Medical identity theft has impacted the lives of millions of Americans. Although the crime doesn’t receive as much attention as financial identity theft, the results can be just as devastating. Thieves usually target people who they believe will fall for a scam or who won’t notice extra charges and services on their records. However, anyone with a health insurance policy is at risk of becoming a victim. You should be aware of the signs of medical identity theft as well as the steps you can take to avoid it.
Insurance can help to make burials more affordable by dividing mortuary costs across several decades. Whether you plan to get buried or cremated, you can buy insurance ahead of time that will cover the cost of your funeral without burdening your estate or family members. To understand how you can save money on burials, you should take the time to understand how burial insurance can function as an important investment for you and your loved ones.
When it’s time to leave the nest for the first time, finding a place of your own can be overwhelming. It’s important to find a place you like, but especially if you live in an urban area, finding a place that’s the right size, in the right location, and within your budget can be a hard needle to thread.
Some people over the age of 50 fear starting their own businesses because of concerns about financial security, their ages and the general misconception that entrepreneurship is the exclusive province of talented code writers around the age of 20. Contrary to popular opinion, people older than 50 are more successful when starting their own businesses.
Did you know that the United States is the only developed country in the world without a universal health care system? In other nations health care is viewed not as a privilege reserved for those who can afford it, but as a basic human right.
Unfortunately for all of us, money doesn’t grow on trees. Unless you plan carefully throughout each stage of your life, you may find yourself broke at the end of it. Financial planning is the key to ensuring that you have one less thing to worry about when you retire.
The lead up to the holiday season can be difficult. It never seems like you have that many family members, until the time comes to make a shopping list for all your holiday presents. Then the number of gifts that you have to coordinate and buy can be overwhelming. Don’t fall into the trap of buying your gifts from those tempting end-of-aisle displays!