#1 Cause of Bankruptcy in the US

What is the Leading Cause of Bankruptcy in the US?
(FinancialHealth.net) – Bankruptcy filings are usually thought to be caused by irresponsible spending habits and poor life choices. In many cases they are, but in reality, the main reason people file for bankruptcy in the United States is medical debt. Sadly, impossible-to-pay medical debt isn’t just an issue for the uninsured. Even those with Medicare, […]

Simple Ways to Reduce Your Grocery Bill…

How Can You Save The Most Money on Groceries Each Month?
(FinancialHealth.net) – A big expense in your monthly budget is likely your grocery bill. Whether you feed a family of five or it’s just two of you, some meals can be expensive to put together. One of the best ways to slash your grocery expenses is to shop at particular stores at specific times. With […]

Online Dating Scams Cause More Than Heartache

Warning! Internet Dating Scams Cause More Than Heartache
(FinancialHealth.net) – Scammers can ruin just about anything. They don’t care who they’re targeting, but it seems as though seniors are especially vulnerable. Apparently, mature adults can’t even date without worrying about some shyster trying to take advantage of them. In November 2019, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced five people were charged in an […]

How Online Thieves are Skimming Your Info

How Online Thieves are "Skimming" Your Info
(FinancialHealth) – Online thieves are some of the most dangerous, as they can get into your smartphone or computer and access all of the personal identifying information you have saved there. The more information they can find, the more opportunity they have to use it to their advantage. There are multiple ways online thieves are […]

Tips That Can Save On Gas

Which of These Tips Can Save On Gas?
(FinancialHealth.net) – If you cringe every time you stop at the gas pump, you aren’t alone. In fact, that may be one of the few things just about every American can agree on. No worries though, we’ve got a few “gas hacks” that can help you out. Get a Gas Price App Gas prices are […]

This Offer Could Pay Off Your Debt

Side Gigs for Homeowners
(FinancialHealth)- The idea that student loans could be canceled is a hot topic right now. While student loan cancelation is pure conjecture at this point, there are some states that will pay off your student debt when you purchase a home. It’s called the SmartBuy program, and many states are using it to encourage home […]

The Best and Worst States For Retirement

FBI Alert! Fraudulent Website Scams
(FinancialHealth.net)- Whether retirement is far away or close at hand, you may have thought about where you’d like to live when you retire and the type of life you’d like to enjoy in those golden years. You might be debating the benefits of beach or mountain dwelling, contrasting the pros and cons of the city […]

Don’t Miss This FREE Donut Deal

(FinancialHealth.net)- If the Krispy Kreme “hot” light brings out the racecar driver in you, you’ll love this brand-new offer. The company is offering a FREE donut to anyone with a COVID-19 vaccination card. According to the offer, a vaccinated guest is anyone who has had at least one of the vaccination shots. The vaccine record […]

This 2021 Tax Credit Could Put Money In Your Wallet

Benefits of Utilizing Schedule R When Filing Taxes
(FinancialHealth.net)- There’s a new 2021 tax credit that could put money in your wallet. One of the many recent changes to come from pandemic legislation has been a brand-new 2021 child tax credit. But who qualifies for this payment and what do we need to know about it? #1 You Must File A Return You’ll […]

3 Simple, Healthy, and Budget-Friendly Meals Anyone Can Make

(FinancialHealth.net)- Are you tired of eating the same meals every week? Do you feel bored and uninspired by the same old recipes? You’re not alone! It’s easy to fall into a rut with meal planning. We plan the same meals and buy the same ingredients. While the routine can make meal planning and cooking seem […]

What We Know About a Fourth Stimulus Check

Second Stimulus: All Hope Is Not Lost
(FinancialHealth.net)- The financial impact of the pandemic, for many, has been felt deeply. It’s no wonder that news of a potential fourth stimulus check has us heading to the Internet and refreshing our feeds for more information. Times are tough, and with many receiving the third economic stimulus check, we may all be wondering: Will […]

BillGuard Could Protect You From Costly Billing Errors

BillGuard Could Protect You From Costly Billing Errors
(FinancialHealth.net) – Do you scan every bill you receive each month for fraudulent charges, hidden fees, and mistakes? If you’re like most people, you don’t have the time or patience to meticulously examine each bill you receive. Unfortunately, if you don’t review your bill thoroughly, it could be costing you money. Enter BillGuard: the app […]

