Time for our Friday Flight! These episodes are a sampling of the week’s financial news and the impact on your personal finances. There are a lot of headlines out there, but we distill it down to specific takeaways that will allow you to kick off the weekend informed and help you to get ahead with your money. In this episode we cover some relevant and helpful stories like: student loan pause extended, scammers targeting student loan holders, new guidelines for student loans in bankruptcy, EV reliability in the dumps, avoiding the new car depreciation hit, easily estimating the cost of healthcare, credit card balances on the rise, cards with the worst benefits, fewer folks unbanked, reaching your financial goals with CDs, & tighter lending standards making it difficult to move.
- Credit score – We also touched on the fact that you don’t need a perfect credit score– check out that episode!
- Health care – With it being open enrollment, easily estimate what health coverage is going to cost you,
- When it comes to finding ways to reduce your healthcare costs, Marshall Allen had some really incredible advice back during our convo with him: Fight and Win Against Insane Healthcare Costs
- If you’re looking for a very affordable health care alternative (like by a factor of 6x) that isn’t technically insurance, then you definitely need to check out Medi-Share. Joel has recently joined and our family has been with them for over 5 years.
- Sedera is also another health sharing option that doesn’t have any religious affiliation if that’s not your thing.
- I’m not sure who needs to hear this but Health Savings Accounts, or HSAs, are the ultimate retirement accounts.
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