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Business Insider: Could changing your health insurance save you money? 4 ways to know.

Written by Leslie Quander Wooldridge at Business Insider

Leslie Quander Wooldridge wrote this article for Business Insider, and I was able to share a few money saving tips that you can use when reviewing your health insurance options during open enrollment.

Think about your health and lifestyle

... for you adventurous types: If you're planning to try active sports or some other high-intensity activity, think ahead, says Alexandra Wilson, CFP and financial coach at SmartPath in Atlanta.

Even if you're not planning to need health care, she adds, consider your "lifestyle and lifestyle changes and how that could impact your needs." If you can find a plan that covers more of your needs, that could mean less money out-of-pocket if an accident or health issue happens.

Read the full story at Business Insider