Simplifying Your Life

Simplifying Your Life
(FinancialHealth.net)- Do you ever feel like you are constantly on the go, but never get anything done? This is what happens when we have too much on our plates. It’s time to slow down and evaluate what’s really going on so that you can make the most of your most valuable commodity… your time. Learn […]

3 Worst Ways to Make Money From Home

The 3 Worst Ways to Make Money From Home
(FinancialHealth.net) – Struggling to make ends meet with one job? Like many Americans, you may have discovered that the days of working a single job for your entire life seem to have come and gone. In today’s gig-based economy, many people work a never-ending roulette of jobs throughout their lives, bouncing from company to company […]

Top 5 Financial Threats Facing Seniors

Top Five Financial Threats Facing Seniors
(FinancialHealth.net) – Seniors are more likely to experience threats to their finances, as more people target them thinking they will be naive to what is happening. Phone call scams and Internet hacks are especially important for older adults to look out for. But, there are five top financial threats facing seniors regularly. 1. Phone Scams […]

How to Make Money Flipping Domain Names

How to Make Money Flipping Domain Names
(FinancialHealth.net) – Flipping domain names isn’t a new concept. In fact, many people make decent amounts of money buying and selling them. As with anything you’re selling, the key to making money with this concept is buying low and selling high. However, in order to make a decent profit, you need to know the difference […]

The Unexpected Benefits of Filing Taxes Early

Filing Your Tax Return as Early as Possible Will Help Protect You From…
(FinancialHealth.net) – A lot of people put off filing their taxes until the last minute. Some owe money and need the time to get it together. Others just don’t want to pay the government any earlier than they need to. There is one good reason for filing early that trumps any reason you can think […]

When to Consider Debt Consolidation

When to Consider Debt Consolidation
(FinancialHealth.net) – Debt consolidation isn’t for everyone, but for some it can mean the difference between a credit score that only gets lower and slowly climbing to an excellent credit rating. Before you take on a debt consolidation loan or offer, consider some of the following details. What is Your Hourly Worth? Your hourly worth […]

What Unusual Items Can You Rent From the Library?

What Unusual Items Can You Rent From the Library?
(FinancialHealth.net)- Discover the Interesting Things You Can Rent From the Library — for Free! For many people, the last time they checked out their local library was many moons ago. It’s a common misconception that they’re only for children or students cramming for their final exams. Believe it or not, there’s a lot more to most […]

Why Americans Need a $2,000 Savings Fund

Why Americans Need a $2,000 Savings Fund
(FinancialHealth.net) – Financial emergencies are bound to arise, yet most Americans do not have the necessary savings to handle these situations. When a financial shock happens to a family, it can take them months or longer to recover. Some never fully recover at all, as they live paycheck to paycheck with no extra cash available […]

Browsing Habits Are Costing You

Browsing Habits Are Costing You
(FinancialHealth.net) – Some Internet users tend to browse through shopping sites, looking at items they wish they could buy. They check back often, hoping to see special deals and discounts on the things they’ve been watching. What typically happens instead is those prices rise. Many people don’t realize that their browsing habits are costing them. […]

How to Raise Financially Responsible Children

(FinancialHealth.net)- Smart Quiz! What Can You Give Your Children to Make Them More Responsible Adults? Money Obligations Car House Answer: Obligations We’ve all seen them. They are the ones who live at home until the grandparents are raising the grandchildren and the parents are “trying to find themselves.” And, let’s be fair; the distance between […]

Are You Spending Enough?

(FinancialHealth.net)- Smart Quiz! What Percentage of Your Income Should Be Flexible Spending? 20% 10% 30% 5% Answer: 30% When it comes to spending, that number is just as important as your bills and savings combined. Why? Because planned spending serves your finances far better than unplanned spending and if you aren’t getting enough pleasure out […]

Biden Signs Order Expanding ObamaCare

One has to be cautious when considering the issuance of presidential memorandums, proclamations, and executive orders. Yes, presidents serve as the head of the executive branch. However, they do not control the power of the purse, which renders some actions little more than symbolic political gestures. An ideal case in point could be Joe Biden’s […]

Democrats To Model US Policy After California

(FinancialHealth) – The country has watched for years as California has led the country in far-left policies and administrative shifts. In just one year, the state lost more than 135,000 residents, each moving to more conservative states. Big companies like Tesla and Hewlett Packard Enterprise have also left the state, each looking for states that […]

