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Opioid Crisis Hits Home

Opioid Crisis Hits Home

If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you know we’re facing an opioid crisis — so much so, in fact, that September has been declared “Drug-Free Pain Management Awareness Month.” “Drug-free” being the key words. Lost in the headlines is how all too many 

Finding the Best Medicare Advantage Plan

Finding the Best Medicare Advantage Plan

Did you know Medicare has a rating system that evaluates health plans based on dozens of quality measures and patient experiences? Very few plans receive the top Medicare rating. Out of 563 Medicare Advantage plans for 2013, only 11 plans with prescription drug benefits earned 

If You’re Buying Or Selling A Home, These Four Insider Tips Can Help

If You’re Buying Or Selling A Home, These Four Insider Tips Can Help

Chances are if you’ve been in the market for a home, you’ve been outbid at least once. Or maybe you’re a homeowner who can barely get a nibble from a potential buyer? Yes, it seems as if the real estate market is tricky for both 

Feeling Empowered: Women Ready to Put Their Money to Work for Them

Feeling Empowered: Women Ready to Put Their Money to Work for Them

Lately, it has become clear to more women that they need to do more with their money to help it grow for the future. For decades, we’ve been hearing about an “investment gap” between males and females. And while it still exists, a whopping 72 

Hazards That Are Most Likely To Hurt Your Tires

Hazards That Are Most Likely To Hurt Your Tires

Consider this: getting a spoon stuck in your tires is more of a likelihood than you may have thought. According to a new national survey of auto service professionals, this common kitchen utensil is a potential hazard – albeit one of the more unusual ones 

Crucial Decisions Most People Fail to Make When It Comes to Estate Planning

Crucial Decisions Most People Fail to Make When It Comes to Estate Planning

How best to put this? We’re all going to go at some point, and while you may not want to think about it, never mind, talk about it, you’re not immune. So what then? You might think your estate will get miraculously sorted out, and 

Three Ways Millennials Can Start Saving More Money

Three Ways Millennials Can Start Saving More Money

For too long, Millennials have gotten a bad rap about money and their ability to save for a rainy day or retirement. However, a new “Relationship With Money” survey by financial services firm Edward Jones found that not only do more Americans born between 1981 

How to Prevent COVID-19 from Impacting Your Credit Score

How to Prevent COVID-19 from Impacting Your Credit Score

Since the beginning of March, COVID-19 has turned millions of Americans’ financial situations upside down. While the economy is showing signs of recovery, many Americans are still unemployed and having to dip into their savings to cover basic living costs. To that end, the question