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Medical Expenses

Money Prep for Prospective Parents

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 09.02.2016 | Money
Nathaniel Sillin

As adults start families later in life, financial needs for childcare, college saving and retirement seem on a tighter collision course than ever before.

Is Crowdfunding Your Medical Expenses Risky or Reasonable?

Andre Bourque | Posted 06.17.2015 | Home
Andre Bourque

Crowdfunding your medical expenses is a lot more complicated than you think. Consider fees and risks and explore your options before you set up an account (or donate to one).

Cashing in On Overlooked Deductions

Mark Steber | Posted 05.06.2015 | Home
Mark Steber

America is a land of givers, overall donating more time and money and are more likely to help a stranger than other nations. Since giving is an inherent part of our culture, we often forget about the tax aspect of our donations.

Smart Tax Moves to Consider Before New Year's Eve

Jason Alderman | Posted 02.09.2015 | Money
Jason Alderman

The flurry of activity during the last weeks of December can make it difficult to pay attention to finances. If you want to save on your tax bill come April, now's the time to make some critical moves.

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Tax Deductions

Mark Steber | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Mark Steber

October is a time we give additional visibility to the disease and those affected by it. But, what does any of this have to do with taxes? This is, after all my tax blog. So, let me tell you.

SHOCK: The Cost Of Dying

San Jose Mercury News | Lisa M. Krieger | Posted 02.08.2013 | San Francisco

How you die -- and what it costs -- depends largely on where you get care. That's the revelation of a major national database widely regarded as the b...

WATCH: I Can't Afford To Get Sick

Posted 09.01.2012 | Home

For many Americans, medical treatment remains too expensive. And often, for those living in poverty, missing work for that treatment isn't an option e...

WATCH: Company Helps Patients Save On Medical Expenses

Posted 08.06.2012 | Home

Medical bills can be overwhelming -- especially when you don't even know if they're accurate. In 2011, the American Medical Association reported that ...

Americans Charging Medical Expenses On Credit Cards

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 05.23.2012 | Money

Are you carrying debt because of doctor's bills or medicine costs? If so, you're not alone. Many low-and middle-income Americans are paying for med...

One Man's Solution To Paying Off His Medical Bills: A $1,000 Cup Of 'Cool Aid'

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 05.22.2012 | Home

For the low-price of $1,000, one man is offering customers a chance to drink to good health -- his own, that is. Tobin Northrup, 43, of Lakewood, O...

Just Say "No" to Adult Children Wanting Money

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Don McNay

You are not doing your children any favors by not allowing them to grow up. I'm OK with parents helping children through college (in four years, not forty), but after that they are on their own.