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.

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.

Why an Emergency Savings Fund Is Worth It — and How to Get Started

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While you can’t predict the future, you can take steps to build a strong financial foundation with a full emergency savings fund.

7 Free or Low-Cost Ways to Boost Your Mental Health

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Mental health can be expensive, but there are free or low-cost resources to teach you how to improve emotional health.

A Look at the Top 3 Health Care Trends Millennials Are Making Happen Right Now

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Millennials are changing what health care looks like — and health care providers are listening. Here are the millennial health care trends to follow.

Why Your Physical and Financial Health Are Linked — and How to Improve Them Both

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Bad financial decisions can affect your health. Improve your physical well-being with these three tips for financial health.

Does Hospitalization Have to Put Your Life on Hold?

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Visting the hospital doesn’t have to be stressful. Follow these tips, from checklist advice to hospital insurance plan guidance, to make your stay simple.

3 Major Unexpected Expenses to Expect (And How to Pay for Them)

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Expecting the unexpected isn’t just possible — it’s necessary. Here are some money management tips to get you started on the right path.