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Keeping Your Health Insurance Affordable

The cost of medical care continues to increase at a rapid pace. Learning how to manage your out-of-pocket healthcare costs is essential. One of the most significant expenses associated with healthcare is your health insurance premium. You cannot control when you may require medical care. However, you do have choices when it comes to the […]

How to Retire Early

For many people, retirement is a goal that they want to achieve as soon as possible. But not everyone is ready to retire at the same time. There are various reasons why some people want to retire early, but the biggest one is financial security. By retiring early, you can wind down your working life […]

7 Tips to Weather Challenging Periods in Your Life

Life can be tough sometimes, and it can feel like nothing is going your way. But don’t worry – there are ways to overcome challenging periods in your life and get back on track. Today we share seven simple steps that can help you weather difficult times. Take care of yourself – Eating well, getting […]

What is a Variable Annuity? 4 Key Details You Should Know

If you’re thinking of annuities as a retirement plan option, or are just curious about them, you’ll want to continue reading. Below, we’ll explain what a variable annuity is, how it works, and four key details you should know. By the end, you should better understand annuities and whether they’re the right retirement planning choice […]

Financial Planning After Saying “I Do!” – 3 Crucial Steps

Married life is full of new challenges and opportunities, but one of the most important things newlyweds need to do is financial planning for themselves. If you’re not prepared, your marriage could quickly crumble like stale wedding cake due to money problems. In this blog, we’ll go over three important steps you need to take […]

4 of the Best Ways to Stay Healthy this Summer

Summertime is the perfect chance to go outside and get healthy. Between outdoor activities in the sun to cooking healthy meals, let’s look at 4 of the top ways to stay healthy this summer. Get Outside Whether it is walking the dog, going for a hike, or running along the beach, there are a myriad […]

4 Boat Safety Precautions to Take this Summer

Many of us head to lakes, rivers, or oceans to enjoy a wide variety of summertime water activities. Fishing, water skiing, and tubing are just a few of the things we look forward to when the weather warms up. However, it is crucial to take note of some safety tips before heading out on a […]

How to Prevent Sun Damage to Your Eyes

It is imperative that we all take precautions to prevent sun damage to our eyes. Doing so can substantially reduce the risk of developing eye cancer, the leading cause of blindness. The sun’s ultraviolet rays are the culprit when it comes to cancers of the eye for thousands of individuals every year. In addition to […]

3 Tips for Safer Grilling

The smell of a summertime barbeque is one most Americans long for after a cold, dark winter. Cooking over charcoal, wood, or even on the latest flattop surface brings families together and puts good eats in bellies. But for as much fun as a backyard grill master may have, safety should always be a priority. […]

Rental Car Road Trip? Consider Buying This Coverage

If you’re planning to take a road trip by rental car, you might want to know about a significant difference in coverage between rental car insurance and what is offered by your personal auto policy. When considering whether to take the insurance coverage offered by rental car companies, the consensus among your friends may be […]

When the Sun is NOT Your Friend (What You Need to Know about Sun Exposure)

When you’re over the age of 50, lying in the sun can be a relaxing experience. The warmth can calm you, easing aches and pains. However, the sun isn’t always your friend and can pose some health risks. You probably remember being young and getting a tan to look healthier. There was a time when […]

Tips to Avoid Stress Eating

We all experience stress in our lives, especially as adults. And when we become stressed, we naturally seek ways to relieve the anxiety and pressure it brings. As it turns out, nearly half of Americans turn to stress eating to lessen its impact. So, understanding how to avoid this bad habit and maintain healthy eating […]

Lifestyle Changes in Retirement that Will Impact Your Finances

Whether it’s escaping the 9-to-5 schedule or relieving yourself from the stress of running a business, most people look forward to the day they can leave the pressures of work life behind. But preparing for retirement comes with its own challenges. Imagining life without the need to work sounds like a fantasy. Yet thousands of […]

Common Exercise Pains – How to Work Past Them and When to Call for Help

In physical fitness, pain can be a signal that something’s wrong with your body and may have nothing to do with your actions. For example, if you were to stop exercising immediately after feeling any pain (even mild discomfort), your body would try to heal itself by shutting down certain functions until it could repair […]

Signs Your Identity Has Been Stolen (and what to do about it)

In the U.S., a person’s identity is stolen every two seconds. A thief might use your personal information to open new credit accounts, enter a cell phone service contract, or even obtain government benefits. Below are signs that your identity has been stolen and what to do about it. Unauthorized purchases on your credit or […]