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...
Save money during Medicare Open Enrollment

Save money during Medicare Open Enrollment

Open enrollment season for retirees is underway, and shopping around for a new Medicare plan for 2016 could save you money. Enrolling and changing plans can be such a daunting task, some seniors may be tempted to just sign up quickly or stick with what they have...
5 Costly Medicare Errors

5 Costly Medicare Errors

While Medicare is meant to help Americans save money on health care expenses in their golden years, common errors can end up costing enrollees more than necessary. Receiving Medicare benefits can be confusing for its 17 million enrollees and the government. A recent...
Charitable Donations with Life Insurance

Charitable Donations with Life Insurance

You took a smart step toward providing financial security for your family when you purchased life insurance. But did you know that you can use that same life insurance policy to help a cause near and dear to your heart? According to the nonprofit organization Life...