Insurance Archives – Clark Howard

Woman using PolicyGenius to search for insurance quotes on computer



Policygenius Review: 5 Things to Know Before Getting a Quote

Insurance

February 6, 2020


Theo Thimou

Policygenius promises to take the pain out of buying insurance by making the process of shopping for it simple, efficient…

Medical bill from the hospital



Can a Patient Advocate Help With Your Medical Bills?

Health Insurance

January 28, 2020


Theo Thimou

When you’re facing a debilitating or life-threatening illness, it’s nice to know you have someone in your corner to help…

The Zebra homepage on a laptop computer



The Zebra Review: What You Need to Know Before Getting a Quote

Insurance

January 27, 2020


Theo Thimou

You might think of insurance comparison sites as just lead generation tools for insurance salespeople. But The Zebra is different.…

Woman with perfect smile in a dentist office



How to Buy Individual Dental Insurance

Health Insurance

January 21, 2020


Theo Thimou

If you’re concerned about buying dental insurance and worried about the price, you’re not alone. According to WhyDental.org, more than…

Lemonade Insurance screenshot



Lemonade Insurance Review: 7 Things to Know Before Getting a Quote

Homeowners Insurance

January 16, 2020


Theo Thimou

If you’re tired of the same old experience of shopping for home or renters insurance, you may want to give…

Screenshot of Compare.com



Compare.com Review: 6 Things to Know Before Getting a Quote

Car Insurance

January 13, 2020


Theo Thimou

Compare.com says it lets you compare quotes from 60+ car insurance carriers to see who offers you the best deal.…

Root insurance quote on phone app



6 Things to Know About Root Insurance

Car Insurance

November 27, 2019


Theo Thimou

Want to save up to 52% on your car insurance? That’s the promise of Root Insurance, which is doing a…

Kin insurance logo



6 Things to Know About Kin Insurance

Homeowners Insurance

November 25, 2019


Theo Thimou

Kin Insurance is one of several new financial technology companies that takes a digital-first approach to the process of shopping…

Woman calling emergency help after a car accident



6 Steps to Take After You’re in a Car Accident

Car Insurance

November 22, 2019


John Kress

Do you know what to do immediately after you’re in a car accident? It’s something no one likes to think…

Disability insurance



5 Things to Know About Online Disability Insurance Seller Breeze

Insurance

November 14, 2019


Theo Thimou

If you’re shopping for disability insurance, Breeze is a new player that lets you buy a policy online without the…

Open enrollment 2020 at HealthCare.gov



How to Sign Up for Health Insurance in 2020 Through HealthCare.gov

Health Insurance

November 1, 2019


Theo Thimou

Open enrollment for 2020 is here! The good news is that premiums are going down for certain customers and more…

Disability insurance



What Is Disability Insurance and Should I Buy It?

Insurance

October 30, 2019


Theo Thimou

Let’s say you suddenly fell ill or sustained an injury that prevented you from working and earning a paycheck. Would…

Walmart Health storefront in Dallas, Georgia



8 Things to Know About Walmart Care Clinic and Walmart Health

Health Insurance

October 18, 2019


Theo Thimou

One of the world’s largest retailers is getting serious about health care with two initiatives: Walmart Care Clinic and a…

C.L.U.E. report LexisNexis dispute with magnifying glass



How to Dispute Your C.L.U.E. Report

Insurance

October 16, 2019


Theo Thimou

After we recently told you about what your C.L.U.E. report is and how you can check yours for free, we…

Health savings account



What Is an HSA?

Health Insurance

October 10, 2019


Theo Thimou

When you’re signing up for health insurance at work, you may see the acronym “HSA” and wonder to yourself, “What…

Medical doctor with piggy bank, calculator and cash



Here’s Why You Might Get Money Back From Your Health Insurer This Year

Health Insurance

October 3, 2019


Theo Thimou

With the rising cost of health care premiums, wouldn’t it be nice if your insurer paid you instead of the…

prescription drug bottle with pills



10 Ways to Save on Prescription Drugs

Health Insurance

September 30, 2019


Theo Thimou

In an era of rising health care costs, we’re all wondering how to save on prescription drugs. In this article,…

car insurance magnifying glass



How Much Car Insurance Do I Need?

Car Insurance

September 25, 2019


Theo Thimou

Wondering how much car insurance you need? The exact amount of coverage you need to get confuses a lot of…

Bestow life insurance homepage



5 things to know about online life insurance agency Bestow

Life Insurance

September 24, 2019


Theo Thimou

Bestow’s life insurance product is one option you should check out if you’re looking for a simple way to purchase…

Money for car insurance in jar with two wooden car in accident



Why did my car insurance go up?

Car Insurance

September 18, 2019


Theo Thimou

Are you being hit with a big premium hike on your auto insurance — even though you haven’t had any…

Medical doctor with piggy bank, calculator and cash



What is a flexible spending account?

Health Insurance

September 10, 2019


Theo Thimou

People often have a lot of questions about signing up for health insurance at work. One of the most common…

Vision Insurance application form and glasses



4 Things You Need to Know About Vision Insurance

Insurance

August 15, 2019


Theo Thimou

More and more of us have vision insurance through our employer, but this is one “insurance” policy that’s less than…

insurance 101 written on a yellow legal pad



Term Life vs. Whole Life Insurance: Understanding the Difference

Life Insurance

August 9, 2019


Theo Thimou

Life insurance can be confusing. And nowhere is the confusion more apparent than in the discussion of term life vs.…

renters insurance written on umbrella in front of house



Best and Worst Renters Insurance Companies

Insurance

August 8, 2019


Theo Thimou

Looking for the best renters insurance companies? There’s no shortage of insurers selling this inexpensive — yet very important —…

Car Insurance



When Should You File a Car Insurance Claim?

Car Insurance

July 31, 2019


Theo Thimou

Wondering when to file a car insurance claim? Money expert Clark Howard has a specific formula he suggests you apply…

haven life homepage



6 things to know about Haven Life

Life Insurance

July 24, 2019


Theo Thimou

Haven Life is one of a new breed of life insurance players removing the friction from the life insurance shopping…

Woman with piggy bank on the hood of a new car



How to Save Money on Car Insurance

Car Insurance

July 18, 2019


Theo Thimou

If it’s renewal time for auto insurance and you’re facing a serious case of sticker shock at how much you’re…

life insurance graphic



What Is Term Life Insurance and Should I Buy It?

Life Insurance

July 16, 2019


Theo Thimou

When you finally start to get your financial act together, one of the things you may be asking yourself is…

renters insurance contract to be signed



4 Things to Know Before You Buy Renters Insurance

Insurance

July 2, 2019


Theo Thimou

Looking for the best renters insurance? Fortunately, renters insurance is an incredibly cheap policy to buy and there are several…

title deed to a home



4 Things to Know Before Buying Owner’s Title Insurance

Insurance

June 25, 2019


Theo Thimou

Whether you’re buying or refinancing a home, there’s an optional insurance policy that most people don’t want to buy called…

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