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Will Generous Social Security COLA Be Offset By Medicare Premiums?

Retirees can look forward to the largest Social Security cost-of-living adjustment next year since 2012 — but don’t break out the champagne just yet.

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Posted in Retirement, Commentary, Your Money0 Comments

Now In My 60s: 54 Things I Never Thought I’d Say

One recent Sunday, a friend asked if I’d seen a certain skit on SNL the night before. I heard myself reply, “No, I can’t stay up that late, but I’ll check it out online.”

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Posted in Features, Boomer Haiku4 Comments

Food Craving Is A Way To Deal With Stress In A Tumultuous World

As I sit to write this column, I’m feeling sad, quite anxious and overwhelmed as a result of recent events in London. My husband and I enjoyed five fabulous days there only months ago.

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How Dogs Can Teach Us To Stay Chill In This Insane World

Don’t we all feel turmoil in the air? There’s too much happening, too fast. The planet seems scarier and more chaotic than ever.

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Posted in Features, Laurie's Scribbles10 Comments

Money

Is Social Security A Stipend for Wealthy Retirees?

If the rich are draining Social Security, why is it that we see dependence upon the system rising rapidly with age?

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Trump Budget: A “Great” Hole In Economic Security

Rich people don’t need much financially from the federal government. But at the other end of the economic ladder, government can often play a critical role in protecting the well being of citizens.

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