Is Dog Ownership Good For Your Mental Health? Yes! There are numerous studies done all across America that support dog ownership. There is even such a thing as an Emotional Support Animal.   For example, the ADAA (Anxiety and Depression Association of America) states ” In a survey of pet owners, 74% […]

Is Dog Ownership good for your Mental Health?


Health insurance premium
Factors affecting your health insurance premiums   Body Mass Index People with higher BMI generally have higher insurance premiums. As your BMI increases, the risk and chances of diseases such as diabetes, high cholesterol, joint and heart problems are higher. Tobacco Use Smoking cigarettes or chewing tobacco causes a higher […]

Factors affecting health insurance premium


Do's and Don'ts of Holiday Candy
The Holidays Are Here! You know what that means. Candy, sweets, and treats! How can we control ourselves from falling into the endless cycle that we get into every year? October 1st hits and immoderately we start snacking on candy corn or our favorite Holiday candy. As you know Walmart […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Holiday Candy



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Cost Of Healthcare Rising Due To Waste According To New Study Over the past several years we have seen a steady rise in healthcare costs. In an article released Monday, the private health insurance company, Humana, informed it’s readers of a total of $265 billion wasted on healthcare each year […]

Cost Of Healthcare Rising Due To Waste According To New ...


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Is Buying A Home Healthy? Buying a home is likely the most expensive thing you will ever purchase. Here are a few things to watch out for so you and your family stay happy and healthy through the entire home buying process. 1. Stress  While stress is something we all […]

Are There Health Risks In Buying a Home?


Empower Brokerage thoughts on winter fun
Fall and Winter Fun! Now that it is officially fall it is time to get serious with how you can have some fun outside. It is indeed that time of year, fall has officially begun and we are rapidly headed to winter and the Holidays. Yup, you heard that correct […]

Thoughts on Winter Fun



Mental and health benefits of yoga.
Yoga is more than just a workout. It is a mind-body practice, meant to build strength and flexibility while simultaneously helping manage stress and negative emotions. No medication has the power to improve so many areas of life at once. Maintaining a regular yoga practice is arguably the strongest tool […]

Yoga: more than just a workout


When it comes to health insurance you might be at a standstill on which plan to get. With many private companies, each has its own pros and cons, while staying relatively competitive. Where these companies stand apart usually comes down to the benefits offered. These benefits are robust and usually […]

Benefits That Could Be Unique To Your Health Plan


CBD Heath benefits and usage
First, it’s important to state that Empower Brokerage makes no claims as to the research or information in this post and does not claim to have a stance one way or another on the CBD issue. This post is for information purposes only. Cannabidiol, or CBD, has recently gained popularity […]

CBD Oil For Pain: What We know About Health Benefits ...



generic drugs
According to the FDA, almost 8 out of 10 prescriptions are filled for generic drugs in the U.S. However, many question the quality of generics. Does expensive mean better? Should I buy the name-brand just in case? Some wonder if name-brand drugs are superior. FDA Requirements The first thing I […]

Are name-brand drugs better than generic drugs?