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Survey: Americans lose 200 hours of sleep over debt stress

StatePoint February 11, 2022
A new research study looking at how debt affects daily lives reveals that the true cost of debt is more than making the minimum payments. Having debt can also be detrimental to mental and physical health, and impact life decisions.
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10 doctor-recommended health tips for the new year

StatePoint January 3, 2020

Four in 10 adults in the U.S. have two or more chronic diseases, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While certain conditions and risk factors are beyond one’s control, the new...

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Looking for a healthy New Year’s resolution? Don’t overlook your eyes

StatePoint January 3, 2020

The most ambitious time of year is upon us: the time to set New Year’s resolutions. All the parties have been hosted, the marshmallows have been toasted and you’ve binged on your new favorite TV...

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Fun ways to keep kids’ minds active in summer

StatePoint June 8, 2019

A vacation from school is no excuse for a vacation from thinking. Not only can learning be made fun, but you can avoid a rusty return to school in the fall by keeping kids’ minds active all summer long. Here...

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High-speed internet access critical for students and job seekers

StatePoint June 8, 2019

The job market is rapidly changing thanks to new and emerging technologies. As a result, job training has become highly specialized, even at the high school level. While young people living in urban...

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Why vocational education is critical for many young people

StatePoint February 11, 2019

In this high-tech era where a college degree is positioned as a necessity for success, vocational education is often overlooked. But experts say that a vocational education provides the right experience...

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How to find and apply for scholarships

StatePoint February 10, 2019

Savvy students and families know that scholarships can play an integral role in meeting college costs. To help students and families find and apply for scholarships, Sallie Mae, the nation’s saving,...

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How families today are paying for college

StatePoint February 10, 2019

The way families pay for college is a good indicator of how much planning takes place before the first tuition bill arrives. A new study by Sallie Mae suggests that while families are feeling confident...

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Tips to tackle 2019 with greater financial confidence

StatePoint January 8, 2019

Many Americans will start the New Year with specific goals or resolutions in mind. While resolutions are often broken where your finances are concerned, they don’t have to be. Use these tips to tackle...

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5 water-saving New Year’s resolutions

StatePoint January 6, 2019

It’s that time of year to start setting New Year’s resolutions: work out more; get a new job; save money. While these are admirable goals, have you considered how your resolutions might make a bigger...

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10 doctor-recommended New Year’s resolutions

StatePoint January 6, 2019

With the new year upon us, you may be looking for resolutions that will help to keep you and your loved ones healthy and happy in the year ahead. “This is the perfect time of year to consider your...

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Family-friendly ideas for getting out this spring

StatePoint March 18, 2018

Spring is the best time of year to get outdoors and spend some quality time with the family. Here are three ideas to shake off winter’s cabin fever and the most of the season. Take a hike Visit...

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