Former Michigan Governor Faces Charges for Flint Water Disaster

(FinancialHealth) – While the water crisis in Flint, Michigan was a huge story when it broke in 2014 – one element of the story has been hanging in the balance. Who would answer for the decision to start drawing water from the Flint River in order to save money? On Thursday, January 14th, prosecutors announced […]

Biden Releases Massive COVID Spending Plan

On Thursday, January 15, Joe Biden announced another round of COVID aid. Without much resistance from Republicans due to new Democratic majorities in the House and Senate, it’s more likely big government spending is on the way. Over the last several decades, Americans became accustomed to big government, and it doesn’t appear to be abating […]

Billionaire Investor Sheldon Adelson Dead at 87

(FinancialHealth) – Sheldon Gary Adelson passed away on January 11, 2021 at the age of 87. While well known as a successful casino owner, businessman and investor, Adelson was also a key political donor and friend to President Trump. Adelson is well-known in the Las Vegas community as the investor who purchased the Sands Hotel […]

It’s Official – Elon Musk Is the Richest Person in the World

Whenever a story like this breaks, there’s always a certain cohort who uses it as an illustration of the perceived excesses of capitalism and the unfairness of modern life. How, they ask, can Elon Musk be allowed to amass billions and billions of dollars while so many can barely afford to feed themselves? Of course, […]

Why Is Cancel Culture Hitting Trump and His Supporters So Hard?

For decades, the cancel culture intimidated and bullied people. Nearly twenty years ago, Merry Christmas became taboo. Stores were threatened with protests by leftist groups if they didn’t stop using the term. Up until 2016, many politicians trembled in its wake. Then Donald Trump came along and violated all the principles of political correctness that […]

Where’s My Next Stimulus Check?

You Can Save Money When...
(FinancialHealth) – Millions of Americans started seeing their second Economic Impact Payments deposited in their bank accounts as early as January 4th – some even sooner. Unfortunately, many others are scrambling to figure out why they haven’t received their payments or – worse – why the IRS website shows they were deposited into accounts that […]

Bitcoin Prices Soar Above $30,000

Bitcoin, the biggest cryptocurrency, first became a household name after its massive surge in 2017. During that period, which was also a time of significant growth for smaller cryptos like Ripple and Ethereum, Bitcoin was valued at a high of almost $20,000. However, it would go on to fall to below $4,000 before the end […]

$600 or $2,000 – How Much Will The Stimulus Check Be?

4 COVID-19 Money Tips
(FinancialHealth) – While the House of Representatives passed a bill Monday evening to increase Economic Impact Payments from $600 to $2,000, the bill as written stalled in the Senate. This does not mean a delay in the next round of deposits and checks being issued, but it does confirm the payments will be issued at […]

President Trump Signs Stimulus Bill – So When Will You Get A Check?

(FinancialHealth) – On Sunday Evening, December 27th, President Donald Trump signed the most recent $900 billion economic relief bill. Topping $900 billion, the bill includes $600 stimulus checks per qualifying citizen. The Treasury Department hopes to begin depositing funds into people’s accounts by the end of this week. President Trump has been pushing the House […]

4 Predictions For the 2021 Housing Market

In March of this year, COVID-19 hit hard. Nearly every aspect of American’s lives were turned upside down. The housing market was no different. Some people lost their homes as layoffs began, while others took the opportunity to purchase a home while interest rates were incredibly low. But, what will the coming year hold for […]

Trump Administration Turns Back Obama Era Regulation

Former President Barack Obama tried to regulate just about every aspect of American life to the detriment of our freedom of choice and the strength of our economy. But, President Donald Trump has just rolled back even more burdensome regulations, securing higher-quality showers and faster washer and dryer times for Americans. These new changes were […]

Fraud Alert: Hackers Sending Fake Shipping Forms

(FinancialHealth) – As if things aren’t stressful enough, consumers now have a new holiday scam to watch out for. Shipping delays are very common right now, so scammers are taking advantage of that fact by sending fake shipping notifications to consumers. How does it work? Hackers send messages that are spoofed to look like they […]

The Scandal Unfolds: Hunter Biden Was Due Pay From China

Controversy continues to swell around Hunter Biden, son of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, regarding his foreign business deals. He’s been named in potentially criminal conduct in Ukraine-based Burisma Holdings. He’s also implicated in possible misconduct with Chinese energy companies, private equity funds, and asset management companies. Most recently, newly-exposed emails allegedly sent by Hunter […]

