health care

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.

5 Reasons Why You (Yes, YOU!) Need an Advance Care Directive

It's easy to avoid planning for critical health care needs, but an Advance Directive really will ease the burden on you — and your loved ones.

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.