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Meditation Takes Practice And Needs Only Five Minutes More Life Lessons From Inanimate Objects How Airports Are Easing the Wait Social Security: Worry About Bomb Size Not Fuse Length Money Can Buy Happiness if You Spend it Right When Retirement Means Cramped Quarters How to Successfully Prepare For Your Digital Afterlife Portsmouth’s Strawbery Banke Hosts Food, Wine Festival
 

Meditation Takes Practice And Needs Only Five Minutes

The first session began with a lesson in meditation. This has always been a challenge for me as I have a hard time sitting quietly for any extended period of time.

More Life Lessons From Inanimate Objects

More everyday items have spoken to me (figuratively, that is, I’m not hallucinating!), imparting their wisdom.

How Airports Are Easing the Wait

Seated in a beer garden sipping a brew that was made onsite, Sam and Nancy Goodman tap their feet to the beat of music emanating from a band on the stage.

Social Security: Worry About Bomb Size Not Fuse Length

The Trustees recommend that lawmakers address the projected trust fund shortfalls in a timely way in order to phase in necessary changes gradually and give workers and beneficiaries time to adjust to them.

Money Can Buy Happiness if You Spend it Right

People who dole out cash to save time on things like housekeeping, delivery services and taxis are a little bit happier than those who don’t, new research finds.

When Retirement Means Cramped Quarters

My husband Randy and I are a good team. And yet, as we’ve both adjusted over the past year to his early retirement, and him being home all the time, I see now how different we are.

How to Successfully Prepare For Your Digital Afterlife

Digital assets can include emails, photos, videos, documents and online accounts such as bank accounts, investment portfolios, social media accounts among others.

Portsmouth’s Strawbery Banke Hosts Food, Wine Festival

Vintage & Vine 2017 offers guests an opportunity to nibble and sip their way through the enchanting historical village, listening to jazz and blues selections from Cuppa Joe.

It’s OK to Spend Money on Yourself … Really

10 March 2017

Chronic under spenders can be so terrified about running out of money that they put off health care, ignore needed home repairs or descend into hoarding.

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Republicans push health bill in marathon sessions

09 March 2017

he GOP scored triumphs in the Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce panels after lengthy debate, as the committees approved legislation to reshape the way millions of Americans pay for medical care.

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Could caffeine actually help prevent dementia?

09 March 2017

There could be good news for coffee lovers. Researchers identified 24 compounds, including caffeine, with the potential to boost an enzyme in the brain shown to protect against dementia.

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House GOP health bill would speed depletion of Medicare trust fund

08 March 2017

Another big tax cut would repeal an extra 0.9 percent Medicare tax on wages above $200,000 for individuals and $250,000 for married couples.

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The Countdown to 60 Begins … And I’m Fine With it … Really, I’m Fine … Gulp

08 March 2017

Getting to this stage feels like entering a new level of education, the “School of Later Years.” If 90-somethings are the dignified seniors, then we 60-somethings are the brash freshmen.

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House GOP finally reveals health bill: What it contains

07 March 2017

House Republicans on Monday released their long-awaited plan for unraveling former President Barack Obama’s health care law, a package that would scale back the government’s role in helping people afford coverage and likely leave more Americans uninsured.

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