Top GOP Officials Demand CA Return Federal Money Being Used In Pro-Biden Scheme

In September, Republican members on the House Oversight Committee started looking into a massive contract California awarded to a public relations firm, SKD Knickerbocker (SKDK), that did work for Joe Biden’s campaign. The GOP said they had questions about how the state awarded the contract. The lawmakers conducting the probe made a shocking demand recently. […]

McEnany Shreds Pelosi for Holding Up Stimulus Relief

Americans celebrated this week’s rollout of the first doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. The US Food and Drug Administration approved an Emergency Use Authorization for it on Friday, December 11. However, Democrats and Republicans keep arguing over their competing ideas for a COVID-19 relief package. White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany tore into House […]

Billionaire Uses Algorithm To Manipulate Investors

(FinancialHealth) – As if Americans weren’t already struggling enough, it appears as though at least one member of the upper class has been taking advantage of investors in an elaborate hedge fund scheme. Our friends at United Voice recently reported on the story of BlueCrest Capital Management co-founder Michael Platt. The SEC is currently investigating […]

McConnell and McCarthy Support Stimulus Checks

(FinancialHealth) – While our legislators have shown they do have the ability to compromise, especially when it comes to budgets and keeping the system running, they’re definitely struggling on one key point – the next stimulus package. The good news is both Mitch McConnell and Kevin McCarthy have said they would support a White House […]

Who Is Responsible For Holding Up The Stimulus?

(FinancialHealth) – Americans all over the country have been waiting anxiously for Congress to come to some sort of agreement about the next stimulus. Meanwhile, restaurant and are speaking up, labeling the collective group of legislators as “irresponsible.” While all businesses, especially small, have been hit hard by COVID, but restaurants and bars seem to […]

Ouch! He Actually LEFT The State

(FinancialHealth) – Tech genius Elon Musk stunned the world by moving not one, but two positions on list of top billionaires. Now shadowed only by Jeff Bezos, he continues to make impressive strides with both SpaceX and Tesla. Despite his successes, he and the state of California have had several major disputes throughout 2020. The […]

Mark Cuban Predicts Post-Pandemic “America 2.0”

(FinancialHealth) – Some Americans are waiting anxiously for a new stimulus package, while others are watching carefully as the FDA reviews emergency use authorization applications for COVID-19 vaccinations. No matter what happens, a big question remains – what is the future of American business? Entrepreneur Marc Cuban predicts post-pandemic America will be a lot different. […]

Pandemic Relief Set For Release as Congress Seeks Deal (REPORT)

Democrats and Republicans continue wrangling over a coronavirus relief package. Negotiators on both sides of the aisle hope to resolve critical differences concerning funding for local governments and liability protections for business entities this week. Lawmakers plan to attach the package to an omnibus bill necessary to provide government funds into 2021. However, time is […]

Is Economic Espionage Putting Your Household at Risk?

(FinancialHealth) – On December 3, 2020, National Intelligence Director John Ratcliffe published an opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal detailing what he feels is one of the greatest threats to American households – economic espionage. Economic espionage is the frightening practice of foreign powers using sponsored or intelligence-based activities to influence policy decisions. They […]

Walmart Offers New Benefits Amid Pandemic

(FinancialHealth) – While millions of Americans have been working remotely or even furloughed, many others have been forced to work retail despite fear of exposure to COVID-19. Many large corporations are looking for ways to show their appreciation for their dedication to their jobs. Our friends at Conservative Insider uncovered an incredible story about Walmart […]

Whoa! Save This Holiday at ALDI

(FinancialHealth) – ALDI is known for it’s wide variety of cost-effective grocery products. Now that the holiday season is in full swing, though, you may be surprised by just how much more the store has to offer – especially if, like so many of us, you’re on a tight budget this year. Youtube’s Bargain Beauty […]

Massive Unemployment Fraud Uncovered

(FinancialHealth) – While millions of Americans are wondering if a new stimulus bill will pass before the benefits of the CARES Act run out, taxpayers in California are wondering what they were really funding to start with. Why? State prison unemployment fraud. While hard-working Americans are waiting on funds to survive, hundreds of millions of […]

