5 Simple Money Saving Tips

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(FinancialHealth.net) - Imagine if you had extra cash left over at the end of the month and all the bills were paid. Even a few extra dollars can seem like a lot if you've been struggling to make ends meet. No matter what your financial situation you can decide to start saving money, right now. Cutting back on expenses, finding...

4 Medical Expenses You Can’t Deduct

(FinancialHealth.net) - It’s that time of year again, time to think about filing our taxes. Those who receive a lot of medical care throughout the year will definitely want to consider all the deductions available to reduce how much they owe. There are several expenses that can be claimed on a 1040 schedule A, but which ones should you NOT...

Is Coffee Holding You Back?

(FinancialHealth.net) - The key to financial success? Stop wasting money on pedicures and $4 lattes. At least that’s what many popular personal finance gurus would have the world believe. How much weight does this line of thinking hold? Do a few, small personal sacrifices really pave the road to financial security? Check the Math While personal finance experts provide a lot of...

How Do You Know If You Really Can Afford Something?

How Do You Know if You Really Can Afford Something?
Smart Quiz: How Do You Know if You Really Can Afford Something? Enough in Savings Room on Credit Card It Won't Break You Dedicated Savings Answer: Dedicated Savings (FinancialHealth.com) - We all see extras we’d like to buy from time to time, but bills and other financial obligations simply have to come first. While it’s not necessary to ignore every “want”...

Finances: Why Learning Young Matters

(FinancialHealth.com) - For parents and grandparents, the worry is always there, wondering how their children will make it in this high-pressure world. From being self-sustaining and making ends meet to getting a college degree, everyone wants the best life for their child. The younger generation isn't saving like they should. Here are some suggestions on getting them started. Basic Fundamentals Most schools...

3 Best Ways to Prevent Travel Theft

(FinancialHealth.com) - Theft is prevalent in every corner of the world. This is even more true in popular travel destinations, where local criminals are more than happy to take advantage of someone enjoying time away. That's a topic far too few people consider before heading out on vacation. Yet, the last thing anyone wants to worry about is being...

Which Question Can Slash the Grocery Bill?

Which Question Can Single-handedly Slash the Grocery Bill?
Smart Quiz: Which Question Can Slash the Grocery Bill? What is good to eat? What do I want to eat? What do we have to eat What is convenient to eat? Correct Answer: What do we have to eat? (FinancialHealth.com) - Meal planning has proven itself to be one of the best ways for families to save money on groceries. Hitting...

What is the Worst Threat to Financial Health?

What is the Absolute Greatest Threat to Your Financial Health?
Smart Quiz: What is the Worst Threat to Financial Health? a. Over Spending b. Health Decline c. Bad Investments d. The Economy Answer: Health Decline (FinancialHealth.net) -  Routine medical check-ups and prescriptions for everyday ailments can put a dent in just about anyone’s wallet. A true medical emergency or sudden serious illness can quickly deplete savings and even wipe you out financially! According to the National...

A Great Way to Give to Your Favorite Charity

(FinancialHealth.net) -  Charities around the world, whether focused on people or animals, all rely on contributions from donors to keep their operations running. Gifts of cash, property and other assets are commonly donated, but what if there was a better way to get more bang for your buck? Enter donor-advised funds. Donor-advised funds aren’t necessarily new; the first one was...

Great Ways to Score Reading Material Cheap

(FinancialHealth.net) -  There's nothing better than reading a good book. Getting ahold of the latest bestsellers and popular magazines is just a way of life for the avid bookworm. Problem is, it can get pricey, especially if you're a fast reader. Fortunately, there are ways to cut costs by looking for used bookstores, joining book clubs, exploring the online marketplace...

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Congress Eyes Slippery Social Security Slope

(FinancialHealth.net) - Social Security's rapid depletion is something lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have failed to address --- until now. The Social...