Getting Ahead

Everyday life calls, but thinking about the future now will pay off later. From planning your finances to staying insured against the worst, use our advice to stay on the path to your goals.

Why (and How) to Calculate Your Cost of Living

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Calculating cost of living expenses is key to building a spending plan that can help you break the paycheck-to-paycheck cycle and start getting ahead.

5 Health Screenings That Should Be on Every 30-Something’s Mind

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Health screenings aren’t just for the elderly. These five screenings and tests can give you a picture of what’s around the bend for your health.

How Much Should You Have in Your Emergency Fund?

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Do you have enough savings to cover an unexpected emergency? Here’s how to protect yourself from unexpected expenses with emergency fund savings.

How to Get a Handle on What Your Health Insurance Actually Covers

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So, you’ve nabbed what you think is pretty good health insurance coverage. Here’s how to make sure your shiny new plan will cover everything you need.

6 Health Resolutions You Can Actually Keep in 2019

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Improving your health is a long game. Here’s how to make small changes, one day at a time, to achieve your health resolutions in 2019.

I’m a Student. What Are My Health Insurance Options?

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Health insurance for students isn’t impossible to find — but it’s easier if someone tells you where to look. Here’s how to find insurance as a student.

Prepare for the Unexpected: Saving for Health Care Purchases

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Health care can get expensive, especially if you don’t have comprehensive coverage. Here’s the smart way to begin saving for health care purchases now.

4 Ways to Use Your Supplemental Insurance Payout

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Your supplemental insurance payout can help ensure that a medical emergency doesn’t also become a financial emergency.

Why Is Health Care So Stressful?

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Making health care decisions can be stressful, especially when it comes to paying for them. Here’s how to protect yourself from surprise medical expenses.

Where Can I Go for Health Insurance Advice?

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You don’t have to go it alone when picking a health plan. Learn where you can get the best open enrollment tips and other valuable information.