October 1, 2013
I am not generally one to begrudge medical expenses. Unlike a number of Americans, I am in possession of health insurance that provides pretty good preventative care. I always schedule physicals, flu shots, and teeth cleanings in a timely manner...
August 28, 2013
Much of my working day is spent helping people manage their money wisely so that they can build their assets, save money to send their children to college and have enough put away to enjoy their retirement.
But it doesn’t mean that I don’t...
August 15, 2013
Getting married is hard work – drafting a guest list, picking a band, paring the guest list, finding a venue, expanding the guest list, hiring a caterer, paring the guest...
June 20, 2013
College graduates are coming to grips with an underwhelming economy — one that has 41 percent of them destined for part-time work, or work in fields completely unrelated to their major, according to a...
June 13, 2013
Long-term-care insurance has always been an expensive product, but now it is getting a lot pricier - especially for single women who may most need help in old age.
Providers are raising rates for old policies and new ones - by as much as 60...
June 6, 2013
Consumer alert! More dentists and doctors are offering “health care credit cards” as a way of financing your treatment costs. The record shows you’re often rushed to sign up, and that...
June 4, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — This could be a stormy year, hurricane-wise.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's...
June 3, 2013
Last year, Natalia Esparra, then 34 and a new bride, learned that something had gone wrong with her photographer's memory card and that all of her wedding photos had disappeared. Three recovery companies looked at the memory card, the backup hard...
May 20, 2013
When the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, starts rolling out in October, it will overhaul how Americans get healthcare coverage. Yet many workers will feel little immediate impact.
That's because almost half the...
May 17, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Americans nearing and in retirement are seriously underestimating the amount of money they’ll need for medical care in their post-working years. While there’s a “...