1. Retirement Savings: Double Your Investment in 10 Years

    Athene Ascent Helps Prepare Boomers for Retirement March 16, 2015 3:00 PM WEST DES MOINES, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With an estimated 75 million baby boomers on the verge of retirement in the next 10 to 15 years, Athene USA is providing financial options to prepare them for their future glory days. According to a recent study by Athene with Nielsen Opinion Quest, 39% of future retirees are insecure…Read More

  2. Corporate Wellness: The Importance of Lunch ‘n Learns

    The Importance of Lunch ‘n Learns As worksite health promotion initiatives have increased in sophistication over the last 10 years, there are some people who vehemently criticize the concept of lunch ‘n learns. Discarded as too simple, there are those who will tell you that lunch ‘n learns don’t really do a lot in terms of bringing about immediate and sustained behavior change. And while …Read More

  3. Weight Loss: 6 Things The World’s Most Successful “Diets” Have in Common

    6 Things The World’s Most Successful “Diets” Have in Common By Kris Gunnars | AuthorityNutrition.com Many diets have stood the test of time. They became popular a long time ago, but people are still doing them and still getting results. This includes, but is not limited to: The Mediterranean diet. The low-carb diet. The paleo diet. A whole-foods, plant-based diet. People tend to focus…Read More

  4. Life Insurance: Misinformation from Dave Ramsey

    Suze Orman & Dave Ramsey, Wrong? By Michael Pfeil Friday, March 27, 2015 Many people in Middle Class America listen to and follow the advice of both Suze Orman and Dave Ramsey.  People expect that the advice they are giving is accurate based on their celebrity status. However, the worst possible advice they could give, is their opinion regarding High Cash Value Life Insurance. They are both…Read More

  5. Life Insurance 101

    Life Insurance 101 Most insurance policies provide a “just in case” umbrella.  For example, car and healthcare insurance are based on offering financial relief from the potential of an auto accident and illness, respectively.  There are good chances that these events do not occur and, if they do, there are good chances that they will not be serious.  The chances of events occurring and the …Read More

  6. Mortgage Protection Insurance

    What is Mortgage Protection Insurance? For most American families, the mortgage represents the largest source of personal debt, a debt that can easily default in the event of the primary breadwinner’s death. Owning a home is the American dream. But, the reality of home ownership is that paying the mortgage can really strain the family budget. In fact, it often takes two incomes just to afford th…Read More

  7. Workplace Wellness: A Business Strategy for Economic Growth

    Workplace Wellness: A Business Strategy for Economic Growth We are all aware that there are indicators of an economic crisis. The looming fiscal cliff, uncertainties of healthcare reform, high unemployment, global competition & devaluation of the dollar are news topics that have become commonplace. On the bright side, times of crisis can also create opportunities for positive change. We must t…Read More

  8. Workplace Wellness for Small Business!

    It’s no secret that health promotion programming has been embraced by the business community in a big way. However, even though more companies are participating in worksite wellness now than ever before, many small businesses are still on the outside looking in. In fact, very little has been written specifically for small businesses to help them in their quest to create healthier employees and h…Read More

  9. What is Wellness Coaching?

    What is Wellness Coaching? Give a man a fish; you have fed him for today. Teach a man to fish; and you have fed him for a lifetime. (Chinese proverb) Personal coaching is a proven paradigm for improving athletic & executive performance. Wellness Coaching offers support to individuals who are striving to defeat unhealthy behaviors, prevent disease & live healthier lives. Wellness Coaching i…Read More

  10. Top 12 Tips for Achieving Healthy, Happy Weight!

    Top 12 Tips for Healthy, Happy Weight! When was the last time you looked in the mirror & said, “Wow! What a MIRACLE”? Your body is a complex, miraculous creation & it was gifted to you! It is the ONLY vehicle you will be given to fulfill your unique purpose & destiny & it is your responsibility to care for it. Unfortunately, you were not given an owner’s manual. The following…Read More