Five Ways to Ruin Your Financial Life

Many of times we don’t consider the everyday aspects of life and how they may impact our finances. There are major mistakes that people make all the time that jeopardize their financial careers. Here are five mistakes that are easily avoidable: Excessive spending and debt – Many people use credit cards to pay for items they cannot really afford. Most of the time, people don’t … Continue reading Five Ways to Ruin Your Financial Life

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana Receives Jump$tart Honor Roll Certificate

EDSA is very proud to announce Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana as one of first recipients of the Jump$tart’s Workplace Financial Education Honor Roll Certificate. They are being rewarded for their dedicated commitment to improving their employees’ financial literacy and knowledge. The eight Louisiana recipients were contacted during the first week of April. Blue Cross Blue Shield and one other Baton Rouge recipient will … Continue reading Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana Receives Jump$tart Honor Roll Certificate

New Year’s Resolutions Continued…

As we have already discussed, health and wealth are closely related because healthier individuals miss work less and are also more productive and energetic. Well, before you make your resolution to actually use that gym membership you pay for, consider canceling it all together!

“Now that would save some money,” you might think, “but then what about the health part?” The answer: the great outdoors! Thousands of Americans overpay for gym memberships each year and to be quite honest, whether you are using it or not, there is a much cheaper option. Continue reading “New Year’s Resolutions Continued…”

New Year’s Resolutions

With 2010 coming to a close, many people are looking toward a healthier and more frugal 2011. In fact, two of the most popular New Year’s resolutions year after year are to become a healthier individual and to improve one’s finances.

Health and wealth can go hand in hand. Studies show that healthier individuals miss work less and also are more productive on the job, resulting in more money.

Also, unhealthy habits like candy, cigarettes and fast food are costly! Cutting back on these unhealthy items can add to your wallet! Continue reading “New Year’s Resolutions”

September National Yoga Month

We have discussed before the close relationship between physical health and financial wellbeing. When you are healthy, you spend less on doctor’s visits, medications and much much more! One of the best ways to a healthier mind and body is yoga – and September is national yoga month. Get started by visiting http://www.yogamonth.org/ to learn about yoga day and even look for free yoga classes … Continue reading September National Yoga Month

New Year’s Resolutions

With 2009 coming to a close, many people are looking toward a healthier and more frugal 2010. In fact, two of the most popular New Year’s resolutions year after year are to become a healthier individual and to improve one’s finances.

Health and wealth can go hand in hand. Studies show that healthier individuals miss work less and also are more productive on the job, resulting in more money. Continue reading “New Year’s Resolutions”