• The Reality Of Long Term Care Planning

    NAPS)—Americans on average would like to live to a healthy age of 92 according to “Our Family, Our Future: The Heart of Long Term Care Planning,” a recent study conducted by Age Wave and Harris Interactive for...

    • Posted December 31, 2010
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  • Medicare Beneficiaries: Get The Most From Your Coverage In 2011

    Medicare Beneficiaries: Get The Most From Your Coverage In 2011 (NAPS)—During Medicare’s Annual Election Period (AEP; Nov. 15-Dec. 31), seniors and other beneficiaries should do a little homework to ensure they get the most from their Medicare...

    • Posted December 31, 2010
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  • Taking Control Of Your Spending: Budget Basics

    Taking Control Of Your Spending: Budget Basics by John Addison (NAPS)—If you are like most people, you find that you often spend money on things that you really don’t need. Another way to look at it is...

    • Posted December 31, 2010
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  • Helping Small Businesses Succeed

    (NAPS)—Small businesses may soon find it easier to get the help they need from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The SBA recently updated its site to provide easier access to information about ways to start up,...

    • Posted December 31, 2010
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  • New Cost-Saving Flood Insurance Option From FEMA

    (NAPS)—There may be good news for residents and business owners in locations recently designated as high-risk flood areas. Starting in 2011, the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA’s) low-cost insurance policy may be available to help them save...

    • Posted December 31, 2010
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  • Twelve Tips To Save Time And Trouble

    (NAPS)—A recent survey conducted by Harris Interactive for HealthyWomen, the nation’s leading independent health information source for women, reveals how women are spending their time versus how they wish they were spending it. Women today are busier...

    • Posted December 24, 2010
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  • Owning A Home Can Pay Dividends

    (NAPS)—There are many good reasons to become a homeowner. In addition to the social benefits, the feeling of autonomy and sense of community investment, there are the tax benefits. One major tax benefit is the mortgage interest...

    • Posted December 24, 2010
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  • First Lady Michelle Obama Recognizes Outstanding Museums and Libraries at White House Ceremony

    New Mexico’s Explora Among Those Honored Washington, DC—First Lady Michelle Obama presented the 2010 National Medal for Museum and Library Service to five museums and five libraries at a White House ceremony today. The National Medal is...

    • Posted December 24, 2010
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  • A Welcome Addition To Green Building

    (NAPS)—With water costs rising across much of the United States—more than 10 percent in two years, according to a recent survey by the American Water Works Association—building a water-efficient home is a wise investment in the future....

    • Posted December 17, 2010
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  • Funds For Today, Protection For The Future

    (NAPS)—Billions of dollars in retirement savings are unnecessarily lost each year. Here’s the situation: The Employee Benefit Research Institute estimates that about 59 percent of Americans aged 56 to 62 are at risk of not having enough...

    • Posted December 17, 2010
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  • Easy Ways To Save Water At Home

    (NAPS)—When it comes to managing health care costs, the more you know, the more you may be able to save. That’s one reason it can be a pretty healthy idea to learn all you can about Medicare,...

    • Posted December 10, 2010
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  • A Golden Moment To Get Cash

    (NAPS)—You might not keep cash in your jewelry box or tucked into a drawer, but that’s just what you’re doing when you hold on to old, unwanted gold jewelry. Perhaps it’s a school ring that you never...

    • Posted December 10, 2010
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  • Supporting The Nation’s Veterans

    (NAPS)—Veterans make an important sacrifice for the nation, so you may well wonder what you can do in return. Fortunately, there are a number of ways you can help: 1. Be a Good Neighbor Be aware of...

    • Posted December 10, 2010
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  • Easy To Give, Great To Get

    (NAPS)—Great gifts from you are in the cards. When you give gift cards for last-minute presents, as stocking stuffers or on any special occasion, you know your friends or family members will be getting just what they...

    • Posted December 3, 2010
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  • Play Your Way To Fitness

    (NAPS)—Who says getting fit can’t be fun? Popular new fitness games turn staying fit into a fun challenge. Here are ways to get in the game of staying in shape: “Your Shape: Fitness Evolved” The fitness game...

    • Posted December 3, 2010
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