Our Health Insurance Costs are Skyrocketing!

Last week, our health insurance company (Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida) sent us a letter about yet another rate increase. Between our two policies, this is the third or fourth increase in the two years since we launched our individual policies. The latest hike for my wife’s policy jacks the rate by a few … Continue reading Our Health Insurance Costs are Skyrocketing!

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Clearing Up Car Insurance Confusion

One of the most frustrating things about many insurance products is their complexity. Just when you think you've answered the question: "How much will I get if..." something else surprises you about how the benefits are structured. Over the past year, I've been knee-deep in research on health and car insurance products as a result … Continue reading Clearing Up Car Insurance Confusion

Can We Boil Down Personal Finance to Simple Ratios?

That’s the premise of a new book by Charles Farrell, “Your Money Ratios: 8 Simple Tools for Financial Security at Every Stage of Life.” The book lives up to its title—people at any stage of life can pick this up and figure out exactly how they relate to where they should be, according to Farrell. … Continue reading Can We Boil Down Personal Finance to Simple Ratios?