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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 […]

URGENT: Still Waiting On A Stimulus Check?

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 haven’t filed income tax returns for 2018 or 2019. A lot of people who don’t usually meet the income requirements to file taxes happen to receive social security, […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Retirement Accounts: 403(b) vs 401(k)

403(b) versus 401(k) Retirement Accounts: Which is Better?
(FinancialHealth.net) – 401(k) and 403(b) accounts are both retirement savings options offered by employers. Since both types are tax-deferred, a set amount of money can be contributed to these accounts and excluded from taxable income. Although 401(k) and 403(b) retirement accounts have a lot in common, there are a few characteristics that set them apart […]

Companies Can Win, or They Can Lose

Companies Can Win, or They Can Lose
(FinancialHealth.net) – When Donald Trump ran for office, one of the promises he made was to bring US manufacturing back home if the people elected him president. Since taking office, he’s pursued that goal with gusto. The coronavirus outbreak made it even more important, as Americans learned we are way too dependent on China for […]

Insurance: Covering Jewelry to Full Value

For Insurance Purposes, How Often Should I Get My Jewelry Reappraised?
(FinancialHealth.net) – Most personal possessions lose significant value right after you purchase them. A car for instance, depreciates the moment you drive it off a dealer’s lot. Even expensive furniture loses much of its value as soon as it leaves the showroom floor. Jewelry is one of those wonderful exceptions. Unlike most high ticket items, […]

Lightfoot Burns Chicago Big

Lightfoot Burns Chicago Big
(FinancialHealth.net) – When the coronavirus began spreading, hospitals around the country built structures to prepare for an onslaught of patients. For example, Penn Medicine in Pennsylvania and the South Carolina National Guard built ER tents. These temporary structures allowed medical professionals to triage and treat patients while reducing the possibility of COVID-19 spreading in the […]

Probate Nightmares Simplified

Probate Nightmares Simplified
(FinancialHealth.net) – Nobody wants to think about what’ll happen to their family after they die. It’s vital that they plan for it, though, and spare their loved ones the headaches that result from a messy probate. Here are some steps you can take now to make it easier for your family later: Write a current […]