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 […]

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 […]

October 23, 2013

The Financial Fallout of Caring for Aging Parents

It’s one of the harsh realities of aging: at some point, our parents will reach the age when they need help with basic tasks, from meal preparation to bathing. Millions of Americans people take on care of elderly parents themselves rather than hiring outside help or sending aging parents to a nursing home. According to […]

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 […]

July 10, 2012

Auto Safety – Keep Your Child Safe on the Road

  Infants and toddlers need restraining devices while traveling in a vehicle, especially for all children ages 8 and younger. Unfortunately, not many parents understand how to use a car seat or booster, which means children remain at risk of incurring serious injury and even death during an accident. As a result, many governmental, state, […]