Archives for June, 2010

30 Jun

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Lack of sleep, suppressed appetite, overeating, weight loss, and increased desire to be alone – these are all symptoms of stressed people. For many Americans, stress due to financial worries is very real. According to the American Psychological As...
29 Jun

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According to a recent APPA Pet Owners Survey, 62 percent of U.S. households own a pet and we will collectively spend an estimated $47.7 billion on our pets this year. Paying for all the expenses that come with owning a pet - from food to veterinary...
28 Jun

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With swim suit season here, getting in shape is top priority for many people. Everywhere you turn, there’s an ad or article about weight loss or staying slim for summer. Here at MMI, we’ve even started our own Biggest Loser competition! With so ...
24 Jun

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Summer has officially started and as the mercury rises so does the energy bill. Air conditioning alone can account for up to 50 percent of your home’s energy costs during the summer months. This may lead many families to look for ways to cut their...
22 Jun

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If you’re like most people, you have a spare closet filled with clothes you haven’t worn in a long time and may never wear again. Or, if you’re recently married, you may now have two of everything, including sofas, televisions, stereos, and mi...
21 Jun

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Being stuck in a hospital bed after surgery or while in the middle of treatment can leave you with a feeling of helplessness. Even if your doctor has the best bedside manner, it’s a situation you’re unfamiliar with, and you probably don’t unde...
17 Jun

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As Father’s Day approaches, we are reminded that dads are as often as not, charged with the task of teaching the children how to handle money responsibly. Money Management International is a Member of the National Foundation for Credit...
16 Jun

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Many people name their parents as the primary teachers of financial habits. Unfortunately, many parents find that teaching their children about money is challenging at best. As America’s funniest father Bill Cosby puts it “…ever since the fir...
15 Jun

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It is a father’s role to help their children become responsible adults. In the process, many fathers regularly offer their children advice in the form of clichés. If your Father’s arsenal of euphemisms included “because I said so” you yours...