Monthly Archives: April 2017

A 100-Year Lifespan: Ways to Help Increase Enjoyment

The average life expectancy of a baby born in the U.S. today is 80 years. However, this prediction assumes prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of birth stay the same throughout a person's life.1In reality, patterns of mortality improve over time thanks to discoveries and innovations in nutrition and medical science. If you extrapolate [...]

By |2017-04-25T15:43:22+00:00April 25th, 2017|Financial Health|0 Comments

The Power of Mindfulness

It seems everywhere you turn these days, from news shows to news articles to local advertisements, there's this idea of promoting "mindfulness" in our day-to-day lives. Mindfulness is generally accepted as focusing one's mental state on the present moment, being completely aware of all elements around us.Some financial professionals have expanded this idea of mindfulness [...]

By |2017-04-18T20:47:17+00:00April 18th, 2017|Financial Health|0 Comments

Health Tips from Around the World

These days, it's difficult to tell if America is still the greatest country in the world or one that has slipped from its pedestal. Perhaps it depends upon the measuring criteria. It is widely documented that the U.S. spends more on health care than any other country, with a total bill of $3.2 trillion last [...]

By |2017-04-11T20:17:06+00:00April 11th, 2017|Financial Health|0 Comments

Medicare Reform Outlook: Uncertain

With a new administration in the nation's highest office, there is growing debate about Medicare reform.The federal program, which helps provide health insurance to those over 65 and certain younger people with disabilities, is partially funded by participant premiums and a 1.45 percent payroll tax, matched by employers. Yet, it routinely exceeds its funding sources, [...]

By |2017-04-04T17:22:47+00:00April 4th, 2017|Financial Health|0 Comments