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These days, when you finish negotiating the salary for your new job, you're only half done. After all, a substantial part of your compensation is actually your benefits, and contrary to popular opinion, there's frequently room for negotiation there, too.

Remember, when it comes to your health and your retirement, good benefits can make a major difference in your life and level of comfort. So take the time to study the Bankrate Guide to Benefits, check out your own package and make sure you're getting all that you should.

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It's as easy as 1 2 3...
1)
2)   Select the type of insurance ...
  Term life insurance
  Auto insurance
  Homeowners insurance
3)   Select
 
 
     
In health insurance, you pay for choice -- If you want to pick your own doctors, it will probably cost you more.

Employer life insurance usually not enough -- But take whatever they offer for free and then add more.
J O B and R E T I R E M E N T
Don't miss out on your 401(k) plan -- The question isn't if you should join, it's how much can you afford to put in.

What's on the (benefits) menu? -- Cafeteria plans offer employees a variety of choices.
M I S C E L L A N E O U S
Negotiating for better benefits -- You can get a better deal if you ask the right questions in the right way.

Companies, workers find value in nontraditional benefits -- Employees find some things are better than money.
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Term life
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$267.65
Auto
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$1,635.60
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$495.50
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