8 Services Medicare Advantage Won’t Cover Without Preapproval

If you have Medicare — or are about to sign up for the government health insurance program — beware of making uninformed decisions. They could cost you. Every new Medicare enrollee must choose between the two main types of Medicare plans — Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage. Existing enrollees also must weigh this choice during … Read more8 Services Medicare Advantage Won’t Cover Without Preapproval

Afternoon Deals: Friday, Nov. 9

Every morning and afternoon we publish a list of the latest and best deals from our partner, DealNews. To learn more about the discounts and details, click on any of the deals for more information. To have this list, along with our latest news and stories, delivered daily to your inbox, sign up for our … Read moreAfternoon Deals: Friday, Nov. 9

5 Ways to Avoid Being the Victim of Credit Card Fraud

Andy Dean Photography / Shutterstock.com Using credit cards to make purchases has become so routine that it’s easy for consumers to forget they’re at risk of becoming the victims of fraud. What that means is that someone could use their credit or debit cards or credit account information to obtain money or property without the … Read more5 Ways to Avoid Being the Victim of Credit Card Fraud

10 of the Hottest Home Upgrades — and What They Really Cost

Dragon Images / Shutterstock.com Tempted to take down a wall, open up a space or otherwise give your home a facelift? Before you do, get an accurate picture of the cost. Don’t make it a money pit! In a recent report, HomeAdvisor analyzed data gathered from surveying 1,012 homeowners to determine how much people expect … Read more10 of the Hottest Home Upgrades — and What They Really Cost

Holiday Gift Guide: 5 Great Deals at Amazon on Friday

Have you shopped the Amazon “Early Black Friday Deals” yet? Today’s hot holiday sales aren’t just filler gifts. From the rousing laser tag guns to the soothing salt lamp, these are the presents people remember for years to come. These deals will only exist at Amazon for a short time. And remember to compare them … Read moreHoliday Gift Guide: 5 Great Deals at Amazon on Friday

Morning Deals: Friday, Nov. 9

Every morning and afternoon we publish a list of the latest and best deals from our partner, DealNews. To learn more about the discounts and details, click on any of the deals for more information. To have this list, along with our latest news and stories, delivered daily to your inbox, sign up for our … Read moreMorning Deals: Friday, Nov. 9

10 Sure Ways to Spot When Someone Is Lying

pathdoc / Shutterstock.com Let’s face it: Most of us lie every day. A famous study by a psychologist at the University of Massachusetts found that “60 percent of people lied at least once during a 10-minute conversation and told an average of two to three lies.” Most of us are not very good at spotting … Read more10 Sure Ways to Spot When Someone Is Lying

When Is the Right Time to Buy Your Kid a Cellphone?

This post comes from partner site WhistleOut.com. Kids are being being exposed to cellphones earlier and earlier every year. Even toddlers quickly figure out how to unlock your cellphone, navigate to YouTube and play their favorite nursery rhyme video. It seems fine to let your kids play with your cellphone every now and again, but … Read moreWhen Is the Right Time to Buy Your Kid a Cellphone?