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The Best Deadline-Themed Quotes You’ve Never Heard Of

By on December 9th, 2014
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Photo via Flickr user wwarbyHave you heard? Monday December 15th is your last chance to apply for health insurance that begins on January 1st. If you haven’t shopped for coverage yet, now is definitely the time to get on it.

In the spirit of this big date, we found the best quotes about deadlines to get everyone in the December 15th spirit. Take a look, get inspired and hop over to our quotes page to get your health insurance application started!

Top inspirational quotes about deadlines

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Holiday Recipe | Tiramisu Shooters*

By on December 12th, 2014
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FoodWith the holidays underway, a delectable coffee infused dessert is the perfect treat to take to your next holiday party.  As a self-proclaimed coffee enthusiast, this Italian dessert is not only fun to make but also one of my top favorite treats to serve! Because of my European background, tiramisu has been a staple in my family for years and is often the centerpiece at our gatherings. I like to serve this dessert in a shooter glass to make for easier serving and it also adds for an impressive presentation­.  Although there are a few steps to make this treat picture perfect, the directions are easy to follow. Once you dive in – it will all be worth it!

Ingredients (*contains alcohol):            

  • 6 egg yolks
  • 1 Cup sugar
  • 2 (8 oz. package) cream cheese – softened
  • 8 oz. tub Cool Whip- softened
  • Bailey’s Irish Cream*
  • 3 (12 pack) Lady Fingers
  • 2 Cups brewed black coffee
  • Cocoa powder- for dusting

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I missed the Obamacare deadline because…

By on December 12th, 2014
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I missed the Obamacare deadline because…

The Affordable Care Act (or Obamacare) open enrollment period is in full swing, but just like last year, you only have so much time to enroll.

The deadline to have your health insurance plan start on January 1st is quickly approaching. If you don’t shop and apply before December 15th, you’ll miss out on cover age for the new year. But, just like every thing else on your to-do list, there are reasons why you might miss the deadline to enroll. Read the rest of this entry »

What Consumers Are Spending for Health Insurance Today

By on December 10th, 2014
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Today eHealth released some interesting information on consumer shopping patterns and the cost of health insurance during the first three weeks of the current open enrollment period.

index-report-graphic-1024x512-1-V2According to data published today, $315 was the average monthly premium for individual health insurance plans selected by eHealth shoppers not utilizing government subsidies between November 15 and December 5, 2014.

This represents an increase of 16% compared to the average premium of $271 per month for 2014 plans selected over the course of the prior open enrollment period, which ran from October 2013 through March 2014.

But that’s not the whole story.

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Did you score one of these hottest gifts for kids this year?

By on December 10th, 2014
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“Oh Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree…!”

It’s Christmas time and for many of us this means finding the right gifts to put under the Christmas tree for all of the children in our lives. Whether you’re one of the many brave souls to walk into a toy store during the holiday season, or have no problem with ordering products online, it’s always helpful to know what’s hot and what’s not during the holiday season.

Here are five recommendations for your favorite little one this year:christmas gifts

1. Laugh & Learn Smart Stages Chair

*Recommended Age: Infant and toddler

Description: Songs, phrases and sounds- what more can an infant ask for? They’ll love learning the abc’s with this fun, yellow chair.

Tip: Infants like sounds and bright colors. They don’t need much to be entertained.  Don’t think big at this age.

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