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Best Money Tips: How to Handle Surprise Medical Bills

Today we found articles on how to handle surprise medical bills, tips for saving money at the farmers market, and jobs that will satisfy your wanderlust.

5 Alternatives to Charging Your Medical Bills

Before reaching for your credit card, make sure you check out other effective ways to pay off your medical bills.

5-Minute Finance: Start an Emergency Fund

It can take years to recoup from a financial emergency. But it only takes five minutes to set up an emergency fund.

Urgent Care or ER? How to Decide Where to Go

You're hurt or sick, and you need quick cre. The question is — urgent care or the ER?

How to Cut the Cost of a Hospital Stay

Don't let a hefty hospital bill add insult to injury. Figure out where you can cut costs for your stay.

7 Things You Need to Know About 401(k) Hardship Withdrawals

A financial emergency strikes, and your only resource is your 401(k). Before you take that money, there are few important things to understand.

Yes, You Still Need an Emergency Fund in Retirement

An emergency fund isn't just for the working world. You need to bring one into retirement, too.

How to Afford Your Kid's Braces or Expensive Dental Care

Your kids may be small, but their dental care costs can be huge. Here's what a dentist has to say about taming these big bills.

How to Handle a Massive Medical Bill

Surprise medical bills can torpedo even the most well-planned budget. These simple steps help minimize the financial pain.

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