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What is long-term care insurance?

Tanza Loudenback •
Business Insider

Healthcare is the largest expense most retirees face. Medicare doesn’t cover everything, including most long-term care needs, so many Americans are forced to drain their own savings, lean on family and friends, or use private insurance to afford daily assistance if they need it. As of 2016, a semi-private room in a nursing home costs,


Pandemic playbook: 7-step checklist to improve your finances in quarantine

Jonathan I. Shenkman •

The past several months have been a difficult time for the many people across the country battling the global Covid-19 pandemic. The impacts reached almost every person, from essential employees and those who contracted the virus, to the general population sheltering in place to minimize the spread of the disease. Being stuck at home has


4 steps couples can take to prevent conflict when one partner is a spender and the other is a saver

Julia Naftulin •
Business Insider

Money has a way of driving rifts in relationships, especially romantic ones. A study of 4,500 couples even found that money-related arguments were the most intense fights couples had, no matter their income or debt levels. “Arguments about money are the top predictor for divorce because it happens at all levels,” lead researcher Sonya Britt, assistant


A financial planner shares 4 simple but critical budgeting tips for managing money during COVID-19

Natalie Taylor •
Business Insider
Tom Werner

From layoffs, salary cuts, and missed bonuses to canceled travel plans, working out at home, and spending less at restaurants, almost every one of my clients has experienced budget changes due to COVID-19.  For some, it’s meant going from having a surplus to focusing on making ends meet. And for others, it’s meant socking away