3 Ways to Save Money on Prescriptions

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:

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The Best Financial Advice For Women? Establish Your Own Financial Identity

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

How to Financially Prepare for the Trump Administration

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 administrationRead More

3 Ways to Compare Health Insurance Plans

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

4 Money Lessons I Learned From #GirlBoss

I’ll be honest, when I picked up #GirlBoss by Sophia Amoruso I never thought there would be so many valuable personal finance lessons in it. Business advice, tips, and motivation were my expectations, but what I received was a well rounded, personal account of someone who did the unexpected in her own way. Read More

The Impact of Checking Your Credit Report

Most people assume that checking your credit report negatively affects your credit score, however that isn’t always the case. This concern is warranted whether you have carefully built your credit score to it’s current standing or you are in the process of rebuilding it. It’s important to understand how the the FICO algorithm works and what actions impact your credit score.  Credit is like a puzzle and if you are are unaware of how all the pieces work, your score could be negatively affected. Read More

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