What’s new for Medicare in 2019?

Next Avenue •
Forbes
Healthcare concept. Medical background.

Medicare costs change each year, so if you’re 65 or older, it’s important to understand and review your benefits for the upcoming year. Some new rules affect the cost of prescription drugs covered under Part D (Medicare’s prescription drug benefit) and change the times when you can revise your Medicare health and drug coverage. Medicare

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New Year’s money resolutions: make sure your homeowners insurance is up to date

Emmet Pierce •
The Simple Dollar
Dream house

The recent wildfires that devastated many U.S. communities illustrated the need for homeowners to make sure their insurance policies provide adequate coverage to repair or replace a disaster-damaged dwelling. Too often, people buy a homeowners policy and then forget about it, never bothering to see if the payout amount has kept pace with construction costs, said

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A first-time homeowners mini-guide to insurance

Allyson Brooks •
Benzinga
A First-Time Homeowners Mini-Guide To Insurance

Congratulations! You bought your first house. As you may already know, when you buy a house with financing, you’re required to have homeowners insurance. Here are a few things to look for to get the best homeowners insurance. What Is Homeowners Insurance? Homeowners insurance is a type of property insurance that provides financial protection to

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31 days to financial independence: Trimming your spending – insurance

Trent Hamm •
The Simple Dollar

We continued looking at the average American family budget, going through each category and examining how one could trim the cost of typical expenses in that category. Here’s the “average American family budget” that we’re looking at: Housing – $10,080Transportation – $9,004 Taxes – $7,432Utilities – $7,068Food – $6,602 Insurance (including things like pensions) –

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