Author: Karen Datko
Karen Datko on January 14, 2014
What would you do if your access to safe running water was suddenly cut off? There are ways to make the experience more bearable.
Karen Datko on December 30, 2013
Some of the questions in The New York Times’ ‘The Year in Questions’ quiz are about money-related news. Here’s a sample.
Karen Datko on December 23, 2013
I made the Dec. 23 deadline to buy insurance that takes effect Jan. 1, and my new insurance reduced my monthly cost by 45 percent.
Karen Datko on December 13, 2013
The probability that you’ll lose major money when someone steals your identity is low, but why not take measures to protect yourself?
Karen Datko on December 12, 2013
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau cracked down on CareCredit after receiving hundreds of complaints.
Karen Datko on October 1, 2013
I’m shopping for an individual health insurance plan on a state insurance marketplace under Obamacare today. Here’s how the process worked.
Karen Datko on September 20, 2013
When Oct. 1 arrives, the state online marketplaces will enable people to shop among the four health insurance “metal” plans. Here’s what you need to know to make your selection.
Karen Datko on September 17, 2013
A major player in the consumer data collection business is letting people see some of what the company thinks it knows about their personal and financial lives.
Karen Datko on September 11, 2013
Watching TV or films in a language you’d like to learn is far from the only free or frugal method widely available to you.
Karen Datko on September 9, 2013
Will the newest changes to the health insurance landscape affect you, will Uncle Sam pick up part of the cost, what’s the penalty for not buying insurance, and how much will you have to pay to become insured?
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