New Stimulus Proposal From Bipartisan Senate

(FinancialHealth) – On December 1, a bipartisan group of senators presented a new stimulus proposal in the hopes of pushing something towards approval by the end of the year. The package, valued around $900 billion, is less than half the $2.2 trillion package the House has been pushing for, while at the same time almost […]

Biden Announces Economic “Dream Team”

(FinancialHealth) – Over the past few days, potential president-elect Joe Biden has announced his picks for what he hopes will become his economic team. The picks come with quite a bit of controversy and it appears members of both the Left and the Right are less than thrilled. Why? Biden promised to be a progressive […]

Discharging Student Loans In Bankruptcy

(FinancialHealth) – Student loan debt has been a topic of controversy for quite some time. In 2019, debt levels reached a whopping $30k average – the highest in a decade. The Federal Reserve estimates more than $1.6 trillion of the national debt is from student loans alone. Despite so many students falling behind on this […]

Gates Loses Position – Is Bezos Next?

(FinancialHealth) – Elon Musk has done it again. Just last week he pushed past Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, taking his position as the third richest person in the world, according to the Bloomberg Billionaire Index. But now, just barely a week later, he’s made another huge jump, surpassing Bill Gates and taking his position in 2nd […]

Dems Under Pressure To Pass Smaller Stimulus

(FinancialHealth) – Democrats and Republicans have been locked in negotiations over the next COVID stimulus package since the first one went through. Now, as COVID case numbers soar and unemployment numbers rise with them, the pressure is on to pass a bill to provide much needed assistance to Americans. So what’s the problem? The Democrats […]

Dow Makes History, Dems Quiet

(FinancialHealth) – Tuesday, November 24th was a historic day for the Dow, as the market topped 30,000 for the first time in history. Financial experts credit the prospect of a COVID vaccine allowing the economy to reopen sooner rather than later, as well as the strengthening housing market, to the unprecedented gains. Stocks directly impacted […]

State Department Halts Funding

(FinancialHealth) – We may not have a new stimulus package, and the election results may be up in the air, but our administration is still hard at work. According to our friends at RightWing, secretary of state Mike Pompeo made an announcement about future funding rules. The State Department has moved to ban the funding […]

How To Protect Your Card Numbers While Shopping

The Best and Worst Credit Cards to Carry
(FinancialHealth) – Online shopping has been growing in popularity, but this holiday season the practice will be commonplace. Thanks to COVID restrictions, a lot of people will be turning to a wide variety of online shops to fill in the gaps, using their credit and debit cards to pay for their purchases. While credit and […]

Mark Zuckerberg Replaced As Third Richest Person

(FinancialHealth) – Mark Zuckerberg has enjoyed the third position on the Bloom Billionaires Index for quite some time now, boasting a net worth of over $106 billion. This week, however, Tesla saw a huge increase in share value, bumping Elon Musk’s personal wealth by $15 billion. The bump pushed Musk to approximately $117 billion, which […]

How To Get FREE Food This Thanksgiving

(FinancialHealth.net) – Giving back seems to be the name of the game this holiday season – not just in words, but in action. A lot of big businesses are acutely aware of how difficult 2020 has been for the community at large, and many are looking for ways to ease some of the burden while […]

Trump’s Lawyers Demand Voting Software Probe

(FinancialHealth.net) – Trump supporters were left stunned yet pleasantly surprised by a Fox news interview on Sunday, November 15th. During the interview, lawyers Rudy Giuliani and Sidney Powell uncovered ties between the Dominion voting system used in the US elections and elections that were believed to have been stolen in other countries. Trump supporters have […]

URGENT: Still Waiting On A Stimulus Check?

(FinancialHealth.net) – Article Update: 11/16/20: According to the IRS, the deadline for non-filers to file for their economic impact payment is now November 21, 2020.  Originally published 9/15/20: Believe it or not, the IRS is reporting they have yet to mail round-one stimulus checks to a staggering 9 million people. Why? That’s how many people […]

Officials Butt Heads Over Next Stimulus

(FinancialHealth) – Americans have been waiting anxiously for an update on the next economic stimulus package. The March 2020 CARES Act brought some relief, but much of that ran out or expired as early as July. The pandemic rages on and the public is looking towards Congress for another round of relief. Senate Majority Mitch […]

Amazon Files Lawsuits Against Influencers

(FinancialHealth.net) – Amazon is known for its wide variety of products, quick shipping, and Prime benefits. What they don’t want to be known for is selling counterfeit goods. Amazon recently filed lawsuits against a couple of popular online influencers. The influencers are accused of using a dozen third-party sellers to sell counterfeit goods via the […]

