Depending on who you ask, you may find different opinions on when kids should start seeing a dentist. Some pediatricians and dentists recommend early screenings to get children used to the habit while others suggest waiting until kids turn three for a real dental cleaning. Official word from the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD)… Continue Reading ›

Whether you’re fresh out of school and starting your career or you finally landed a job that includes full benefits, getting your first health insurance policy can feel like a big step into adulthood – and kind of overwhelming at the same time. There’s nothing like the peace of mind that comes with knowing you… Continue Reading ›

When you apply for coverage through an Affordable Care Act (ACA or Obamacare) health insurance marketplace, you’re required to provide an estimate of the coming year’s income. If you’re a salaried employee who brings home the same amount of money in each paycheck, that’s a straightforward request. But if you’re a self-employed person whose income… Continue Reading ›

The Trump administration announced in mid-July that it would reduce funding for Healthcare.gov navigators this fall and encourage them to guide enrollees toward short term healthcare policies. Navigators were implemented as part of the ACA to help consumers purchase products in the public exchange. Nonprofit organizations received federal grants to hire people that helped guide… Continue Reading ›