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Is our retirement system fair to women?

Sometimes life happens, and financial needs get pushed to a back burner. What happens to the daughter, wife, and mother who is living the life of the “sandwich generation”? She is a working wife, mom, and daughter – caring for a home, raising kids and caring for their parents all at the same time. Women saving for retirement Is th...Read More

Top stressors in retirement AND HOW TO DEAL WITH THEM

We dream of retirement being filled with relaxing, hobbies, playing, traveling and spending time with family and friends. We plan for it to finally be a time in our life where we live with less stress. The Big Retirement Stressors Sometimes our stress is not alleviated in our retirement years. There’s a couple of critical causes of stress dur...Read More

Could You Become Car-Free?

It wasn’t a decision we took lightly. In fact, Billy and I discussed the idea of becoming car-free for several years. There were good reasons to do it: no more maintenance and repair costs; no more fees for insurance, license plate renewal, or registration; no more fuel expense; and no more worry about storing the vehicle here in the States w...Read More

How Many Words Does It Take?

  There are a lot of words in our lives. The Oxford English Dictionary lists 171,476 words in current use, not including 50,000 words labeled obsolete, technical, regional, new, and invented by people like The Orange Man in the White House.   Think covfefe and braggadocious. The rest of us own fewer words. The average English-speaking adult kn...Read More

Fraud Happens. To US. Here’s What to Watch For…

Seniors lose $36.4 billion each year to financial abuse — $16.8 billion of which comes from deceptive investing tactics designed specifically to take advantage of older Americans.¹ Also known as “financial exploitation,” this type of investment fraud is defined by the use of misleading language to obtain account information and permission to access...Read More

10 Reasons Why It’s Hard for a Smart Person to Be Happy

Did you know that the most intelligent people are usually the least happy individuals among us? If you can relate to most of the signs of a smart person we’ve put together, you must have a high IQ, but might be rather unhappy in life. Follow professional advice of leading experts in psychology to transform your life in a positive way.

The Top Benefits Retired Men Have

It used to be that after a man left his job, he disappeared from his community and identity. He faded away gradually in part because of his health and in part because it was just what was expected. He had worked hard, and now it was time for him to “relax.” Currently, as a man is nearing the age of 65 considers retirement, he may have a...Read More

How Being Grateful is Beneficial to Health All Year Long

Experts say those who regularly exhibit gratitude in their daily lives experience significant benefits that lead to a happier life. Learn about the ways gratitude can improve your life, and how you can integrate it into your life. Emotional Health They say kindness makes the heart grow fonder, but gratitude makes the heart grow stronger. Studies sh...Read More

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