Money is one of the leading causes of stress in relationships. In Part 1, we discussed how and why financial infidelity occurs and how to overcome it. Part 2 is a personal story from Wilson’s wife, who had to confront and overcome struggles with money in order for their relationship to survive and thrive.Read More
Your wages are being garnished for a defaulted student loan. You need it to stop. Here’s how to stop an administrative garnishment quickly.
You’re looking at your paycheck. It’s short. There’s a garnishment. You don’t know what you’re being garnished for so you call HR. The HR rep tells you the garnishment is for a defaulted federal student loan. You’re not sure what to do but you know you need it to stop. You google: How to stop an administrative wage garnishment. Now you’re here.Read More
This post is in partnership with SearchRx.
The U. S Pharmaceutical industry is worth an estimated $413 billion U.S. dollars. Wellness is big business. Our evolving medical conditions and concerns often require prescription drugs. As elected officials determine the fate of the Affordable Healthcare Act, the price of prescription drugs continues to skyrocket. For some, access to prescription drugs improves their quality of life, and for others there drugs are life saving. These life-saving and life-enhancing medications can come with a hefty price tag.
Here are a few things you can do to save money on prescriptions:
Not everyone receives salary increases each year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t increase your total compensation. While emphasis is placed on salary, your employee benefits can account for as much as 30% of your total compensation.Read More
Guest Post By: Amanda Atcheson, Product Marketing Manager at CO-OP Financial Services
It’s hard to believe that only some fifty odd years ago, a woman’s financial identity was tied explicitly to someone else – her husband, her father or some other male in her life. In the modern age, women make up nearly half of the American workforce. In addition, the average age of marriage is now in the late 20s – and unfortunately, the divorce rate remains high.Read More
In January 2017, President-elect Donald Trump will assume his position in office as the 45th President of the United States. Whether this was the election outcome you expected or not, it shouldn’t interfere with your ability to achieve your financial goals. The best thing you can do is financially prepare yourself for the Trump presidency by informing yourself of his proposed policies and aligning your money (and your actions) with your future goals. Here are some ways to financially prepare for the Trump administration. Read More
Let’s be real, some major medical expenses are unavoidable. However, many expenses can be greatly reduced by the type of insurance plan you have.
Although open enrollment for 2017 ends on January 31st, you can qualify for a Special Enrollment Period if you’ve had certain life events, including losing health coverage, moving, getting married, having a baby, or adopting a child.
If you qualify for the Special Enrollment Period, you usually have up to 60 days following the event to enroll in a plan. If you miss that window, you have to wait until the next Open Enrollment Period to apply.Read More
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On September 5th I celebrated one-year “entrepreneurversary” as well as my most profitable month to date.
When I first started My Fab Finance, I had no idea it would become a successful blog, let alone my full-time job!