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Newborn Safety Checklist for First-Time Parents

After the birth of a first child, many new parents are struck by the awesome responsibility they have just taken on. Newborn babies are completely dependent on their parents and caregivers to protect and nurture them. In keeping with Baby Safety Month in September, the following checklist can help first-time parents keep their newborns safe. Infant Safety Checklist Always support the baby’s head. A newborn’s...

3 Types of Living Benefits for Life Insurance

Life insurance is mainly designed to pay out death benefits to beneficiaries. But some life insurance policies also provide living benefits for policyholders. The following are three types of life insurance living benefits. Accelerated Death Benefits Most life insurance policies contain a provision known as Accelerated Death Benefit (ADB). It allows the policyholder to receive a portion of the life insurance money while he or...

When to Consider Supplemental Health Insurance

Supplemental health insurance can cover out-of-pocket expenses that your regular health insurance plan does not cover. Many older adults purchase this type of plan when they go on Medicare. Younger individuals may also consider supplemental health coverage to pay for deductibles, co-pays, coinsurance, and other expenses that may arise in the event of a serious accident or illness.  If you are under age 65 and...

Starting a Family? Consider These Types of Life Insurance

When you have children, it is more important than ever to have life insurance. You want to provide for them in case something should happen to you. Death benefits from a life insurance policy could cover the mortgage payments, pay for your child’s college education, and help support your family.  What Are the Different Types of Life Insurance? The two main types of life insurance...

Do Freelancers and Gig Workers Get Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance?

With the high cost of healthcare today, we all need health insurance. Freelancers and gig workers do not have the benefit of an employer-sponsored group health plan, but they can still purchase health insurance to help cover their medical expenses. The following are some possible options. The Marketplace Individual health insurance is available for purchase through the Marketplace at healthcare.gov. There are many options from...