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What You Can Give Away Without Triggering the Gift Tax

Up to $15,000 Per Person Per Calendar Year (2019-2020) Is Safe From the Gift Tax Many people choose to gift assets to members of their family (or even friends and partners) over the course of their lifetime. Usually, this is part of their financial planning efforts. While it can be a great way to distribute […]

Ford and GE Rescue Medical Industry

Ford and GE Rescue Medical Industry

(FinancialHealth.net) – Medical professionals across the country are sounding the alarm about dwindling supplies amid the COVID-19 outbreak. It’s so bad, according to Fox Atlanta, volunteers are making masks for hospitals. CNN reports that some of America’s biggest corporations are also stepping in to help. On March 24, Ford announced it was partnering with GE […]

5 Often Overlooked Tax Exemptions

Which Type of Account Saves Pre-Tax Dollars?

When It Comes to Tax Time, Every Little Bit Helps! When it comes to tax time, everyone wants to get the most out of their return by minimizing what they owe. Most people get some type of refund, depending on their financial circumstances. Claiming all possible deductions ensures the taxpayer’s money is actually working for […]

COVID-19 Stimulus Plan Shocks Experts

COVID-19 Stimulus Plan Shocks Experts

(FinancialHealth.net) – COVID-19 is hurting US workers as businesses are shutting down and closing early. Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are proposing bills to help deliver emergency aid to the American people, but the clock is ticking. Financial Services Committee Chairwoman, Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA), has introduced radical new legislation that has some […]

Slow Down Aging With This Exercise

Slow Down Aging With This Exercise

(FinancialHealth.net) – Growing older is a natural process and all our bodies will change over time. That being said, the lifestyle choices that are made can speed up or slow down this process. With endless products making claims to their anti-aging powers, it’s hard to know what does and doesn’t work. Before turning to expensive […]

COVID-19 at the Pump: Avoid Contamination

COVID-19 at the Pump: Avoid Contamination

(FinancialHealth.net) – Americans are trying really hard to protect themselves from COVID-19. Most of us are staying home more and following CDC guidelines. However, we can’t avoid activities like going to the bank and filling our gas tanks. How do we stay safe at the pump and ATM? We recently told you about a National […]

Is My Backyard Safe?

Is My Backyard Safe?

(FinancialHealth.net) – COVID-19 has many Americans wondering what they can do to keep themselves healthy. We’ve been advised to avoid leaving our homes, but does that mean we have to completely isolate ourselves? Can we sit outside on our patios and enjoy the sunshine? Are walks still safe? Social distancing is necessary to keep the […]

Beware This Major Telephone Scam

The Only Time It’s OK To Give Out Personal Financial Information Over The Phone Is When…

(FinancialHealth.net) –  Calls from sophisticated scam artists often appear to come from a legitimate bank on Caller ID. The caller might even seem to have access to private financial data, such as banking account numbers, home addresses, employment status, maiden names, or the individual’s date of birth. But that doesn’t mean you should trust them. […]

Will COVID-19 Suffocate Amazon?

Will COVID-19 Suffocate Amazon?

(FinancialHealth.net) – Amazon had to close one of its facilities this week after an employee tested positive for COVID-19. The closure comes at a time when the company is more in demand than ever. It’s currently looking for 100,000 workers to fill orders. Is the business going to be able to keep up, or will […]

5 Simple Money Saving Tips

You Can Save Money When...

(FinancialHealth.net) – Imagine if you had extra cash left over at the end of the month and all the bills were paid. Even a few extra dollars can seem like a lot if you’ve been struggling to make ends meet. No matter what your financial situation you can decide to start saving money, right now. […]

Italian 3D Printer Heroes Save the Day

Italian 3D Printer Heroes Save the Day

(FinancialHealth.net) – COVID-19 is sweeping across Italy. As of March 22, there are more than 53,000 confirmed cases in the country, including over 4,800 deaths. In the midst of disaster, average people are stepping in to save lives. A medical supply shortage in Italy is forcing doctors to choose who lives and dies. Physicians are […]

Raising Your Credit Score After Retirement

Best Way to Raise Your Credit Score After Retirement

(FinancialHealth.net) – Life continues changing after retirement. You may need to replace an older vehicle or purchase a new home. Big purchases like these require a healthy credit score. The goods news is that you can continue to boost your score even after retirement. Staying under the limits on credits cards, avoid taking on additional […]

Elon Musk to the Rescue… Again

Elon Musk to the Rescue… Again

(FinancialHealth.net) – The US medical supply arsenal needs ventilators to fight the war against COVID-19. President Donald Trump invoked the Defense Production Act on March 18 to speed up production of vital medical supplies, so we don’t face a shortage. Now, billionaire entrepreneur, Elon Musk, is stepping in to help too. The coronavirus is a […]

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 Will You Get Your Trump Check?

When Will You Get Your Trump Check?

(FinancialHealth.net) – The coronavirus is spreading quickly across the US and causing the economy to tank. Businesses are closing, and people are isolating themselves in their homes to help control the virus. As a response, federal lawmakers are finding ways to help the American people. Senator Tom Cotton (R-AK) proposed an interesting idea, and President […]

4 Medical Expenses You Can’t Deduct

(FinancialHealth.net) – It’s that time of year again, time to think about filing our taxes. Those who receive a lot of medical care throughout the year will definitely want to consider all the deductions available to reduce how much they owe. There are several expenses that can be claimed on a 1040 schedule A, but […]

ALERT! New COVID-19 Secrets Revealed

ALERT! New COVID-19 Secrets Revealed

(FinancialHealth.net) – The deadly novel coronavirus is leaving many people in fear as it rapidly spreads across the United States. A new study revealed COVID-19 is even more contagious than doctors originally thought. The good news is there are simple precautions Americans can take to protect themselves, and we aren’t talking about just washing your […]

What is the Leading Cause of Bankruptcy in the US?

