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No Machine? No Problem. Make Homemade Ice Cream Following These Steps

No Machine? No Problem. Make Homemade Ice Cream Following These Steps

Here in the United States, we sure love our ice cream! In fact, the average American eats 26 liters of the creamy stuff per year, making us the highest-consuming country in the world! With this much love for ice cream, we’d better take it to the next level by making...

Paying Rent Online: A Fast Way to Build Credit

Paying Rent Online: A Fast Way to Build Credit

Looking for a fast way to build credit? We have some great news: Paying rent online can do just that! In a 2017 study by TransUnion, researchers followed 12,000 renters who reported their rent payments to credit bureaus over the course of a year. On average,...

Three Crafts to Do With Your Roommates

Three Crafts to Do With Your Roommates

Are you and your roommates feeling a little stressed out lately due to the many changes and challenges arising from the COVID-19 pandemic? If so, you are not alone! There’s plenty we cannot control right now, and that reality may leave some of us stressed out and...

How to Clean Up the Beach

How to Clean Up the Beach

Did you know that 17.6 billion pounds of plastics enter the marine ecosystem each year? That’s a lot of trash, and any trash in our oceans or on our beaches is too much! Wondering what you can do and how to clean up local beaches? Read on! Each summer, members of AMC...

3 Brain-Boosting Foods to Add to Your Diet

3 Brain-Boosting Foods to Add to Your Diet

Have you ever heard the old adage “You are what you eat”? Research has supported this for years and years: If you eat healthy foods, you become healthier. This includes brain health. So, without further ado, here are three brain-boosting foods to add to your next...

How to Keep Your Local Beaches Clean This Summer

How to Keep Your Local Beaches Clean This Summer

Ah, the beach. It’s tough to beat the sounds of the waves rolling in against the shore and the feel of the sand between your toes. From Newport Municipal Beach to Huntington Beach, the ocean is a favorite playground of our Anaheim-based VIPs. These shared public...

Melanoma: Three Things You Should Know

Melanoma: Three Things You Should Know

Summer is practically here! With the warm weather comes sun-kissed skin. Everyone wants to have that natural, bronze glow, but are they aware of the cost? The cost we’re talking about isn’t the gas money necessary to get to the beach. About 9,500 Americans are...

Pros of Renting with a Pet

Pros of Renting with a Pet

Americans love their pets. In 2019 alone, we spent $95.7 billion on everything from pet food to vet care, up $5.2 billion from 2018. And it’s no wonder! Pets benefit our lives in so many ways—whether you live in a house with a huge yard or in an apartment on the...

Ways to Volunteer Your Time During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Ways to Volunteer Your Time During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Research shows that volunteering your time has a variety of benefits: it can decrease stress and depression, help you stay physically fit and socially connected, and even prolong your life. Who wouldn’t want these benefits, especially during the coronavirus...

4 Ways that Volunteering Is Good for Your Body and Mind

4 Ways that Volunteering Is Good for Your Body and Mind

Approximately 25 percent of American adults volunteer in charitable causes regularly. For the remaining 75 percent, what are they missing out on? Many find that volunteering increases gratitude, fulfillment, and connectivity in life. There is also plenty of research...