« Will we be mentioned in a blogging book | Main | Someone else's Healthy Story, part deux »

June 28, 2005

TrackBack

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.typepad.com/services/trackback/6a00d83452353269e200d8345650d253ef

Listed below are links to weblogs that reference The Most Affordable Cities for Single People:

Comments

I mean it won't help you so much to have a $5K deductible for your health insurance that's designed for a "catastrophic" occurrence...and then you have that catastrophe and coming up with the $5K is impossible.

Which is easier to come up with? $50,000 or $5,000? Is it better to have no insurance and incur a $50,000 (or higher) debt or have the majority of your claim paid, leaving you with an out of pocket equal to the price of a very inexpensive used car?

Those who say they can't "afford" a high deductible are in denial. The truth is they choose not to.

My point was merely that going for that kind of plan is more beneficial when you actually use the money you're not paying on premiums to good effect...including saving some of it for that rainy catastrophic day.

For example, I got an interest-only first mortgage, saved money on my payments and am using that money to pay down my higher interest variable-rate second,

Which is better financially, long-term, then taking that extra money and spending it on shoes.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.