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How to maximize your Social Security benefits

If you’re one of the 59 million Americans collecting Social Security, the government’s announcement earlier this month that you won’t be getting a cost-of-living raise next year must have been a disappointment.

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Analyzing the long-term care insurance commitment

More than one-third of long-term care insurance (LTCI) policyholders who buy policies at age 65 or older let their coverage lapse sometime in their lifetime.

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5 simple tips for choosing a Medicare health plan

Choosing a plan isn’t as simple as just keeping the one you had last year or looking only at the monthly premium costs.

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Burgeoning entrepreneurs: What to consider when starting a business

For some, the best part of life starts at retirement. While spontaneous trips may be a draw, the novelty wears off quickly and there is an undeniable void.

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How to decide when to move to assisted living

Shirley Miller and her husband built their life in New Mexico. They had a beautiful home and many good friends. But an extended trip to the hospital changed all of that.

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Packing up emotions with your childhood home

When it came time to pack up my childhood home, it was my mother’s wedding dress that put me over the edge.

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