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Financial Calamity: When Life Blows Up Well-Laid Plans

Job loss, business failure, involuntary retirement, divorce, disability or the death of a breadwinner, these are just some of the ways our finances can force us to come up with a Plan B.

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What The 2020s Have In Store For Aging Boomers

Within 10 years, all of the nation’s 74 million baby boomers will be 65 or older. The most senior among them will be on the cusp of 85.

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Why Social Security faces a certain crisis

In February, polling data revealed that questions surrounding the long-term financial stability of Social Security have pushed the program ahead of joblessness as the top economic concern of the voting public.

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Is the ‘mid-life crisis’ a myth?

For half a century, the accepted research on happiness has shown our lives on a U-shaped curve, punctuated by a low point that we’ve come to know as the “mid-life crisis.” A number of studies have claimed over the years that happiness declines for most from the early 20s to middle age (40 to 60). […]

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Old woman sues children for care

The drama that is playing out inside this ramshackle house reflects a wider and increasingly urgent dilemma. The world’s population is aging fast.

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No one fix to slow hospital readmission epidemic

More than 1 million Americans wind up back in the hospital only weeks after they left for reasons that could have been prevented — a revolving door that for years has seemed impossible to slow.

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