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Pre-Existing Conditions: Definition, How It Affects Insurance Costs, and Waiting Periods

Let’s say you have Atrial Fibrillation. If you signed up for a new health insurance policy, it’s very common that that policy wouldn’t cover any medical bills associated with your Afib for 6 months.

When Should I Purchase Long-Term Care Insurance?

For many individuals in their 60s, they really want long-term care insurance, but it’s just too late. If that might be you, there are some alternatives to long-term care insurance that you could still be approved for.

Will Life Insurance Cover Cancer?

The lifetime probability of any of us getting cancer is 1 in 3 (almost 40% for men and 38% for women). Odds are you know someone who has suffered from cancer, and not only is cancer hard on our bodies, but it’s hard on our finances.

Are Medicare Supplements Worth It?

To help you decide if Medicare Supplements are worth it, we decided to come up with an example of an all-too-common scenario: a heart attack.

When Does the Medicare Deductible Reset?

The Medicare deductible is based on each calendar year, meaning that it lasts from January 1-December 31, and then it resets for the new year. There is a way to avoid paying Medicare deductibles, which is to have a Medicare Supplement – also called a Medigap plan.