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ACA Penalty Tax doubles for 2016

The ACA individual mandate tax penalty for no health coverage is much larger for 2016. If you can afford health insurance but choose not to buy it in 2016, you must pay a fee or have a health coverage exemption. The...

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Biggest threat to teens revealed

Half of all teens will be involved in an automotive crash and motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for 14- to 18-year-olds, according to the National Safety Council. Even though driving is the biggest...

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Medicare Quiz - 10 Things Everyone Should Know

HOW SMART ARE YOU ABOUT MEDICARE? TAKE THIS MEDICARE QUIZ AND FIND OUT! President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Medicare program into law in 1965. For more than 50 years, Medicare has provided essential medical benefits...

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Auto BI Claim Costs Up 32%

Auto injury claim costs per insured vehicle have continued to increase across the United States according to a new study from the Insurance Research Council (IRC). Long-term reductions in highway injuries and fatalities...

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Smoke alarms focus of awareness event

BOISE – Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter has signed a proclamation declaring this as Fire Prevention Week. The Idaho State Fire Marshal’s key message for the event is to encourage smoke alarm installation in every bedroom,...

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