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Pros & Cons Of Opening A Flexible Spending Account

Flexible spending accounts (FSAs) are associated with employer-sponsored health insurance plans. They allow you to divert a tax-deferred portion of your earnings into the account, which you can use to pay for certain healthcare-related expenses, including copayments and deductibles, and dependent-care costs. Money in an FSA must be used by the end of the plan year. However, employers may offer a grace period of up...

How Do I Know If I Need Separate Vision Insurance?

Regular eye exams are essential for maintaining the health of the eyes – the organs that make vision possible. Eye exams can also detect underlying health conditions that may otherwise go unnoticed. Depending on your annual vision care costs, you may need separate vision insurance to get the eye and vision care you need. Is Separate Vision Insurance Worth It? You may purchase vision insurance...

Beginner’s Guide To Choosing A Beneficiary

If you have a life insurance policy, your beneficiary is the person who will receive the benefits in the event of your death. For obvious reasons, choosing a beneficiary is an important step in the process of obtaining life insurance. If you are new to the process, the following tips can help. Consider the Purpose of the Policy You are buying life insurance for a...

Avoid Common Home Accidents During The Holiday Season

From late November to mid-January, the holidays bring good cheer and gatherings with friends and family. They are also a season when home accidents frequently occur. The following are some common holiday-related accidents, along with tips to help keep your family safe at home over the holiday season. Decorating Fall Accidents You may be surprised to learn how many people are injured while decorating their...

How Does My 401(k) Get Invested?

A 401(k) is a tax-deferred, employer-sponsored retirement savings plan that allows you to save and invest a portion of your paycheck. Your employer may contribute matching funds to your 401(k) account. The company may offer a choice of investment options, but you control how your 401(k) money is invested. What Are the Common 401(k) Investment Options? Employees can typically choose from a spread of mutual...