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Social Security

Social Security Benefits Are Too Important To Get Wrong

Few retirement decisions are as critical, or as easy to get wrong, as when and how to take your Social Security benefits. The rules can be so convoluted that many people rely on what they’re told by Social Security employees, but that could prove to be an expensive mistake.

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Points And Miles Credit Cards Can Ease Return To Travel

As the COVID-19 vaccination era makes it safer to travel, many people who stayed home during pandemic shutdowns are vacationing again.

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Chocolate In The Morning Could Help Burn Fat

Eating milk chocolate every day may sound like a recipe for weight gain. But a new study of postmenopausal women has found that eating a concentrated amount of chocolate during a narrow window of time in the morning may help the body burn fat.

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Medicare: Are Dental, Vision & Hearing Covered?

Some of the biggest gaps involve dental, vision and hearing services. Medicare does not cover dental cleanings or root canals. It doesn’t cover everyday eyeglasses and contact lenses. It doesn’t cover hearing aids.

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Don’t Like Exercise? Try a Hot Tub Soak

Research suggests that soaking in a hot tub for 60 minutes may provide similar post-activity cardiovascular benefits as 60 minutes of cycling. This news could help people who are not able to exercise due to their health. 

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One In 10 Older Adults Have Gotten A ‘Pandemic Pet’

A lot of the attention around “pandemic pets” has focused on families with children getting a cat, dog or other pet in 2020, during a time when many people were learning or working from home. But a new poll shows that older adults also got in on the trend.

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