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Financial Health
Retail Drug Prices Increase More Than 50X Faster Than Inflation Rate

( - WASHINGTON, DC—Retail prices for 768 prescription drugs commonly used by older adults increased by an average of 6.4% in 2015, outpacing the general inflation rate of 0.1%.

Dec 7, 2017 - 8:09:36 AM

Financial Health
Between the Farm and Your Table: The Finance Behind Thanksgiving Dinner

( - When you sit down to a Thanksgiving feast this year, you may not be thinking about the global financial markets that helped land the meal on your table.

Nov 22, 2017 - 12:23:40 PM

Financial Health
The Simpler, More Affordable Way To Invest

( - Just as innovation is changing how people order food, shop and make travel arrangements, financial services companies have found a way technology can make investing more convenient and affordable.

Oct 14, 2017 - 2:13:59 PM

Financial Health
Healthcare Organizations Raised Over $11 billion in FY 2016

, Oct. 5, 2017 -- Donations to nonprofit hospitals and health care systems in the U.S. and Canada increased by $63 million during the 2016 fiscal year, totaling $11.675 billion, the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy's (AHP) annual Report on Giving announced.

Oct 5, 2017 - 9:56:58 AM

Financial Health
Sticker Shock

( - Preventing a preterm birth could cost as little as $200 or as much as $20, 000, depending on which one of two medications a doctor orders, according to a new analysis from Harvard Medical School.

Oct 3, 2017 - 12:42:21 PM

Financial Health
Anxiety, Depression Can Diminish Retirement Savings

( - ITHACA, N.Y. – Psychological distress can take a toll on more than just health. It can also significantly damage retirement savings, according to a new study by a Cornell University financial economist and her co-author.

Sep 27, 2017 - 11:05:39 AM

Financial Health
Can the Healthcare Industry Benefit from Bitcoin Technology?

( - If you think that paying online with your credit card is convenient, wait till you start paying with bitcoins.

Sep 25, 2017 - 8:49:58 AM

Financial Health
5 Everyday Reasons You Need To Know Math

( - Many people may shy away from the subject of math, but it is important to understand math as it plays an instrumental role in making good financial decisions.

Sep 8, 2017 - 4:44:22 PM

Financial Health
New Social Security Scam Making the Rounds

( - Financial scams involving people pretending to be government employees aren’t restricted only to those Internal Revenue Service phone schemes so prevalent in recent years.

Sep 8, 2017 - 1:07:40 PM

Financial Health
Specialty Drug Prices Increase at Fastest Rate in Over a Decade

( - WASHINGTON, DC—Retail prices for specialty prescription drugs widely used by older Americans ballooned by an average of 9.6% between 2014 and 2015, the highest increase since at least 2006

Sep 7, 2017 - 8:05:52 AM

Financial Health
National Gas Price Average Hits Highest Pump Price of the Year

( - WASHINGTON (August 31, 2017)
At $2.45 a gallon, today’s national gas price average is the highest recorded price for unleaded gasoline so far this year.

Aug 31, 2017 - 2:35:51 PM

Financial Health
Toyota Financial Services Offers Payment Relief to Customers Affected by Hurricane Harvey

( - PLANO, Texas
, Aug. 28, 2017 -- Toyota Financial Services (TFS) announced it is offering payment relief options to its customers affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Aug 28, 2017 - 3:54:51 PM

Financial Health
The Price of Medical Emergencies: Study Examines Out-of-network Billing

( - New Haven, Conn. — A new study by Yale researchers of more than 8.9 million visits to emergency departments (EDs) reveals that a small group of predominantly for-profit hospitals....

Jul 24, 2017 - 1:26:49 PM

Financial Health
Will You Have Enough Green For Your Golden Years?

( - If you or someone you care about is among America’s more than 74 million baby boomers, you may be glad to know of a helpful new book.

Jul 20, 2017 - 12:10:03 PM

Financial Health
How To Buy A House When You're Only 23

( - Amy is a typical millennial: She's 23, she graduated from college two years ago, she pays $321 in student loan debt every month and she rents an apartment in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Jul 1, 2017 - 10:27:57 AM

Financial Health
Breathe Easier Two Ways

( - The Federal Trade Commission estimates that Americans lost more than $4 billion to fraud and scams during the last five years—but you don’t have to be one of them.

Jun 27, 2017 - 1:01:56 PM

Financial Health
5 Steps To Plan For Dealing With Diminished Capacity And Illness

( - Aging can change many things in a person’s life, including the ability to manage one’s own money.

Jun 2, 2017 - 12:39:12 PM

Financial Health
AARP Backs Bipartisan Credit for Caring Act

, May 18, 2017 -- AARP commends the sponsors of the bipartisan Credit for Caring Act that would help support America's family caregivers by offering a federal tax credit of up to $3,000 annually....

May 18, 2017 - 12:22:23 PM

Financial Health
The Time To See A Tax Pro Is Now

( - Many taxpayers may be surprised to discover that a good time to get tax advice is after their taxes are done and filed.

