Strengthen Your Financial Wellness Plan with These 3 Tips

Getting into the practice of saving will help you become more financially secure. Plan ahead so you have money waiting for you at retirement and can afford unexpected costs along the way. With the right preparation, you won’t have to worry when life throws you a curveball.

  1. Take advantage of an individual retirement account, 401(k) or other saving mechanisms.
  2. Set money aside in accounts you can access prior to retirement.
  3. Speak with a financial professional.

Source: IRS

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Nutritional Information (per serving)

Total Calories 163
Total Fat 4 g
Protein 2 g
Carbohydrates 30 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Sodium 399 mg
Total Sugars 3 g

Source: USDA

Veggie Chow Mein


  • 6 ounces rice noodles
  • 4 tsp. oil
  • 1 onion (medium, finely chopped)
  • 2 garlic cloves (finely chopped)
  • 1 cup carrot (grated)
  • 2 tsp. chicken bouillon
  • 1 tsp. hot pepper sauce
  • 1 cup broccoli (cut into small pieces)
  • 1 cup celery (chopped)
  • 1 cup bell pepper (finely chopped)
  • 4 tsp. soy sauce


  1. Prepare noodles according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
  2. Sauté onion and garlic with oil in a skillet for 1 minute over medium/high heat.
  3. Add carrot, chicken bouillon and pepper sauce. Stir.
  4. Add broccoli, celery and bell pepper and continue to stir.
  5. Reduce heat to low, and add noodles and soy sauce. Mix well over low heat for 3 to 5 minutes.
  6. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Makes: 6 servings

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This article is intended for informational purposes only and is not intended to be exhaustive, nor should any discussion or opinions be construed as professional advice. Readers should contact a health professional for appropriate advice.