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Jason Alderman

8 Must-Know Facts About Obamacare Open Enrollment

Jason Alderman | Posted 11.15.2014 | Money
Jason Alderman

If you buy your own health insurance, add this important date to your year-end to-do list: November 15.

Are Extended Warranties Worth the Cost?

Jason Alderman | Posted 11.06.2014 | Money
Jason Alderman

You're in final negotiations to buy a new car and the dealer is urging you to protect your $20,000-plus investment by purchasing an extended warranty (also known as a service contract). Are these costly add-ons worth the expense or simply a sucker bet intended to boost the seller's bottom line?

Weigh 2015 Medicare Part D, Advantage Plan Choices Carefully

Jason Alderman | Posted 10.23.2014 | Fifty
Jason Alderman

Reviewing your Medicare options each year is complicated and time-consuming. But if you don't and your plans change significantly, it could cost you a bundle next year.

Flexible Spending Accounts, Commuter Benefits Cut Your Taxes

Jason Alderman | Posted 10.15.2014 | Money
Jason Alderman

For millions of Americans, 2015 open enrollment for employer-provided benefits is right around the corner. While it may be tempting to simply opt for the same coverage you have this year, doing so could cost you hundreds -- or thousands -- of dollars in tax savings.

How to Pay Less for a New Car

Jason Alderman | Posted 10.09.2014 | Money
Jason Alderman

Because December -- and great year-end deals -- will be here before you know it, I want to share some of the strategies I learned in case you're planning to buy a new car in the next few months.

Before Cosigning a Loan, Know the Risks

Jason Alderman | Posted 10.07.2014 | Money
Jason Alderman

First, understand that the main reason you're being asked to cosign a loan is because lenders don't think the borrower is a good risk. By cosigning, you're guaranteeing that you'll repay the full loan -- plus any late fees or collection costs -- should the borrower default.

What's The Going Rate For a Lost Tooth Nowadays?

AP | JOSEPH PISANI | Posted 10.29.2013 | Parents

NEW YORK — Days of finding a quarter under your pillow are long gone. The Tooth Fairy no longer leaves loose change. Kids this year are getting...