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3 Ways to Make Healthy Meals Cheaper

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Here are some troubling statistics (http://www.menusofchange.org/principles-resources/issue-briefs/healthy-food-vs-healthcare-spending-and-trends-in-medical-culinary-educati). In 1960, US citizens spent three times as much on food as they d .. Read more


Keep Stress at Bay and the Doctor Away

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

The American no-pain-no-gain, can-do attitude is slowly but surely killing us by way of the stress we cause ourselves. Stress's effects on mood are well known. Anxiety, overwhelm, restlessness, agitation, irritability, lethargy, sadness .. Read more


How to Travel Cheap: Travel Hacking with Credit Card Points

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

We’ve written here before on the importance of vacation for de-stressing, creativity, and productivity, but what if you just don’t have the money to fly to a remote beach or history-laden European city? Do you want to spend .. Read more


Affordable Benefits Around the Corner

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

You've brought some great employees on board. Nice! But in the competitive job market, employees always have their eyes out for a better offer. And it’s no small cost to find and train even part-time and seasonal employees. So how do  .. Read more


Alliance Member Benefit: 24/7 Doctor Access

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

We make a lot of demands on our immune systems during the winter months. Holiday, work, and family stress coupled with the lower temperatures and precipitation can create a perfect storm of susceptibility to colds and other viruses. But oft .. Read more


3 Common Sense Ways To Save On Your Winter Heating Costs

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

Even though this may end up being the warmest winter on record (surpassing last year’s claim to that title), much of the US is still experiencing typical winter conditions. The good news is that natural gas prices are at 16-year-low a .. Read more


3 Quick Tips To Smooth Your Holiday Travel Experience

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

The winter holidays are the busiest travel time of the year. According to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, the amount of people making long-distance trips over 50 miles rises annually at this time by as much as 50%. While the vast m .. Read more


3 Simple Tips to Save On Holiday Shopping

Monday, November 23, 2015

In 2013, Americans spent $603 billion on the winter holidays — Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa — far more than all the other holidays combined! The average person spent $730 on food, gifts, and holidays decorations. If you have .. Read more


3 Ways To Stay Healthy Through Winter

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

For most of the continental U.S., falling temperatures and the change in seasons mean the approach of the holidays and fun fall activities such as pumpkin picking and hayrides. But unfortunately it also means the advent of cold and flu seas .. Read more


4 Ways For Your Small Business To Earn More This Holiday Season

Thursday, October 22, 2015

As the “most wonderful time of the year” approaches, consumer spending levels also reach their annual peak. Needless to say, this is also a crucial time for all businesses to have strong marketing plans in place and take advanta .. Read more