medical bills

8 Real Life Calamities That Can Drain Your Finances (Plus How to Defend Against Them)

Life is full of ups and downs. Sometime the downs take all your money along for the ride.

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.

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 Should Never Buy With Your Credit Card

Put that plastic away! For these six expenses, you’re better off leaving your credit card in your wallet.

7 Penalty-Free Ways to Withdraw Money From Your Retirement Account

Borrow money from your IRA, penalty-free? It's possible in these seven scenarios!

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?

Avoid These 5 Costly Health Insurance Mistakes

You can’t set-and-forget your health insurance. Keep your wallet off of life support!

7 Ways to Negotiate Medical Bills

Don't ignore a hefty medical bill. If you think there might be an error, or you can't afford to pay, it's time to negotiate.

What to Do If You're Hit With a Huge Medical Bill

If you're facing a large stack of medical bills with nowhere to turn, take a deep breath and fear not. You can pay off your medical debt without going broke.

Best Money Tips: Shrink Your Medical Bills

Today we found some awesome articles on shrinking your medical bills, building a fun fund, and saving money on makeup.

Why I (Heart) My High Deductible Health Insurance Plan

I was a born and raised HMO baby. Health insurance had always meant plopping down a $15 co-pay at each appointment and letting my insurer pay the rest. Since insurance was a bene