Friday Flight: Cutting Health Insurance Costs, Overpaying at the Pump, & Our Favorite Cheap Thanksgiving Sides – Episode 282

November 20, 2020

It’s time for a Friday Flight! These episodes are all about the week’s news and the effects of Covid-19 on your personal finances. There are a lot of headlines out there, but we are distilling it down to specific takeaways that will allow you to not just weather this health and financial crisis, but to come out on the other side even stronger. In this episode we cover some interesting and helpful stories like overpaying for gas at the pump, free covid tests, open enrollment and affordable health coverage and health insurance alternatives, Tesla in the S&P 500, popular sides at Thanksgiving, grocery store restrictions, virtual real estate closings, instant paycheck access, and new business applications are through the roof.

Additional links from this episode:

  • Search your state’s health department or visit the Department of Health and Human Services to make sure that you’re getting your covid tests for free.
  • If you’re looking to save money on your health insurance, definitely get a quote at but also look into health “sharing” plans. Medi-Share has worked for our family for years!

And as we’ve ramped up the podcast with an additional Friday episode every week, we could really use your help to spread the word- let friends and family know about How to Money! Hit the share button, subscribe if you’re not already a regular, and give us a quick review in Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts. Help us to spread the word to get more people doing smart things with their money in these difficult times!

Best friends out!

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