Beth Braverman

Beth Braverman

Contributing Editor Beth Braverman covers all aspects of personal finance. Formerly a senior reporter at MONEY magazine, she has also been a newspaper reporter and trade magazine editor.

Recent Stories By Beth Braverman:

  • As More Americans Rent, Investors Snap Up Single Family HomesOctober 20, 2016

    The American homeownership rate is at its lowest point in more than 50 years, but that doesn’t mean that Americans want to live in traditional rentals like apartment and condos. As Millennials...

  • Open Enrollment Is Here: 5 Steps to Pick the Right Health Care BenefitsOctober 19, 2016

    It’s open enrollment season again, when employers announce health benefit options for next year and provide an opportunity for employees to make changes to their plans. While choosing your health...

  • Is the Boom in Home Renovations Sending a Signal?October 18, 2016

    Continued strength in the economy and the housing market, along with a loosening of credit, are inspiring more Americans to make improvements to their homes. The downside to all this activity is that...

  • The Most Expensive Prescription Drugs in AmericaOctober 18, 2016

    The nearly 600 percent price increase of EpiPens is just the latest example of high-priced prescription drugs grabbing headlines and creating outrage among consumers. Slideshow: The 10 Most Expensive...

  • Why You Need to Book Your Thanksgiving Flight Right NowOctober 17, 2016

    If you’re planning on flying somewhere over the Thanksgiving holiday but haven’t booked your trip yet, it’s only going to get more expensive. A new analysis from finds that the cost...

  • Get Ready to Pay More for Heat This WinterOctober 14, 2016

    Colder temperatures and higher fuel costs will raise the average homeowner’s heating bill this winter. Analysts at U.S. Energy Information Administration estimate that the average household using...

  • A Simple Way to Stretch Your Charitable Dollars FurtherOctober 13, 2016

    As the charitable giving season approaches, a new survey finds that the majority of people who give to charity may not be doing so efficiently. The survey, from RBC Wealth Management–U.S. and City...

  • The Best Cruise Ship Destinations in the WorldOctober 11, 2016

    While the idea of seeing the world from the deck of a cruise ship has plenty of detractors, more people than ever are booking cruise vacations. A record 24 million people around the world this year...

  • Here’s How Bad the Insurance Claims for Hurricane Matthew Could BeOctober 11, 2016

    While the impact of Hurricane Matthew on the U.S. ended up being less severe than meteorologists had anticipated, the storm still caused up to $6 billion worth of damages. About 90 percent of those...

  • Why You Need to Learn a New Skill Right NowOctober 7, 2016

    While it’s clear that going to college is the key to success in the American economy, it’s also become increasingly obvious that learning can’t stop once you’ve got that diploma. In today’s workplace...

  • Most Working Moms Want to Stay Home, but Many Might Prefer This Other OptionOctober 6, 2016

    Sometimes, the obvious is true: Having two (or more) jobs is tough, and given a choice, most people would choose one where they have the most impact. In the case of working mothers, who are often...

  • The Hotel With the Best Rewards ProgramOctober 5, 2016

    Want to earn the most bang for your buck from your hotel rewards program? Book your next trip at a Wyndham hotel. A new study from IdeaWorks comparing the six largest hotel chains finds that Wyndham...

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