health care

4 Surprising Places to Find Deals on Health Care

A Groupon for hip replacement? We're not quite there yet, but in the meanwhile, here's how the Internet is changing the health care market.

Don't Fall for These Common Obamacare Scams

Nothing brings out grifters like chaos and confusion. The opening of the Obamacare health insurance exchanges has given them a golden opportunity.

Canada and U.S. Retirement Showdown: Which Offers More for Retirees?

In the spirit of friendly cross-border competition, Canada and the U.S. face-off on retirement. Which country offers the best deal for retirees?

The Types of Health Insurance Plans

When you're trying to navigate the health care maze, it can be difficult to even know what kind of plan you need. Eliminate the mystery with this guide.

Open Wide: 5 Ways to Score Discount Dental Care

Are you one of the millions of Americans without dental insurance? These resources can help you score great dental care at a discount.

Healthcare 2.0: Websites to Help You Save on Doctors, Dentists, and More

Being without health insurance can be terrifying — and it's a growing problem. These resources can help you find coverage for less.

How to Find Free (or Cheap) Health Resources

From preventive screenings to primary care, you can find free or inexpensive healthcare thanks to these websites, clinics, and other resources.

10 Things You Do to Save Money That End Up Costing You More

Sometimes, what we think we're doing to save money actually costs us a lot more. Make sure you're not making one of these "saving" mistakes.

Don’t Waste Your Money on Homeopathic “Remedies”

Homeopathy is seen by some as a legitimate way to treat illnesses. But is it just a complete waste of money?

Buying Individual Dental Insurance Online: My Experience

I'm religious about my six-month cleanings, so when I needed dental insurance, I compared several options. Here's what I found.

FINANCIAL IQ TEST: How Healthy Is Your Health Care Plan?

Are you maximizing your health care dollars? Do you have the right insurance? And do you know how to protect yourself? Here’s a Financial IQ Test to help you determine how healthy

3 Times to Consider Declining Your Employer's Health Coverage

Open enrollment is right around the corner, and with it comes your opportunity to make decisions that could dictate your medical expenses for an entire year. Is considering droppin

Funny Taste Mystery: Using Google for Medical Diagnoses

I have just recovered from a case of pine nut mouth, or at least that's what I'm calling a recent health hiccup. And I have Google to thank for saving me thousands of dollars, coun

5 Places to Check out Medical Care for the Uninsured

With job loss on the rise and many people who can not afford medical insurance on their own, yet don't qualify for state or federal assistance, there are many who will skip medical

Walgreens Clinics Provide Free Health Care for the (Very) Recently Unemployed

If you’ve found yourself avoiding the doctor because you’re recently laid off and not sure what to do, we’ve got news for you! Walgreens Take Care clinics are opening their doors

Protecting Yourself from Medical Billing Mistakes

By some estimates, up to 80% of medical bills out there have mistakes on them, so it’s in your best interest to know what you’re being charged for.

Avoid Big Dental Bills with Safe and Inexpensive Products

Dental care is one of those big expenses that hits us in the pocketbook when we least expect it. Most people pay at least some of their dental bills out-of-pocket. Some people go i

Put Together an Advance Directive in an Afternoon

With all the talk about having a will when you die, very few people consider having one for while you’re alive. Living wills, often referred