How Much Does Birth Control Cost?

Birth control is vital to a person’s overall health. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 65.3% of all U.S. women ages 15–49 use some form of birth control.1 “The average cost of birth control in the U.S. varies depending...

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4 Eco-Friendly Ways to Recycle Appliances

When it's time to replace a broken or outdated refrigerator or oven, try one of these environmentally friendly ways to dispose of old appliances. PHOTO: JOHN GRANEN Before you haul off your once-beloved appliance to the landfill, consider that these machines often...

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How to Make the Most of Your Employee Benefits

Don't leave anything on the table. PHOTO: MIRAGEC/GETTY IMAGES If you have employee benefits, you've probably heard the common advice to max out your retirement accounts, secure the best health insurance, and take all of your paid leave. While that all sounds...

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Families Feel the Effects of Inflation as a Recession Nears

As inflation soars and a recession looms, families are moving, hustling, and seeking solid financial advice to guide them through the turbulence. PHOTO: ILLUSTRATION BY MICHELA BUTTIGNOL FOR PARENTS A May 2022 Pew Research study found that 7 in 10 Americans call...

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8 Signs You’re Dealing With A Vulnerable Narcissist

Narcissism is a term used to describe people who are self-involved to the degree that it makes them ignore the needs of those around them. Typical signs of a narcissist include selfishness, a sense of entitlement, a lack of empathy, and an excessive need for attention...

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How Much Does It Cost to Have a Baby in America?

For pregnant Americans, giving birth is only half the challenge. The other half is paying for it. The Peterson-Kaiser Family Foundation Health System Tracker estimates the average cost of pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum care for Americans with insurance is...

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