5 Effective (but Unpleasant) Ways to Fix Social Security

Each year a projection is made by the trustee for the Social Security Trust Fund that uses past data to estimate when the promised benefits will no longer be able to be paid in full. The precise year changes, but it is widely believed that an accurate time frame for such to occur is between the years 2029 –...

Obamacare Is Collapsing American Healthcare

The collapsing Obamacare health laws have had a major impact on the U.S. economy with individual spending more on health care and less on other aspects of their life, which has had a major impact on the entire economy of the nation. Among the problems being faced by the U.S. healthcare system is a shortage of healthcare workers and...

5 Weight Loss Solutions that Actually Work

Featured Image courtesy of //www.facebook.com/xyngularcorp/ Health is one of the most popular topics of conversation, web searches, and media content today. In particular, weight loss is a common priority for many, and it is also a common struggle. So, what are some methods to lose weight that actually work? Counting Calories The concept here is simple, which may be what...

How to Fix Social Security For Good

Introduction There is a financing shortfall when it comes to the social security program. Social Security's tax revenue and the trust fund reserves have promised to offer sufficient cash to pay out all benefits until the year 2033. After that, the trust fund will be exhausted and will have the ability only to pay 77 percent of the benefits...

How Will The Republicans Replace Obamacare?

There are relatively few laws that passed during President Obama's administration that were as controversial as the Affordable Care Act. The Act, widely called ObamaCare, was a compromise that made few people happy. It was a step to close to universal healthcare for Republicans, yet a bill that was too far away from single-payer health care for Democrats. During...

5 Steps to Prevent Spinal Cord Injuries

Spinal cord injuries often cause permanent damage leading to a loss in strength, sensation, and bodily functions. According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center (NSCIS), there are 17,000 new cases of spinal cord injury every year. The leading cause of spinal cord injury are vehicular accidents, but falls, violence, sports, and medical accidents also contribute to the...

3 Trends in Healthcare Consumer Expectations

Healthcare industries are not showing any signs of a slowdown in the near future. However, as healthcare consumer expectations continue to increase, healthcare experts, management, and personnel may find that they need to reformulate policies and procedures in order to adapt to new changes within the industry and to accommodate consumer demands. Some of the trends in...

What Your Frequent Migraines Might be a Sign Of

Those of us who suffer from migraines know just how painful and annoying they can be. Oftentimes, we do our best to just grin and bear it, brush it off, or combat our migraines with different medications and other forms of treatment. Many American adults deal with migraines on a regular basis. In fact, it is estimated that about 2...

Taking Care of Your Mind Through the Years

Getting old isn't easy, but it does beat the alternative. That being said, is there such a thing as aging gracefully? Rather than trying to age well, why not face it with a sense of exploration. You're in a new phase of life. It's time to learn new things. Risk Factors

What You Should Know About the Pills You Put in Your Body

Taking supplements to bolster your health is a good option for many Americans. Whether you're just trying to get as healthy as possible or fighting a particular condition, your supplement choices should be shared with your doctor to reduce the risk of a drug interaction. In addition, you want to be sure to purchase the best quality...

Why Private Insurance Needs to Be Part of the Economy

One of the most significant topics in the recent Democratic debates has been the issue of health care. Despite a common belief that private insurance should not be part of the equation, the individual insurance market accounts for a large part of the American economy. Private coverage plays such a leading role in so much of the...

What is Holistic Healing and What Can it Do for Me?

You are an interconnected being and it's essential to treat yourself as a whole person when deciding how to approach your health. Holistic healing can help you consider all aspects of yourself to recover fully. Interested in learning how? Read on to find out. What is Holistic Healing? The holistic healing...

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7 Things You Never Knew About South Africa

(Image Source: CapetownVillas.net) South Africa lies on the southernmost tip of Africa. It is the second most visited country on the continent. There is so...

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How Do I Create a Solid Financial Plan for My Family?

With so many family expenses, how do you figure out where to allocate your money? When building your financial plan, it can...