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Friday Film Strip: Prescription Drugs and Pets

We’ve all done it – left pain relievers or allergy medicines where our dogs or cats can get them. Sometimes, nothing happens, but there are some drugs which work great for humans, but can seriously harm our pets. This week’s video discusses that issue:

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Friday Filmstrip: Seniors and Life Insurance

As our parents age – and as we age – we often consider cashing in our life insurance policies, especially if we’re living on a fixed income. But is this a wise choice? Many television ads say yes, but this news spot from a couple of years ago offers a different opinion.

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Friday Filmstrips: Life Insurance is for Life’s Unscripted Plans

Alliance Insurance is sharing a series on why life insurance exists, and how it’s meant for life’s “unscripted” plans. We liked their ad enough to share it:

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Friday Filmstrips: A look at Pet Insurance

As much as many of us consider them so, our pets are not actually our children, and as such their medical expenses are not deductible. Unfortunately, some animals have expensive medical needs, even so. Certain large breed dogs are prone to hip issues, for example, while some small breeds are more likely to get seizures. […]

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Monday Filmstrip: Who Chooses Your Home Repair Contractor?

Look, we’re pretty certain that everyone’s watching news about the death of Osama Bin Laden, and not reading blogs today. For that reason, we’re offering an extra video this week. The subject: Who chooses the company that fixes your home after you’ve had flood or fire damage? This is an important question, as many homeowner […]

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Friday Filmstrip: HMO vs. PPO

If you’ve ever had to select an insurance plan from a new employer, you know that two popular options are HMO and PPO, but what are they? This video from Stay Smart, Stay Healthy, via YouTube, explains the difference:

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Friday Filmstrip (on Monday): Insurance and Funding College

State Farm Insurance used to have a web series called the MommyCast. While it’s a bit cutesy, the information in the videos is good. Today, we’re sharing an extra video, all about using insurance to fund college.

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Friday Filmstrips: Renter’s Insurance

We often talk about renter’s insurance on this blog, but it pays to be reminded why you need it. This video, from via YouTube, explains it all:

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Friday Film Strip: Not Intended to Be a Factual Statement

Sometimes we need a little levity, even when we’re talking about insurance. Or maybe that should read especially when we’re talking about it. As you know, last week we posted a clip of Congressional Democrats defending Planned Parenthood as a vital source of women’s health care for women who don’t have health insurance. This week, […]

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