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...

ALERT! New COVID-19 Secrets Revealed

ALERT! New COVID-19 Secrets Revealed
(FinancialHealth.net) - The deadly novel coronavirus is leaving many people in fear as it rapidly spreads across the United States. A new study revealed COVID-19 is even more contagious than doctors originally thought. The good news is there are simple precautions Americans can take to protect themselves, and we aren't talking about just washing your hands. On March 17, Reuters...

What is the Leading Cause of Bankruptcy in the US?

What is the Leading Cause of Bankruptcy in the US?
Smart Quiz: What is the Leading Cause of Bankruptcy in the US? a. Medical Debt b. Fraud and Scams c. Home Foreclosure d. Outliving savings Answer: Medical Debt (FinancialHealth.net) - Bankruptcy filings are usually thought to be caused by irresponsible spending habits and poor life choices. In many cases they are, but in reality, the #1 reason people file for bankruptcy in the United States...

Heeere’s Johnny! Up Close and Personal

Heeere's Johnny! Up Close and Personal
(FinancialHealth.net) - For 30 years, Johnny Carson made millions of Americans laugh before they went to bed. Every weeknight, they’d flip on their television, hear, “Heeeere’s Johnny!” and watch him walk onto “The Tonight Show” stage. He’s as iconic as his nightly monologues and phantom golf swing. Carson went from a 14-year-old magician to a Navy veteran and finally the...

Miami Retirees Could Face Whole New Threat Level

Miami Retirees Could Face Whole New Threat Level
(FinancialHealth.net) - Thousands of people disembarked the MSC Meraviglia cruise ship in Miami after a former passenger tested positive for COVID-19. The Miami Herald reports none of them went through medical screening beforehand. The protocol was wildly different from that of a similar case in California. https://twitter.com/KatiePhang/status/1239334596610842628 On March 8, a passenger left MSC Meraviglia after an 8-day cruise. Crew members...

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This Relaxing Hobby Improves Brain Health
(FinancialHealth.com) - When it comes to relaxing, there are many ways to do it. One is to find a hobby that's enjoyable and helps you reduce stress. Reading fits that description perfectly. It allows an escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life and can be done almost anywhere. In addition, it can stimulate brain activity while helping to...

7 Ways You Make Coronavirus Look WEAK

7 Ways You Make Coronavirus Look WEAK
(FinancialHealth.net) - Coronavirus fears are at the forefront of people’s minds across the country. It’s important that everyone take the virus seriously and protect themselves. However alarming it may be, consider what you’ve already lived through. You survived secondhand smoke while careening down the road with the windows up and no seatbelts on. Remember when doctors said smoking was...

China Taunts US

China Taunts US
(FinancialHealth.net) - With the sudden surge of COVID-19 cases in the United States now reaching a pandemic level, the need to stockpile has caused its own set of issues. People are rushing to stockpile necessities like toilet paper, food, and water — often to the point of creating Black Friday style chaos at stores. Now, US officials are growing especially...

Hidden Depression Factors to Watch For

Causes of Depression in Seniors
(FinancialHealth.com) - Depression is more than just feeling down in the dumps from time to time. It’s a mood disorder that can completely disrupt daily living, creating feelings of despair and uncertainty. Isolation, financial woes and sometimes medication side effects can trigger depression. Many face these feelings daily and may find it difficult to reach out for help. Know the...

Debt Paused: Italy Makes Unprecedented COVID-19 Move

Debt Paused: Italy Makes Unprecedented COVID-19 Move
(FinancialHealth.net) - In a last-ditch effort to control the widespread coronavirus, Italy has made an unprecedented move. Not only is the country in full lockdown mode, but its leaders have also paused all mortgage payments. https://twitter.com/ericbolling/status/1237122036151050240 Here in the US, this probably seems a bit baffling. Just letting people off the hook? Why such a drastic action — and does it...

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Why Are Allergies More Dangerous for Seniors?

How Health Complications Add to the Woe That Is Allergy Season Spring is the prime time for pollinating plants and trees to trigger common allergy...