Category Archives: Health

3 Budget Hacks: TV, Eating, Exercising

3 Budget Hacks: TV, Eating, Exercising

Your “fixed” expenses may not be as inflexible as you think. Through “budget hacking,” people are finding extra money they can use from their fixed, recurring expenses, rather than canceling fun activities or no longer making small purchases they enjoy.” Look at all your fixed expenses about every six months to see if they are stillRead article

Shopping for Long-Term Care Insurance?

Shopping for Long-Term Care Insurance?

Spiraling insurance costs are cutting down your choices. Major carriers like Prudential and MetLife have actually stopped offering individual long-term care insurance policies. Existing policies today cost 6-17% more than they did a year ago. Still, a long-term care policy is important to protect against depleting your savings in the event you need extended care.Read article

25% Off Supplements at Healthy Directions

25% Off Supplements at Healthy Directions

Looking for health supplements at value prices? Healthy Directions is North America’s #2 mail order provider of nutritional supplements. For President’s Day, they offer 25% off all orders, no minimum, plus free shipping on orders over $99. Just use the promotional code PRES1 when you check out. They always have a deal of the dayRead article

Gym Membership Contracts

Gym Membership Contracts

Before you sign a contract for a gym membership, read it carefully and understand what you are signing. Complaints about membership contracts are way up across the country. In 2012 in Utah, for example, the Better Business Bureau of Utah received 330 complaints involving gyms and their contracts–roughly double the number from 2011. Most ofRead article

Save on Eye Glasses and Contacts

Save on Eye Glasses and Contacts

Two thirds of adults need eye glasses or contact lenses, but there is no need to spend $200 or more for a pair of glasses. Insurance and shopping at discount retailers can help cut costs. But if you’re not careful, you could sacrifice lens quality and safety for a few bucks. Here are a fewRead article