BLM Accused Of Funneling Money To Biden

(FinancialHealth.net) – The subject of money and how it’s used in politics has been pretty hot lately. That’s why we weren’t too surprised to find out Candace Owens, one of President Trump’s supporters, is now loudly questioning how donations made to the Black Live Matter Movement were used. Our friends at United Voice took a […]

Bloomberg Loses $100 MILLION In Florida

(FinancialHealth.net) – If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that money can’t buy you love… or… uh…. votes, for that matter. While big donations are no surprise during the elections, it isn’t generally normal to see one person throw a cash infusion at a particular state – especially outside of his own geographic area. President […]

Election Worker Calls Out Voting Irregularities

(FinancialHealth.net) – It’s been a full week since the November 3rd elections and American’s are still not sure exactly who will be confirmed as the next president. Over the past several days, several people have come forward with stories about questionable behavior at polling places. Fox News claims to have a copy of an affidavit from […]

Travel Mugs Recalled for Injury and Burn Hazard

(FinancialHealth.net) – Grabbing a hot cup of coffee or tea to take on the go is an incredibly popular morning habit. Unfortunately, those using this particular travel mug may be putting themselves at risk. The Rambler® 20 oz Travel Mug with Stronghold Lid has been declared potentially hazardous. The magnet slider responsible for keeping the […]

Soros and Zuckerberg Spent Millions Influencing Elections

(FinancialHealth.net) – The fact Americans like to spend money on politics is no real secret. The lengths people will go to, or what they’re willing to spend in order to influence an election, is an entirely different story. Billionaire businessman George Soros has long been a well-known supporter of the Democratic party, regularly reported as dumping […]

McConnell Wants Stimulus Deal By End Of Year

(FinancialHealth.net) – While Americans have spent the week on edge waiting for election results, legislators have been reviewing the numbers and making plans for the next stimulus package. This past Wednesday (November 4th), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters he would like to see another rescue package passed by the end of 2020. McConnell […]

How Much Election Money Is Too Much In Politics?

(FinancialHealth.net) – Truth? Elections cost money – a lot of money. As a matter of fact, it’s estimated that this year’s election cycle cost upwards of $11 billion. According to research done by the Center for Responsive Politics, this year’s total is the highest we’ve ever seen. This begs a couple of pretty important questions. […]

POTUS Hopeful As States Continue Counting Votes

(FinancialHealth.net) – It’s become clear over the past few days – especially last night – that the country has underestimated the amount of support Donald Trump has. While the final results are unclear, it seems as though President Trump is positioned relatively well. We’ve pulled together a collection of pieces summarizing yesterday’s events: Trump Hopeful […]

Holiday 2020 Shopping Scams – Start Planning Now

WARNING: New COVID-19 Scams
(FinancialHealth.net) – With Amazon Prime day behind us, all eyes are now on the start of the holiday shopping season. Even though online shopping has seen a surge in popularity over the past several years, COVID restrictions will very likely push those numbers even higher. The problem? Online scammers know this… and they’re ready, too. […]

Hurry! Amazon Prime Day Is Ending!

Will COVID-19 Suffocate Amazon?
(FinancialHealth.net) – Have an Amazon Prime account? If so, today’s the last day to take advantage of this year’s “Prime Day” savings event. Confused about the timing? You’re not alone. Amazon initially introduced Prime Day in 2015 as a way to get more people to sign up for the Prime discount service. Since then, it’s […]

Don’t Fall Victim To These New COVID Scams

(FinancialHealth.net) – Scams are nothing new, but the creative lengths predators are willing to go to in order to take advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to amaze us. There are two newer scams spreading you need to be consciously aware of. COVID-19 Relief Grants This scam commonly involves Facebook. Scammers will either hack or […]

New SCAM Targets Popular Online Services

(FinancialHealth.net) – Amazon and Netflix users – take note. A new phishing scam is targeting the users of these incredibly popular online services. Netflix users are likely to receive an email saying their billing information needs to be updated. The link in the email asks users to log in, but what you really end up […]

5 Free and Low-Cost Ways To Entertain Your Family

A night out on the town is fun and entertaining. Dinner, a round of golf or maybe a movie can make it a night to remember, but it can wreak havoc on the pocketbook. So why not look for cheaper alternatives? Ready to cure that cabin fever? Get out and spend quality time with the […]

