Medicare for All-Everything You Need to Know

Accessing quality healthcare is one of the most significant elements in general wellbeing. Yet, America-one of the few industrialized countries doesn’t offer healthcare for all its citizens. Instead, there’s private healthcare that leaves many uninsured. Simultaneously, the cost of care is higher than in virtually any other industrialized nation. That said, Senator Bernie Sanders developed Medicare for All-a health plan that builds on the successes of the Affordable Care Act and Medicare initiated by the previous President to help more Americans gain access to quality healthcare. While this issue is contentious, many don’t understand what it would entail. Fortunately, this […]

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Understanding Childhood Overweightness And Obesity

Childhood obesity is one of the serious healthcare issues facing affluent economies such as the United States. One in every six children or adolescents in the US today suffers from being overweight or even being considered obese. An individual with a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 85 or higher is called overweight, while those with a BMI of 95 and above are clinically obese. Obesity at a young age can be carried into adulthood posing a serious health risk. Overweight and obesity in children can occur due to various factors. This guide will help you better understand the physical, mental […]

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Housing Tips for International Students in USA

Studying in the U.S. involves residing there and locating the ideal apartment or house can help you maximize your international experience. Securing great student housing in a new city or country can be overwhelming. You want to ensure you choose the ideal location at the right budget. Perhaps you want to reside among fellow students or experience local culture while improving your language skills. Fortunately, there’s a wide array of housing choices in the United States and depending on the city, a number of affordable options. Selecting affordable, convenient, and comfortable housing could make your experience more enjoyable. Consider these […]

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When should an adult child come off of their parents insurance plan?

If you are an adult child and you are still on your parent’s health insurance plan, you might be curious as to how long you can stay on it. In the past, a child would no longer be eligible for coverage on their parent’s plan once they attained the age of 19. Now, due to the Affordable Care Act, children may stay on their parent’s health insurance plan until they reach the age of 26. As an adult child, you can stay on a parent’s insurance plan as a dependent even if you: Start or leave an educational program Live […]

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Tax rules and tax saving tips for NRIs

Being an NRI, it is quite an uphill task maintaining one’s finances. Apart from ensuring that you are doing the right things abroad, you have also got to maintain that things are in perfect order in your own country India. There are many things that undergo changes with your residential status with tax rules being one of the foremost amongst them. Few things need to be done differently if you happen to be an NRI. If you are not keeping yourself updated with the latest tax rules then filing the taxes and dealing with your Savings Account can indeed become […]

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What to do when you can’t afford your tax bill?

Every now and then, people find that they are unable to pay their taxes on time. This is apt to put some people into a panic, but others may choose to ignore it. Fortunately, there really is a right way to approach the tax deadline – even if you do not have the money to pay it. Do Not Ignore It Probably about the worst thing you could do is to do nothing. There is a deadline date for a reason, and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) would like to hear something from you. Filing the forms on or before […]

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Know the difference between Health Savings Account (HSA) and Financial Spending Account (FSA)

Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) have been a welcome introduction to the healthcare landscape over the last decade. Consumers love the ability to save money by investing in these plans and thereby avoiding taxes on the amounts they contribute, but do you know the differences between each type of plan, and the details of how each one works? You are, for the most part, not able to contribute to an HSA and an FSA in the same year and your employer will likely only offer one of these options to you, so even if you prefer […]

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What Vaccine Should You Get Before Traveling for Rio Olympics?

Rio, Brazil is absolutely beautiful! You will love it when you go to experience the Olympic Games. It’s something you you’ll remember forever…in a good way, as long as you get the proper vaccinations. Since the Olympics are from August 5 to August 21, right now is the perfect time to start thinking about the vaccines you need to get. Even though it’s paradise, it does have some dangerous illnesses and diseases floating around, so it’s important to keep yourself healthy.   Your doctor can probably list off some of the vaccines you should receive, however, there’s a chance he […]

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Seniors & Travel: Why, How, & Travel Tips

It seems that more seniors today are traveling than ever before. There are a number of reasons for this trend. The increased medical and health technologies are now enabling people to live longer, healthier, and more active lives. Not to mention that many seniors also seem to have a better sense of adventure than in the past, or are simply looking to tick things off their bucket list. Time & Money to Spend: During retirement, many seniors find themselves with a lot of time on their hands. Plus, after years of working and saving, they often have excess spendable income. […]

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Indian Associations in the US

As an Indian in the US, it can be difficult finding any semblance of your traditional culture or way of life. Obviously, much in America is different than back in India. However, this does not mean you need to give up many of your favorite activities, holidays, or even foods. All of these things can be provided by joining one of the many Indian Associations in the US. There are many different types and categories of associations. Each one also has a number of different goals, activities, and benefits of joining. Types of Indian Associations In The US: There is […]

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