Be a Smart Shopper This Holiday Season

Black Friday is in three–yes, THREE!–days, and if you’re one of the early-bird shoppers who make it their mission to hit the stores before your Thanksgiving dinner even has time to settle, then you’ll enjoy these shopping tips from the Better Business Bureau: Do your research. Find businesses you can trust on Read past customers’ experiences […]

New Budget Law Means Changes to Medicare

Last week, President Obama signed into law a budget bill that will change some aspects of Medicare and Social Security laws. USA Today and Retirement Weekly break down what’s new: File and suspend will end for new filers on May 1, 2016. Currently, a married person — typically the higher wage earner in a couple — who’s at least […]

Charitable Giving Tips

The holiday season is the most popular time for charitable giving. Last year, Americans gave a record $358.38 billion to charity, up 7.1 percent from 2013. CNBC wants to help you give to charities the right way this year. Many experts say to choose a cause that’s close to your heart. But the news outlet […]

Mississippi Couple Involved in Medical Equipment Fraud

A Mississippi married couple has pleaded guilty for their involvement in a scheme to defraud Medicare of more than $400,000. Dennis and Brenda Sensing of New Albany, Miss., had a part in a scheme that involved making fraudulent medical equipment orders and paying illegal kickbacks between 2011 and 2013, The Jackson Sun reports. They operated […]