4 Life-Changing Events that Could Tank Your Finances

In an instant, life as you know it could never be the same. That’s how quickly a life-changing event could tank your finances. Without advance preparation, you could very well see your savings depleted instantly, your credit cards maxed out, and find yourself without money to live off. Four events are particularly devastating in nature—physically, […]

Broken Cars, Broken Bones, and Broken Finances: How to Manage Your Money after an Accident

Finances can be a stressful enough part of life but they are even more stressful if you end up experiencing a life emergency such as an illness, injury or accident. On top of dealing with the pain of the injury and the hassle of  doctors and insurance, you now have to concern yourself with how […]

After the Injury: How to Effectively Manage Medical Expenses

When you’ve been injured, the medical expenses can rack up quickly and soon make you feel overwhelming. You can effectively manage them, however, with a little planning and some help. Seek Prompt Medical Attention Delaying medical attention can cause injuries to worsen, which makes them more expensive to treat. Contact Your Insurance Company Right Away […]

Crash and Burn: How to Handle the Lost Wages after a Car Accident

According to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, “Spending by state and local governments on all types of capital [improvements: like highways] dropped from its high of 3 percent of the nation’s gross domestic product (GDP) in the late 1960s to less than 2 percent in 2015.” Thus most roads are becoming not only more […]

The Cost of a Common Fender Bender

Unfortunately, fender benders are too often a part of owning a vehicle. While generally less costly than more damaging collisions or accidents, fender benders can cost more than you might expect. Depending on the vehicles involved (e.g. an SUV and a 4-door sedan) even minor damages can be in the thousands to have professionally repaired. […]