Owning your own home is still part of the classic American dream, but financing that white picket fence is rarely easy. It's a huge life decision with major effects upon how you manage your budget. And here to help us wrap our heads around buying a home are our friends from NerdWallet.
For some, the stigma associated with mental illness keeps them from seeking help, but others may be avoiding treatment simply because they are unsure of whether they can afford it or whether their health insurance covers it.
Medical bills are no laughing matter. Even if you have good insurance, what if all your health care needs aren't covered? And if you don't have insurance, what are your options?
As 2014 comes to a close, it's important to get your finances is order for the new year and consider how you might be able to save a little on your taxes. Timing matters, whether you're hoping to write-off some business purchases or make charitable donations.
Planning your retirement is a daunting task, and a confusing one if you're not experienced with managing money and long term investments. Here to help is Maxime Rieman, senior analyst with NerdWallet.