How I’m Saving $2,400 a Year on Healthcare Costs

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As a self-employed individual, one of the questions I get asked the most is what I do about healthcare costs.

At first, I got lucky. The Affordable Care Act went into effect before I turned 26, so I was covered under my father’s plan for almost a year. Then, things got more complicated.

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How I’m Saving $2,400 a Year on Healthcare Costs

Over the course of the next three years, I would try different ACA plans to manage my healthcare costs. Then, at the end of 2016 I ended up at the urgent care and decided the ACA plans weren’t worth the headaches.

Here’s a rundown of all the headaches in 2016: My premiums for 2017 would have been in the $350 a month range for a Silver plan with a $6000+ deductible. At this . . . → Read More: How I’m Saving $2,400 a Year on Healthcare Costs

Worrying About High Healthcare Costs? 6 Simple Ways to Save

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Sinking into the couch at the end of a crazy day felt satisfying. It was nice to finally get off my feet after helping the kids finish their school projects and getting home late from a baseball game.

And that’s when our two year old fell and hit his head. Not long after, he began throwing up…and that meant a trip to the ER.

How to Save on High Healthcare Costs

Many times, we can’t anticipate what kind of health trouble will pop up. We don’t know when it will happen or what it will look like. But there are still ways we can prepare ourselves to handle the bills. After all, when you’re worried about your health, money should be the last thing on your mind.

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