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USA Lags Behind Other Countries in Maternity Care

Last updated: June 15, 2012 by

We pride ourselves over a lot of things. Our military has the biggest stick, our economy has the most bank (despite what it looks like right now) and we are probably one of the most mixed and tolerant nations in the world. Too bad we don’t really take good care of our mothers that much…. Read more »

5 Life Hacks for Single Moms

Last updated: June 15, 2012 by

The following guest article is written by Caroline Hampton – a career counselor and guest author of the guide to best online degrees for single mothers at BestCollegesOnline.org. Being a single mom is hard work. Here are five life hacks that are sure to help you relax, maximize your productivity and save you money. Standing As silly as… Read more »

The Lobbying Battles of Medicare and Medicaid

Last updated: June 15, 2012 by

There is something called “doc-fix” that occurs regularly in Washington. This involves the wrangling between politicians to come up with funds to pay doctors for providing Medicare services, geared at 65 or older individuals which and often cost far more than their returns. So our legislators come up with short-term funds to pay Medicare doctors… Read more »

Food Stamps for PhD-Holders

Last updated: May 20, 2012 by

You know something is very, very wrong with our society when a growing number of Doctors of Philosophy (aka PhD holders) are lining up for food stamps. You’d think that these people who had spent so much on their education and earned multiple degrees in return for their investment would not be faced with a… Read more »

California; Seven Other States, Cut Off “Chronically Unemployed” from Benefits

Last updated: July 26, 2012 by

If you’re living in California and you find yourself frequently unemployed, then this is going to be very bad news: jobless benefits will be cut off this May. The same will apply for those living in Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Texas, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and North Carolina. Fifteen other states, including Michigan and South Carolina, were already… Read more »

How “Homeless” Do You Need to Be?

Last updated: May 28, 2012 by

Homelessness is a pretty simple concept – you don’t have anywhere permanent to live in. The whole idea becomes much more complicated, however, when you are looking for federal aid to help you get through homelessness. Take for example the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the US Department of Education. The… Read more »