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How to succeed as a first-generation college student

First-generation college students are often perceived as hard-working and driven–supported by family, friends or mentors to overcome the odds and make their dreams come true. But what is often overlooked is the variety of challenges faced by students without many … Continue reading

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Five Surprising Benefits of Pet Ownership

For most pet owners, nothing beats walking through the front door only to be greeted by a lop-sided grin, a wagging tail and the unbridled excitement of a furry companion. However, the benefits of pet ownership are far-reaching, leading to … Continue reading

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Back to School at Any Age!

Summer’s nearly over and it’s time to bundle the kids with their obligatory teacher’s apple to the bus stop. But could it be time to hit the books yourself? Be prepared for school with this quick breakdown for parents and … 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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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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Choosing the Right Summer Camp

As the temperature continues to rise, so does the excitement of kids everywhere while they anxiously wait for summer break. For many kids, that final school bell indicates the beginning of something much more exciting—summer camp. Provided below are some … Continue reading

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Affinity Quarterly: ACI Pet Perks

Sometimes there are just not enough hours in a day to check everything off the “to do” list, and pet parents could use a helping hand in making sure their furry family members are well cared for. ACI Specialty Benefits’ … Continue reading

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