Tag Archive: insurance

Feb 28 2012

Empty homes need additional insurance

By Jason Alderman There are many reasons why someone might leave their home unoccupied for months at a time. Maybe you moved to another state and your old house is languishing on the market; or you can no longer afford your mortgage so you’re working out a short sale and couch-surfing at your sister’s house; …

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Feb 21 2012

The fight over reproductive rights

Liberals aren’t trying to make anyone use birth control. By Donald Kaul The air is still thick with outrage over President Barack Obama’s attempt to require all employers to provide insurance coverage for people who desire (or need) birth control. Catholic bishops and their fellow travelers exploded in righteous indignation over a proposal that would …

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Nov 16 2011

Big corporation, tiny heart

Walmart is displaying its incredibly shriveled ethical center by whacking the already meager health care benefits that hundreds of thousands of its workers count on. By Jim Hightower How small can a giant corporation get? I don’t mean in size, but in spirit. Once again, America’s biggest commercial empire — Walmart — is displaying its …

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Nov 09 2011

When natural disasters strike

By Greg Abbott Texas Attorney General Over the years, natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes and wildfires – which were particularly devastating this year – have wreaked havoc on communities across Texas. In the wake of a natural disaster, the victims’ needs are great and their experiences are compelling. Equally moving is the way Texas …

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Oct 13 2011

Medicare open enrollment comes early

By Jason Alderman If you’re enrolled in Medicare, mark these dates on your calendar: October 15, 2011 – December 7, 2011. That’s Medicare’s 2012 Open Enrollment period – and you should note that it occurs a month earlier this year than in the past. Aside from exceptions made for a few special circumstances, this is …

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Jun 07 2011

Financial advice for fathers

By Jason Alderman   With Father’s Day upon us, dads everywhere are gearing up for an avalanche of gifts and “I love yous” from their spouses and kids. If you really want to return their affection, think about what you can do to protect your family financially. All it takes is a little organization and …

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Apr 28 2011

For Mother’s Day: Help mom get organized

Mother’s Day is May 8. In addition to traditional gifts like candy and flowers, consider spending a few hours helping your mom organize her financial, legal and medical records so she – and you – know where she stands. Being prepared will make it much easier to take appropriate actions should an issue ever arise.Here …

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Apr 07 2011

Uninsured Texans have a new option

If you’ve been unable to get private health insurance because of an illness or disability, you may now have an answer to your dilemma. The Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan, created as part of last year’s Affordable Care Act, is making health care coverage available to people who couldn’t buy or afford it because they have …

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