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Forget Vanity, Glasses Serve A More Useful Purpose Retired Women: Authors Want To Hear Your Stories A Simple Thank You Or Compliment Is the Best Gift What Happens To My Estate When I Pass? Ideas To Curb Surprise Medical Bills has Bipartisan Push What Defines Us Drives Our Behavior: What Should You Pay Off Mortgage Before You Retire? Foods For Healthy Aging
 
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Forget Vanity, Glasses Serve A More Useful Purpose

Ever have something you take for granted, even though it makes your life better?

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Retired Women: Authors Want To Hear Your Stories

How does it feel to shift from the engagement and routine of the workplace to having an abundance of unstructured time?

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A Simple Thank You Or Compliment Is the Best Gift

Flowers, chocolate and spa days are nice, but don’t discount the value of a heartfelt “thank you.”

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What Happens To My Estate When I Pass?

Understanding what the postmortem process involves can make you a better and wiser planner for your own estate.

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Ideas To Curb Surprise Medical Bills has Bipartisan Push

Surrounded by patients who told horror stories of being stuck with hefty bills, President Donald Trump recently waded into a widespread health care problem for which almost everyone is at risk: surprise medical billing.

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What Defines Us Drives Our Behavior: What’s Your Obsession

Whatever we seek in order to feel worthy, safe and fully nourished will most likely become an obsession.

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Should You Pay Off Mortgage Before You Retire?

To cover mortgage payments, retirees frequently have to withdraw more from their retirement funds than they would if the mortgage were paid off.

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Foods For Healthy Aging

Eating healthy becomes more necessary as the risk for heart disease, high blood pressure, Alzheimer’s and other age-related conditions increases as you get older.

Raising your grandchildren? Estate planning a must

08 January 2011

By Linda T. Cammuso Today, more grandchildren are living with grandparents than ever before. According to data collected over the past 40 years, the number of children in the United States being raised by their grandparents has climbed steadily, more than doubling from 3 percent in 1970 to 7 percent in 2010. There are many […]

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What you pay for Medicare won’t cover your costs

31 December 2010

Nearly three out of five people say in a recent Associated Press-GfK poll that they paid into the system so they deserve their full benefits — no cuts.

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Baby boomers near 65 with retirements in jeopardy

29 December 2010

Through a combination of procrastination and bad timing, many baby boomers are facing a personal finance disaster just as they’re hoping to retire.

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Scrapbooking brings together generations, friends

27 December 2010

After her son moved away and a kitchen radiator accident reminded her how easily a lifetime of photos could have been lost, Barbara Despres of Hardwick wanted to ensure her family artifacts were preserved.

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Two baby cats restore happiness in the family

27 December 2010

Who would have thought two abandoned kitties we recently adopted would come to symbolize a new lease on life for all of us?

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Through the past, darkly: The ’60s at 50, blurred

27 December 2010

Woodstock was a flashpoint, a culmination, one easy way to distill a complicated decade into something digestible.

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