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Help I’ve Lost My Job! Your Health Insurance Options

Help I’ve Lost My Job! Your Health Insurance Options

So, you’ve lost your job. Whether your company closed shop, your employer dismissed you, or your job was terminated early, you’ve either lost or are about to lose your job-based health insurance. For those with medical conditions that are currently being treated, this can be a devastating blow to their ...
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5 Things to Consider Before Purchasing Long-Term Care Insurance

5 Things to Consider Before Purchasing Long-Term Care Insurance

Whether it’s a car accident, a root canal or an emergency operation, insurance is a valuable asset to have. Not only can it save you from financial burden, but the care involved is often much better than what you would receive without insurance. Insurance also acts as a stress relief ...
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What is Long-term Care Insurance?

What is Long-term Care Insurance?

If you or someone you love is in need of long-term care, it might be time to consider long-term care health insurance. Although more expensive than other healthcare plans, the daily assistance and community that comes with long-term care can significantly increase our quality of life and well-being in later ...
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How Do I Choose a Health Insurance Plan?

How Do I Choose a Health Insurance Plan?

Choosing the right health insurance plan can mean saving thousands of dollars and receiving the best care that you deserve. With so many plans available on the marketplace, selecting the right one for you can be a challenging decision. But by knowing what to look for in advance, you’ll be ...
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5 Tips to Save Money on Your Health Insurance Plan

5 Tips to Save Money on Your Health Insurance Plan

For many Americans, great health insurance comes at a cost. On the surface, premiums and deductibles seem straightforward (these are the expenses you’ll pay both monthly and annually). However, there are many more factors to consider such as copays, coinsurance, medication, and the ever-fluctuating healthcare marketplace. Fortunately, it is possible ...
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How does health insurance work?

How Does Health Insurance Work?

Signing up for health insurance is a confusing process in itself, with numerous primary doctors, health service providers and financial factors to consider. If these decisions weren’t frustrating enough, the mechanics of health insurance are a complicated and tangled mess of premiums, deductibles, and copayments. Fortunately, we’re here to help ...
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Why is Health Insurance Important?

Why is Health Insurance Important?

For some of us—especially those who are young and fit—questioning whether health insurance is worth it is a common problem to explore. After all, why spend so much money on coverage when the chances of needing it seem slim? From a particular financial perspective, being uninsured makes sense. However, as ...
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I turn 65 in 2018 - when should I enroll for Medicare?

I turn 65 in 2018 – when should I enroll for Medicare?

There is a 7 month window for enrolling in Medicare Part A, Part B, Part C and/or Part D. Those 7 months include the 3 months prior to your birthday, the month of your birthday and 3 months after your birthday. For example, if your birthday is July 23rd your ...
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In with the New! May your new year bring you new joys!

In with the New! May your new year bring you new joys!

We hope you can look back on 2017 with fondness and forward to 2018 with anticipation! The YIG Team ...
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Merry Christmas 2017

Merry Christmas 2017

May your travels be safe, your friends and family be happy and your Christmas be awesome! From our family to yours. Merry Christmas ...
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