May 4, 2017 - 11:41:43 AM

Financial Health
Maximize Your Basement’s Potential

( - With house prices on the rise, finishing a basement is the latest trend toward building even more equity in the home.

May 3, 2017 - 11:56:58 AM

Financial Health
Project Designed to Help Debtors Fight Back in Court

( - Debt. Most of us work hard to stay out of it. Dalié Jiménez, on the other hand, can’t seem to get enough.

May 3, 2017 - 11:38:08 AM

Financial Health
How the ACA Drove Down Personal Bankruptcies

( - As legislators and the executive branch renew their efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act this week, they might want to keep in mind a little-known financial consequence of the ACA:

May 2, 2017 - 3:43:46 PM

Financial Health
NeedyMeds Saves Users over $200 Million

( - Gloucester, MA - NeedyMeds, a national nonprofit, recently announced their free drug discount card has saved users over $200 million dollars nationwide....

May 1, 2017 - 4:27:11 PM

Financial Health
Link Found Between Financial Strain and Low-Birth-Weight Babies

( - COLUMBUS, Ohio – A financially strapped pregnant woman’s worries about the arrival and care of her little one could contribute to birth of a smaller, medically vulnerable infant...

Apr 25, 2017 - 10:14:11 AM

Financial Health
Expert Tips To Help Job Seekers Clean Up Their Social Identity

( - Social media is a popular pastime for work and play for nearly 70 percent of Americans.

Apr 19, 2017 - 10:34:17 AM

Financial Health
Tips To Help Cool Down Air-Conditioning Costs

( - When temperatures rise, many people automatically crank up the air conditioners to stay cool.

Apr 10, 2017 - 1:21:34 PM

Financial Health
Summer Break: A Good Time To Check Your Credit Report

( - School will be out soon and that means summer vacation planning for families.

Mar 31, 2017 - 11:10:23 AM

Financial Health
Easy Maintenance Projects

( - Tackling a few do-it-yourself projects now can help you keep your home in tip-top shape all year long.

Mar 31, 2017 - 10:55:14 AM

Financial Health
Helping Teens Navigate Their Financial Futures

( - Ask many teens what they want to buy and chances are they will say “a car.”

Mar 24, 2017 - 11:54:13 AM

Financial Health
Clearly, Window Film Saves Money

( - You can keep your windows from decreasing your home’s energy efficiency and increasing your monthly energy bills.

Mar 10, 2017 - 1:04:35 PM

Financial Health
To Save More For Your Future, Avoid These Four Pitfalls

( - If you’re like most Americans under 65, you plan on paying off all your debts before you retire.

Feb 24, 2017 - 1:00:40 PM

Financial Health
The One Cruise Expense You're Not Prepared For

( - ST. PETERSBURG FL January 24, 2017 — January marks the beginning of cruise 'Wave Season', the most popular time for travelers to purchase cruise packages.

Jan 24, 2017 - 12:57:51 PM

Financial Health
3 Things to Know About ‘surprise medical bills’

( - CHICAGO – Patients receiving medical care increasingly also receive something unexpected and troubling: a bill they thought would be paid by their health insurance plan.

Jan 23, 2017 - 10:47:59 AM

Financial Health
Time- And Money-Saving Tips

( - During the busy holiday season, many families find they’re looking for quick and easy meals that are both comforting and festive. Fortunately, following these four hints can help.

Nov 22, 2016 - 2:13:31 PM

Financial Health
A More Energy- And Cost-Efficient Heating And Cooling Solution

( - As the temperature plummets, homeowners will crank up the heat to keep warm and toasty—quickly burning through money and energy.

Sep 28, 2016 - 12:53:12 PM

Financial Health
New Book Tackles Complex Questions About Retirement Planning

( - Just as it's never too early to start planning your retirement, it's never too late either, according to Hans Scheil, CFP®, president of Cardinal Retirement Planning, Inc.

Sep 13, 2016 - 1:32:17 PM

Financial Health
Fall Is A Good Time For Consumers To Review Their Personal Finances

( - The last few months of the year are traditionally one of the busiest when it comes to consumer spending.

Sep 13, 2016 - 1:25:36 PM

Financial Health
AMA Urges EpiPen Manufacturer to Rein in Exorbitant Costs

( - “With Americans across the country sending their children back to school this month, many parents and schools are encountering sticker shock over the cost of EpiPens.

Aug 24, 2016 - 2:10:44 PM

Financial Health
Explosive Growth in U.S. Health Care Employment Continues

( - ALBANY, N.Y. (April 19, 2016) -- Between 2004 and 2014, jobs in the health care sector grew 20 percent, compared to three percent for all other sectors

Apr 19, 2016 - 12:10:51 PM

Financial Health
Protect Your Retirement

( - A new rule out of Washington could well make retirement saving even harder, particularly for the middle class—but there is something you can do about it.

Aug 24, 2015 - 1:27:25 PM

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