19 Car Insurance Terms You Need to Know

If you own and operate a vehicle, you are legally required to carry some sort of car insurance (or proof of financial responsibility) in almost every state. While the laws regarding coverage types and limits vary from state to state, you’ll need to at least meet the state minimum coverage requirements no matter where you live. […]

Published or Updated: October 1, 2015

Is Pet Insurance Worth the Cost?

Pets make us smile. They make us crazy. They make us proud. For many people, a pet isn’t just a furry little companion to snuggle up to on the couch. They are part of the family. We love our pets, and businesses have found a way to cash in. Pets have become big business – […]

Published or Updated: September 22, 2015

DR 101: Should You Use an HSA for Retirement Savings

Should you use a Health Savings Account (HSA) to save for retirement? That’s the question a listener to the Dough Roller Money Podcast asked recently. Here’s Mike’s email: Hi Rob, I have a question about my HSA at work. I have about $14,000 in it. I have not used it at all in the past […]

Published or Updated: August 28, 2014

Reader Question: What Does Umbrella Insurance Cover?

Q:Rob, love your blog. I am a regular reader of your weekly posts archive. I am confused on umbrella insurance. We have a primary home, a rental home, and two vehicles. Can I buy a single one or two million dollar umbrella policy that covers claims from any of those assets, or do I need […]

Published or Updated: June 3, 2014

All About Term Life Insurance [Interview with Jeff Rose]

This is the twenty-sixth day in our 31-Day Money Challenge. Over 31 days we’ll publish 31 podcasts, each designed to help you move closer to financial freedom. Yesterday we looked at an asset allocation tool called Jemstep. In today’s podcast, we talk about life insurance with Certified Financial Planner, Jeff Rose. Sponsors: The 31-Day Money […]

Published or Updated: June 5, 2015

DR 004: Obamacare FAQs with Nate Purpura of eHealth

In this 4th episode of the Dough Roller Podcast, I interview Nate Purpura of eHealth. Nate and the folks at eHealth are experts when it comes to Obamacare. Given all of the questions and uncertainties surrounding the Affordable Care Act, I was thrilled when Nate agreed to come on the show. The Topics Covered on […]

Published or Updated: November 26, 2013

Alternatives to Healthcare.gov Coming Soon

The rollout of the federal healthcare exchange website, Healthcare.gov, has been about as smooth as cottage cheese. It’s been nearly two months since the website launched, and I still cannot register and compare insurance plans. That’s the bad news. The good news is that change is coming. According to CNN: “Julie Bataille of the Centers […]

Published or Updated: November 20, 2013

Reader Question: Do I Qualify for an Obamacare Subsidy?

We recently published The Definitive Guide to Obamacare for Individuals. It truly is a comprehensive guide to the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act. In response to a question from a reader named Linda, however, today we are going to focus specifically on the health insurance premium subsidies that are available under Obamacare. Here’s […]

Published or Updated: November 7, 2013

The Complete Guide to Life Insurance

Single or married, young or old, many of us should have some sort of life insurance. But wading through the sea of information on life insurance can be confusing and complicated. This guide will help you decide whether to get life insurance, figure out which type will best meet your needs, and shop around for […]

Published or Updated: October 29, 2013

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