A FAFSA Tip for College Students Struggling to Make Ends Meet

By Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, The Money Coach®

If you’re having a tough time paying for all your college expenses, filling out the FAFSA on time can help you tap into a host of financial aid sources. But there are three crucial deadlines — not just one — you need to be aware of when completing the all-important FAFSA.

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The New Rules About Medical Bills and Your Credit

By Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, The Money Coach®

If you’ve ever had big medical bills that you couldn’t immediately pay, you know how troubling and stressful that situation can be. Even worse: for many years, past due healthcare bills could wind up on your credit report if a doctor’s office, clinic or other medical facility reported your bill to a collection agency.

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How Getting Healthier Saves You Money

By Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, The Money Coach®

We’ve all heard the saying: “health is wealth.”

Though it sounds obvious, the truth is that Americans are more stressed out than ever, with 3 in 4 individuals reporting a stress-related incident according to a poll conducted by the American Psychological Association.  And with this increased stress comes a variety of problems that chip away at our mental and physical well-being. But it’s also worth noting that maintaining your physical and mental wellbeing plays a big role in your finances.

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Three Tips to Make Open Enrollment Season a Breeze

By Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, The Money Coach®

Open enrollment season is in full swing, and that means you have the next month or so to decide what to do about key benefits your employer provides. Some people dread open enrollment season, because they think they have to painstakingly pore over mounds of healthcare paperwork, and then spend days upon days trying to figure out what to do.

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Tips for Navigating Multigenerational Living

Back in the good old days, it was common for several generations to live under one roof. In recent years, multigenerational living has made a big comeback, and with it more innovative housing choices. In fact, one in five American households are comprised of adults from different generations such as parents and their adult children, or grandparents, parents and children, according to census data.

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