Review your Medicare plan while the w...

by on 09/25/2017 - 01:50 pm
Category: Health & Beauty

By Roni Bell, HealthMarkets Insurance Agency
In just a few short weeks, the frenzy of the annual open enrollment period for Medicare will begin and the stress surrounding how to navigate it will set in.
I’d like to invite you to let me help you navigate those challenging waters. As a licensed insurance agent with HealthMarkets Insurance Agency, it’s my job to understand changes with Medicare and review your particular situation to determine if they apply.
There is a period of time—Sunday, October 1, until Sunday, October 15—before open enrollment begins when we can sit down together, without the stress of having to choose weighing down ...

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How learning to play a musical instru...

by on 09/25/2017 - 10:24 am
Category: Arts & Entertainment

By Lauren Haas Amanfoh, Royalton Music Center
A recent Northwestern University study has confirmed that in order to fully reap the benefits of a music class, students should not only be listening to music, but also learning to play a musical instrument. The long list of benefits includes fostering a sense of achievement and improvement in areas like coordination, memory, listening and social skills, focus and perseverance. 
Learning a musical instrument seems like a strictly creative craft, but students can also improve their math skills, reading and comprehension. Things like beat, rhythm scales and recognizing patterns are all involved with mathematics and will help ...

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Changes are inevitable

by on 08/25/2017 - 12:36 pm
Category: Smart Living

By Mike Brady, Michael Brady & Co.
The world around us is changing every day and the rate of change seems to be accelerating. Every aspect of life is experiencing the effects of these changing forces. These changes affect our financial lives and require us to remain flexible and to change with the world. New technologies provide opportunities as well as challenges. If you are not prepared to change with the world, you could experience more of the challenges and miss out on the available opportunities.
But how are we to keep up with the ever-increasing flow of information, the flood of new ideas, products and services? How do we stay current and relevant in the world and ...

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Back to campus essentials

by on 08/25/2017 - 11:37 am
Category: Smart Living

By Emily McCullough, Lucky Shoes
It won’t be long before students head back to campus. A visit to Lucky Shoes can have you snapping up those back-to-school shoe essentials in one stop. 
With its 360-degree strap adjustability and breathable appearance, the Chaco Z Cloud x2 sandal is wonderful way to kick off the first day of the semester. Join the Chaco tan line bandwagon by wearing these sandals all day during the last few weeks of summer.

The Timberland Kenniston is a perfect transition from the hot days of summer to the crisp air of fall. The Kenniston is a sneaker-boot that is lightweight and fashionable. Its high-top appearance allows you to be tr ...

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