Finance
 
 
 
Finance
 

Expert advice on keeping your health care costs down

Health care expenditures totaled roughly 2.6 trillion dollars in 2010, more than 10 times what they were in 1980. Average families are feeling the increases – health insurance premiums for a typical family of four have in...
 
Finance
 

Medical identity theft rising: Steps to protect yourself

Two million Americans fall victim to medical identity theft each year, according to a study by the Ponemon Institute, commissioned by Experian’s ProtectMyID. While medical identity theft costs victims an average of $ 22,3...

 
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Myth and fact: What you need to know about credit scores

For all of the discussion around the importance of credit scores, it’s hard to know what’s true, what’s fiction, and what lies in between. While there are misperceptions and misunderstandings still lingering i...
 
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Get your credit score bikini ready

Summer is here and Americans across the country are grappling with two of the season’s most compelling questions: First, is your body beach ready? Second, is your credit as buff-or better-than your bod? Just as fitness is...
 
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College graduates: Six financial survival tips for the working world

Despite a turbulent job market and economy, if you are a recent college graduate, there is much to be optimistic about as you leave campus and head out into the real world. No one ever says life on your own will be easy, but po...