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How Too Much Exercise Can Be Bad For Your Health

Exercise is good for your health – we all know that. But it is possible to exercise too much. In fact, recent studies have found that overdoing it could cause damage to your body and your brain. How Much Is Too Much Exercise? Regular exercise can help you maintain a healthy weight, improve your cardiovascular health, lower your risk for diabetes, and even improve your...

What Are The Minimum & Maximum I Can Contribute To My 401(k) Each Year?

There is no minimum amount you are required to contribute to your 401(k). However, there are suggested amounts to help maximize your retirement potential. There is a maximum amount you are allowed to contribute to a 401(k) annually, as established under federal law. What Are the Suggested Amounts for 401(k) Contributions? By the time you reach age 35, some financial experts say you should have...

The Importance Of A Yearly Physical With Your Doctor

One of the reasons why it is so important to have health insurance is that it makes it possible to get yearly physical exams and preventative medical care. Conscientiously getting your annual exam is one the best things you can do for your health. The following are some of the reasons why a yearly physical is so critical to your health overall. Reasons To Get...

My 401(k) Is "Frozen" — What Does This Mean & Why Did It Happen?

The decision to freeze a 401(k) is made by company management. This often occurs after a merger, while the new company decides what to do with its inherited 401(k) plan. If your 401(k) has been frozen, you won’t be able to make any withdrawals or make any new contributions as long as the freeze continues. In most cases, you can move assets from one investment...

Managing Your Health After 50

By the time we reach our 50s, we have to face the fact that we’re growing older. Metabolism slows down, muscle mass decreases, and it takes more work to accomplish less in terms of fitness. For many men and women, the 50s are a time when a number of life changes occur – including changes to body. Although the risk for chronic health problems increases...