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How to make changes to your 2015 plan

Hey freelancers, if you want your coverage to start January 1, December 20 is the national deadline for choosing a plan. Whether you choose a plan through Freelancers Union or…


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How to get a subsidy for your health insurance plan

Looking for health insurance coverage and think you might qualify for a subsidy? You can get a subsidized health plan through your Federal or State Marketplace -- one of the…


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Sitting all day is bad for your mental health

Uh-oh, looks like more bad news for the sedentary: sitting isn’t just bad for your physical health, it’s bad for your mental health, too. A new study by…


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Everything freelancers need to know about life insurance

So you’re a freelancer and you’re thinking about getting life insurance. Maybe you just had children, or you’re thinking it’s time to protect your family’s…


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8 ways to make the holidays less stressful

Turkey day is around the corner! ‘Tis the season for hot cider, mashed potatoes, two kinds of stuffing... and a heaping side of stress. For freelancers, it might mean scrambling…


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Upcoming health insurance deadlines

Save these dates! If you want to get health insurance (and you do), remember these key deadlines. *November 15 *- Open enrollment for 2015 started. *December 15 *- You must…


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Dental open enrollment is here!

Today is the start of our annual open enrollment period for dental, life, and disability insurance -- so if you want to make any changes, now’s the time! If…


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What is Freelancers Medical?

Freelancers Medical is our no-copay primary care practice in Brooklyn and Manhattan. It’s 360-degree care for freelancers -- with free primary care, acupuncture, yoga, meditation, all backed by a…


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How Freelancers Medical is more than just a doctor’s office

There’s a lot more to health than tests and 15-minute doctor’s visits. At Freelancers Union, we believe in a holistic model of health and wellness. Sure, doctors visits…


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Everything freelancers need to know about insurance

Freelancers: don’t get left out in the cold. You too can have benefits! A healthy mind, body and business starts with being prepared. Pondering the thicket of health, life,…


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Everything freelancers need to know about dental insurance

Here’s a comprehensive look at how to find the dental insurance plan that’s best for you from the people who know freelancers best.


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Everything freelancers need to know about disability insurance

Freelancing is precarious. With episodic income, it’s hard to take vacations or even sick days. But what if you’re injured or sick and unable to work for a…


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How to wake up early and stay alert

As we know, not everyone can be a morning person. Alas, sometimes you have a flight to catch, a test to take, a meeting to attend…or you’ve forgotten…


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Everything freelancers need to know about health insurance

We’re here to help freelancers understand the ins-and-outs of different plans and find one that is right for you.


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How to find strength in your weaknesses

There are things I’m not good at. They range from the small (I’m remarkably bad at putting together even the most rudimentary Ikea furniture) to the more substantial…


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How just 10 minutes a day can make you more mindful, peaceful, and happy

Aah, the siren song of the city -- trains groaning, semis rumbling on the bridge overhead, the squeaks and drone of heavy machinery, and all the while, dodging deadlines and…


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Zen and the art of riding the wave

I’ll admit it, I often find myself trapped in a glass case of emotion. I am a passionate person, and sometimes that passion can somehow manifest itself into emotional…


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Friday round up: Staying Healthy!

Oh, October… we’ve turned the corner into fall, and there’s a crisp bite to the weather. Autumn is in the air -- and so’s the common cold,…


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