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U.S. Health Care Costs: Not As Bad As You Think?

The high costs associated with health care in the United States (up 48% from 2013) are obvious to anyone who scrutinizes a medical bill. A study conducted by the Commonwealth Fund in January 2023 compared U.S. health care costs with those in other developed nations,...
Is Financial Trauma Holding You Back From Living Your Best Life?

Is Financial Trauma Holding You Back From Living Your Best Life?

Is Financial Trauma Holding You Back From Living Your Best Life? By Alana Benson April 17, 2024 Whether it’s going to bed before midnight, eating broccoli, or dealing with your finances, doing the “right” thing can sometimes feel like a herculean effort. Similar to an...

Yes, It’s Okay To Take the Senior Discount

In my forties I delighted in buying AARP memberships as 50th birthday gifts for my friends to remind them they were now officially “over the hill.” You can imagine their delight in doing the same for me when I turned 50. I remember the disbelief in realizing that I...

How the NAR Settlement Will Change the Way You Buy a Home

A few weeks ago, an anti-trust lawsuit against the National Association of Realtors (NAR) was settled for 419 million dollars. News reports announced this would slash commissions by 25% to 50%. How would that happen? First, a quick look at how selling and buying...
Mom teaches her 3 young children money management

Mom teaches her 3 young children money management

Millennial mom teaches her 3 young children money management by charging them rent By Heather Wake April 03, 2024 Back in May of 2023, a Texas couple sparked a huge parental debate after saying that they charged their 19-year-old daughter rent after she graduated high...