How can your budget help you save for the future?
Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels Empowering Your Finances with the 50/30/20 Rule Navigating financial intricacies is a challenge many individuals face, particularly those who have issues with keeping expenses within their budget. Amid these challenges, the quest for clarity and a dependable method becomes paramount. Enter the 50/30/20-rule, a […]

Budget Smarter, Live Better with the 50/30/20 Approach

It is important to stay cool in the summer to avoid any heat-related illness.
As we transition from the breezy spring days into the sizzling summer heat, we must consider the potential risks of rising temperatures. Among these risks are the increased chance of obtaining heat-related illnesses. This article aims to share knowledge about these conditions, how to prevent them, and what to do […]

Understanding Heat-Related Illness

The Debt Ceiling has been an issue for many years. 2
The debt ceiling consistently sparks discussion in the complex arenas of political debate and financial policy. You may have heard the term used in the news, but what does it mean, and why is it significant? While it might appear as a piece of intricate jargon, the reality is that […]

Debt Ceiling: A Crucial Component

The new legislation regarding price transparency in costs will bring clarity to many people.
Price transparency has been a long-standing issue in the healthcare industry. The lack of transparency in pricing makes it difficult for consumers to compare services and limits to their competition. According to a recent study, 50% of Americans are concerned about their ability to afford healthcare, and many people struggle to […]

Price Transparency and Healthcare

A second opinion is a viable option that can confirm a diagnosis.
Seeking medical care and following a treatment plan is essential to maintaining good health, but sometimes we may feel unsure or uncomfortable with a diagnosis or treatment plan. In such cases, seeking a second medical opinion can provide valuable information and insight. These situations may require more specialized care or […]

Should You Get a Second Opinion?

A New Year's Eve party is photographed.
Thinking of New Year’s Eve, what comes to your mind? Do you envision funny party hats, noise makers, champagne, and people going to extravagant parties while wearing their best attire? You might imagine Times Square in New York City overflowing with people and confetti. Let us explore the origin of […]

New Year’s Eve Traditions

A colorful map of the United States of America if seen.
The State of Jefferson Have you ever heard of the state of Jefferson? Nearly 81 years ago, the United States of America almost adopted Jefferson, made up of western Oregon and northern California counties. How close to becoming a recognized state was Jefferson? Does Jefferson still have interest today? When […]

The State of Jefferson

A college football is seen on a football field of play.
5 Fascinating College Football Facts College football is in the heart of its regular season, and you might have seen your favorite team or alma mater play on the gridiron this year. Perhaps you are not a college football fan. Are you unsure what to say when surrounded by family […]

5 Fascinating College Football Facts

Aca subsidies extended thumnail
In August of 2022, President Joe Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 into law. Within the act, there are many provisions, including energy, environmental, and tax provisions. The law has extended ACA subsidies for the next three years. The expanded premium tax credits were first introduced and enacted in […]

Extended ACA Subsidies in the IRA

A woman uses a photography camera.
Photography Camera Advice for Beginners Taking a good photograph with a professional camera is not as simple as people think. Am I holding the camera correctly? What camera settings do I use? Perhaps you recently purchased a digital camera or are planning to buy one. Would you like to know […]

Photography Camera Advice