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LGBT Adults Are More Likely to Be Unemployed and Uninsured

Sexual minorities in the U.S. are less likely to have jobs and health insurance and more likely to have poor health and a lower quality of life than straight adults.

By Diane Domina

5 Smart Strategies for Buying Health Insurance

Marketplaces open Nov. 1. Prices in many states will be different than last year, but be careful. You could end up with a premium hike or miss out on a bargain.

By Nancy Metcalf

How Much Do You Know About ACA Health Insurance?

Take our quiz to test your smarts about Affordable Care Act health insurance and what you need to know before you apply for Obamacare.

By Greg Daugherty

Do You Know What These Health Insurance Terms Mean?

Coinsurance, preferred providers, and deductibles can be confusing. Test your health insurance terminology smarts.

By Greg Daugherty

Caregiving Can Be a Mixed Blessing, Families Say

Having a devoted family caregiver can be invaluable for the person who needs help. But for the caregivers themselves there are benefits—and burdens.

By Greg Daugherty

Do You Know the Rules for Flexible Spending Accounts?

You can save money on health costs with a flexible spending account if your employer offers one. But do you know what’s allowed — and what’s not?

By Greg Daugherty

Where to Start on the Health Insurance Exchange

Enrollment counselors and insurance brokers in your area can help you enroll in private health insurance and find financial help. Here’s what to know.

By Nancy Metcalf