5 Stimulus Check Myths

5 Stimulus Check Myths
(FinancialHealth.net) - In March, Congress passed the CARES Act and people started receiving Economic Impact Payments. The rollout of the stimulus checks has been a little rocky, to put it mildly. And in addition to the problems getting the money to people, many rumors have swirled. It’s hard to know the truth from fiction. Here are five of the most...

How to Save Money Through Self-Care

How to Save Money Through Self-Care
(FinancialHealth.net) - Everyone neglects self-care now and again. We get busy with work, focus on loved ones, or just plain can’t find the time to properly take care of ourselves as we should. This is just part of the human experience. It’s only common sense to say that failing to take care of yourself isn’t good for your physical or...

Graduation: Grandparents and Social Distancing

Graduation: Grandparents and Social Distancing
(FinancialHealth.net) - Graduation season isn’t just something students and parents look forward to celebrating. Grandparents do too, and COVID-19 is interfering this year. That doesn’t mean families have to let the important milestones go unnoticed. Social distancing guidelines have put a damper on event planning across the country. It’s not possible to have in-person parties when the CDC wants people...

When Medicare Parts A & B May Not Be Enough

What is the #1 cause of major asset seizures after 65
(FinancialHealth.net) - As we age, we are all concerned with our health and what health problems may arise in the future. This includes worries about having the ability to financially survive a major medical issue. Granted, once retirement age comes, Medicare typically follows --- but is this really enough? Should you include a supplemental policy? Let's take a look at...

Oil Companies Struck by COVID-19

Oil Companies Struck by COVID-19
(FinancialHealth.net) - The oil industry is taking a beating in 2020. In April, prices dropped into negative territory for the first time in history. Although prices have improved since then, it may not be enough to save hundreds of US oil companies. According to a report in the Financial Times, roughly 250 companies could go bankrupt if the prices don’t...

Elizabeth Warren Wants to Talk Money

(FinancialHealth.net) - The National Budget isn’t the only budget Elizabeth Warren would like to fix. As the co-author of the best selling personal finance book All Your Worth: The Ultimate Lifetime Money Plan, she knows a thing or two about household budgets. Whether you’re looking to save a little extra cash or completely overhaul your spending, we're here to give...

Funeral Services …Brought to a New Level

Funeral Services... Brought to a New Level
(FinancialHealth.net) - On May 27, Johns Hopkins reported the deaths related to COVID-19 passed 100,000 people. The number of people losing their lives has obviously resulted in a lot of funerals. Unfortunately, the pandemic is also making it hard to hold traditional services. Planning a funeral during the coronavirus outbreak is incredibly difficult. In fact, when one of my own...

How to Remove Negative Information From Your Credit Report

What is the Best Way to Remove Negative Information From Your Credit Report?
(FinancialHealth.net) - Most people think that filing a dispute is the best way to remove negative information from your credit report, but that’s not as reliable as negotiating terms. Banks quickly deny disputes, but they are happy to negotiate terms to get your account back in good standing. Read on for examples of some common negotiations. Negotiating Debt Repayment Start by calling...

COVID-19 Hits Veterans Hardest

COVID-19 Hits Veterans Hardest
(FinancialHealth.net) - Businesses across the country have laid off workers and closed their doors during the COVID-19 pandemic to slow the spread of the virus. More than 39 million Americans are out of work as a result. Some people are feeling it more than others, though. According to reports, veterans’ jobs are being impacted more than any other group. Over...

Habits That Threaten Your Financial Security

Spending Habits that Threaten Your Financial Security
(FinancialHealth.net) - We’ve all done it; you hit up the mall and suddenly your trip for toilet paper turns into a $100 shopping spree. It’s all too easy to get caught up in bad spending habits. We want the latest smartphone, the best toys, the newest car, and even the best food, but all of that spending can sneak...

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Is It Really Necessary to Carry Sufficient Life Insurance

When Carrying Sufficient Life Insurance is Essential

(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...