30 Sickening stats about healthcare and medical debt.

1.  Medical bills are the number one reason for bankruptcy in the United States, causing more than 60% of all BK’s.  Approximately three-fourths of those who go BK because of medical bills have health insurance.

2.  An illness or hospital stay that requires intensive care can easily rack up medical bills over one million dollars.

3.  Every year, it’s estimated that hospitals overcharge Americans by about 10 billion dollars.

4.  Medical billing advocates estimate that over 90% of the medical bills thy audit ...

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The Millenial Generation is about to take over the economy. Are you ready?

“Unfounded optimism is a commodity of the young.” 

The attitudes, values, and behaviors of every generation reflect their shared experience.  This has never been more true than for America’s Millennial Generation, having survived the Great Recession, finishing school with record debt, and  entering the working world amid challenges of globalization.  Still, they are inordinately optimistic, ready to influence our economy en masse.  Just like the wave of Baby Boomers going from silver to gold is impossible to ignore, the population explosion ...

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10 Tips to making better fast food choices (including the healthiest and WORST things you can eat!)

Pop quiz:

It’s 5:43pm on a hectic Friday you’ve got to get your child, Little DingDong Jr. (or whatever his name is) all the way across town by 6pm, which is when he’s got his ciello camp/junior varsity ping pong/thumb wrestling practice. You’re racing through traffic like a stunt driver when you realize you still haven’t fed him dinner. Oh no – bad parent alert! So within the next 17 minutes, these are your three choices:

A) Turn around and go back ...

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The 10 habits of highly successful real estate and mortgage professionals.

1.     They are driven and work hard. 

Thomas Edison said it best, “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like hard work.”  Instead of looking for shortcuts or ways to just skate by with minimal effort, successful real estate and mortgage professionals attach their workday with passion and enthusiasm.  They always go the extra mile for their clients, and focused work ethic separates them from the pack.

2.     They stay on the forefront of ...

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The frightening truth about identity theft.

Let me paint you a picture.  You’re sitting at Starbucks and pull up your laptop and log in with their Wi-Fi to check email.  BOOM!  Your bank account information was just stolen.

Or you get a few credit card offers and other junk mail you don’t want so you rip it in half and throw it in the trash.  POW!  Someone just took out 5 credit cards in your name and maxed them.

Even scarier, you just go to your local store and ...

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