Insurance

5 Ways You Can Spend Your Accident Insurance Money

With accident insurance, if you crash, you get cash. It’s a type of insurance that pays you directly if you get hurt unexpectedly. Accident…

9 Surprising Activities Buddy Covers

Insurance for the Adventurous Buddy's accident insurance created for the adventurous and active. Accident insurance pays you money directly…

Yes, You Can Sign Up for Buddy Insurance From the Chair Lift

There you are on the chairlift riding up the mountain. A perfect layer of powder blankets the mountain and you’re feeling great. Today is…

Why You Need Accident Insurance Even If You Have Health Insurance

Imagine you’re ripping down the trails on your new mountain bike. Thud. Your front tire hits a root and you go head-over-handlebars. BAM…

Accident Insurance For Anywhere

Accident Insurance for Anywhere There are two things we know for sure. First, adventures can take you anywhere. From backyard to backcountry…

Accident Insurance vs. Travel Insurance

Your run-of-the-mill health and auto insurance aren’t the only kinds of financial protection. You can insure just about anything. Lloyd’s of…

Does your health insurance cover you when traveling abroad?

Traveling abroad can be an adventure in and of itself. New climates, cuisines, and languages make even quiet days in another country…

What does it mean to have a high deductible health plan?

What is a deductible? A deductible is the amount of money you pay before your insurance provider begins to pay. Here’s a simple example to…

Things You Might Not Know About Insurance

Insurance is complicated. But it’s safe to assume you already knew that. It’s much easier to archive that policy document in your email, or…

6 Things I Learned from Starting an InsureTech Startup

As the technical co-founder of Buddy, I knew I would be leaning heavily on my background in development and marketing. But, the journey over…

What An Accident Can Cost You

We’ve heard over and over again from our customers how hard it is to understand health insurance. So earlier this year, we launched an…

Insurance should be as easy as falling off a log

Minus the actual falling part, obvs Over the last several months, customers have asked where Buddy fits in the accident equation, so here…

The Fig Leaf of Excess Medical Coverage

Ever wonder what is actually “covered” by those excess accident medical insurance programs that are provided by event directors or various…

What Do You Owe After an Accident: Part 3

The Other Expenses Thinking about what you may owe if you get hurt doing what you love can be a serious downer, but it’s important to…

What Do You Owe After an Accident: Part 2

How an accident can cost nearly $5,000 - even with health insurance Last week we looked at what your health insurance plan includes, and…

What Do You Owe After an Accident: Part 1

Your Potential Health Insurance Gaps As you clip your boots into your bindings and prepare to head down that black diamond for the first (or…

A Healthcare Pro’s Costly Turn on the Slope

As part of our work to enable adventures by reducing risk, I spend time talking with fellow outdoor enthusiasts about their experiences. My…