Surprisingly, few people have read the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), more commonly referred to as Obamacare. Perhaps this is because the initial bill, enacted in 2010, clocked in at a whopping 2,700 pages. In truth, this is not huge by congressional standards. Many bills, especially those of the scope of federal healthcare […]
One Pan Balsamic Chicken and Veggies
4 servings 25 minutes 558 calories/serving (about 1 ¼ cup) Ingredients • 1/3 cup Italian salad dressing • 3 tbsp. balsamic vinegar • 1 ½ tbsp. honey • 1/8 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes • 2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil • 1 ¼ lbs. chicken breast • Salt • Pepper • 1 lb. green […]
Easy But Amazing Bolognese Over Spaghetti
7 servings 55 minutes 308 calories/serving (1 cup sauce and 1 cup cooked pasta) Ingredients • 1 24 oz. jar tomato sauce • 1 large tomato • 2 onions • 2 green peppers • 3 tbsp. minced garlic • 2 tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) • 2 tbsp. red wine vinegar • 1 zucchini, […]
Cheesy Chicken, Broccoli and Rice Burrito
Servings: 1 368 calories Ingredients • ¼ cup cooked chicken breast, sliced • 1 ½ tbsp. cooked brown rice • 1 cup steamed broccoli, chopped • 2 tbsp. cheddar cheese, shredded • 1 large whole wheat burrito tortilla Directions • Gently mix the chicken, rice, broccoli and cheese together. • Spread evenly on the tortilla […]
You Have a Voice in this Election
Let Clinton and Trump know what you’re thinking. This is your chance to participate in a national election poll. You’ve seen the numbers quoted on TV and the Internet. Where do they come from? They come from you. This is your chance to let America know what you think. Participate in a national election poll […]
Important Obamacare Deadlines
Open Enrollment: CLOSED Enrollment opens in the fall of 2016, most likely in October. At this time, anyone under the age of 65 will be able to sign up for ACA/Obamacare health insurance plans. These plans will begin coverage in January 2017. Special Enrollment: All year If you have experienced a major life event (such […]
How Long Do You Have to Carry Mortgage Insurance?
When you find the home of your dreams and you get pre-approved for a loan, you might not realize that your lender is likely to require a number of costs in addition to your mortgage payment. Most people aren’t surprised that they have to shell out the dough for a homeowners insurance policy. In the […]
What Happens If I Do Not Sign Up For Obamacare?
Health insurance is extremely important and it provides a priceless peace of mind that allows people to carry on their lives without worrying about “what-if” scenarios. Coupled with the Obamacare mandate requiring everyone to get health insurance, more people are signed up for coverage now than there had been for years before healthcare reform. However, […]