4 of the Best Sleep-Tracking Apps

April 16, 2021 by First Federal Bank

Sleep: it’s something we all do, albeit not nearly as often — or for as long — as many of us would probably prefer. Understanding our own individual sleep habits can be a great way to not only learn more about the ins and outs of how we sleep, but to potentially combat issues like insomnia, general sleeplessness, and nighttime stress....

Topics: Healthy Living

The Best Plants to Help Keep Pests Away

April 02, 2021 by First Federal Bank

Warmer weather has returned, which means more time spent enjoying the great outdoors. Unfortunately, relaxing in nature often brings with it the annoyance of pests like insects, rodents, and even parasites. These pesky critters can ruin the nicest backyard or garden, and can potentially pose a threat to children or pets. Fortunately, there’s an...

Topics: Healthy Living, Home Owners

4 Tips for Getting Started With Yoga

February 17, 2021 by First Federal Bank

A regular yoga practice can improve your fitness, flexibility, and mindset. If you want to start a new yoga routine, consider these tips to get you off on the right foot:

Topics: Healthy Living

Managing Your Time When You Work Remotely

January 11, 2021 by First Federal Bank

Remote work has its share of benefits and challenges. Here are seven ways to boost your success when working from home:

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Healthy Living, COVID-19, Family

6 Ways to Optimize Your Walking Workout

December 09, 2020 by First Federal Bank

Whether you spend too much time on the couch, or are constantly on the go, you can make big gains when you commit to a regular walking routine. According to the Mayo Clinic, brisk walks are a great way to build your strength and endurance, lift your mood, ward off disease, and control your weight. If you’re ready to take your health and fitness...

Topics: Healthy Living

Tips for Making Your Healthy Salad More Exciting

November 30, 2020 by First Federal Bank

Eating a salad can be a great way to follow a healthy diet. But if you don’t put much thought into your bowl as you’re preparing it, your salad will end up being boring, and possibly even unhealthy. To jazz up your greens, try of these ideas:

Topics: Healthy Living

How to Stay Motivated When You Don't Want to Work Out

November 09, 2020 by First Federal Bank

Staying motivated to work out can be difficult, especially during short winter days. If you’re struggling to stick to your fitness plan, be sure to follow these tips and tricks for making exercise a part of your daily routine:

Topics: Healthy Living

How to Create a Home Gym on a Budget

October 28, 2020 by First Federal Bank

Have you missed going to the gym these last few months? If you’re on the verge of creating your own home gym but want to keep things budget-friendly, consider these tips before splurging on unnecessary equipment or additional expenses:

Topics: Healthy Living, COVID-19

Tips for Reducing Stress and Increasing Positivity

September 02, 2020 by First Federal Bank

The stress of everyday life can be tough to deal with even under normal circumstances — and in these uncertain and difficult times, the pressure feels even more intense. Whether you’re struggling to make it through the day or just feeling a bit of extra tension, untreated stress can be harmful to your long-term health. Putting these tips into...

Topics: Healthy Living, COVID-19

Health Coverage in Retirement

June 17, 2020 by First Federal Bank

If you’re like many Americans, you probably receive your health insurance through your job. However, when it comes time to retire, you’ll be faced with a difficult — and potentially costly — problem. Here are some tips for navigating the complicated world of health coverage in your golden years.Check with your current providerExplore how your...

Topics: Retirement, Healthy Living, Insurance

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