Weekly Updates

21
May

How to Make Your Indoor Air Fresh

  You think you’re safe from outdoor pollutants and toxins? Think again. In fact, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, indoors at your home is 2-5 times more polluted than outdoors. Taking a deep breath of fresh air outdoors just might make good health sense. But considering the fact that we spend on average 90% of our time indoors,

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21
May

How Can You Lower Your Risk of Falling?

  About a quarter of older adults fall every year, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Falling sometimes leads to broken bones, limited mobility, and other health problems, especially for people 65 and older. Here are 5 tips to help prevent falling: Discuss with your doctor ways to prevent falling. Perform exercises that improve your balance

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21
May

Should I Slow Down My Swing Speed?

  It’s the beginner’s quandary: a powerful, lightning-fast swing will send the ball farther down the fairway and closer to the green, right? Probably not. While there are exceptions to the rule, those 100 mph swings usually send the ball to another fairway, to the rough, or dribbling 10 feet in front of the tee. Except maybe on a PGA

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21
May

How to Get Prior-Year Tax Information

  Tax day 2018 has passed—and for American taxpayers, it was one of the last reminders of 2017. The IRS instructs filers to retain tax records and supporting documents for at least the 3 previous years. Taxpayers who used tax-filing software for the first time and who don’t have copies of their returns may order tax transcripts of previous-year returns

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21
May

Recipe Of The Week

Classic Jelly Donuts Yields 15 Ingredients: ¾ cup whole milk 1¼-ounce package of active dry yeast (2¼ teaspoons) ¼ cup granulated sugar 2 large eggs 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature, cut into small pieces 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon lemon zest 3 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for work surface 2 quarts (64 ounces) canola oil, plus

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21
May

Quote Of The Week

“Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.”     — Norman Vincent Peale

21
May

Tackling Trade & Treasuries

Major domestic indexes went down last week after all three gained more than 2% the previous week.[i] The S&P 500 dropped 0.54%, the Dow gave back 0.47%, and the NASDAQ lost 0.66%.[ii] International stocks also stumbled; the MSCI EAFE decreased by 0.61%.[iii]   Two familiar topics were on many investors’ minds last week: trade and treasuries. Here is a recap

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14
May

Keep Oceans and Rivers Healthy by Eating Sustainable Seafood

  You love seafood. And you want to be environmentally sensitive, especially about oceans, lakes, and rivers. So how can you protect Earth’s bodies of water and still enjoy a good shrimp scampi dinner? A few simple lifestyle changes, such as buying fish that hasn’t been obtained from unsustainable sources, can make all the difference. Your decision to buy from

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14
May

The Ups and Downs of Diabetes

  More than 30 million Americans (9.4% of the population) suffer from diabetes, a disease involving the pancreas’ ability to produce insulin, according to the American Diabetes Association. A healthy pancreas, which is an organ behind the stomach, releases insulin to help your body process sugar and fat. In type 1 diabetes, your body’s immune system destroys pancreatic cells that

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14
May

Tips to Swinging Your Golf Club on a Plane

  One of the best ways to improve your game for more accurate shots is to maintain your swing plane. Golf pros say the biggest mistake amateurs make is not focusing on their planes. Maintaining your swing plane involves keeping your club parallel to the original shaft angle at impact as it rotates around your body. While swing planes may

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