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Where In The World Is Daniel Schwartz?

The 71 year old disappeared from his home in Rockport, MA in May of 2017, and was relocated somewhere in  the Massachusetts elder services bureaucracy.

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What’s On Your Summer Teacup List?

Enjoying summer was easy as kids. Most of us did what we wanted. We didn’t need a list.

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Don’t Let Politicians ‘Chain’ Your Social Security Benefits

Using the  chained CPI for Social Security would cut benefits by$230 billion over 10 years.

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Surviving The Summer Family Vacation With Adult Children

You know the feeling. Your family’s going to everyone’s favorite summer spot. In our case, it’s the same house in South Yarmouth, Cape Cod each year.

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‘The Financial Health of Social Security Is Strong’

Some members of Congress may not be prepared to protect Social Security, but the American people know better.

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Why Grandparents Should Work To Save Safety Net Programs

While the promotion of self-sufficiency is admirable, government entitlements warrant preservation since they provide a financial safety net.

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