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Nov 30, 2018, 08:00 ET FEBC: Rising Costs of Insulin Related to Rising Rates of Diabetes-Related Deaths

Affording medical treatment is sometimes right up there with affording college: nearly impossible for the average person, and potentially financially ...


Nov 29, 2018, 08:00 ET Financial Education Benefits Center: Corrective Health and How Regular Exercise Can Reduce Healthcare Costs

What's the value of exercise? According to The New York Times, it comes out to roughly $2,500. Costs associated with treating diseases that could be...


Nov 28, 2018, 08:00 ET Check With a Medical Professional Before Taking Dietary Supplements, Says Financial Education Benefits Center

Knowing what to believe about dietary supplements can be difficult; often claims are made about the supplement with little to no research to actually ...


Nov 27, 2018, 08:00 ET How Improving One's Mental Health Can Affect One's Life, Shares Financial Education Benefits Center

There are few things that affect someone's well-being as much as their mental health. Many people may not choose to improve their mental health for a ...


Nov 26, 2018, 08:00 ET FEBC: During the Giving Holiday Season, It's Important to Be Safe, but Can Safety Be Taken Too Far?

November for many people brings out the idea and want of giving to others because there's so much to be thankful for in their lives and they want to...


Nov 23, 2018, 15:01 ET Eating Out or Dining In, Members May Save Money Thanks to FEBC

Foodie culture is on the rise in America, or at least it's getting more attention on social media lately. People are showing off their love of good...


Nov 22, 2018, 08:00 ET Financial Education Benefits Center: Tips for Millennial Women, the Most Anxious and Proactive Financial Planners

Millennials, in particular millennial women, are the most overwhelmed by their financial situation, according to a recent MarketWatch article. They...


Nov 21, 2018, 08:00 ET FEBC: Getting a Great Deal on This Year's Black Friday Sales May Be About More Than Just a Price Tag

There is a certain satisfaction that can come with finding the best deal around. Getting a great deal is really important to people because they want ...


Nov 20, 2018, 08:00 ET Getting Scurvy or Potentially Starting an Eating Disorder Are Just a Few of the Side Effects of Extreme Diets, Says FEBC

As people get older and that invincibility of youth fades, there's often a sudden panic in trying to become healthier. A dramatic change in lifestyle ...


Nov 19, 2018, 08:00 ET Celebrating the Holidays With Loved Ones Includes Celebrating With Friends Too, Says FEBC

There are over 55 unique holidays from November through January. These holidays all have important meanings, even if some are more lighthearted than...


Nov 16, 2018, 08:00 ET Financial Education Benefits Center: International Tolerance Day Celebrates Unity, Harmony, and Acceptance

November 16th is International Tolerance Day, which marks the anniversary of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization's...


Nov 15, 2018, 08:00 ET Financial Education Benefits Center: The Best and Worst States for Identity Theft and Fraud

Consumer data breaches are nothing new. In 2018, alone, cybercriminals compromised the information of customers at Sears, Macy's, Kmart, Delta and...


Nov 14, 2018, 08:00 ET Financial Education Benefits Center on Depression: A Deeper Issue Than Mindset

Those who suffer from depression or other mood disorders have undoubtedly been told at one time or another that it's a choice or something that can...


Nov 13, 2018, 08:00 ET Financial Education Benefits Center: The Hopelessness of Student Loan Debt Impacts Mental Health

Hopelessness is like free falling into a void. Without hope for a better future, an individual may find themselves self-medicating and/or engaging in ...


Nov 12, 2018, 08:00 ET From a Day to a Year, Handling the Results of Identity Theft Can Cause Emotional and Financial Trouble, Says FEBC

Identity theft is a serious problem, one that has affected seven percent of Americans 16 and older. Some damage is more severe, some less, but it's...


Nov 09, 2018, 08:00 ET Financial Education Benefits Center: Marathons for Those Who Can't Run 26.2 Miles

The Boston Marathon draws the best runners from all over the world, testing endurance and conditioning. But not every marathon requires running and...


Nov 08, 2018, 08:00 ET Financial Education Benefits Center Encourages Members to Participate in No-Shave November Cancer Awareness

As the days grow longer, so do beards across the nation. No-Shave November is a time-honored tradition that grows awareness of cancer by contrasting...


Nov 08, 2018, 08:00 ET AFBC: Pulled Up By the Bootstraps or Pulled Down Into the Dirt, Student Loans Not Helping the Way Many Borrowers Hope They Would

The American tale of starting from nothing, pulling oneself up by the bootstraps and striking it big is a classic one, but it's becoming less common...


Nov 07, 2018, 08:00 ET Innovation, Not Imitation. FEBC Takes a Look at Fusion Food

Traveling around and enjoying food is one of the big reasons people find other cultures so amazing. They'll bring back stories of foods with names...


Nov 06, 2018, 08:00 ET Seven Financial Fundamentals to Create a More Ideal Life Provided by Financial Education Benefits Center

Many people struggle with controlling their finances or developing a strong financial strategy for their resources. Those who have mastery over their ...


Nov 05, 2018, 08:00 ET FEBC: A Genetic Predisposition to Being Overweight? It's More Likely Than Some Think

There's a lot of things that can set off the intense feelings of hunger, but there's really only one way to stop feeling hungry and continuing on...


Nov 02, 2018, 08:00 ET Financial Education Benefits Center: Don't Wait Until the New Year to Restart an Exercise Regime

Autumn (and winter in particular) are seasons where many people tend to stay indoors and reduce their activity level. While the cold dark days may...


Nov 01, 2018, 08:00 ET Financial Education Benefits Center: When It Comes to Financial Planning, Millennials Are Full of Contradictions

Generalizations, especially about an entire generation, are undermined by the millions of unique lives of the people that inhabit it. Millennials are ...


Oct 31, 2018, 08:00 ET Spooky Treats Are a Fun Part of Halloween, but FEBC Says to Be Careful to Stay Safe This Haunting Holiday

Halloween has come a long way from its origins, now revolving around getting as many treats as possible and enjoying a spookier atmosphere as the...


Oct 30, 2018, 08:00 ET Financial Education Benefits Center Reports Remarkable Link Between Being Single and the Hero's Journey

"Love is a friendship set to music," wrote Joseph Campbell, famous mythologist and famed expert on the Hero's Journey. Perhaps his wisdom can be...