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The Department of Education Changed the rules for student loan forgiveness

 The Department of Education has "silently" changed the rules to student loan forgiveness that will affect at least 800,000 borrowers. On September 29, 2022 the Department of Education made a few changes for those who obtained the Perkin's and Federal Family Education loan.  Here is the language directly from the Dept of Education "As of September 29, 2022 borrowers with federal student loans not held by ED cannot obtain one time debt relief by consolidating those loans into direct loans". Previously individuals who did obtain theses loans were able to receive loan forgiveness. Figure 1: This is a thumbnail of my latest YouTube video "Student loan forgiveness guidelines have changed" where I am sitting in my office while looking at the camera with a suspicious look.  Many speculate that potential lawsuits could be the reason why the Dept of Ed has changed it's language recently. Long story short the banks who insured these loans will not receive an

Adult Daily Living Skills: Breakfast Smoothie

 

What do you typically eat on a Saturday morning? Are you a big breakfast with all of the works type of person or do you play it safe with a granola bar?  This past Saturday I wanted something quick, easy, and healthy so I decided to make a smoothie. Smoothies are a great way to get all of your nutrients in one meal without having to do a whole lot. All you need is milk, fruit, and yogurt. I typically like to use almond milk, an assorted frozen fruit mix, and whatever yogurt I have on hand.


Figure 1: This is a thumbnail for my YouTube video on ADL: Breakfast Smoothie where I am drinking a smoothie and showing the ingredients that I used. 



In case you didn’t know breakfast is the most important meal of the day. I am shocked when I hear people say that they don’t eat breakfast. When you don’t eat breakfast you take on the chance of overeating throughout the day to make up for not having an earlier meal. You also starve your body, which is not a good thing. A smoothie is an easy way to eat breakfast without all the hassle!


Figure 2: This a photo of a blender, yogurt, almond milk, and assorted fruit mix. 


When making a smoothie here are a few tips to follow:

  • 1.      Put the yogurt at the bottom. It helps everything else in your blender to mix better.
  • 2.      Next, add your choice of frozen fruit. Freezing the fruit helps to not have to use ice, which will water down your smoothie.
  • 3.      Lastly cover the entire mixture with milk.
  • 4.      Blend to your liking and enjoy!

Check out the video below to see how I make a delicious breakfast smoothie. Be sure to check back in to my YouTube on THIS Wednesday 5/5/21 for a SPECIAL announcement. Ms. Duggan has been working on something very special and I cannot wait to tell you all about it! Drop down in the comments and let me know what you think it is!

Figure 3: This is a photo of me drinking a smoothie. 




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