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Category: Health

Stay Cool for Less This Summer

After a long winter, it’s finally going to stop being cold, but sure enough, we’re soon going to find ourselves with the opposite problem. When Mr. Sunshine is being a little too generous, how can you keep cool without racking up a huge energy bill from all the air conditioning? It turns out you may have many more options than you think. Maximizing A/C Efficiency (Short-Term) While some might be content to just open a window, many parts of the United States get so hot that air conditioning is the only sane option. Even in the parts that don’t...

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The Best Scholarships for Students with Disabilities

For college students with physical, intellectual or mental-health disabilities, the quintessential American university experience may seem less than inviting. Luckily, there are numerous scholarships available so these students can get the help they deserve to pay for college. In fact, there are so many that it would be impossible to list them all, but these stand out as some of the most lucrative. AmeriGlide Achiever Scholarship Every year, the $2,500 AmeriGlide scholarship is awarded to a college student who uses a wheelchair (manual or electric) or a mobility scooter. Eligible students must also have at least one year of...

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Money-Saving Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring is finally here and it’s starting to get nice outside. That’s why it’s a tradition to use this time of year to thoroughly clean the insides of our homes. It just makes sense. Whether you’re making a large undertaking out of cleaning up your dwelling, or if you’re just looking for some tips for your standard routine, you can turn your cleaning habits into an opportunity to save money. Breathe Fresh Air Before you finalize your do-to list, recognize how much money unseen dust and dirt can cause you to waste. Appliances are more efficient when their arteries...

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How to Ask for Help: A Beginner’s Guide

Help. It’s something we all need, but something we’re all hesitant to request. You could even say this very website only exists to help you in ways the people in your life couldn’t – or wouldn’t. After all, it seems like many people think helping the helpless is a waste of time. Still, we all need to ask for help sometimes. But while we know that we know this, we’re not so sure other people know as well. There’s good news though. The fact that so many people have trouble asking for help means at least as many people...

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What to Do if You Can’t Afford Health Insurance

Having health insurance is important, not just because it’s a massive layer of personal protection, but also because it’s federally illegal not to have it in some form. The issue, of course, is it still costs money to have health insurance. If you’re fortunate, that money comes out of a salaried paycheck, and you can tell yourself you’re not really losing money since it was hardly yours in the first place. If you’re not as fortunate, you’ll have to pay for your coverage out-of-pocket, and you’ll directly feel the strain on your bank account. But if you simply cannot...

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