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Social Security Myths You Shouldn Did Your Health Plan Deny You Care? Fight Back Generic Drugs Can Cost Medicare Recipients More Than Brand-Names Are Your Grandchildren Getting Too Much Screen Time? Why You Should Get Your Beneficiary Designations Right How To Get Rid Of Pesky ‘Subscription Creep’ Family Overnights Can Be Stressful, Yet Welcome Nursing Home Cost Outpaces Inflation, Medical Care
 
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Social Security Myths You Shouldn’t Believe

Researchers tell us that most people would be better off waiting to claim Social Security benefits. Yet most people file early.

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Did Your Health Plan Deny You Care? Fight Back

Have you ever stepped up to the pharmacy cash register only to learn your new prescription will cost you hundreds of dollars because your insurance doesn’t cover it?

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Generic Drugs Can Cost Medicare Recipients More Than Brand-Names

Medicare Part D enrollees may pay more out of pocket for high-priced specialty generic drugs than their brand-name counterparts, according to new research.

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Are Your Grandchildren Getting Too Much Screen Time?

Grandparents have long been associated with letting their grandchildren do things their parents would never permit. Candy. Extended bedtime. Too much television. Carefree fun.

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Why You Should Get Your Beneficiary Designations Right

when you sign up for a life insurance policy, retirement account such as 401 (K), IRAs, or other investment accounts, you are required to list a beneficiary who will receive the proceeds when you pass.

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How To Get Rid Of Pesky ‘Subscription Creep’

From Netflix, Spotify and Amazon Prime to Blue Apron, Birchbox and beer of the month, your debit or credit card statements are likely littered with subscriptions that are costing you dearly.

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Family Overnights Can Be Stressful, Yet Welcome

Soon after my brother returned from a family trip with his two young children many years ago, I asked him how it was.

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Nursing Home Cost Outpaces Inflation, Medical Care

One of the largest studies on out-of-pocket costs for nursing home care finds prices are high and rising faster than other medical care and consumer prices.

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4 Ways To Be A Good Traveler In The Age Of Overtourism

18 June 2019

In Paris, the Louvre Museum closed for a day because workers said the crowds were too big to handle.

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Why Your Perception Of ‘Old’ Changes As You Age

17 June 2019

When I was a kid, I thought this 65-year-old, white-haired woman whose entire body wobbled when she walked was very old.

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Four Simple Ways To Be Safe When Bicycle Riding

16 June 2019

Cycling can be an easier and more sustainable way to travel, with an upward trend in bicycle share programs leading to more inexperienced cyclists.

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Older Americans Rate Their Health As Good Or Excellent

15 June 2019

A common myth about aging is that older adults are burdened by illness and feel lousy much of the time.

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Throw A Pork Tenderloin On The Grill And Chill Out

14 June 2019

To produce beautifully browned pork with a rich crust and tender, juicy meat, we started with a simple dry spice rub to add flavor.

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The Life-Changing Magic Of Working A Bit Longer

13 June 2019

Retirement experts frequently recommend working longer if you haven’t saved enough. But you may not realize just how powerful a little extra work can be.

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