How Often Should You Update End-of-Life Documents?

When Should End of Life Documents Be Updated?
Keep on Top of Changes With Once Yearly Document Reviews (FinancialHealth.net) - Someone wise once said the only thing constant in life is change. This is especially true when it comes to end-of-life documents. Having a living will, durable power of attorney and healthcare proxy in place can feel like a huge relief, but that doesn’t mean the work stops...

What Is the Average Cost of a Wedding in the US?

What Is the Average Cost of a Wedding in the US?
The Day Can Be Perfect for Less Than the $25k Average (FinancialHealth.net) - One of the biggest things couples focus on after getting engaged is the total cost of the wedding. USA Today reports the average wedding costs well over $25,000. There are several factors that play into the budget and using these innovative ways to save can make it...

New Scam: Grandkids In Distress

What Phone Scam is Easiest to Fall For
Seniors make twice as many purchases over the phone as any other age group. That leaves them wide open and vulnerable to scams involving phone calls. Because everything is done over the phone and disposable numbers and phones are tossed when the scams are complete, the perpetrator is almost impossible to catch. And when it comes to scamming seniors for...

Only One Type of Insurance Covers Your Car’s True Value…

Only One Type of Insurance Covers Your Car's True Value…
Smart Quiz: Only One Type of Insurance Covers Your Car's True Value... A) GAP Insurance B) Liability C) Comprehensive D) Collision Answer: A) GAP Insurance Did you know a new car depreciates in value as soon as you drive it off the lot? The average car immediately loses about 10 percent of its purchase price, but it could be more depending on the model and...

5 Best Ways To Protect Yourself From Identity Theft

How to Protect Yourself From Identity Theft
(FinancialHealth.net) - Identity theft is #9 in the active threats list. Protect yourself by putting a solid plan in place. People can easily steal your identity online, at the store, or anywhere personal information gets used. There are methods you can use to protect yourself from this type of theft so you do not become a victim. 1. Keep Your...

When Carrying Sufficient Life Insurance is Essential

Is It Really Necessary to Carry Sufficient Life Insurance
(FinancialHealth.net) - You’re young. You’re healthy. You have a family and a home. Life insurance is probably one of the last things on your mind, but it shouldn’t be. It should be at the forefront, and for good reason. Determining Your Need Do you have a spouse? Do you own your home, even if it’s still mortgaged? Do you have children?...

Small Spending Habits That Are Costing You Big Money

Small Spending Habits That are Costing You Big Money
(FinancialHealth.net) - It’s only a few dollars, you might tell yourself. It’s not a big deal to grab that cup of coffee every morning or that snack during your work day. While it may seem like only a few dollars at the time, add up all the times you’ve made the purchase and you’ll soon realize how much you’re...

How to Check Your Credit Report for Errors

How to Check Your Credit Report for Errors
(FinancialHealth.net) - Your credit score is a measurement of your financial history. If you have a low credit score, it’s harder to get loans, and if you are able to finance anything, you’ll pay thousands of dollars more in interest than someone who has a good credit score. This is why you need to check your credit report at...

Text Message Scams and How They Threaten Your Finances

Text Message Scams and How They Threaten Your Finances
(FinancialHealth.net) - Text messages are easy to send and receive, allowing people to communicate at their will instead of when the other person answers the phone. However, don’t think that just because you’re texting you no longer have to deal with telephone scams. Sure they may not call you at all hours of the day, but many scammers are...

Don’t Buy Another New Car Until You Read This

Don’t Buy Another New Car Until You Read This
(FinancialHealth.net) - Considering a big-ticket purchase like a car? Halt in the name of sensible financial decisions! Before you move forward, you must understand how to shop for and/or finance a car in a way that makes sense for your budget. Car dealerships are notorious for milking people and bluffing about the actual condition of the vehicles held in...

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Avoid Divorce Court: How Couples Can Agree on Finances

Avoid Divorce Court: How Couples Can Agree on Finances

Solve Your Money Arguments Before It's Too Late It’s an age-old problem that comes up in almost every marriage — finances. Whether it’s one spending...