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Chiefs linebacker Tamba Hali sacks Giants quarterback Eli Manning during the second half on Sept. 29, 2013 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City. (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

Seen At 11: Protecting Your Fantasy Football Investment

Football is a rough game and players get hurt all the time. For the 25-million Americans who play fantasy football injuries can ruin a season and cost a player big money.

09/30/2013

Health Reform Rollout: Today – 2018

While many Americans are aware of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and what may be in store in the near future, some are unaware of the longer term provisions still to come. Below is a […]

08/25/2013

Glossary Of Insurance Terms

Deductibles, Co-Pays & Other Policy Jargon This glossary includes many commonly used insurance and insurance-related terms. It is not an exhaustive list and only meant as an educational or informational aid. Terms, or definitions, as […]

08/07/2013

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Guaranteed Coverage For People With Pre-Existing Health Conditions

Health insurance companies can no longer deny or limit coverage for individuals with pre-existing health conditions.

07/22/2013

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The New Patient’s Bill Of Rights

The new Patient’s Bill of Rights protects many basic rights of Americans when it comes to personal health care and dealing with insurance companies.

07/22/2013

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Low Or No Cost Health Care Options For People With Low Incomes

Several health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.

07/21/2013

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Tips For Choosing Health Insurance

Below are some practical tips for selecting a health insurance policy that include advice from experts and suggested research. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its implementation over the coming years will likely have some […]

07/02/2013

First floor of Oceanside home. Insurance won't pay for the content, claiming the lower level is a basement. (Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Oceanside Residents Battling Insurance Companies Over Flood Coverage

The insurance plans do not consider basements to be living spaces, so the residents have not gotten a penny of insurance money for the flood damage they sustained.

05/08/2013

Audrey Friedson's daughters are trying to raise money for a medical transport. The family said Friedson broke her neck in Florida and her insurance won't pay for a medical transport home. (credit: Handout)

Family Seeks Donations To Medically Transport Brooklyn Woman Home From Florida

Audrey Friedson has been living in Brooklyn for 75 years. She went to Florida in November to help her daughter who was undergoing surgery for thyroid cancer when she fell and broke her neck, according to her family.

04/14/2013

Sandy damage in Long Beach, Long Island (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

Long Island Community Group Looks To Help 100 Sandy Victims

A new group called ‘Friends of Long Island’ plans to raise $500,000 to help up to 100 people get back into their Sandy-ravaged homes. The group is made up of local residents and community leaders.

04/04/2013

Flooding at the Hoboken train station. (credit: Julie Parise/CBSNewYork.com)

Hundreds To Receive Grants From Hoboken Sandy Relief Fund

In the aftermath of Sandy, the Rebuild Hoboken Relief Fund was set up to help individuals and businesses. In the months since the storm, more than a million dollars has been raised.

03/20/2013

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Bank Reps To Help Sandy Victims Cash Insurance Checks

The New York Department of Financial Services says five of the state’s largest banks and mortgage services will have representatives available for a week starting on Monday to help homeowners cash insurance settlement checks.

03/03/2013

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Seen At 11: Missing Money, How You Can Cash In On An Unclaimed Settlement

The money comes as a surprise. Most people have no idea that a family member, long lost friend, neighbor, or secret admirer, left it without telling them.

02/07/2013

Samantha Kinsley's Long Beach home symbolically wrapped in red tape (credit: CBS 2)

EXCLUSIVE: Long Beach Woman ‘Fed Up’ With Feds Wraps Storm-Damaged Home In Red Tape

One Long Beach family, fed up with the government’s response to Superstorm Sandy, has decided to send a powerful message to the feds.

02/05/2013

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Experts Suggest Ways To Save On Health Care, Prescriptions

Health care costs are expected to rise this year from prescription drugs to co-pays, but you can save and even get care for free with just a few easy methods.

01/23/2013

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