death

Do You Need Burial Insurance? It’s Probably a Good Idea

In the U.S., the average cost of a funeral is $7,000. However, that is a conservative estimate, with many costing ...

88,000 Working Age Adult Deaths Each Year in US Due to Alcohol

When people think about alcohol and death, the immediate thought is usually about drinking and driving, but that's just ...

We Are All Going to Die

A few years ago, I faced my mortality head on. An unexpected allergic reaction nearly killed me. Up to that point ...

Is There Such A Thing As An Emergency?

Financial writers (myself included) often talk about the "emergency fund." This is money you set aside so that you can ...

You Only Live Once, So Don’t Blow It

A woman that I know casually from church recently lost her husband. He died after a long illness at the young age ...

Turning Awful Events to Your Advantage

No one (at least not anyone sane) wishes for awful things to happen in life. Death, illness, fire, floods and disasters ...