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Will My 401(k) Ever “Expire”?

The money accrued in your 401(k) is tied to your employer. The contributions come directly out of your paycheck, and your employer may match funds up to a specific limit. When you leave that job, you can no longer contribute to the 401(k), but the money you contributed still belongs

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How Much Sodium is Too Much

How Much Sodium is Too Much?

Sodium, or salt, brings out the flavor in all foods, from savory to sweet. But too much sodium can have a detrimental effect on your health. Has your doctor told you to lower your sodium intake? How much is too much? The Symptoms of Too Much Sodium in Your Diet

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Term or Whole Life: Which Life Insurance Policy is Best

Term or Whole Life: Which Life Insurance Policy is Best?

Buying life insurance can be confusing. After searching online, you will be inundated with endless email offers and ads on social media. To choose the right type of life insurance, it is worth understanding the basics, so you purchase a policy that best suits you, your family, and your financial

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Medicare And Mental Health Coverage

Does Medicare Provide Mental Health Coverage?

Medicare covers certain mental health services, provided the healthcare professional accepts assignment. The Part B deductible applies to doctor visits, in addition to a 20% copay. If you go to a hospital outpatient clinic or department for mental health services, you may have to pay an additional copayment or coinsurance

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Gauging Liability Insurance Needs for Your Business

Gauging Liability Insurance Needs for Your Business

Every business should have liability insurance – but what policy limits are right for your company? A lease or contract may require liability insurance with a specific limit. For guidance, it is advised that you speak to an experienced insurance agent. Many business owners should have higher limits than the

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Beginner’s Guide to Personal Umbrella Insurance

Beginner’s Guide to Personal Umbrella Insurance

Personal umbrella insurance serves an essential purpose, as it provides liability protection above and beyond the policy limits on your vehicle, home, or boat. Every insurance policy has limits, and personal umbrella insurance kicks in once you have exceeded those limits, expanding your protection if a claim or lawsuit is

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Can I Have Health Insurance Through Work and on My Own

Can I Have Health Insurance Through Work and on My Own?

If you have group health insurance through your employer, it will not stop you from being able to purchase health insurance independently. The group health plan provided through your work may not meet the level of protection you want. You can also reject signing up for group health insurance and

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Making Healthy Restaurant Choices

Making Healthy Restaurant Choices

Dining out is a national pastime, and most of us rely on local restaurants to serve us on holidays, birthdays, anniversaries, or everyday meals. If you dine out often, you want to ensure the menu items you choose do not negatively impact your health. Armed with a little knowledge, you

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How Affordable is Life Insurance

How Affordable is Life Insurance?

A life insurance policy may be more affordable than you think. The cost of life insurance is calculated on your age and state of health. If you are married, have children, or have a mortgage, your family must be protected. If you die unexpectedly, the death benefit will allow your

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Your Guide to Medigap and Other Medicare Supplement Plans

Your Guide to Medigap and Other Medicare Supplement Plans

Medigap is Medicare supplemental insurance. Private insurance companies sell these policies. They are designed to help cover the gaps in healthcare costs with original Medicare, such as deductibles, co-payments, and co-insurance. It can also help with services Medicare does not cover, including travel outside the U.S. Why You Might Need

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