Tempe, Arizona (NAPSI) - Parents who hope to provide their children with a college education may feel overwhelmed by the cost of higher education and reports have stated that only about half those who start college graduate. But rather than giving up, they may want to investigate further, because beneath the headlines lies a more complex reality. What’s more, parents who start saving early and strategically can amass a sizable college fund without busting the family budget.

Washington, DC (NAPSI) - Over the past 40 years, many workers have taken on what can seem like a second job: the responsibility of planning for their own retirement.

Yuma, Arizona (NAPSI) - The most effective way to lose weight may not involve any dieting at all. That’s the word from an international group of scientists, physicians and researchers. They believe to be effective, a weight loss program must take epigenetics into account.

El Paso, Texas (NAPSI) - As people who care about education have learned, there’s a good reason teachers are increasingly replacing textbooks with technology and seeking out training to keep up with technology trends.

Colorado Springs, Colorado (NAPSI) - For the fifth consecutive year, warrior-athletes from across the country compete in Paralympic-style competitions demonstrating their resilience, camaraderie and courage.

Riverside, California (NAPSI) - For the perfect juicy turkey this holiday or for your next tailgating party, cook a flavorful, deep-fried turkey in 100 percent peanut oil in half the time. Roasting a turkey can take many hours, making it hard to get a crispy skin without drying out the meat.

Yuma, Arizona (NAPSI) - Whether you call it a second act or an encore career, or it’s just your desire to do a complete 180 in your profession, one thing remains the same: The path to reinvention often means taking your current job skills and giving them a new twist.