Health

How to Get Out of Medical Debt

How to Get Out of Medical Debt

The good news first. More than 16 million previously uninsured Americans are now covered by Obamacare. The bad news: It sure doesn’t cover medical debt. And 70 percent of us are still struggling to get rid of it, according…

The Reality of Having ADHD at Work

The Reality of Having ADHD at Work

I spent my childhood in tony private schools that touted their ability to give students individualized care and attention. The privileged education was wonderful, but my grade reports and parent-teacher conferences were always the same: Ashley is intelligent and…

Sleep Absolutely Needs to Be a Priority

Sleep Absolutely Needs to Be a Priority

My sleep evangelism started with my own painful wake-up call. On the morning of April 6, 2007, I was lying on the floor of my home office in a pool of blood. On my way down, my head had…

Guide to Long-Term Disability Insurance

Guide to Long-Term Disability Insurance

A home is likely one of the largest purchases you will ever make, so it may surprise you to hear that it is actually not your biggest asset. The ability to earn a continuous income far surpasses the value of…

Top Exercise Apps Cheaper Than Spin Class

Top Exercise Apps Cheaper Than Spin Class

Exercise is critical for your health and can be an important part of striking that elusive work-life balance. But between Pilates, spin, and barre classes, or even just a simple gym membership, the cost of working out can add…

Who Needs Life Insurance?

Who Needs Life Insurance?

As the new year begins, it’s customary to take a look at the year ahead and mindfully make resolutions. We think about goals to set, and changes that will make our lives more healthy, productive, and financially stable than…

Economic Reasons Why Rape Is Not Reported

Economic Reasons Why Rape Is Not Reported

The decision to report rape or sexual assault is far from simple, and it goes beyond the emotional toll of having to constantly recount the story. There are serious financial deterrents to coming forward: Reporting can derail careers and education…

How Long Should You Power Nap?

How Long Should You Power Nap?

Power napping can improve your performance at work, but it may depend on the length of the nap.

A nap between 45 minutes and 60 minutes can result in an increase in information retrieval, according to a study&nbsp…

The Health Benefits of Being Sexually Active

The Health Benefits of Being Sexually Active

If work is your passion, it may be time to rethink your turn-ons. That’s because frequent sexual activity impacts more than the springs in your bed. It also keeps you healthier, happier, and well-paid, thanks to a…

What Are the Best Health Trackers?

What Are the Best Health Trackers?

With winter over, it’s time to move beyond Netflix marathons and on to healthier binges. Like tracking your health.

We’re not talking about that pedometer gathering dust in your junk drawer. Today’s tracking tools measure your activity…

How To Become A Morning Person

How To Become A Morning Person

Make a resolution to stop hitting the snooze button! Stop being envious of your friend who wakes up naturally (how is that possible?), and try becoming a morning person yourself. Waking up early has its benefits: you get more sun…

Habits That Cause Stress and How to Avoid Them

Habits That Cause Stress and How to Avoid Them

We've all been there: hearts racing, palms sweating, and panic rising when we realize that there is too much to do and just not enough time. Stress can be immobilizing, and it can negatively affect many aspects of…

How to Deal With Money Anxiety Disorder

How to Deal With Money Anxiety Disorder

“Money anxiety disorder” is a term used by psychologists to describe a condition of constant worry and unease about money. The term seems to have come into use around 2008 to 2009, when the economy was unraveling and…

9 Ways to Save Money While Eating Healthy

9 Ways to Save Money While Eating Healthy

Eating healthfully and spending wisely don’t always go hand in hand. As someone who is passionate about food and nutrition, my own all-organic grocery bill used to be over $600 every month, just for me! Yes, healthy…

The Biggest Abortion Restrictions of 2014

The Biggest Abortion Restrictions of 2014

It’s impossible to talk about women’s financial autonomy and upward mobility without talking about reproductive rights.

Research trends have established a link between legal access to birth control and young women achieving employment, increased earning power…