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Insurance

Travel Insurance: An Expensive Lesson In Getting the Coverage You Need

I thought I knew a lot about travel insurance until recently, when I learned something new. It was an expensive lesson. My wife and I had booked an expedition cruise to the Arctic for our 30th wedding anniversary. A mechanical cancellation of a Delta flight delayed us...

U.S. Health Care Costs: Not As Bad As You Think?

The high costs associated with health care in the United States (up 48% from 2013) are obvious to anyone who scrutinizes a medical bill. A study conducted by the Commonwealth Fund in January 2023 compared U.S. health care costs with those in other developed nations,...

Why Does Health Insurance Cost So Much?

While overall economic inflation has slowed over the past 18 months, health insurance costs keep going up. According to the latest survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF), a non-profit organization that conducts research on health policy and issues, the average...

How Money Scripts Affect Funeral Planning

The unconscious beliefs we hold around money affect our financial choices throughout our lives—and even beyond. Our money scripts have an impact on the way we think about final expenses for our loved ones and ourselves. I was reminded of this as I read about a recent...

Travel Insurance: Don’t Leave the Country Without It

One important thing to take along when you travel abroad is travel insurance. I needed to use mine on three international trips this year: one to London in January, a cancelled one to Puerto Rico in February, and one to Budapest in May. These are the only...

Any Bank Can Fail; Why There’s No Need To Panic

I’ve received more emails and calls from clients on the failure of SVB Bank than I did the stock market crash in April of 2020. That tells me there is wide concern today about the stability of the economy and financial markets. When you listen to politicians and...