Posts Tagged ‘medical expenses’

Nobody ever plans to get sick, but alas, it does happen. Getting sick is certainly no fun, and depending on what your specific illness is, it can be downright miserable. But have you ever considered how getting sick also affects your finances? This is one reason why having an emergency fund is so important. Even […]

We all feel stressed from time to time. But for many Americans, stress can be debilitating and affect many important aspects of their lives, including their personal relationships, jobs, and their finances. Not only can being stressed out cause someone to make poor financial decisions, but money problems in general can also be a huge […]

      Whether you’re thinking about making changes to your current car insurance coverage, or you’re purchasing a car for the first time and don’t know much about car insurance, it’s helpful to know more about the common types of auto insurance policies that are out there. Certain types of car insurance coverage might be optional […]

The following are some examples of hidden fees you might not be aware of: Medical bills Did you know that a lot of medical bills contain errors, and as a result, you could end up overpaying for treatment? Common examples of medical bill errors include getting bills for procedures you didn’t have done, or getting […]

If you just pay your monthly bills without giving much thought to the itemized charges, or you have your bills set up on an automatic payment schedule, you might be paying for things you’re not even aware of. By taking a few minutes to carefully look through every individual charge and fee, you’ll know exactly […]

Saving enough money to cover your expenses and bills for a few months (between three and six months is ideal) is crucial. You never hope to need the money from an emergency fund, but if a situation ever arises, you’ll be happy that it’s there. There are a lot of “what ifs” that could become […]

  Although anyone can fall victim to a financial scam, senior citizens tend to be especially vulnerable and are constantly victimized in such schemes. Some common money scams that are targeted towards the elderly include: Lottery/sweepstakes scams Just about everyone at one point has received a bogus email or letter in the mail that claims […]

Although anyone can fall victim to a financial scam, senior citizens tend to be especially vulnerable and are constantly victimized in such schemes. Some common money scams that are targeted towards the elderly include: Medicare/healthcare fraud If you are a senior citizen on Medicare, you may fall victim to a Medicare/healthcare fraud without even realizing […]