Monday’s need-to-know money news

Today’s top story: Tips for appealing s denied health insurance claim. Also in the news: A new episode of the Smart Money podcast on pet insurance and tax refunds, learning about your money in small steps, and big expenses you could face in retirement.

Tips for Appealing a Denied Health Insurance Claim
You have some recourse to get the insurance company to reverse its decision.

Smart Money Podcast: Using Your Tax Refund, and Is Pet Insurance Worth the Cost?
If you’re expecting a tax refund, it might be late. Plus, thinking through health care costs for a beloved pet.

Learn About Your Money in Small, Manageable Steps
April is Financial Literacy Month.

4 Big Expenses You Could Face in Retirement
Retirement planning is part savings, part guessing game.