Money

Medical Expenses

Massive Medical Bills?

Even well-insured patients can be subjected to hefty healthcare bills for out-of-network doctor visits, ambulance rides, treatments “not medically necessary.” Here’s help…

Stocks

10 Best Dividend Stocks for the Next 10 Years

Today’s income-seeking investors need to pick dividend stocks that are fundamentally sound and proven to thrive even in a pandemic.

Financial Planning

Your Inflation Rate Is Not the Same as the Government’s

Many retirees and older ­consumers on fixed incomes keep an eye on the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers…

Investing

Best Foreign Stocks for the Global Economic Recovery

The S&P 500’s performance ­nearly tripled that of the rest of the world over the last decade and is up…

Financial Planning

Beyond Your Stimulus Check: How the ­American Rescue Plan Will Affect Your Taxes and Health Insurance

The $1.9 trillion American ­Rescue Plan Act received plenty of publicity for providing a third round of stimulus checks and…

Financial Planning

Preparing Your Portfolio for the Coming Inflation Time Bomb

It’s been a long time since investors have had to worry about inflation. But as the US economy springs back…

Real Estate

How to Buy a Home in This Very Competitive Seller’s Market

The residential real estate market is in a frenzy. A historically low supply of homes for sale combined with buyers…

Taxes

How the ­American Rescue Plan Will Affect Your Taxes and Health Insurance

The $1.9 trillion American ­Rescue Plan Act received plenty of publicity for providing a third round of stimulus checks and…

Investing

6 Supercharged ­Investments

Even Warren Buffett is exasperated by the search for income in today’s low-rate world. “Fixed-­income ­investors…face a bleak future,” he…

Investing

Join or Start an Investment Club For Fun and Profit

Could joining or starting an investment club jump-start your finances? Nearly half of American households have no exposure to the…

Financial Planning

Your Unclaimed Assets Are Waiting for You

Tens of billions of dollars are just waiting to be claimed—and you could be the winner. That may sound like…

Investing

Are Financial Markets Safe?

With the stock market’s recent turmoil, you may be frightened for your financial future. Here’s what top experts believe about the markets’ stability. URL: are-financial-mark...

Retirement Planning

How to Avoid 5 Social Security Surprises That Could Cost You Big

Beware these hidden traps among the Social Security rules. They could cost you big, but here’s how to keep that from happening.

Buying & Selling

How to Negotiate Real Estate Commissions

With a few minutes of effort and these tactics, you could save thousands of dollars on the sale of your home to buy a new car.

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Hidden Trap in Trading Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs)

With exchange-traded fund (ETF) trades now commission-free at most brokerage firms, they make even more sense than investing in traditional…