Medical costs are so complicated, they sometimes even stump the experts. During a regulatory hearing last week, panelists shared their own headache-inducing run-ins with the way health services are billed and collected.
For more than a year now, I’ve been living with constant calls from debt collectors, but the calls are for a man named William. No matter how many times I tell the callers they’ve got the wrong number, they keep calling back. And now I’m getting robocalls, with no chance of talking to a live person to explain that I’m not William.
As the number of days until I need to have my gifts ready for delivery dwindles, there are five tips I’ll be using this weekend to combat shopping stress and prevent budget-busting or less-than-ideal gift purchases.
As the end of the year approaches, you may be trying to ramp up your charitable donations. Before you give away your hard-earned cash, think twice about where it’s going. You may be able to reap more satisfaction from your giving – and maximize your charitable contributions – if you think more strategically about where and how you give.
While saving my sanity during my holiday travels might be a lost cause, I figured the next best thing I could do was save money. By using my American Express card’s extended rental car protection plan, I was able to do just that.
In the second of a two-part blog series, CreditCards.com’s Yasmin Ghahremani tries to make all of her purchases for a week using only Apple Pay, the mobile wallet that works with iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. By the end, she’s eager to find a dining establishment that doesn’t have fluorescent lighting.
CreditCards.com’s Fred O. Williams and Yasmin Ghahremani decided to take the two main wallets for a test run. For one week, they sought to only use their phones for payments in a Google vs. Apple showdown. In Part 1, Williams describes his experiences with Google Wallet, and engages in some Apple trash talking.
An enterprising group of 18 current and former Miami Dade College students have been indicted for laundering $500,000 in other people’s stolen income tax refunds through their Higher One student financial aid accounts, in exchange for a cut of the action.
For private student loan borrowers facing high, inflexible monthly payments in times of unemployment or other financial hardships, relief may be on the way.
A low credit score isn’t just bad for your wallet. It also signals a higher risk of heart disease, says a new study.