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How To Retire Early Without Losing Your Health Coverage

Almost every day, we talk to people who are at least considering retiring before their 65th birthday. 65 is, of course, the age at which you become eligible for Medicare. For many early retirees, their biggest concern is how to hang on to their health insurance until age 65 when they can sign up for Medicare. Here’s […]

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Getting Health Insurance Through Your Job? Typical Family Coverage Now Costs $20k

You know it’s expensive. But just how much does your health insurance actually cost in 2019? The cost of family coverage for the typical employer health plan just passed the $20,000 mark ($20,576 to be exact), according to the nonprofit Kaiser Family Foundation. Your employer, on average, is picking up 71% of the cost. That’s […]

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Quote Of The Week: Millions Of Americans One Medical Emergency Away From Financial Ruin

“With more than 50 percent of U.S. households having less than $1,000 in savings and more than half of the workforce having a deductible greater than $1,000, millions of Americans are a bad stubbed toe away from financial ruin.” Dave Chase of Health Rosetta, as quoted by Dan Cook, “Out on a limb: Predictions for […]

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Quote Of The Week: Americans Would Rather Clean Toilets Than Pick a Health Plan

“Most people spend less than 30 minutes researching health benefits.  Working Americans would rather clean their inboxes or toilets – and even do their taxes – than pick a health care plan.” Janet Levaux, Editor in Chief of Research Magazine, “Some Americans Would Rather Clean Toilets Than Pick a Health Plan: Survey,” Think Advisor, September 22, […]

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