(StatePoint) Is your family thinking about the skills and experience your child needs for college and future success? The majority of college admission officers recommend that students start preparing before or by ninth grade. Yet, more than half of middle level students haven’t started prepping for college, according to statistics from the National Honor Society (NHS) and National Junior Honor Society (NJHS).
(StatePoint) Americans are paying more attention to their personal savings accounts, but continue to carry credit card debt, according to the 2016 Financial Literacy Survey conducted by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) and BECU, the nation’s fourth largest not-for-profit credit union.
(BPT) - For millions of Americans, the turn of seasons means it’s time to tackle the big move. Whether you’ve purchased a new home or are changing apartments, moving is a lot of work — both physically and mentally. By planning ahead, packing smart and moving safely, you can avoid some of the most notorious moving day mistakes.
(StatePoint) It’s been five decades of party-goers tangling themselves up in knots, as the TWISTER game celebrates its 50th anniversary as a pop culture phenomenon and game night staple.
(StatePoint) Spring is peak home-buying season, but for some, a low credit score may make it difficult for their dream home to become a reality.
(BPT) - When you’re not feeling great and your stomach is just a little off, it can sidetrack your whole day. You may think you’re doing everything you can to maintain good digestive health — like eating a balanced diet, getting enough fiber and eating foods with probiotics — and wonder what you are doing wrong. For some people with digestive sensitivities, including those with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), specific types of carbohydrates called FODMAPs (Fermentable Oligosaccharides, Disaccharides, Monosaccharides And Polyols) can be poorly absorbed in the small intestine, causing gas, bloating and other digestive symptoms. According to www.LowFODMAPcentral.com from Nestlé Health Science, FODMAPs are found in a wide variety of foods across many food groups. Here are 10 foods and beverages you may not realize could be affecting your digestive health.
(NewsUSA) - Sponsored News - Only nine percent of Americans are meeting their daily recommended consumption of vegetables, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This May, National Salad Month, make an extra effort to get your greens and meet the 2016 USDA Dietary Guidelines, which recommend that you consume between two and three cups of vegetables per day.
(BPT) - Show mom just how much you love her by showering her with sweet gifts straight from the heart. From a breakfast fit for a Queen, to a “berry” sweet chocolate surprise, to quick and easy gift ideas and sweet homemade treats, you’re sure to find the perfect gift for your family’s leading lady and make this Mother’s Day one to remember!