Paired with a high-deductible health insurance policy, an HSA is a great way to save a tax-free stash of money for medical expenses. Most of the health care overhaul proposals in Congress would expand the use of HSAs.
How to Recycle Old Electronics
Want to donate or recycle old electronics? Consumer Reports has the details on the right way to get rid of phones, laptops, and other gadgets.
How to Compare Banks and Credit Unions When Looking for a New Financial Home
Let's say you're moving to a new community and thus need a new home for your banking and checking services, or let's say you're in a situation where you've
How Healthy is Your Bank?
Compare bank health ratings and Texas ratios on more than 14,000 federally-insured banks and credit unions in the U.S.
10 Reasons Millennials Choose Credit Unions
by Jeremiah Tucker / February 5th, 2016 I can't remember the first time I joined a bank Banks have come and gone numerous times in my life, each one about as memorable as switching wallets, but I remember joining my credit union. I've found most people do. Often because joining a credit union was a game changerthe exact point their financial lives took a big turn for the better This is particularly true of millennials. Millennialsgenerally defined as anyone born between 1980 and 2000are more likely to recommend credit unions than banks to their friends. A survey by CO-OP Financial Services, Cucamonga, Calif., a financial technology company for credit unions, found that 96% of millennials were…
Top 6 population health programs hospitals are undertaking today
Healthcare organizations are using electronic health records, patient portals, patient engagement systems and telemedicine tech to boost specific styles of population health initiatives, HIMSS Analytics said.
Health savings accounts are a great back-door way to fund your retirement
Health savings accounts let you save for health-care expenses and retirement if you use them effectively. Are you spending or saving?
The Reopening of the Liberal Mind
Bard College President Leon Botstein explains how his school remains free of the student outbursts that afflict similar institutions.
How the Knight News Challenge on Libraries boosts ideas of all sizes
Photo: Seattle Public Library by Jan Tik via Wikimedia Commons. Jason Griffey is founder and director of Measure the Future, a winner of the first Knight News Challenge on Libraries. Today...
How to Clean Your Best Bed and Table Linens
Company is coming and it's time to get out your best table linens, and bed linens for the guest room. Here are some cleaning tips from the pros at Consumer Reports.