8 Financial Tips for Single Parents Facing the Holidays

8 Financial Tips for Single Parents Facing the Holidays

Raising a child, financially speaking, is no easy task, particularly for those doing it solo. Children, as we all know, are expensive: The estimated cost of raising a child, born in 2013, to age 18, is about $245,340, according to the Department of Agriculture. And...

Disabilities Affect Whole Families

More than 54 million Americans have a disabilities, so the likelihood of caring for a sibling with special needs or a disability is high. According to the Easter Seals Siblings Study sponsored by MassMutual, only one-third of respondents feel financially prepared to...

The Real Cost of Being Uninsured

Life insurance, disability insurance, long-term care insurance—if you are like most people, when your insurance agent starts talking about coverage you ought to consider, all you can think about is what it’s going to cost you. And even though it may seem like the...

How Much Disability Insurance Do You Need?

  During your working years, your ability to earn income is your greatest asset. If you don’t have an adequate source of replacement income, a disability can quickly turn into a financial catastrophe. Protect yourself by making sure you have enough...