Why Your Credit Score Is A Number You Need To Know

Excellent Credit Score

Do you know your credit score?  If not, it’s important to understand that this is a number you don’t want to neglect.  Your credit score is the key to borrowing money inexpensively (or at all), and building and maintaining good credit can have a significant impact on your future.  If you are young and starting out on your own, the time to start establishing good credit is now.  For those of you who have a low credit score, don’t panic. Read more

History and Health Benefits of Echinacea

downloadEchinacea, the purple coneflower, is the best known and researched herb for stimulating the immune system. Thousands of Europeans and Americans use echinacea preparations against colds and flu, minor infections, and a host of other major and minor ailments. This native American herb has an impressive record of laboratory and clinical research. Thousands of doctors currently use echinacea for treating infectious diseases. Read more

The Real Deal About Weight Loss Pills

images (2)Living in today’s high end and critical society is really difficult for some people. Sadly, while some are lucky enough to be born perfect, there are those who are physically underdeveloped or are not as endowed with the perfect body. Since conformity is the trick for one to get by in the eyes of peers, many individuals tend to do anything possible just to be considered “in”. Read more

5 Tips For Back To College Budgeting

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Educating children about fiscal responsibility should begin well before the day they leave for college.  However, it’s during this exciting new phase of life that they will likely have the first real opportunity to put that fiscal education to work.  It’s critical that those children entering their college years have the skills necessary to budget and keep expenses in check.  As the next couple of months mark “back to college” season, it’s a great time to look at some ways that you can help your child learn how to create a budget- and stick with it! Read more

The Positive Side of Stress

images (3)Life, by general consensus, is a complicated affair that can be tackled in as many ways as there are people. It is possible to cruise by it without worrying too much, blatantly ignoring aspects and factors that can cause abrupt changes in one’s life. On the other extreme, it is also possible to experience such levels of stress and anxiety that one is unable to find security only in certain areas of personal comfort. For others, life gets to them and they simply lose touch with reality itself, their mental imploding. Yet, all of the approaches that people have come up with to cope with life tend to be rooted firmly in stress. Read more