With life’s busy schedule, it’s hard for most of us to dig through all the information thrown our way. Each week we scour the media universe to find the most interesting and helpful articles, so you don’t have to. Take a look at what we’re reading this week.
6 tips on managing health care costs
Health care in the United States is notoriously expensive, especially for individuals without comprehensive insurance plans. Even with insurance, standard procedures and appointments can come with surprisingly large costs. Check out these tips to save on medical bills. (Fox Business)
8 questions every new parent should ask their financial planner
As many royal family enthusiasts start to settle down following the birth of Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan’s son Archie, other new parents should also be thinking about their finances. Whether or not you have a financial planner, if you recently welcomed a little bundle of joy into your life you should be asking these questions. (PureWow)
The No. 1 cause of stress for millennial homebuyers
Headlines about millennials and homebuying often tie in something about lattes or avocado toast. But contrary to popular belief, millennials are buying houses … and picking up some common stressors. (Yahoo Finance)
The best beaches in the world in 2019
Summer is coming! And if you’re someone who appreciates soft white sand and crystal clear water, this list is for you. Check out this roundup of the best beaches in the world and start packing. (The Street)
7 scary numbers that show how bad student loan debt is for mental health
As presidential hopefuls and other politicians pitch ideas for addressing the student debt crisis, borrowers continue to live under the weight of school loans. These statistics show just how heavy that burden can be. (HuffPost)
Raising kids who love math – even if you don’t
The subject of math can be quite a polarizing one. But as many math enthusiasts will have you know, proficiency in the subject has a lot of practical use in the real world, particularly when it comes to finding high-paying jobs. If you missed your opportunity as a child to fall in love with math, here’s how to help your kids. (NPR)
200 things libraries will let you check out for free
If you think libraries are still just for books, you are mistaken. Many libraries offer “libraries of things” where patrons can borrow household items like small appliances or game consoles. Check out some of these items from your local library! (Money)
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