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6 Ways to Save on an Engagement Ring

Written by Teresa Te on January 8, 2018

When you’ve found the person you want to spend the rest of your life with, you naturally don’t
want to put a price limit on the perfect ring for her. But your bank account might disagree. Engagement rings can be upwards of $10,000 or as affordable as $50, although $50 will buy you a cheap ring that certainly won’t last.

The average engagement ring costs about $6,351, according to research from The Knot. You could buy a decent used car or make a down payment on a home for that price. You want a ring that will let the world know she’s yours forever, but do you really need to spend that much money when you’re just starting out as a married couple? (more…)

5 Common Signs of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect (and What to Do)

Written by Teresa Te on January 4, 2018

The primary purpose of a nursing home facility is to care for elderly individuals who need extra help and assistance. Ideally, they are loving communities where individuals receive the level of care they need to continue living a comfortable life as long as possible.

Unfortunately, in the real world, this isn’t always the case. Nursing home abuse and neglect is much more common than it should be. According to research, more than two million cases of elder abuse are reported each year.

More than 40 percent of nursing home residents have reported abuse, while 90 percent say they, or another resident of the facility, have suffered neglect. (more…)

How to Cope With Losing a Family Member to a Sudden Accident

Written by Teresa Te on January 4, 2018

All deaths are tragic in their own way, and when that death strikes close to home, the ensuing weeks and months can be a major struggle to get through. It’s even worse if you’ve lost a family member to a sudden accident. Thankfully, there are some strategies that can help you get through even these tough times.

The Unique Tragedy of an Accidental Death

If you’ve lost a loved one to a sudden accident, you know the grieving process is complicated by a few unique factors: (more…)