McDonald’s health insurance to its hourly workers is a joke!

By at 23 October, 2011, 6:03 am

Some say McDonald’s employees are being taken advantage of by McDonalds when it offers them Mini Med plans and tries to pass it off as real insurance coverage. Some people have stated that having the mini-med health insurance that McDonald’s offers it’s workers is better than having no health insurance at all. We took a [...]


The Crafty Traveller: Don’t get clobbered on travel insurance just because you’ve hit 47

By at 11 October, 2011, 7:17 pm

By Fred Mawer Last updated at 4:37 PM on 9th October 2011 Spending time getting good-value and appropriate travel insurance can save you a significant amount. I’ve had an annual worldwide family policy for many years with Direct Travel Insurance, one of the main players in the market. I paid £122.30 for it a year [...]


Survey: Health insurance costs surge in 2011

By at 1 October, 2011, 8:48 pm

This undated photo provided by the Kaiser Family Foundation, shows the CEO Drew Altman. The cost of employer-sponsored health insurance surged this year, snapping a trend toward moderate growth, but experts say these increases may slow again in 2012. (AP Photo/Kaiser Family Foundation, Robin Holland)) INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The cost of employer-sponsored health insurance surged [...]


Never too old to shop around online

By at 26 September, 2011, 12:39 pm

Illustration: Michael Mucci. Your age, health and destination determine the cost of insurance and using comparison websites can help you make a decision. IN LAST week’s Sun-Herald Travel section, this column outlined some problems and queries travellers have with travel insurance and put them to Australia’s main insurance providers. Today, we continue to ask questions [...]