Ask HTM: Budgeting to Care for an Aging Parent, Car Subscription Plans, and Timeshares – Episode 128

October 7, 2019

This week on the pod we’re answering your questions! 1 – What are some strategies to keep my healthcare affordable before Medicare kicks in? 2 – Financially speaking, should I be preparing to take care of my aging mom who is bad with her money? 3 – What kind of receipts should I be keeping up with as I manage my financial affairs? 4 – Are car subscription services, like Care by Volvo, a good way to pay for a car? 5 – Timeshares seem so cheap these days, are they a good deal?

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Additional resources from this episode:

  • Birthday freebies all year long – cool or not cool? Let us know your thoughts down below in the comments.
  • On the topic of affordable health insurance, my family has been really happy with Medi-Share which is a health sharing plan. Read my review here.
  • Before you start setting money aside to care for an aging parent, be sure to have that money conversation with them first.
  • Car subscription services are still too expensive for us to recommend, even when you consider they include insurance and maintenance costs.

During this episode we enjoyed a Melange #14 by The Bruery- which you can find and learn all about on Untappd! And if you enjoyed this episode, be sure to subscribe and give us a quick review in Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts- we’d love to hear from you.

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