Investing in a health savings account

Dec 20, 2011
For 2012, I'm switching to a high-deductible health plan and will enroll in the associated health savings account. What investment strategy do you recommend? Cash, bonds or total market? Ken, Portland, OR
Posted In: insurance, health insurance, Investing

Time for life insurance

Nov 7, 2011
Question: I'm 38, my wife is 33. Our only debt currently is a $350/month car payment and $120/month student loan payment. We currently rent but are...
Posted In: Getting Personal, insurance

Family budgets slashed by health care costs

Sep 8, 2011
We know healthcare is increasingly expensive. Still, I always find the numbers stunning. For instance, from 1999 through 2009 U.S. spending on...
Posted In: Economics, insurance

Lowering the auto insurance tab

Jun 13, 2011
Question: What's the best way to keep my auto insurance premium down? Is it better to take off liability and just go with collision, increase the...
Posted In: insurance

Life insurance for all?

Apr 7, 2011
Question: I just got done reading an article about getting your life financially fit. One of their main points is that everyone needs life...
Posted In: insurance

A baby makes three

Mar 25, 2011
Question: My wife and I (30 and 33 yrs old) are expecting our first child this week, and we are trying to determine the best way to organize our...
Posted In: insurance

MID-DAY UPDATE: Bernanke testifies before Congress,

Mar 1, 2011
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is delivering his semi-annual testimony on the state of the U.S. economy to the Senate Banking Committee...
Posted In: Bernanke, Federal Reserve, insurance, Libya, mid-day update, Oil

Is it worth paying more for a high rating?

Feb 18, 2011
Question: We received quotes for 20-year level term life insurance ($1 million) and found that there is a $600 annual difference between the...
Posted In: insurance

Just say No

Jan 24, 2011
Equity-indexed annuities are appealing. It's a contract that allows the annuity buyer to enjoy some of the upside performance of the stock market...
Posted In: insurance, Investing