4 Ways to Prioritize Your Own Financial Security
Suze Orman shows an unusually accomplished young woman how to stop acting like a savior and start caring for her own future.
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Safeguard Your Health
Angela has renter's insurance and a nonowner's auto insurance policy, but no health insurance. How can you possibly be there for others if even a small health crisis would wipe you out financially? Within two days of our conversation, Angela had applied for an individual health insurance policy. Because she has solid savings and she's young and healthy, I suggested she opt for a policy with a high deductible. She can cover the deductible from savings if necessary and in the meantime save money on a lower annual premium. (You can shop for individual health insurance coverage at ehealthinsurance.com