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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

7 Ways To Exercise On A Budget
September 13, 2013

7 Ways To Exercise On A Budget

We all know that exercise does the body good. Research proves that regular physical activity lowers the risk of common health issues such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes, depression and cancer, which can lead to a longer, happier life. But did you ever think of exercise as a financial security measure? According to NerdWallet, there […]

August 10, 2012

Your Auto and the Air: Stop Idling Today

When a vehicle comes to a stop and the engine is left running, it is called idling. This is a common occurrence at schools across the country. When buses drop off or pick up children, they often leave the engines running. In the mornings, buses may idle in the school parking lot to warm up, […]

July 26, 2012

The GPS – a Revolution for Cars

The Global Positioning System, more commonly known as GPS, has revolutionized the transportation industry since its conception in 1973. This space-based navigation system created and supported by the US Department of Defense pinpoints the exact location and time of any person in possession of a GPS receiver. This technology is designed to work in any […]