How To Get FREE Chicken Nuggets (Wed, 9/16/20 Only)

(FinancialHealth.net) – Look. We get it. Fast food isn’t the best thing for you. But if you’re a fan of McDonald’s chicken nuggets or are looking for a way to stretch your meal budget for the week a bit, you may want to check out tomorrow’s deal. McDonald’s just launched a promotion called “Spicesurance.” If […]

New Walmart+ Service to Rival Amazon

New Walmart+ Service to Rival Amazon
(FinancialHealth.net) – Move over, Jeff Bezos! There’s a new delivery service on the block. Walmart+ officially debuted on August 31, and it has Amazon Prime in its sights. The new membership service will cost customers $98 annually, or they can pay $12.95 per month. It’s going to absorb Walmart’s current Delivery Unlimited service, and anyone […]

FBI Alert! Fraudulent Website Scams

FBI Alert! Fraudulent Website Scams
(FinancialHealth.net) – Scammers are always looking for new ways to steal money from unsuspecting people. Fake websites are one of the ways criminals do this. And according to the FBI, these types of schemes are on the rise. In August, the FBI issued a public service announcement notifying Americans about a rise in “online shopping […]

Second Stimulus: All Hope Is Not Lost

Second Stimulus: All Hope Is Not Lost
(FinancialHealth.net) – The Senate will be back on Capitol Hill on September 8, and lawmakers are expected to pick up negotiations on the next stimulus bill. Republicans are reportedly discussing a targeted bill to deal specifically with the most important issues on the table. That’s led to speculation that direct payments may not be sent […]

Start Planning Now for 2021 HSA Changes

Start Planning Now for 2021 HSA Changes
(FinancialHealth.net) – In 2020, the lobbying group America’s Health Insurance Plan reported that roughly 22 million Americans had health savings accounts (HSAs). These are available to people who have high-deductible insurance plans, and they provide tax breaks to people who use them. Every year, the IRS tweaks how much a person can contribute to their […]

COVID and Financial Exhaustion: How to Protect Yourself

COVID and Financial Exhaustion: How to Protect Yourself
(FinancialHealth.net) – The COVID-19 pandemic has been stressful. Not only are Americans worried about their health, but they’re also concerned about their finances. Surveys have shown workers feel burned out. That could lead to people putting off their financial planning, which isn’t a great idea. Retirement planning should never go on the back burner, no […]

Applying Recession Lessons to the 2020 Pandemic

Applying Recession Lessons to the 2020 Pandemic
(FinancialHealth.net) – The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t been kind to millions of American families. The unemployment rate skyrocketed, according to ABC News, when states mandated shutdowns to slow the spread and the economic hardship started to feel more familiar. Just a decade ago, the country experienced the Great Recession. Fortunately, not only did we make […]

COVID Survival: How to Handle Your Car Loan

(FinancialHealth.net) – Millions of Americans are navigating the financial mess left by COVID-19. The shutdowns have left many workers struggling to pay their bills, including their car loans. If you’re having trouble making your auto payment in the wake of the pandemic, don’t panic just yet. The FTC recommends a few steps you can take […]

3 Things the Next Stimulus Needs

3 Things the Next Stimulus Needs
(FinancialHealth.net) – In August, negotiations over the next stimulus bill broke down between Republicans and Democrats. Lawmakers decided to take their annual recess and begin again on September 8, when the Senate is back on Capitol Hill. Although nobody knows what exactly Congress will include in the next package, most lawmakers seem to agree on […]

$18M Diamond in the Rough

$18M Diamond in the Rough
(FinancialHealth.net) – Diamonds are one of the most sought-after gemstones in the world. Recently, Gem Diamonds Ltd. made headlines when the company announced an incredible find. Workers unearthed a massive diamond worth millions. According to an August 21 statement, Gem Diamonds CEO Clifford Elphick announced a 442-carat diamond the company found in a mine in […]

Senior Abuse… Rising in Epic Proportions

Senior Abuse is Rising in Epic Proportions
(FinancialHealth.net) – Concerned about being financially abused as a senior? You’re not alone. The fact is that financial senior abuse is on the rise and doesn’t show any signs of slowing down. Even the trend towards digital cash over cash-in-hand hasn’t stemmed the flow; in some ways, it’s actually caused it to become worse. Seniors […]

