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Death Is Anything But A Dying Business As Private Equity Cashes

A small but growing percentage of the funeral home industry, and the broader death care market, is being gobbled up by private equity-backed firms attracted by high profit margins, predictable income, and the eventual deaths of tens of millions of baby boomers.

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6 New Rules For Smarter Travel In Europe

Tourism rebounded this summer in Europe — and Europe wasn’t ready. Pandemic-related staff shortages led to massive lines and flight cancellations at many airports; meanwhile, prices for hotels and taxis soared.

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While Inflation Takes A Toll On Older Americans, Billions of Dollars In Benefits Go Unused

Millions of older adults are having trouble making ends meet, especially during these inflationary times. Yet many don’t realize help is available, and some notable programs that offer financial assistance are underused.

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Economic Insecurity: Anxious Older Adults Try to Cope With Limited Budgets

Economic insecurity is upending the lives of millions of older adults as soaring housing costs and inflation diminish the value of fixed incomes.

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How To Create A Retirement Paycheck That Lasts

Saving and investing for retirement may actually be easier than deciding how to safely spend what you’ve accumulated. Withdraw too much and you could run out of money.

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New Prescription Drug Pricing Law Brings “Substantial” Reform

On Aug. 16, President Joe Biden signed into law the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), which rose from the ashes of the Build Back Better Act (BBBA), a bill that failed to pass in 2021 after it could not gather enough support in the Senate.

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