health care

EpiPens and Other Ways Companies Have Profited From Your Pain

The EpiPen price hike is no special circumstance. Pharmaceutical companies are making bank on your illness, one pill at a time.

Live a Longer and Happier Life With These 8 Frugal Buys

We don't often advise you to buy more stuff, but these frugal purchases really will help you live a longer, happier, healthier life. It's science!

10 Money Moves to Make Before the Leaves Change

With pumpkin spice latte season right around the corner (yes, already!), there's no better time to give your finances a full fall makeover.

Best Money Tips: 5 Ways You're Overpaying for Health Care

Today we found articles on ways you’re spending too much on health care, how to optimize your workspace, and why sales tax holidays are not as great as they sound.

5 Financial Reasons Paid Parental Leave Is Essential for Moms and Dads

Paid parental leave benefits everyone involved — Mom, Dad, baby, and even businesses, too. So why do so few employers offer it?

Still Without Health Insurance? Here’s How Much the Penalties Will Cost You

Health insurance may feel like a an expense you might just decide to forego, but going without can be a far costlier move.

Don't Let These Expenses Spoil Your Retirement Abroad

Retirement is a time to relax and enjoy, especially if you move abroad. Don't get stuck facing these large unexpected (and stressful) bills

10 Money Moves to Make When a Layoff Is Coming

You've seen the warning signs. When you suspect job cuts are headed your way, it's time to get these money moves in motion.

How an HSA Saves You Money

A health savings account, or HSA, can help you tackle health care expenses with some extra peace of mind — and some extra tax savings.

5 Things You Must Know About Health Care Open Enrollment

Open enrollment has rolled around once again. Are you prepared to select the best health care plan for you and your family?

The One Time Short-Term Health Insurance Makes Sense

Short term health insurance is cheap but the coverage is full of holes. So why is it offered — and when should anyone purchase it?

9 Big Companies That Offer Benefits for Part-Time Workers

Part-timers never get perks and benefits, right? Wrong! Find out which employers go the extra mile for their less than full-timers.

Make These 9 Health Moves Now or You'll Regret It in 20 Years

What kind of shape will you be in 20 years from now? Do your future self a favor and start making some easy health moves now.

7 Ways to Help Protect Your Financial Future From Unexpected Medical Expenses

Every 7 seconds a working-age American suffers a disabling injury that leaves him financially vulnerable. Are you prepared?

5 Vital Things to Remember When Buying Health Insurance

Time to buy a new health insurance plan? Don't just pick anything. Consider these five important factors first.

8 Ways to Spend Your Last-Minute Health Care FSA Funds

The deadline to spend your Flexible Spending Account health care funds is approaching. Some of these qualifying purchases may surprise you.

The Alarming Thing I Didn't Know About My Mammogram

An annual mammogram may not pick up cancer due to a surprisingly common condition. A Wise Bread blogger shares her story.

Going Without Health Insurance in 2015? Here's What It'll Cost You

The fines for going without health insurance are ticking up this year. Are you covered or will you pay a fine?

5 Ways Social Media Saved Someone's Life

Social media keeps us connected to scores of people who are eager to help. Sometimes life-sharing means life-saving.

Signing Up for Obamacare in 2015? Here's What's New

Open Enrollment for ACA health care ends soon. Here's what you need to know before you make your choices on the exchange.