Weekly Shout Outs: Health Care Edition

health careWe talk about every aspect of personal finance on this blog because we know how important planning and preparation are. No matter how much we organize our financial lives, emergencies do happen. And medical emergencies can be the costliest of all! That’s why we’re dedicating this week’s shout outs to recent blog posts which talk about health care. Take a look and find out what you can do to keep your finances – and your health – safe!

Get the Best Health Insurance Plan for You (Bargaineering)
Shopping for health insurance? Take a look at these tips to ensure that you’re getting a plan that will meet your needs – both in health and finances.

Always Expect the Unexpected (One Smart Dollar)
We all tend to think that nothing will happen to us, but this post will show you exactly why it’s still best to always be prepared. This one’s a must read!

Cheap Health Insurance Options for the Unemployed, Self-Employed, or Early Retiree (Financial Samurai)
If your job doesn’t offer medical benefits, then affordable health insurance can be hard to find. Here’s a list of options that may work for you.

How to Claim a Medical Expense Tax Deduction (My Dollar Plan)
Tax time is coming and, when it comes to deductions, it’s best not to leave any stone unturned. Here are medical expenses that may be deductible.

If This Happens, Will You Be Protected? (Manisha’s MoneyZen Blog)
When it comes to the cost of health care, there’s a lot more to think about than just the medical bills. This blog posts lists other costs to prepare for.

Want some more reading for your week? Check out Ben’s guest post for Military.com for tips on how to handle your tax refund if you have debt. You can also find more of Ben’s writing on Yahoo! Finance, where he talks about ways to become happier in your career. Then take a peek at Debt Roundup, Luke 1428, and Monster Piggy Bank, who were kind enough to mention us recently!

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  • http://www.financialsamurai.com/ Sam Dogen

    Thanks for the shoutout Shannon!

    Sam
    (Financial Samurai)

    • Shannon_ReadyForZero

      You’re very welcome, thanks for outlining such important information!

  • http://www.debtroundup.com/ Grayson @ Debt Roundup

    Thanks for throwing the mention in there. I will be happy to mention ReadyForZero ever week.

    • Shannon_ReadyForZero

      You’re too kind Grayson :).