Health

When Do I Need to Sign Up for Life Insurance?
February 10, 2014

When Do I Need to Sign Up for Life Insurance?

Life insurance can certainly give your loved ones peace of mind in the event of your passing, but it’s not something that many young people consider purchasing. It can easily be put off until it is too late. So, when is it appropriate to start researching and purchasing life insurance? We spoke with some experts […]

by Briana Fabbri
5 Ways to Eat Healthy in 2014 (Without Breaking the Bank)
January 22, 2014

5 Ways to Eat Healthy in 2014 (Without Breaking the Bank)

A glance at the price tags at your local health food store might make you think that a healthy diet is tougher on your wallet. Actually, not only is a healthy diet more affordable in the long run (helping you avoid doctor visits and costly health problems), it can also be more affordable than a […]

by Briana Fabbri
6 Cheap Ways to Help You Stick to Your New Year’s Fitness Resolution
January 8, 2014

6 Cheap Ways to Help You Stick to Your New Year’s Fitness Resolution

New Year’s resolutions often revolve around health and fitness. Of the top 10 resolutions made in 2012, the number one and number five resolutions had to do with fitness. In fact, 38 percent of all resolutions made are health-related. Unfortunately, only 8 percent of people who make resolutions succeed in keeping them. With odds like […]

by Briana Fabbri
10 Budget-Concious Ways to Stay Trim in Winter Months
December 4, 2013

10 Budget-Friendly Ways to Stay Trim in Winter Months

The weather turns cold, the sun disappears, and your motivation to exercise starts to fade. It can be difficult to maintain your weight during the winter, especially when those holiday meals are in sight. If a gym membership just doesn’t fit into your monthly budget, we’ve got 10 budget-friendly tips to help you stay trim […]

by Briana Fabbri
Navigating the Health Insurance Marketplace
November 27, 2013

Navigating the Health Insurance Marketplace

  With the introduction of the Affordable Care Act, and the already intimidating nature of insurance, navigating the health insurance marketplace can be a confusing, intimidating and even scary experience. If the world of PPOs, premiums and deductibles leaves you scratching your head, take a look at the tips below to help you make the […]

by Briana Fabbri
What is COBRA?
November 22, 2013

What is COBRA?

  With talk of insurance and the Affordable Care Act dominating the news for the last several months, you may have heard others mention COBRA. Although it’s allows workers the ability to continue group health benefits under certain circumstances, it involves much more than that. What is COBRA? COBRA stands for the Consolidated Omnibus Budget […]

by Briana Fabbri
Teens and Cars: a Teen Driving Safety Guide for Parents
November 21, 2013

Teens and Cars: a Teen Driving Safety Guide for Parents

While many parents may dread it, many teenagers look forward to getting their driver’s license and the freedom it brings. Driving also brings responsibility with it, which some teenagers fail to understand. The rate of traffic accidents for teenager drivers is higher than for any group of people. Over 3,000 teenagers between the ages of […]

by Reynaldo Villar
Fitness Infographic
October 18, 2013

Infographic: How Exercise Can Save Billions in Preventable Medical Care

Recent data shows that getting up and active is not only good for your health, it’s also good for your wallet. Here’s a look at the financial damage of preventable diseases like diabetes and obesity, and how we can protect ourselves with a bit of fun and affordable exercise.   DISCLAIMER: Although NetCredit is an online […]

by Briana Fabbri
Expensive Gym Membership
October 4, 2013

Why You Might Not Need That Pricey Gym Membership

Is the cost of a gym membership getting in the way of your personal fitness goals? Gyms, yoga studios and personal trainers are all known for their exorbitant price tags, but as recent studies show, these aren’t the only ways to stay healthy. According to a study conducted at the Oregon State University, performing small […]

by Briana Fabbri
Workout App
September 27, 2013

Get Fit With Your Phone: 5 Free Fitness Apps

The health benefits of exercise are obvious, but staying fit also has its financial perks. Research shows that regular physical activity lowers the risk of heart disease and diabetes, both of which can lead to astronomical medical bills. In the past we’ve covered ways to exercise on a budget, but since most of us have […]

by Briana Fabbri

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