Joe Zwickey is a motivated man with a dry sense of humor. Like so many of us, he’s a busy individual who works multiple jobs, hangs out with friends, works on hobbies, and he used to manage high school football and basketball teams for four years. With everything on his plate, Joe still squeezes in his workouts at the YMCA three times a week Encouraged by his friends, Joe began coming to the YMCA a couple years ago. Now, he incorporates a mix of strength and cardio routines throughout his week, including squats, planks, and throw downs. Joe started working with personal trainer, Kailyn Danhouser, about four months ago. The pair meets once a week, and they have already seen improvement physically, structurally, as well as in Joe’s attitude. When asked if working…
What Resources Do Families Have for Financial Emergencies?
For the typical family, earnings have grown little over the past decade and income has frequently been volatile, with more than half of U.S. households reporting that income or expenses vary from month to month. Income alone, however, no matter how consistent, does not guarantee that households can accumulate a sufficient financial cushion to protect themselves from the unexpected. One in 3 American families reports having no savings, including 1 in 10 of those with incomes of more than $100,000 a year. Lack of savings tops the list of financial worries of many households and affects families at all income levels. The findings in this issue brief reveal that a significant portion of the population is…
These states leave the most mentally ill adults untreated. Guess what else they have in common.
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Hope for Huntington's: Walk in Duluth to help fund research that...
Katie Weikum is living her life knowing she faces a 50-50 chance of one day having a chronic, progressive, genetic disease.The 25-year-old from Maple Grove, Minn., also knows that a genetic test is available to conclusively determine whether she will one day suffer from Huntington's disease or not. She...
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So, today we're going to talk about my favorite thing: thrift stores. As you know, I consider myself a true patron of the thrift, a master...
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High school track star runs to raise awareness for missing and murdered indigenous women
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