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Protecting your Identity in an Unprotected World
Mon, 02/16/15 | 7 Comments
Protecting your Identity in an Unprotected World

The string of data breaches last year were alarming. Target, Home Depot, JP Morgan Chase, and EBay all were hacked.
Serious stuff, but the damage was fairly limited to email addresses (at best) and credit card …

Credit Karma Adds Free Equifax Credit Scores and Reports
Tue, 02/10/15 | 6 Comments
Credit Karma Adds Free Equifax Credit Scores and Reports

In case you missed the quiet rollout, Credit Karma has doubled their free credit score and credit report offerings by adding free Equifax credit scores and reports. Had it not been for the Anthem hack …

One of 80 Million Hit by the Anthem Hack? I Was. Here’s How to Protect Your Identity
Fri, 02/6/15 | 8 Comments
One of 80 Million Hit by the Anthem Hack? I Was. Here’s How to Protect Your Identity

The country’s second largest health insurer, Anthem, just announced their database, with private information for all 80 million current and previous customers, was recently hacked. As an Anthem Blue Cross member, I am assuming that …

Open Enrollment Deserves your FULL Attention. Here’s Why
Wed, 10/29/14 | 10 Comments
Open Enrollment Deserves your FULL Attention. Here’s Why

Earlier this week, I received a note from my employer’s HR department that open enrollment for 2015 benefit elections had started. I instantly got a little giddy.
Every year, I get geeked out to find out …

Maximum HSA Contributions Increased for 2015
Wed, 06/25/14 | 10 Comments
Maximum HSA Contributions Increased for 2015

The IRS recently (and quietly) published an inflation adjustment increase to the maximum HSA contribution for 2015 over 2014’s maximum.
If you’ve been following along, you know that I have been a big fan of health …

Healthcare.gov Open Enrollment is Over. What if I Need Insurance NOW?
Wed, 04/16/14 | 7 Comments
Healthcare.gov Open Enrollment is Over. What if I Need Insurance NOW?

One of the biggest selling points of the Affordable Care Act was that it would allow millions who previously had not had insurance to get affordable insurance through a public health insurance exchange. The biggest …


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