Monthly Archives: March 2013

5 Surprising Financial Benefits

Navigating the murky waters of financial stability is almost impossible without complex charts and a little outside help. When money matters get rough, ACI’s employee assistance program (EAP) offers more than just assistance with resolving debt or foreclosure issues. Five … Continue reading

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ACI Working Moms Weigh In on ‘Leaning In’: Erin Krehbiel

From Arianna Huffington’s strong editorials advocating for working mothers to Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer’s tough stance on flexible workplaces, the discussion on working women and balance in the workplace is in full swing. In the office, ACI Senior Vice President … Continue reading

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Paws-itive Benefits of Veteran Pet Ownership

By Megan Hawker, IMF #65325 ACI Clinical Specialist Captain, Medical Service Corps, US Army Reserves A diagnosis is not necessary to reap the many benefits that animals can offer veterans. As more veterans make the transition back into civilian life, it’s … Continue reading

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Easter and Passover Favorites Made Lighter

Twice-Baked Potatoes– Use turkey bacon or center-cut bacon and use less than the recipe suggest. Switch to fat-free or light sour cream and reduced-fat cheese. The butter can be left out completely. Lemon Cake– Substitute 1/3 cup of canola oil … Continue reading

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ACI Working Moms Weigh In on Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In

By Laura McDermott Media Relations Manager I don’t get angry often. But I absolutely hate when someone says to me, “Oh you’re so lucky.” Whether it’s, “You’re so lucky you get to work from home” or “You’re so lucky you … Continue reading

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Fun Workouts for People Who Hate Exercise

Sports If you don’t like to exercise but enjoy competition, playing a recreational sport like basketball, soccer or tennis can provide you with a fun workout. Dance Dance can build your core strength, increase flexibility, improve your cardiovascular health and … Continue reading

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Eating Yogurt Improves Your Health

Yogurt’s moment as an ultimate health food is still going strong. A new study found that people who ate more than two servings of yogurt a week had better overall diets, lower triglycerides, and blood pressure than those who ate … Continue reading

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Video Games Can Help Kids Get Active

One type of TV time may actually play a valuable role in the battle against childhood obesity. A new study suggests active video games may help children, especially girls, raise physical activity levels. The study found that nearly three-fourths of … Continue reading

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Count Your Chickens: 6 Simple Budgeting Tips to Reduce Financial Stress

In an economy that demands penny-pinching precision, refraining from counting your chickens before they’re hatched can be stressful. The phrase warns against counting on something that isn’t a certainty, but in the world of budgeting, spending and saving is almost … Continue reading

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