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Friday Filmstrips: Open for Questions

This week’s video is long – very long. In fact it’s more than half an hour long. But we’re sharing it because we think it’s important. After Tuesday night’s State of the Union speech from President Obama, the White House asked YouTube users to submit questions about health care. This video is a response to […]

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Friday Filmstrips: The Young Turks on Health Care

If you’ve been following national news this week, you know that the Republicans in the House want to repeal health care reform (they, in fact, consider this more important than creating jobs). This week’s video is a response to one Republican’s words, and it’s a bit provocative. It’s also not safe for work – an […]

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Friday Filmstrips: Condo Insurance

We all know that owning a condo isn’t quite like owning a detached home, but it’s not really renting, either, so is it any wonder that condo insurance is somewhere between homeowners insurance and renters insurance. After all, some things are your responsibility, while others are the responsibility of your Homeowners Association. In this week’s […]

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Friday Filmstrips: Suze Orman on Life Insurance

Life Insurance is a tricky thing, and while we don’t necessarily agree with Ms. Orman 100%, we think her perspective is worth sharing. What do YOU think? Is Term Life the only way to go???

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Friday Filmstrips

Want a scary statistic? 62% of bankruptcies are related to medical bills. Did you know that if you have life insurance with living benefits you could keep yourself out of bankruptcy? This week’s Friday Filmstrip explains:

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Friday Filmstrips: Flight for Life

Whether it’s MedStar in Washington, or a local provider in your own community, giving a membership to a flight-for-life service can save serious cash in the event of a medical emergency. Learn more by watching this video:

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Friday Filmstrips: The Importance of Eye Exams

While most employer provided health insurance coverage provides some kind of vision care provision, it usually comes in the form of discounted services, and not full coverage. Nevertheless, regular eye exams are important, even if you don’t wear glasses or contact lenses. In honor of my cousin, who runs a mobile eye care company, today’s […]

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Friday Filmstrips: COBRA explained

With so many people unemployed because of the state of the American economy, COBRA is an oft-heard term. But what are COBRA benefits, and how do they work? This week’s Friday Filmstrip from StaySmart/StayHealthy, via YouTube, explains it:

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Friday FilmStrips: Oral Hygiene and You

We don’t spend a lot of time talking about Dental Insurance here, and we probably should, because new studies have linked bad oral hygiene to everything from the potential for blood clots to early warnings of osteoporosis. If you have a health insurance plan through work, check to see if you also have dental insurance, […]

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