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2FD 006: Health Insurance Options

Sean Merron December 21, 2016 188 2

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Health Insurance can be confusing…

Understanding your options is very important for your finances. Not having the right coverage you need can be a burden on your bank account and set back your goals.

Take some time to understand the needs for your lifestyle and set yourself up for a healthy year! CHA-CHING!

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    2FD 006: Health Insurance Options
    Sean Merron

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Discussion Points

  • The types of policies and prices for an employee.
  • The high costs of small business health insurance without an employer.
  • The impact of the Affordable Care Act
  • Not having health insurance is a leading cause of debt, not worth the risk.
  • Costs will vary by state depending on where government rebates were elected.
  • Why premiums are rising.
  • When to consider a high deductible plan.
  • Health Savings Accounts (HSA) to pay for health care with pre-tax money.
  • You don’t have to pay your bills right away, you can setup payments at no extra cost and wait until you can open up a HSA or FSA to help pay for it.
  • Opening Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) to pay for known upcoming expenses or past bills with pre-tax money.
  • Canada health care is not that good.
  • The affects of health care costs on your decision to go to the doctor.
  • The advantages of government subsidies with early retirement.

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