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August 2006 - Posts

We have excellent health insurance coverage through my husband's job. In fact, many of the "alternative" health professionals that I make use of are covered (up to a certain yearly limit) by my husband's health plan. Since I prefer preventative medicine Read More...
Posted on August 28,2006

Who'd have thought? According to a recent online news story that I read, the insurance industry is taking steps to help in the fight against climate change.It makes sense: it will work in their favour in the long run, since it should also mean less Read More...
Posted on August 23,2006

This is a problem that we hear about all the time: the person writing has an automatic payment that is coming out of their bank account, and they don't know who the payment is going to! Part of the problem is the fact that automatic payments are not Read More...
Posted on August 21,2006

I have two children -- a 5 year old son and a baby daughter. Do I have life insurance on them? The answer is an emphatic NO!Those companies who try to convince you to buy life insurance for your children are banking on your desire to "have the very best" Read More...
Posted on August 19,2006

In the first of many cases that were pending, a judge in Gulfport, Mississippi ruled that a couple will not be paid damages for their home, which was destroyed in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. The reason? The wording of the insurance policy. It Read More...
Posted on August 15,2006

OK. I admit it. I've been in "van denial". Yes, I have kids. Yes, vans are "handy". But NO -- I didn't want to own one. Well, I own one now. My husband talked me into it. First of all, I was impressed with how this thing handles. It's not your father's Read More...
Posted on August 9,2006

Well, as Mother Nature proved to me again this week, it doesn't have to be a hurricane or a tidal wave or other massive natural disaster to create havoc. In fact, in most cases, your regular homeowners policy will be sufficient for the common kinds of Read More...
Posted on August 5,2006
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