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Closing the Loop on a Travel Insurance Adventure

Earlier this year, I wrote about our family’s experience with travel insurance. We took a long-delayed, much-anticipated vacation to Paris and had a truly wonderful seven days exploring the city, enjoying the museums and
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Do You Need Travel Insurance?

Planning a family vacation can involve putting a lot of money at stake. So it may be wise to “protect your investment” — just in case something goes awry.
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The Basics of Insuring Your Home

You should have enough homeowners insurance to rebuild your home, replace your belongings, and cover living expenses while your home is being rebuilt.
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How’s Your (Financial) Health? Find Out With a Self-Checkup

Conducting a methodical yearly examination of your fiscal health is a wise investment in your overall financial well-being.
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Do You Need Rental-Car Insurance?

You might be covered by policies you already have. Here’s how to find out.
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Stress-Testing Your Household Finances

Do you have a risk-management plan in place for your personal finances? You should.
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Short-Term-Care Insurance: An Alternative for Extended Care

Long-term-care insurance is pricey, and many applicants are rejected because of health issues. There's an alternative: short-term-care insurance.
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Life Insurance: Which Kind Is Right for You?

The primary choice in life insurance is between “term” insurance (which expires after a defined period) and “permanent” insurance (which doesn’t expire until you do). Here's what you need to know to make that
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Retirement Planning for Singles

Being single puts the responsibility of preparing for your later years squarely on your shoulders, especially if you don’t have adult children. So you need to have a plan.
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An Ounce of Prevention: Free Preventive Services From Medicare

Medicare pays the full tab for many healthcare screenings and preventive services, including yearly checkups and flu shots. Yet millions of people eligible for such benefits don’t take advantage of
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