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6 Ways To Get Healthy Food for Less

According to a recent report by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service, Americans are consuming healthier food by decreasing their caloric intake. So how can consumers continue to improve their healthy eating habits without spending so much on better choices? Anyone can cut their grocery bill by eating ...


Low-Cost, No-Fee Senior Medical Alert Devices

Emergency help for seniors who are away from home is now available at the touch of a button. I want to share details about a $15/month subscription service. Check out this cheap medical alert systems for seniors We're all familiar with that commercial that goes, "Help, I've fallen and I ...

 Medical Alert device with no monthly fee

Medical Alert device with no monthly fee

Clark shows you a wearable medical alert device that operates by push-button, but unlike the others, has no monthly fees.

Time to reshop your health insurance plan

Time to reshop your health insurance plan

Open enrollment for most insurance plans happens once a year and many don't take the time to view their policy. Here’s how taking 20 minutes to look it over could save you big money.

Cheapest place to get a new gym membership

Cheapest place to get a new gym membership

Some gyms use traps to lure you in. But you want to get in shape. Where is the best gym deal? You may not expect this answer.


Beware of ER-Like Facilities That Look Like Urgent Care

Need quick medical care for an emergency? Be careful what type of facility you walk into. There's a difference big between urgent care facilities and stand-alone emergency room facilities. While the latter may have fancier equipment, an in-house lab, and more staff, it also comes with a heftier price tag. ...


4 Key Things To Know About Open Enrollment

Now that open enrollment season is here, I want to outline 4 key things you need to know about health care going into 2015. Pay attention to the color codes Most individuals buying their own coverages by color codes wind up buying silver on the health care exchanges. But there's ...


Restaurateurs Making Money From Menus With Calorie Counts

Chain restaurants have revamped menu selections in response to a new federal mandate coming that requires them to disclose calorie counts right next to the food items. The truly interesting thing is that even the restaurateurs that fought the federal mandate are now making money from menus with revamped calorie ...


Why You May Want To Pay Cash for Medical Care

With open enrollment upon us, I'm getting more and more questions about paying for health care. If you buy insurance on the health care exchange or you get your health care through an employer, the deductibles are getting larger and larger. Sometimes they're huge. Negotiate for a cash price before ...

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5 Cheap Options for Organic Food

Looking to save money and eat healthy? Cheap options for organic food are available. Several new developments in the grocery field could help you get fresh and organic items more easily than before. Whole Foods isn't the only game in town! Here are 5 cheap options for healthy organics 1. ...

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