Cutting Health Insurance Costs

Surveys of self-employed individuals consistently show that one of their major concerns is the ability to buy affordable health insurance. One in 4 self-employed persons has no health insurance today even tough more than 70% of these people could afford to buy high quality health insurance if they had an effective buying strategy. 1. Have a budget and set realistic expectations. Realize that the purpose of insurance is to cover unexpected and otherwise unmanageable expenses. Most good plans ...
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Get Your Kids Moving

Are your children active? Inactivity among children is becoming an epidemic. Motivating your children to be active not only improves their health now, but it will also benefit them later in life. Here are some facts: * Lack of exercise is a major reason for the growing rate of obesity among children. Rather than letting your child watch TV all day, encourage him to spend time each day in play that requires him to be physically active. * Exercise can strengthen children's bones, something they ...
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Student Health Insurance

Students often wonder if they really need health insurance. It seems like a reasonable question when you are young and healthy and seemingly invincible. After all, almost everyone who knows how to access the health care system is provided with basic health care services and acute care (like emergency care) in the United States, regardless of whether or not they have health insurance. Young adults tend to use health care services less often than any other group. The odds are that a young adult ...
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Health conscious wholesale distributors wanted

Health conscious wholesale distributors wanted Wholesale distributors A strong trend for wholesale distributors continues to build momentum with no end in sight for the future. As our country continues aging the awareness towards quality of life, through better food, nutrition and health alternative's versus medications growths rapidly and combines for excellent opportunities. There was a time not long ago that maximizing awareness was just too costly and prohibitive for most people. Today the ...
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The Wrong Office Chair Can Cause Health Problems!

Plainly, having the wrong office chair can and will cause pain for you. You will find that lower back pain can be one of the most painful experiences of pain that you can have. It is because of the way you sit that causes these problems to arise. And, since many of use spend hours at the office, it is just logical that eventually things would go wrong. Here, we will discuss just what happens when we choose the wrong office chair and give a few helpful hints in choosing the right one for ...
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Health is wealth

The well known proverb, ―health is wealth” goes for everyone who does not know what health is. Too often we don’t realize the existence of health until we lose it. This goes even for a little baby. Babies are the most sensitive human beings. A little carelessness is fatal for a baby and affects it in the long run. The mothers have to monitor their baby’s health. The latest technology is making a lot of efforts to educate the new mothers on the health of their new born babies. The ...
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Changes to International Health Insurance

Those who travel overseas for business or vacation may want to know that two of the world's largest international health insurance plans - ―Atlas Travel” and the ―International Citizen Medical Plan” insured by Lloyds of London have changed coverage and rates effective January 1, 2002. The coverage levels are increased for the new policies and the premium cost is proportionately higher. These plans are specifically designed to deal with the language issues, currency ...
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Connecticut Cracks Down on Illegal Health Insurance Plans

The state of Connecticut cracked down on a number of unlicensed health insurance plans and agents this month. The Insurance Department issued warnings to consumers to check the licensing of any firm before doing business. The targeted illegal heath plans were primarily offered to small businesses through their professional industry associations. The health plans claimed that since they were not fully insured and operated in multiple states Connecticut’s strict insurance regulations did not ...
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HEALTHY RESTAURANT EATING

Everyone enjoys a night out. Days are filled with commitments, obligations, meetings, errands, chores, and a myriad of other responsibilities that color our daily lives, even our very existence. To step back from this cycle of activity and go to a restaurant, have someone else serve you, cook the meal, wash the dishes, and clean up is a mini-vacation we all can appreciate. When you dine out, you can’t leave your good sense or your healthy eating habits on the wayside, to be picked up when ...
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The Cold Facts of Starting Your Own Small Business

Do you have the right stuff to make it work? Ask yourself these five questions before making that leap from steady paycheck to entrepreneurial uncertainty: 1. Are you a self-starter? You must have the self-discipline to plan, set goals, not procrastinate and stay focused. 2. What are your expectations? Do you think you'll work less and have less stress and more money? Think again. 3. What are your financial goals? Be prepared to work more for less money, at least in the beginning. Set up your ...
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