Where do you feel safest from the threat of a fire? Most people report it is in their own home, but statistics indicate otherwise. In reality, the overwhelming majority of fire deaths occur in the home.
Most of us know someone who has had a heart attack or stroke. Statistics indicate that every minute, someone in the U.S. dies from a heart disease-related event. Every day, approximately 2,200 Americans die from heart disease and/or stroke. Every year, more than 900,000 people in the U.S. have a heart attack
This year, I have resolved not to lose any important files on my computer. After all, it is a mega warehouse of my personal information from priceless family pictures, to tax documents, the music library, and everything else that I would like to have instant access to with the click of a mouse. I think everyone has accidentally deleted a file at some point in time or, even worse, encountered a virus, or have their hard drive crash. I have come to learn the value of preventative measures and backing up my computer files is an easy one.
Taking advantage of health care benefits, whether offered through an employer or individually purchased plans, is something that many people don’t do. Some people feel that is just something they need to have in case there is an emergency, and others may fear their policy doesn’t cover their individual medical needs. Using your insurance for regular dental visits, wellness check-ups and annual physicals you can minimize the risks of emergencies by going to professional who can assess your overall physical health on a regularly scheduled basis. So what is stopping you? Don’t procrastinate on your personal well-being and schedule your appointments today.
The start of a new year often spurs people into action to make positive changes in their life for the upcoming year. January has been designated as Financial Wellness Month, and it is the perfect time to look at your financial spending and saving habits. There are many things you can do without the assistance of a financial planner or accountant to get your financial future on the right track.