in Action: How Burpees Turned Into a $7,500 Near-Death Debacle

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Critical illness insurance can help even healthy people plan for the unexpected. Here’s how Sofia discovered that lesson — and how you can avoid her fate.

Health Insurance Lingo: HSA

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Paying for medical expenses is never fun, but a health savings account can make it a little easier. What is an HSA? Here’s what you need to know.

What Is Short-Term Disability Insurance?

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Short-term disability insurance can supplement your income after an accident or illness — but what qualifies for short-term disability? Find out here.

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.

What to Do About Your Medical Debt

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Medical debt can be overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to damage your financial life. Follow these steps for paying off your medical debt.

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.

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.

What Is an FSA?

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What is an FSA? Stop scrambling to pay for medical expenses — here’s how to prepare for your next medical bill with a pretax flexible spending account.

What Is Life Insurance?

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What is life insurance? Learn the basics of this important part of planning your future here.