Claudia Buck

March 8, 2014

Personal Finance: Just 3 weeks left to get signed up for mandatory health care coverage

For millions of uninsured Americans, the March 31 deadline to get signed up for mandatory health care coverage is just weeks away. For those who’ve procrastinated or got fed up trying to sign up online, there are still many options for getting enrolled in health insurance. If you miss the March deadline, you’ll likely pay a tax penalty.

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Claudia Buck is the Personal Finance columnist and business editor at The Sacramento Bee. She's worked at The Bee since 2005. Amid the financial turmoil of the recent recession, she became the personal finance writer, helping readers cope with some of the confusing, daunting and perplexing aspects of managing our financial lives. She serves on the journalism advisory board of her alma mater, Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo. Reach her at or 916-321-1968. Twitter: @Claudia_Buck.

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