Doctors find a new health claim for apples

They’re high in fiber, will help you lose weight, increase your good cholesterol, decrease your bad cholesterol and now according to a study published online in the Journal of Functional Foods, eating apples every day can reduce hardening of the arteries.  Robert DiSilvestro, professor of human nutrition at Ohio State University and a researcher at…

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Be a better healthcare consumer!

Medical notes are required by law but few patients ask to see them and doctors, perhaps fearing an additional time burden and concern about offending or worrying patients, do not make the process of securing the notes easy. However, providing patients with electronic access to their doctors’ notes may have benefits to consumers and doctors…

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Q&A: Is a Prepaid Funeral For You?

Is a Prepaid Funeral For You? As a client, I follow your posts on Facebook (and listen to the KTTH radio show on Saturday). I saw a posting about this subject uploaded by DepositAccounts.com; a website that posts information about bank activities related to consumers. Perhaps the article would be of interest to Rajiv?  http://tinyurl.com/bsm72qh

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White Paper on the Reverse Mortgage or Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM)

By Richard L. Harter CPM,CSM, CRES Retirement and Financial Analyst With 70,000 baby boomers per month entering their 60’s, the lenders for Reverse Mortgages (Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM)) are cranking up their advertising.  The Reverse Mortgage and Bi-weekly Mortgages are advertised with certain benefits that sound very attractive.  The primary purpose of these two…

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Financial Industry Regulator Issues Warning on Senior Designations

Thousands of financial advisors market themselves as trained to provide investment advice to seniors, using authoritative-sounding titles like “certified senior advisor” or “certified retirement counselor.”  But often these designations are nothing more than what are called “weekend” designations, obtained by attending a hotel seminar, and some don’t even require a high school or college diploma.…

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