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Americans over the age of 50 show up more often to vote compared to younger voters

This week, AARP Maine announced the results of their 2018 Survey Insights from Maine’s Voters Age 50+.

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Family Caregivers Overwhelmed And Undertrained

Adult caregivers looking after aging relatives and friends have little training for their stressful roles but still find the experience rewarding.

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Many workers have less than $1,000 for retirement

When it comes to retirement savings, 28 percent of American workers report they have less than $1,000 that could go toward retirement.

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Survey: Many conflicted on gov’t spending cuts

By Tom Raum
 WASHINGTON — As President Barack Obama and lawmakers spar over huge federal deficits, they’re confronted by a classic contradiction: Most Americans want government austerity, a survey shows, but they also want increased spending on a host of popular programs: education, crime fighting, health care, Social Security, the environment and more. Less for […]

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Today’s kids sharing everything with parents

By the age of 18, Teresa Carson was married; by 21, she was pregnant with her son, Robert. “I grew up in a small town in the Midwest and that was what you did,” said Teresa Carson, 50, of Worcester.

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Without proper planning, secure retirement elusive

Workers are far more confident about being able to pay for ‘basic’ expenses than they are about having enough money to pay for medical expenses and long‐term care costs.

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