Category Archives: Health

10 Financial Reasons You Should Declutter Your House

It’s no secret that removing clutter from your home makes for a more pleasant, healthier environment. Less mess makes for easier living and better entertaining, too. What may not be quite so obvious is the fact that eliminating disorder from … Continue reading

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Inexpensive Ways to Monitor Your Health at Home

While you should always schedule regular checkups and screenings with a real doctor, there are many ways you can keep an eye on your health in between checkups. This is important because many conditions are fully treatable if caught early. … Continue reading

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10 Important Personal Finance Lessons Every Person Should Know

Managing your money is hard and the current times make it more so. The fact is, though, it’s never been more important to get a handle on your personal finances than in today’s economy. Regardless of whether you’re a wage … Continue reading

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27 Healthy Foods That Don’t Cost a Fortune

Whenever talk turns to eating healthy, one of the common arguments against it is that it’s too expensive. Well, it can be. If you buy nothing but organic foods or “convenience” produce like pre-cut apples or carrots, and bagged salads, … Continue reading

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Save Money Spring Cleaning

Spring is right around the corner and there is never a better time to clean than a big Spring cleaning. Keeping a clean house isn’t just beneficial for your health and wellbeing, it’s also essential if you want to save … Continue reading

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You Only Live Once, So Don’t Blow It

A woman that I know casually from church recently lost her husband. He died after a long illness at the young age of forty-two. Any way you look at it, it’s a tragedy. However, there is one bright spot. The … Continue reading

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20 Changes I Made to Lose 100 Lbs and Save Money

By David Cummings It’s funny how it’s the little things that seem to make clear what you have known all along, but refused to acknowledge. On March 20, 2011 I bent down to tie a shoe lace that had come … Continue reading

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Use Less and Save Money! 25 Things You Can Cut Your Use in Half

You are using far too much of far too many things and you probably don’t even realize it. Most of it is simply out of habit although a good portion of it has it’s roots in commercials. No matter what … Continue reading

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Trying to Lose Weight? Don’t Get Scammed

This is the time of year when many people launch their weight loss efforts. Weight loss is hard work and it’s easy to fall for those products that purport to make it easier. We so want to believe that it … Continue reading

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101 Simple Pleasures That Don’t Cost A Dime

One of the things that makes getting ones finances in order difficult is the assumption that pleasure costs money. The truth is that it really doesn’t have to. The more that you enjoy the simple pleasures in life that don’t … Continue reading

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Ways Great Sex Can Save Money

When most people think about New Year financial resolutions, they think about tackling those difficult issues that they know that they should be doing, but have been avoiding because they know working on them is going to take time, effort … Continue reading

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Two Resolutions in One: Weight Loss and Saving Money

If you’re like many people, you’ll be making a New Year’s resolution to lose weight, save more money, or both. If you’re trying to do both, the good news is that weight loss and saving money often go hand in … Continue reading

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Preparing to Be Laid Up

In the not too distant future I’m going to have to have surgery on my foot and ankle. This is going to mean six to eight weeks of essentially being off my feet except for limited excursions to the bathroom … Continue reading

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Smoking Costs Much More Than The Price of Cigarettes

Most people only consider the cost of cigarettes when they calculate how much smoking is costing them. It’s easy to calculate this cost as you know exactly how much you are handing over in cash for each pack of cigarettes … Continue reading

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10 Things Women Need To Know About Divorce In The Current Economy

With the nation’s still-struggling economy continuing to make headlines women need to know some facts about divorce. High unemployment rates, bank closures, skyrocketing foreclosures and other grim financial news are commonplace. It’s enough to make us all run screaming for … Continue reading

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Invest in Weight Loss: Some Obesity Facts

“Yeah, yeah, yeah,” is what you’re thinking. Here come all of the obesity facts. You think I’m going to talk about all of the money you spend on fast food, junk food, and those other sinful pleasures, or at least … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Organic and Natural Cleansers

A couple of years ago, I wrote about some simple recipes for natural homemade cleansers. These are some very simple concoctions that you can make with ingredients like baking soda, white vinegar, and essential oils that will clean and disinfect … Continue reading

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Lack of Sleep Can Cost You Money

We live in a chronically sleep deprived society and many products exist to make things easier and keep us going. However, nothing is a true substitute for just getting some extra sleep. We all know that a lack of sleep … Continue reading

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The Cooking Learning Curve

I recently had a conversation with a young friend who has recently moved out on her own after getting her first job. She was lamenting the fact that she eats out too much. Not only is it costing her a … Continue reading

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Your Most Important Asset

When I talk to people about assets and which ones are most important, I often hear about homes, 401k balances, collectibles, antiques, jewelry, secure jobs, and education. But no one ever mentions what I think is your most important asset: … Continue reading

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