Financial Cents: Posts About Financial Planning

3 Essential Tips for Avoiding Surprise Medical Costs (Even When You Have Health Insurance)

Are you familiar with the basic costs affiliated with your health care plan? Here are some basics to help you avoid an unexpected bill.

Posted on: September 20, 2019


Plan for a Rainy Day

There are plenty of reasons to have a designated emergency fund. But how much should someone set aside for it?

Posted on: September 19, 2019


How Millennials (and Younger Generations) Can Prepare for the Next Recession

From tackling debt to picking up a side hustle, here’s how to prepare for financial downturns.

Posted on: September 17, 2019


Finance Tips That Should be Taught In School

Global economics and history classes are all well and good, but how about classes on retirement contributions, tax filing, or other financial lessons for the real world?

Posted on: September 06, 2019


A No-Credit Check Guide to Buying Used Electronics or Appliances

Stay within budget and get the best-quality product for your money.

Posted on: September 05, 2019


To Finance or Not to Finance: A Guide to Big Purchases

Take a close look at that deal before you sign it. It may not be worth the long-term investment.

Posted on: August 16, 2019


The Down-low on Down Payments

Should new homeowners still stick with the 20% down payment rule or put down less upfront to keep money in their savings?

Posted on: August 14, 2019


Ease the Financial Burden of Funding a Funeral

Apologies for getting a little grim...

Posted on: August 09, 2019


Rocky Mountain High-Waisted Pants: What Are the Best States for Retirement?

There are great, affordable states to spend your retirement in beside Florida, you know. But if we're being perfectly honest, Florida is still one of the best.

Posted on: September 21, 2018


Will Post-Retirement Income Affect Your Social Security?

The short answer is: No. The longer answer is: Wow, trying to explain the finer points of how Social Security works is very difficult.

Posted on: August 28, 2018