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Sharing the Road with Cyclists

There are over 47 million cyclists in the United States. Unfortunately, accidents involving automobiles and cyclists have become all too common. In 2020 alone, there were more than 5,900 accidents involving cars and bicycles that resulted in fatalities or serious injuries. [1] And the roads are only getting more crowded. As a driver, it is […]

Buying Life Insurance for an Elderly Parent?

When an elderly parent relies on their adult children for support, the costs of medical bills, in-home or assisted-living care, and final expenses can add up, creating not only a financial burden for children, but an emotional one as well. Having a life insurance policy in place can be one way of providing financial security […]

Medicaid Unwinding: Your Questions Answered

When the pandemic began, Congress enacted the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). Designed to safeguard employees by extending paid sick and family leave, the Act also included a provision to protect Medicaid recipients from inadvertently losing coverage. However, the Medicaid component will expire in March 2023. The end of the provision is also known […]

Living Your Best Life After 60

Turning 60 typically marks a new chapter in one’s life. It’s a time to reassess your goals, focus on what brings you joy, and make the most of the time ahead. Ultimately, after years of hard work, we strive to live our best life as we head into retirement. Although everyone’s best life will differ, […]

Buying Health Insurance: A Millennial’s Guide

One of the most important, yet complex products you will purchase as an adult is health insurance. But with a nearly endless list of options, individual state laws to abide by, and constant changes in what insurance companies offer, choosing the right health insurance plan has never been more challenging. That’s why we’ve prepared this […]

Self-Love Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a time to celebrate relationships with significant others. But it’s also important to remember to love and celebrate yourself. While spending time with a romantic partner during Valentine’s Day is a wonderful experience, don’t forget to practice some self-love and appreciation as well. Here are seven ideas to do just that on […]

Life Without Clutter

With an empty nest and retirement just around the corner, you might consider downsizing your home. Preparing for your next move and downsizing offers you the opportunity to declutter. Living a decluttered life offers numerous physical and mental health benefits. For example, those who live with less “stuff” tend to carry less stress, have more […]

Set Yourself Up for Success with Your Fitness Routine

Starting a fitness program can be a great way to improve your physical and mental well-being, but it’s also easy to fall off track. Here are some steps you can take to be successful with your fitness program: Set specific and realistic goals: The first step in any fitness program is to set specific and […]

Winter Hydration – Do I Need It?

We all know it’s essential to stay hydrated during the summer months. But did you know it’s just as important to keep hydrated during the winter? Despite the colder temperatures and lower humidity, our bodies still need water to function properly. The dry air and indoor heating can make us even more susceptible to dehydration […]

I’m 60+; Do I Need Life Insurance?

Well, it’s official: we’re all getting older. We may have thought we were invincible in our youth, but the reality is that we’re all going to kick the bucket eventually. With a life of hard work behind us, we typically assess how we stack up financially as we enter our golden years. A full retirement […]

Why Do I Keep Breaking My New Year’s Resolutions?

The concept of New Year’s resolutions dates back to ancient times. The ancient Babylonians are credited with being the first to make New Year’s resolutions. They would make promises to their gods at the start of each year to earn their favor. The Romans also made New Year’s resolutions and made promises to Janus, the […]

Closing Out the Year with a Smile!

It was Pope George XIII that declared New Year’s Day an official day of celebration in 1582. Early festivities included yelling, hollering, and blowing horns at midnight to scare away evil spirits from the prior year. While you may not have evil spirits to thwart, here are five easy ways to end your year with […]

How to Enjoy a Long Layover

For many travelers, the last thing they want to endure is a long layover before continuing to their next destination. But with a bit of planning and forethought, you can make your next layover not only tolerable – but enjoyable too! Read on to learn about our top 3 layover tips. Catch Up An airport […]

6 Cold Weather Safety Tips

It’s that time of year again – the cold weather is here! Unfortunately, though cold weather offers many fun seasonal activities, it can also be uncomfortable and dangerous. To stay safe and healthy during the cold weather, make sure to follow these six tips: Stay well nourished – To avoid feeling sluggish and out of […]

10 Tips for Managing Cholesterol Levels

Have you been told you need to manage your cholesterol levels? If so, you’re not alone. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), almost 94 million Americans over 20 have a total cholesterol level above what physicians recommend. Cholesterol is a wax-like substance produced by the liver. Too much cholesterol can build up in […]