Trump: Time for Term Limits

Trump: Time for Term Limits
(FinancialHealth.net) – In January 2018, the Republican firm McLaughlin and Associates conducted a survey that found 82% of Americans were in favor of term limits for members of Congress. The support was similar across both political and racial lines. President Donald Trump has also been a long-time champion of term limits, and that’s not going […]

Most Flexible Retirement Account

This is the Most Flexible Retirement Account
(FinancialHealth.net) – When it comes to saving for retirement, 401(k) accounts are among the most popular options available. These plans offer employees the opportunity to put a portion of their earnings aside, tax-free, to invest in a variety of mutual funds until they reach retirement age. These retirement accounts are also known for their flexibility. […]

Melania Comforts America

Melania Comforts America
(FinancialHealth.net) – On August 25, the GOP celebrated the second night of the Republican National Convention (RNC) with an all-star lineup. One of the speakers, however, stood out more than the others. First Lady Melania Trump stood in the White House Rose Garden, trying to both unify and comfort the American people. During her speech, […]

LA Jails Refuse to Put Immigrants on “ICE”

LA Jails Refuse to Put Immigrants on "ICE"
(FinancialHealth.net) – In April, at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department implemented a moratorium on the transfer of immigrants to ICE. On August 18, Sheriff Alex Villanueva announced the ban is going to be permanent. Now, federal officials are pushing back against the policy. Henry Lucero, the executive director […]

Why Set Up a Trust Before Retirement

Why Set Up a Trust Before Retirement
(FinancialHealth.net) – When is a good time to set up a trust? After retirement might seem like the obvious answer, but there are plenty of reasons to set one up earlier than that. Trusts aren’t just about the distribution of assets at the time of the grantor’s, or owner’s, death. The truth is, a trust […]

This Treatment Could Save Lives

This Treatment Could Save Lives
(FinancialHealth.net) – Americans have been waiting on pins and needles for a treatment for COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic. According to the CDC, as of August 25, it has killed more than 176,000 people. President Donald Trump recognized the severity of the coronavirus at its onset and launched “Operation Warp Speed” to fund […]

Avoid These Fake Tax Myths

3 Common Tax Myths
(FinancialHealth.net) – Tax season is something most people dread year round. Will I owe this year? Have I filed everything correctly? Should I pay a tax professional to do my taxes? And so many more questions. Before filing taxes, you should be aware of some of the most common myths: Filing a tax return is […]

Predator Tries to SELL Young Boy for $2,500

Predator Tries to SELL Young Boy for $2,500
(FinancialHealth.net) – According to the Department of Justice (DOJ), human trafficking is one of the “fastest growing criminal industries” across the globe. In 2019, 11,500 cases were reported to the National Human Trafficking Hotline (NHTH). More than 2,500 of the victims were minors at the time of the alleged crime. On August 16, a 4-year-old […]

ALERT: New Scams Threaten Your Wallet

ALERT: New Scams Threaten Your Wallet
(FinancialHealth.net) – In today’s world, scams are everywhere. Examples include fraudulent Social Security Administration (SSA) calls, fake attempts to collect on illegitimate debts, and even targeted scams that attempt to outwit the elderly. No one is safe from any of these con games, but you can learn what to watch for and how to protect […]

Nigerian Citizen Wins Extradition “Sweepstakes”

Nigerian Citizen Wins Extradition "Sweepstakes"
(FinancialHealth.net) – Every year, millions of Americans fall victim to scammers who steal their hard-earned money or personal information. Sweepstakes scams are some of the most popular schemes criminals use to cheat people. On August 20, the federal government arrested one of the accused fraudsters who allegedly stole hundreds of thousands of dollars with a […]

Dementia: Seeking Help With a Loved One

(FinancialHealth.net) – Traveling, vacationing, gardening and golf! These may be some of your favorite things to do now that you’re retired. However, they might take a backseat if your spouse’s health issues are a concern. Facing a dementia diagnosis can leave you, as the spouse, wondering how to cope. From adult daycare, home health services […]

Kamala in Over Her Head

Kamala in Over Her Head
(FinancialHealth.net) – Long before Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) signed on to be Joe Biden’s running mate for the Democratic presidential ticket, she tried to become the party’s nominee herself. That primary race cost millions of dollars. And according to Federal Election Committee (FEC) records, she still hasn’t paid all the vendors who did work for […]

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