Articles by Christy Rakoczy:
It may be possible to buy life insurance after a diagnosis of heart disease, but it depends on the severity of your condition. If you are able to get a policy, you may be charged more for coverage because insurers consider you to be at higher risk.
Lung conditions such as COPD, emphysema, cystic fibrosis, and pleural effusion can affect your eligibility for a life insurance policy. You can still get covered, but you may need to take steps to improve your health to make premiums more affordable.
Once you graduate college, likely won't be a dependent on your parents’ tax returns anymore, as an eligible student. It's important to understand if you're entitled to a post-college tax refund, and to make sure you comply with your obligations to the IRS.
Pet insurance for golden retrievers can be relatively cheap if coverage is obtained when the puppy is still young but could be much more costly if you wait until your dog is a senior.
Cancer care for pets can be expensive. To make sure you're able to get your animal the necessary care, consider pet insurance before your pet gets sick. You'll need to already be covered if you want it to pay for cancer treatment, as most policies exclude coverage for pre-existing conditions.
Disputing a charge can help to ensure you don't have to pay for products or services you don't receive. American Express makes it easy to dispute a charge online. You'll need to initiate your dispute within 120 days, though, and will need to provide American Express with information about why you don't believe the charge is valid.
You can dispute a charge for bad service, but there are restrictions on when this is possible. You'll need to provide some type of proof to the credit card issuer that you didn't receive the service or that there was a serious problem. You also must report the problem in a timely manner, and the transaction must meet certain requirements, such as being in excess of $50.
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