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Articles from Paul Porter


Paul received his BA degree from Reed College and MBA from Harvard University. For over thirty years, he has worked exclusively in the insurance industry as a home office executive, broker and consultant.

In addition to Errors and Omissions, General Liability and other insurance plans for appraisers, we also offer a broad range of health insurance plans for appraisers, their families and employees. In this section of our website, we will periodically update you on those plans as well as related topics such as health care reform legislation. We begin by discussing Health Savings Accounts and how self employed professionals such as appraisers can utilize them to secure health insurance on a cost effective, tax-advantaged basis.


Update on Health Savings Accounts

Recently, a number of appraisers have called me indicating rising health insurance premiums have forced them to take higher and higher deductibles in order to maintain affordable coverage for themselves and their families. They are often not aware of the existence of [...]