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May 07, 2022

An Alarming Drop in US Life Expectancy & Smart Ways for You to Start Building Your Savings
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An Alarming Drop in US Life Expectancy
A recent medical study had disturbing findings: life expectancy for Americans is dropping, and our nation had the worst results among over 20 high income countries. What are the the reasons? Steven H. Woolf, MD, MPH, Director Emeritus and Senior Advisor in the Center on Society and Health, Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Population Health at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, discusses his alarming research.
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Smart Ways for You to Start Building Your Savings
Then, personal finance blogger Nick Maggiulli, the author of "Just Keep Buying: Proven Ways to Save Money and Build Your Wealth," shares tips that can perk up your financial outlook. His advice? Just buy now!
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Kids and National Parks
We'll look at the effectiveness of a US National Parks program called "Every Kid Outdoors," which gives families with fourth graders free access to national parks for one year. Camilla Hodge, PhD, Professor in the Brigham Young University Marriott School of Business, explains the strengths and weaknesses of the program.
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