healthcare

How to Take Advantage of Obamacare for Less Financial Risk and More Freedom

The Obamacare exchanges will go live in a few days. Find out how to use the new insurance market to reduce your risk and consider more career choices.

9 Frugal Ways to Treat the Common Cold

Don't spend a bundle on medicines to fight the common cold — you can alleviate most symptoms just as well with these inexpensive home remedies.

How to Choose a Health Insurance Plan

Your health insurance plan can impact your health...and your finances. But how do you choose? Use this guide to make a smart decision.

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 Ideas for Using Your FSA Before Year End

Need to use up the funds in your flexible spending account before 2012? Make it happen with one (or more!) of these 10 purchases.

5 Ways to Contain Rising Healthcare Costs

Time will tell if Obamacare will boost or trim your health benefit costs. In the meanwhile, try these strategies to keep those costs in line.

11 Things That Are Worth the Money

Even when you're cutting back, making room in your budget for these 11 things will help ensure a happy, healthy life.

What Small Business Healthcare Tax Credits Do You Qualify For?

The Health Care Reform Bill includes a tax break for eligible small businesses who offer healthcare benefits to their employees. You may be able to get back 35¢ for every $1 you spent if you meet ALL of the following requirements: you have less [more]

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.

What to Do About Health Care Insurance Now

Under the health care reform, policies will have to provide certain types of coverage and meet other standards that will substantially raise costs unless they are grandfathered.

What You Need to Know About Your FSA

As with many provisions in healthcare, you may not be up-to-date on all of the finer points of an FSA. Even if you are, it never hurts to brush up on the basics.

How to Examine Your Healthcare Plan and Save

I’ve been examining healthcare plans for a couple of decades. I’ve been covered under employer-based plans and private individual plans. As a result, I've learned mu

How Much for Healthcare?

Navigating the healthcare system takes effort but the time spent can yield a big payoff in terms of cost savings. An affordable plan with good benefits can also positively imp

How About a Price List at the Hospital or Doctor’s Office?

Restaurants show you how much your food costs before you order. When it comes to medical expenses, shouldn't it be the same?

Low Cost Medical Clinics That Can Help Boost Your Health

Check out some different options for meeting your health care needs without breaking your budget.

Health Care Reform Means Big Tax Changes

While health care reform aims to lower the cost of coverage, small business owners will likely see premium increases and higher tax costs. Here are some of the key provisions fr

Health Care Reform: Good for People Like Me

A long time ago, I had an idea. I was working a regular job, but I realized that what I wanted to do was be a writer. I figured that I could make some money writing, but not necess

How Health Care Reform Will Impact Your Small Business

The new health insurance reform legislation adds both new requirements and perks for small businesses.

Tips to Prepare for a Health Emergency

Are you prepared for a health emergency? While we hope that we'll never be in that situation, it's always best to be prepared.

Cost Comparison: Emergency Rooms vs. Urgent Care Centers

Emergency rooms provide excellent care, but you can wait eons if you have a non-life-threatening problem and still pay through the nose. The wait at urgent-care centers, on the oth