Health

The baby boomer generation is 78 million strong and the first group is turning 64 this year.  Being this close to retirement brings up the questions of when and how for those that haven’t made that decision yet. However the savings rate isn’t great for Americans in general and according to this articleby Roger Showley […]

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photo credit: Prato9x Organic food shopping can get expensive.  If you haven’t checked the prices of grass-fed organic beef, free-range chicken, or organic broccoli, you would be surprised when you realize that gone are the days when food shopping used to be a small fraction of your monthly budget.  However, it is important to realize […]

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  A local couple made national headlines in 2008 with their blog account of spending no more than $1 per day on food each.  They were interested in cutting their food budget and challenged by the small amount millions of people in the world have to live on.  I found them when the local news featured them […]

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Happy New Year!  May 2010 bring you good health, increase in wealth and happiness. Part of the New Year traditions (along with champagne, streamers and funny hats) is setting goals or resolutions.  I’d like to share my 2010 goals with you.  Maybe it will give you ideas and it definitely help me be accountable. Personal […]

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It’s the time of year to declare next year’s flexible spending account (FSA) allocation to your employer.  There’s been many good articles about flexible spending account planning, advantages and explanation recently.  It’s an annual end of year planning event. It’s also the time of year to complete qualifying purchases for the current year.  I’ve taken advantage of […]

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