Monthly Archives: August 2012

4 Simple Back to School Time Management Tips for Students

There will be plenty of opportunities to procrastinate once midterms roll around – no need to start now. Before assignments start backlogging your planner and even before classes begin, preparing for the long haul that is the school year plays … Continue reading

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ACI Crisis Support: Bracing for Hurricane Isaac

Isaac reached hurricane status on Tuesday, August 28. Through this time of anxiety and uncertainty, it is important to take the official warnings of local and national authorities seriously. Whether living in the Gulf area or have family there, there … Continue reading

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Four Heart-Healthy Diet Changes

Cut the Fatty Meat – Red meat such as beef is high in unhealthy fats. Try eating fish at least twice a week to improve overall cholesterol and lower blood pressure. Remove the Saturated Fat –Cut back on butter and … Continue reading

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Following Success: Ten Must-Follow Twitter Handles for Savvy College Students

If you’re like most college students, a lot of your day is spent surfing the unyielding wake of the Internet. And if you’re like most Internet-surfers, little of this time is productive. But don’t worry, I won’t tell you to … Continue reading

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Morning Workouts

Moving sweat sessions to the A.M. could be difficult at first. To make it easier, try the following tips: Pack a Bag: Every night after work, put dirty gym clothes in the hamper and set aside a crisp, new exercise … Continue reading

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Books on a Budget: Top 9 Sites for Getting Books on the Cheap

Campus bookstores are easily the most convenient place to get college textbooks – and they know it. They’re there to attract the lazy college student who doesn’t want to buy a book until he or she really needs it (the … Continue reading

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Affinity Quarterly: Retire Ready

Financial security in retirement doesn’t just happen. It takes planning and commitment and, yes, money.  Fewer than half of Americans have calculated how much they need to save for retirement—a budget that will affect at least 20 years of their … Continue reading

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