Category Archives: HEALTH and WEALTH

Life Expectancy in America (You’ll Live Longer Than You Think!)

“You’re not getting old; you’re getting ready.” -Ernestine Shepherd, the world’s oldest female competitive body builder. It’s a Fact: Americans Are Living Longer According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), life expectancy in the U.S. now stands … Continue reading

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How Do You Measure Success? Thriving with The Third Metric

“Don’t just go out there and climb the ladder of success. Instead, redefine success. Because the world desperately needs it.” -Arianna Huffington in an interview for Forbes.com Born in Greece, educated at Cambridge, and now a well-known American entrepreneur and … Continue reading

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Make a Million-Dollar Resolution (part 1)

 “Good resolutions are like babies crying in church. They should be carried out immediately.” ―Charles M. Sheldon Can a New Year’s Resolution make a Million-Dollar Difference? Absolutely! Decisions you make today can make a tremendous difference to your long-term financial … Continue reading

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Health Savings Accounts: Earn Healthy Financial Returns with an HSA

“Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) are IRAs on steroids.” – Paul Zane Pilzer, economist, author, entrepreneur, professor. This month, we continue to explore health and wealth. Last week, we examined FSAs (or Flexible Spending Accounts/Arrangements), a tax-slashing employee benefit that most … Continue reading

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Flexible Spending Accounts: The Neglected Tax-Slashing Strategy

“The FSA may be the most underutilized tax-advantaged vehicle the government has given us.” – Jerry Ripperger, director of consumer health for the Principal Financial Group, Des Moines, Iowa. Last week, we looked at the connection between health and wealth.  … Continue reading

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Healthy Dividends: New Year’s Resolutions that Can Make You Wealthier

“The greatest wealth is health.” -Virgil Now is the time of year that many people join gyms, go on diets, and vow to get in shape or drop those pounds. Some want to feel better, others aspire to lose the … Continue reading

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