August 15, 2019
We’ve previously written about helping young children to learn about charity and savings. Those lessons can be life-long, and life-changing, and they shouldn’t stop.
As the New York Times1 points out in an article titled “The Birds and the Bees. Why Not Bequests? Parents will talk to their children about drugs or sex, but often won’t discuss inheritance,” we often limit the lessons we teach our children, especially our adult children.
December 31, 2018
If your health insurance is through Medicare, you might be paying too much for prescription medications.
Consumer Reports1 conducted a study in six cities that involved three Part D prescription drug plans. In each of the six cities, they “looked at two pharmacies and checked prices for generic versions of five common drugs.” In Denver, “Someone filling prescriptions for the five drugs we looked at, plus paying a $16 monthly premium, could pay as little as $524 for a full year. But another person – at the same store with the same prescriptions but a different plan – would pay $1,686.”
August 15, 2017
September is right around the corner, which means it's back-to-school time. No doubt that any parent with a child under the age of 18 is scrambling around, helping their kids pick up the necessary materials they need for a successful year. Just imagine the slate of courses primed for your child or grandchild: social studies, math, biology, art, personal finance...wait, what? No personal finance class, you say?
May 15, 2017
If you have a smartphone, you’ve probably used it for all the obvious tasks: phone calls, text messaging, e-mail, FaceTime, directions while driving (or walking), etc. In addition, the reporters at MONEY Magazine have identified their top apps1 to save you money while shopping. Click to read more.