Health

Easy, Fun, Affordable Ways to Get the Whole Family Healthy and Fit
September 22, 2014

Easy, Fun, Affordable Ways to Get the Whole Family Healthy and Fit

  Consult your physician before starting a new fitness routine. September 27, 2014 is a day that all families should take the time to celebrate. What is it? Family Health & Fitness Day. As April Masini (AskApril) says, “Families that stay fit together create a healthy dynamic that their children can use in other relationships […]

Back to School: Healthy School Lunches on a Budget
August 4, 2014

Back to School: Healthy School Lunches on a Budget

School is almost back in session. That means that the chore of prepping lunches will soon be making its way back into your daily schedule. You want your kids to have nutritious lunches, but you don’t want to break the bank trying to put them together. To help, we spoke with nutrition experts and parents […]

6 Often-Overlooked but Important Types of Insurance
June 25, 2014

6 Often-Overlooked but Important Types of Insurance

June 28 is Insurance Awareness Day. Although insurance has been on all of our minds lately, largely due to the Affordable Care Act, there are certain types of insurance policies that are often overlooked. Despite this, they can be just as important as a standard healthcare plan. What are they? We spoke with some experts […]

INFOGRAPHIC: Why You Should Celebrate Bike to Work Day
May 16, 2014

INFOGRAPHIC: Why You Should Celebrate Bike to Work Day

Why should you participate in National Bike to Work Day? We took a look at a few of the reasons…

What do I do if I Missed the Obamacare Deadline?
May 7, 2014

What do I do if I Missed the Obamacare Deadline?

With all the discussion and debate surrounding the Affordable Care Act (also referred to as Obamacare), chances are good that you signed up for a plan before the deadline. But if for some reason you didn’t sign up before the deadline or during the grace period, you might be panicking and wondering where to go […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]