There Have Been Double-Digit Increases in Medical Costs in Just a Year

Managing Debt

There Have Been Double-Digit Increases in Medical Costs in Just a Year

There Have Been Double-Digit Increases in Medical Costs in Just a Year

Anyone who’s reviewed their health insurance statements is well-acquainted with just how high medical bills can climb. Now, a new analysis from TransUnion found that consumers are increasingly being asked to shoulder the costs. Per the credit bureau, patients saw a 13% rise in both deductible and out-of-pocket maximum costs between 2014 and 2015. The average deductible for consumers in 2015 was... Read More

When Should I Get My Next Credit Card?

Credit Cards

When Should I Get My Next Credit Card?

When Should I Get My Next Credit Card?

Timing can be everything. When it comes to making some purchases, you will want to wait until an item goes on sale or at least act before its price jumps. And when you replace some things, you will want to wait until you’ve gotten as much useful life out of the product as you can... Read More

7 Reasons Why You Still Can’t Sell Your House

Personal Finance

7 Reasons Why You Still Can’t Sell Your House

7 Reasons Why You Still Can’t Sell Your House

You made the investment and bought a house, but now it’s time to sell it. Whether you’re looking for a different atmosphere, moving for work, or accounting for any number of factors, selling your home can be one of the most complex deals you make. You might be facing steep competition from other homes for... Read More

Can I Get a Mortgage With Bad Credit?

Mortgages

Can I Get a Mortgage With Bad Credit?

Can I Get a Mortgage With Bad Credit?

Prospective homebuyers may be surprised to hear that bad credit won’t necessarily shut them out of the market completely. It is possible to get a mortgage with a subpar credit score — but your options are going to be limited and you’re most likely going to pay in fees and/or interest. What Score Do I Need?... Read More

Should I Buy a Used Rental Car?

Auto Loans

Should I Buy a Used Rental Car?

Should I Buy a Used Rental Car?

Rental cars often get a bad rap. Since drivers are only borrowing the vehicle for a short period of time, conventional wisdom goes that they won’t treat the car very well. So most would think that purchasing a questionably treated rental car is a poor financial decision. While a privately owned used car might have... Read More

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