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Poll: Voters Care More About Drug Costs Than Repealing Obamacare​

Kaiser Family Foundation Health Tracking Poll  Oct.12-18,.2016, By Asley Kirzinger, Elise Sugarman, Mollyann Brodie

Prescription drugs are costly and most Americans agree that they pay too much for them. Recent headlines illustrate that point clearly – from presidential candidates' promising to tackle the issue, to a CEO initially announcing a jump in the cost of a parasitic-fighting medicine. And with America's total spending on prescription medicine reaching its highest rate in 13 years, policy groups are listening and are coming up with their own plans for reining in costs.

Why Do You Need Health Insurance 

Health.usnews.com, Nov.1.2016, By Magaly Olivero

With the Affordable Care Act mandating that most Americans purchase health insurance, some people – especially those who are young or healthy – are questioning why they need coverage at all.

"Like auto insurance, health insurance is a service you pay for but hope you will never need. It's there for the unpredictable, unexpected and fundamentally uncontrollable problems that come up in people's lives," says Dr. Molly Cooke, a practicing internist who is past president of the American College of Physicians and a professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco.

They're Millionaires, & They Get Obamacare Subsidies

www.cnbc.com, Jan.27.2016, By Dan Mangan

This one weird trick can help even rich people buy Obamacare at sharply reduced prices. Really.

A number of wealthy individuals, some of whom were "disgusted" with Obamacare when it first went into effect, nonetheless are now taking advantage of federal financial aid available under that health-care law to help significantly reduce their monthly insurance premiums.

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6 Overlooked Living Benefits of Life Insurance

Transamerica, Sep.17.2017, By Erica Oh Nataren

Life insurance can play many roles throughout one’s life and beyond. Let’s take a look at some of the most popular, as well as some of the most overlooked, living benefits of life insurance.

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