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Why Health Savings Accounts Are Booming Right Now

June 12, 2017 | Dori Zinn

As many older Americans gripe with how to afford retirement, they’re taking advantage of health savings accounts now more than ever.

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We Don’t Care About Retirement as Much as We Say We Do

June 5, 2017 | Dori Zinn

Most of us are worried about emergencies, health care, and vacations more than saving for our retirement.

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Despite Less Anxiety, Americans Still Worry About Health Care

May 9, 2017 | Dori Zinn

While Americans are divided on issues like how the government should be run and defense spending, many of them on both sides of the aisle are concerned about health care.

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All the Great Things Trump Did for Me In 100 Days

May 1, 2017 | Brandon Ballenger

No, I’m not joking.

Can you handle a medical credit card?

Health Savings Accounts Hit Record Highs

March 8, 2017 | Dori Zinn

More than 20 million Americans are taking advantage of health savings accounts. Should you get one?

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Financial Issues Real Americans Want Trump to Solve

February 16, 2017 | Brandon Ballenger

These desperate White House petitions aren’t getting much attention. Some of them deserve it.

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A Thinner Pet Could Mean a Fatter Wallet

January 24, 2017 | Joe Pye

Millions are being spent on obese pet vet bills.

Can you handle a medical credit card?

Ladies Pay More for Retirement Health Care Than Men

January 4, 2017 | Dori Zinn

While women will have to spend more on health care in retirement, that doesn’t mean men have it very easy. Both groups face a huge struggle to save for their golden years.

Make sure your health benefits add up.

Uninsured Rates Are at Historic Low in Some States

October 5, 2016 | Dori Zinn

Obamacare coverage drastically varies across the United States. Texas ranks dead last, with a 17.10 percent uninsured rate — double the national average.

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Many of Us Want to Change Jobs – But Not for the Money

August 25, 2016 | Dori Zinn

Salary tops the list, just barely — “benefits” and “fun” are next

Can you handle a medical credit card?

6 Steps to Help Keep a Lid on Your Prescription Drug Costs

January 12, 2016 | Money Talks News

More of us are taking more prescription medicines, and their rising costs are a bitter pill to swallow.

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Ask The Expert: Student Loans Or Health Insurance?

September 30, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

A reader says she can’t pay for both. Which one should she choose?

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How Millennials Can Get The Best Deals On Health Insurance

May 20, 2015 | Jess Miller

It’s easier than the stuff you already do, so just do it.

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Working Mom Math: When Is Working Really Worth It?

May 10, 2015 | Ellen Eldridge

You know the dilemma: Will I make more than I spend on child care and other expenses?

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Are You “Leaving Millions on the Table”?

April 13, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

It’s not a trick. Your boss will pay you to live healthy.

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5 Ways To Save Big By Taking Advantage Of Your Boss

February 9, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

You can save significant money in 15 minutes, just by saying, “Sign me up!”

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2 things you need to do right now to avoid debt in retirement

October 9, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger

Start saving, and learn to read medical bills.

Debt-free living is easy if you start off right

Ask the expert: Is debt-free living possible?

August 27, 2014 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Definitely for this young woman, and probably for you, too.

Can you handle a medical credit card?

When does a medical credit card make sense?

July 23, 2014 | Ellen Eldridge

I’ve used one of those risky credit cards designed specifically for medical bills before, and I don’t regret it. Here’s why.

Make sure your health benefits add up.

New job? Why you should worry about more than the salary

June 9, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger

A slightly higher salary can get eaten up by a terrible benefits plan

A health savings account may be the best retirement saving account you've never heard of.

Wait, tax-free money to spend on health care? Sign me up

May 13, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger

A health savings account may be the best retirement saving account you’ve never heard of.