The Social Security trust fund is expected to run out of money by the mid 2030s. Without changes to it, benefits would be cut and the payout would only be about 75% of promised benefits.
Memorial Day weekend is traditionally the kick-off of grilling season. Cook-outs don’t need to be boring burgers and the same old hot dogs. Here’s a few suggestions for a healthier, tastier cook-out:
A number of states and municipalities have passed minimum wage laws and advocates have pushed with their protests and marches for $15 an hour. Minimum wage hikes are seen as some sort of panacea for low wage workers. In a recent speech on workforce development by Federal Reserve Chairwoman Yellen, she stated that it is crucial for younger workers to establish a solid connection to employment early in their work lives. Yet, studies have shown that higher minimum wages have reduced entry level jobs, especially for younger workers. Some cities and states that passed higher minimum wage laws are now considering the consequences. Should minimum wages be increased to $15 an hour?
Harvest is not the only reward that comes from gardening! Planting and caring for your garden, whether it be a small container garden or large backyard garden, provides surprising health benefits.
Brandon Hertel, Master Gardener/Turf Management Expert, A&H Lawn Service, Saline, MI These c-shaped creatures feast on grass and plant roots, and timing is the key to their treatment. [audio url=”http://www.lance-erskine.com/audio/050817/grow”
President Trump received a lot of criticism for what some call a disappointing first 100 days in office. However, what many pundits seem to have overlooked is the steady stream of executive and other actions he put in place to deregulate the economy. Were his moves to deregulate good for the economy? Will these moves improve the business environment? Should the deregulation continue? There are currently 6 bills passed by the House to further ease regulations. Should they be passed by the Senate? What is the “Right Thing to do?”
Women’s bodies are constantly changing, from nutritional needs and sleep requirements, to maintaining a healthy weight. This can be frustrating and can even negatively impact how we see ourselves.As women age into their forties and fifties, it’s much harder to maintain lean muscle mass, we carry weight differently and hormones begin to alter as we enter perimenopause. The foods you eat can greatly impact how you respond to life’s little changes and can make transitioning into mid-life easier to accept.
President Trump emerged from his first 100 days in office with a mixed bag of results. He got his Supreme Court nominee confirmed, but was unable to get an agreement to repeal and replace Obamacare to meet his self imposed deadline last month. Several of his key appointments have not been confirmed and many more nominees have yet to be named. There are questions as to the status of several other campaign promises and whether or not he can deliver. There are 5 key upcoming deadlines that will determine whether or not he will gain the momentum to pass the legislation to fulfill many of those promises. Let’s take a look at those 5 deadlines and determine “What is the “Right Thing to do.”
More than 50 years of research support the Mediterranean Diet as the “gold standard” of healthy eating. Studies consistently demonstrate that people who ate a diet where fruits and vegetables, grains, beans, olive oil, and ﬁsh were the basis of daily meals were healthiest.
A newly published comprehensive review published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine analyzed years of research (39 studies) and summed up some significant findings, especially for those 50 and older. One of the most important outcomes described is that a combination of aerobic and resistance (strength) exercises provided a significant boost in brain power, independent of the individual participant’s current state brain health. So, no matter how old and forgetful you become, exercise can boost brain power reduce risk for dementia and other brain related disorders.
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