4 Ways Health Insurance Can Help Free Up Money for Financial Happiness

Forget about the symptom that brought you to the doctor's office in the first place—it's the bill you get afterward that could leave you feeling less than great.

But if you’re covered by health insurance, the amount you owe is likely to be much lower, potentially saving you a decent chunk of change compared to what you could be paying out-of-pocket.

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Perhaps that $100 doctor's visit was covered by your $10 copay. Or maybe you only paid a percentage of the few thousand dollars you could have owed for that trip to the E.R. if you didn't have medical coverage.

In the video below, LearnVest Planner Britt Barney explains how each time you're spared a hefty medical bill, that's potentially another $10, $50 or $100 you could allocate toward your money goals.

So watch and learn how saving on health care can help improve not only your physical health but also your financial well-being.

LearnVest Planning Services is a registered investment adviser and subsidiary of LearnVest, Inc., that provides financial plans for its clients. Information shown is for illustrative purposes only and is not intended as investment, legal or tax planning advice. Please consult a financial adviser, attorney or tax specialist for advice specific to your financial situation. Unless specifically identified as such, the people interviewed in this piece are neither clients, employees nor affiliates of LearnVest Planning Services, and the views expressed are their own. LearnVest Planning Services and any third parties listed, linked to or otherwise appearing in this message are separate and unaffiliated and are not responsible for each other’s products, services or policies.

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