It’s finally happening! You’re traveling abroad, either with a loved one or even by yourself. You’ve saved up, got a great deal, a good place to stay, and can’t wait to start eating some delicious food. Then it happens. You’re hiking down the marble stairs, slick with wear and wet shoes because of the rain […]
5 Financial Tune Ups To Do in January
I’ve never been a big fan of New Year’s resolutions but I do believe in taking some solid steps to secure your financial life at the beginning of each year. Today, PF Pro contributor, Melissa Hoffman, takes a look at 5 financial tune-ups that you should complete ASAP. It’s the start of the new year, which […]
Liability Car Insurance Coverage and Auto Accidents
Editor’s Note: We’re back on the mainland and exploring Athens today: checking out a Hamman bath house and drinking lots of Freddo Cappucinos. Athens probably isn’t on most people’s honeymoon list but it’s a pretty amazing city. It reminds me a lot of my time in Budapest and there is a ton to do and see […]
Why We Chose Not to Purchase Life Insurance
Insurance is a tricky topic. On one hand, I really appreciate the fact that our insurance is there for us should I or my spouse get sick, in a car accident, or have something happen to our home. On the other hand, I really hate the fact that our monthly bills for all this coverage […]
How To Choose and Buy Life Insurance
Editor’s Note: Gary Dek is a former investment banker and private equity analyst turned personal finance blogger. He writes for MyLifeInsuranceQuotes123.com, offering unbiased life insurance guides and expert advice for consumers looking for the best, affordable policy. Having a good life insurance plan in place is a wise move toward financial security. However, there are […]
Get 2 Free Months of Health Insurance Through COBRA
Quitting my job has turned out to be a great decision. Although I really enjoyed working for my last company, I was ready for a change and once we found out that my fiancee had gotten into med school in Irvine, we started planning for our move. Taking time off from work has allowed me […]
Should I Buy Extra Life Insurance Through My Employer?
Life insurance is one of the more grim personal finance topics to talk about but it’s still an important one. We all like to think we’ll live a long and healthy life but sometimes certain events are beyond our control. I’ve talked about why it makes sense for a stay at home parent to get […]
Does Life Insurance Make Sense For a Stay At Home Parent?
Even though most of us hope we never have to collect on life insurance, it makes a ton of sense for nearly all single income families. Often times, one parent will stop working after the birth of a child and if they don’t return back to work you now have a single income family. Since […]
3 Expenses That Will Go Up As You Get Older
This is a guest post by Chris at StumbleForward. Head over to his blog and check out his other articles after you’re done with this one! We all understand that the cost of living is going up on an annual basis. But as we get older, there are going to be some huge cost increases […]
The Oregon Public Health Insurance Experiment: Does Medicaid Work?
Whether you’re rich or poor, access to high quality healthcare is something that’s important to all of us. Since it can literally be a ‘life or death’ matter, there is always great debate over the topic and when it comes to health insurance. Generally, we know which side’s for what: Democrats want to see everyone […]
How I Spend My VSP Vision Care Insurance
I’ve been wearing glasses since the first grade and when I made the switch to contacts in middle school my bills skyrocketed. Luckily, I had my mom there to pay for all my appointments and lenses so I never knew just how expensive everything was. Now that I’ve been on my own for a few […]