Posts by Barbara Brody

What Do You Do? A Day in the Life of a Housing Counselor

On the fence about financing a home? Meet the housing counselor—a little-known pro who can help you make the right decisions. More

The Smarter Way to Shop the Supermarket

Fill your cart while hanging on to more cash. More

3 People, 3 Insurance Plans: ‘How My Health Coverage Helps Save Me Money’

From footing a big IVF bill to rewarding healthy habits, these people share how their policies have benefited their budgets. More

Health Insurance Checklist: 12 Coverage Terms Everyone Should Know

Insurance lingo got your head spinning? We define the need-to-know vocab that will help you get through open enrollment season. More

Grocery Budget Clinic: 6 Hacks for Smarter Meal Planning

Spending a ransom at the supermarket? It may be time to reboot your food shopping (and meal-planning) habits with these tricks. More

Box It Up! Is Subscription Food Delivery Worth the Money?

The ultimate convenience or a waste of your hard-earned cash? We compare four popular services that bring dinner to your doorstep. More

8 Easy Ways to Curb Health and Wellness Costs

Insiders share their top tips for hacking costs on everything from pricey prescriptions to massages, your gym membership and more. More