DO request a copy of your credit report from each of the three agencies at least once each year. It’s free! DON’T respond to any emails from the credit reporting agencies – […]
Many people, mostly women, stay in dangerous marriages because they are paralyzed by fear and self-doubt. In a dangerous marriage, being afraid is healthy and normal. Unfortunately, fear tends to shut us down rather than strengthen us. This shutting down is biological – a very real mechanism that “prey” use in an attempt to […]
You are not alone. Millions of people have lost their jobs since the economic turmoil of 2008. Although you may not have seen it coming, don’t let it knock you down for long. There is a lot of work for you to do — and the sooner you start, the better you will feel.
On the worst day of your life, if you are like most women, your brain will shut down to protect you from the worst of the shock. You will feel like you cannot think and cannot remember things and it will be difficult to make decisions. Please understand that this is normal and temporary. Be […]
The decision to divorce is not an easy one. Even when the reasons for leaving are clear cut and justifiable, it is still difficult for most people to march forward into conflict. It helps to know that you are not marching alone.
Every person divorcing would be wise to have a good team in place. […]
This is the amount of time you are given to correct a mistake in your Earnings History with the Social Security Administration. In my years of working with clients, I have noticed that mistakes are not uncommon. It is important that you get credit for every dollar earned because these earnings are […]
Last week we learned about the different types of travel insurance and reviewed some of the travel benefits that some credit card companies provide without charge. Armed with this knowledge, you should now be able to make a recommendation to the unlucky souls who experienced the following true life travel trauma: […]
There are many instances when travel insurance is highly recommended. For instance, if you will be prepaying a considerable amount for a cruise, tour or extended travel, consider purchasing insurance – but not from the same company that sold you the travel package! You should always do your research and compare as many providers, plans […]
The first thing you want to consider is whether you want the year-round commitment of maintenance and upkeep. Owning can give you certainty […]
This is the year when I take the plunge and replace my comprehensive and expensive health insurance coverage with a “high deductible health plan”. By doing this, I become eligible to contribute to a Health Savings Account [HSA].
Before I explain why I would want to contribute to an HSA, let me give one big […]