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Eric Turner
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I enjoy writing on a variety of topics including personal finance, gaming, travel, and health.  I just published my first full length adventure novel which is available now on Amazon.

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Travel & Places
by Eric Turner
2 years ago
Maui Guide for the Adventurous: Through the Sky and Under the Sea

I spent a week in Maui last September for my honeymoon and as much as we were looking forward to some R&R in the sun, we also wanted to experience more. In this article, I want to detail two of the other exciting activities on the schedule - ziplining tour and a snorkeling excursion

Sports
by Eric Turner
2 years ago
Top Defenses to Win Your Fantasy Football League Playoffs

Team defenses is one area that is often overlooked but can make the difference in your fantasy football playoffs. Get ahead of the competition and pick up those with attractive matchups weeks before you would use them.

Sports
by Eric Turner
3 years ago
LA Clippers - Disappointing End to Highly Anticipated Year

The Los Angeles Clippers were eliminated from the NBA playoffs last week after losing three straight games, including a pivotal winner-take-all 7th game of the 2nd round series to the Houston Rockets. The loss prevented the team from making their first ever Western Conference Finals appearance, and reminded fans of the frustration that can come from attaching themselves to this franchise.

Sports
by Eric Turner
3 years ago
2015 NBA Draft Preview

No professional sports league is influenced by star players quite like the NBA. One superstar coming out of college and joining a struggling team can drastically improve a team's fortunes, and potentially shape the future of the league. For this reason, the upcoming NBA draft on June 25th is an exciting time for sports franchises, players, and fans alike. This article will recap the draft lottery and give a preview of the top prospects in June's draft.

Travel & Places
by Eric Turner
3 years ago
Maui Guide for the Adventurous: Volcano Bike Ride at Sunrise

I spent a week in Maui last September for my honeymoon and as much as we were looking forward to some R&R in the sun, we also wanted to experience more. The activity we planned for our first full day on the island was a sunrise trip to Haleakala National Park, and a bike ride down a volcano.

Entertainment
by Eric Turner
3 years ago
Forbidden Island - Board Game Review

Forbidden Island is a cooperative survival based tile and card board game designed by Matt Leacock and produced by Gamewright. The goal is for the players to collaboratively collect four treasure pieces and then meet at a helicopter pad to escape the island before it sinks into the ocean.

Health
by Eric Turner
3 years ago
How to Identify and Reduce High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure can be a serious condition, especially later in life. Since the symptoms are hard to spot, it is recommended that everyone maintains a healthy lifestyle and diet and checks their levels on a regular basis.

Business & Money
by Eric Turner
3 years ago
Eight Steps to Wealth Building Success

I'd like to lay the ground work for what I believe are the eight most important aspects of wealth building and properly planning for your financial future. These principals apply whether you have a low paying job or are raking in six figures, whether you are single or part of a family, or young or old (although youth definitely helps). These are not ground-breaking ideas, and they're all interrelated, but the problem is far too many people acknowledge them but then don't follow through. To make a difference in your life, really take them to heart. Today I'd like to lay the ground work for what I believe are the eight most important aspects of wealth building and properly planning for your financial future.  These principals apply whether you have a low paying job or are raking in six figures, whether you are single or...

Health
by Eric Turner
3 years ago
Benefits and Tips for Making Green Smoothies

I recently discovered green smoothies, and now it's become a staple in my morning routine. The article shares my story, benefits, tips, and recipes for making green smoothies.

Lifestyle
by Eric Turner
3 years ago
Lesser Known Benefits from a Costco Membership

Costco, the behemoth membership-only warehouse club, can provide great savings for those who use their services regularly. Most people, members or not, know about their discounted grocery items, but don't utilize the discounts available outside of the busy warehouse aisles. This article highlights some of the top ways to save money with your membership, often without even needing to go to a Costco location.

Entertainment
by Eric Turner
3 years ago
My Favorite Online Sports Management Sim

Although not as much of a gamer as I was several years ago, the genre that I just can't stay away from is sport manager simulations.  The game wanted to discuss today is Buzzerbeater, a basketball manager simulation that I have been playing consistently for a few years now. ...

Business & Money
by Eric Turner
3 years ago
How to Improve Your FICO Credit Score

Your credit score is one of the most important factors when determining your eligibility to obtain a new line of credit, whether it is a credit card or a mortgage.  It is also a key determinant of what interest rate you will have to pay on loans that you...

Entertainment
by Eric Turner
3 years ago
Ticket to Ride - Board Game Review

A review of the popular board game, Ticket to Ride.

Business & Money
by Eric Turner
3 years ago
Is the CFA Program Right For You?

Many financial professionals have considered obtaining the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. But is it worth it? As someone who completed the CFA Program and earned the charter several years ago, I thought I could provided an honest assessment of the benefits and difficulties that should go into such a decision.

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