A former public librarian, Lora now provides the general public with money-smart tips as a writer and editor. Lora’s clients over the past 12 years have included The Balance, U.S. News and World Report, and many additional personal finance publications.
Quitting Tobacco: Good for Your Health and Your Life Insurance Policy Giving up smoking isn’t easy, but quitting tobacco offers serious advantages for your health and wallet. For starters, quitting may add up to 10 years to your lifespan, as opposed to if you kept smoking. Tobacco-free living provides lower costs for everyday healthcare maintenance. You…
Genetic testing can reveal your potential risk factors for certain health issues. Learn how genetic testing works and how it can influence your healthcare coverage.
Seeking a new primary care doctor can be overwhelming. Learn how to find a doctor who’s an excellent fit for you.
Medicare Advantage is more than just medical coverage. Find out the surprising benefits that come with your plan, including access to fitness programs and healthy meal delivery.
Medical loans are a type of personal loan that helps pay for unpaid medical bills. Learn how medical loans work and weigh the pros and cons of medical loans.
Discover how eco-friendly burials work, why you might want one, and how your life insurance can cover the costs.
Medicare covers those 65 and over, while Medicaid helps provide coverage for low-income Americans. Discover how to qualify for Medicare and Medicaid to save on healthcare.
Summer road trips offer relaxation and fun, particularly if not interrupted by a car breakdown or accident. Discover summer road trip musts, shoulds, and nice-to-haves.
As more states legalize medical marijuana, Medicare beneficiaries may have questions about coverage. Read on to learn about CBD, THC, and Medicare coverage for medical marijuana.
Don’t let a broken HVAC system leave you in the cold. Find out if your homeowners insurance covers repairs or replacement for your home’s heating and cooling system.
Expecting a new addition to your family? Read on to learn how to review your health insurance plan to ensure it covers your newborn’s medical needs.
An auto insurance claim may be denied for three key reasons. Discover those reasons, your options if your claim was rejected, and what steps to take next.