What is the Leading Cause of Bankruptcy in the US?

Smart Quiz: What is the Leading Cause of Bankruptcy in the US? a. Medical Debt b. Fraud and Scams c. Home Foreclosure d. Outliving savings Answer: Medical Debt (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 […]

Heeere’s Johnny! Up Close and Personal

Heeere's Johnny! Up Close and Personal

(FinancialHealth.net) – For 30 years, Johnny Carson made millions of Americans laugh before they went to bed. Every weeknight, they’d flip on their television, hear, “Heeeere’s Johnny!” and watch him walk onto “The Tonight Show” stage. He’s as iconic as his nightly monologues and phantom golf swing. Carson went from a 14-year-old magician to a […]

Miami Retirees Could Face Whole New Threat Level

Miami Retirees Could Face Whole New Threat Level

(FinancialHealth.net) – Thousands of people disembarked the MSC Meraviglia cruise ship in Miami after a former passenger tested positive for COVID-19. The Miami Herald reports none of them went through medical screening beforehand. The protocol was wildly different from that of a similar case in California. 🚨 “In the case of the Miami ship, MSC […]

Relax, Learn, Escape With 1 Easy Action

This Relaxing Hobby Improves Brain Health

(FinancialHealth.com) – When it comes to relaxing, there are many ways to do it. One is to find a hobby that’s enjoyable and helps you reduce stress. Reading fits that description perfectly. It allows an escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life and can be done almost anywhere. In addition, it can stimulate […]

7 Ways You Make Coronavirus Look WEAK

7 Ways You Make Coronavirus Look WEAK

(FinancialHealth.net) – Coronavirus fears are at the forefront of people’s minds across the country. It’s important that everyone take the virus seriously and protect themselves. However alarming it may be, consider what you’ve already lived through. You survived secondhand smoke while careening down the road with the windows up and no seatbelts on. Remember when […]

China Taunts US

China Taunts US

(FinancialHealth.net) – With the sudden surge of COVID-19 cases in the United States now reaching a pandemic level, the need to stockpile has caused its own set of issues. People are rushing to stockpile necessities like toilet paper, food, and water — often to the point of creating Black Friday style chaos at stores. Now, […]

Hidden Depression Factors to Watch For

Causes of Depression in Seniors

(FinancialHealth.com) – Depression is more than just feeling down in the dumps from time to time. It’s a mood disorder that can completely disrupt daily living, creating feelings of despair and uncertainty. Isolation, financial woes and sometimes medication side effects can trigger depression. Many face these feelings daily and may find it difficult to reach […]

Debt Paused: Italy Makes Unprecedented COVID-19 Move

Debt Paused: Italy Makes Unprecedented COVID-19 Move

(FinancialHealth.net) – In a last-ditch effort to control the widespread coronavirus, Italy has made an unprecedented move. Not only is the country in full lockdown mode, but its leaders have also paused all mortgage payments. In Italy #CoVid19 threatens many institutions, their banking system seems (to me) to be their most vulnerable.In 2007 US Banks […]

Terrifying! Worst New COVID-19 Secret Exposed

Terrifying! Worst New COVID-19 Secret Exposed

(FinancialHealth.net) – The WHO finally announced COVID-19’s official status as a global pandemic on March 10th. But countries all over the world have been feeling the effects of the disease first-hand for weeks — including the US. Citizens in China have been quarantined for over a month in areas like Wuhan and Chongqing. Italy was […]

Hidden Cost at the Gas Pump

Hidden Cost at the Gas Pump

(FinancialHealth.net) – On Monday, the stock market fell dramatically, causing the New York Stock Exchange to suspend trading for 15 minutes. One of the reasons to blame for the decline is the price of oil. Last week, The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) did not make a deal with its allies, including Russia. […]

3 Best Ways to Prevent Travel Theft

(FinancialHealth.com) – Theft is prevalent in every corner of the world. This is even more true in popular travel destinations, where local criminals are more than happy to take advantage of someone enjoying time away. That’s a topic far too few people consider before heading out on vacation. Yet, the last thing anyone wants to […]

Alert! COVID-19 Shuts Stock Market Down Again

Alert! COVID-19 Shuts Stock Market Down Again

(FinancialHealth.net) – By now, the entire world is used to waking up to some new horrific news brought on by COVID-19. Today was no different. The stock market made history again on March 12 by shutting down for the second time in less than a week… and the ninth time in its existence. Axios reports […]

Uber Tips For When You Need a Lyft

Tips for Using Uber and Lyft (FinancialHealth.net) – Ride-sharing is all the rage with many people choosing services such as Uber and Lyft over traditional taxi cabs to save money. These services can be cost-saving and convenient, but with some alarming reports of drunk drivers and even people posing as drivers, riders should practice safety […]

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The Real Reason Your Budget Sucks

These Easy Hacks Make Budgeting Painless

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Let’s face it. Budgeting sucks. Tracking and limiting your spending can feel like a tedious and downright bummer of a task, which explains why...