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Affordable Summer Camp Options


Summer is nearly here, and if you have kids, they’ll need somewhere to be while you’re at work. One of the most popular destinations for kids is summer camp. Camp allows kids to meet new friends, to try new activities, and to learn self-reliance. Unfortunately, some camps are expensive. Since they provide food, entertainment, and occasionally, a place to sleep, it’s only natur...


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Using Amazon To Save Time And Money


Amazon is the most popular websites for online shopping. The benefits are clear - it’s faster and easier to shop at a website than a physical store, and Amazon’s prices are often lower than Walmart and Target. Amazon offers even more benefits to using their website. Here are a few: Amazon Prime The main draw of Amazon Prime is free two-day shipping. Prime also gives you access to f...


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What To Look For In A Therapist


May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and we’re continuing to write about this important subject. Today, we’ll be discussing what to look for in a therapist. You’ve taken a huge step and decided to get a therapist - congratulations! Whatever you wish to accomplish through therapy, it will be much easier if you have the right therapist. Here are a few things to consider. Pr...


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Restaurants With Senior Discounts


Want to dine out this weekend? We’ve put together a list of restaurants that offer discounts to senior citizens. Happy Friday! Applebee’s Senior Discount: 10-15% off (varies by location) Possible requirement of Golden Apple Card (60+) verified Arby’s Senior Discount: 10% off – Also reports of a free drink (55+) varies by location A&W Senior Discount All American F...


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The Five Signs of Emotional Distress


One in five people suffer from mental health issues, but how can you tell when someone might need help? People rarely open up about these issues, and they may not even realize that they’re in trouble in the first place. The Campaign to Change Direction recognized this problem, and identified five warning signs that someone may be suffering from emotional distress. Here’s what you s...


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Where to Look for Low-Cost Dental Care


Poor dental health can make life miserable. If you’re suffering from dental problems, it’s likely that you have trouble eating and drinking, and you may feel self-conscious or bad about yourself. Some problems can even develop to the point where they can threaten your overall health.   Making matters worse, dental problems can be expensive to fix. Luckily, there are ways to rec...


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Mental Health Resources You Should Know About


May is mental health awareness month. According to the National Institute for Mental Health, in 2014, about one in five Americans suffered from a mental health issue. As common as these issues are, people can still be hesitant to get help. Left untreated, mental health problems can make life much harder. You might make poor decisions, pull away from friends and family, or even stop taking care...


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Job Resources For Seniors


More and more seniors are looking for work. Maybe your retirement income isn’t enough, or you’ve never been able to retire to begin with. It’s also possible that you simply miss working. Regardless of your reasons, it can be challenging to find work as a senior. Here are some resources that might improve your odds.   AARP You already know about AARP’s membership pr...


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How To Develop Better Spending Habits


There’s no way around it - it just feels good to spend money. Unfortunately, once you start, it can be hard to stop, even when your finances are in bad shape. It won’t be easy to get your spending under control, but here are some small, manageable steps you can take to develop better habits and keep more of your money. Create a Budget If you’re going to develop better spendi...


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Avoid Scams With The FTC Scam Alert


No one wants to think about it, but everyone who uses the internet or phone is at risk of being scammed. People from all backgrounds can be tricked into giving money or personal information to criminals, and if you do, it can be nearly impossible to track them down. You can help protect yourself by staying informed, and one of the best ways to do that is by following the Federal Trade Commissi...


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