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6 Signs It’s Time To Ditch Your Doctor

Whether you visit your doctor once a month or just a few times a year, the relationship you have with your general practitioner can affect your health. Just like in any other relationship, if things aren’t working, it might be time to part ways. Here are six telltale signs that it’s time to change doctors: Your doctor doesn’t listen Much of health ...Read More

5 Suntan Myths Debunked

We’ve shared tips on how to stay safe in the summer sun, but did you know that sun safety extends beyond trying to avoid sunburns? Tanning — even just the slight sun-kissed glow from spending time gardening or taking a walk — can be dangerous. Let’s debunk five popularly held notions about summer tans: A little tan is a sign of health A...Read More

5 Foods To Help You Sleep Better

If you’ve been having a hard time falling — or staying — asleep lately, look no further than your kitchen. Certain foods are scientifically proven to aid sleep. There is no shortage of information out there about the importance of a good night’s sleep, likely because more than 50 million Americans don’t get enough of it. If you’re part ...Read More

Social Security: How to Plan Around Uncertainty

Key Points ****************** Americans are not confident in Social Security solvency, according to new research Benefit amounts can vary greatly based on the age that you begin collecting Legislative standoff could make other sources of retirement income more crucial ******************* Social Security has been serving as a safety net for over 80 ...Read More

10 Things You Should Never Do On Facebook

Everyone is turning to Facebook to find out more about who you are, from friends to your ex, from employers (or worse, prospective employers),  employees to your business partners (even insurers checking before issuing life policies to see if you practice any dangerous sports). Of course, in many ways, Facebook is a great tool because it connected ...Read More

The Best Retirement Plan is Not To – Thoughts by Aaron Clarey

It’s an all too common problem. Every month I host a financial planning class and I ask all the new students to introduce themselves.  And while there’s the occasional 35 year old housewife there, unfortunate widow whose husband did the finances there, or even the young whipper snapper 23 year old trying to get a jump on things, the plurality of my...Read More

How to Save Money as a 55+ Traveler

Are you an empty nester? Are you retired or planning for retirement? Then I’m sure you’ve thought about the new possibilities and opportunities that await, one of which is the luxury of being able to travel. However, if you’re like many 55-plus folks, you may be on a limited or restricted budget. This means you want to save money as you plan ...Read More

How I Turned Our Search for a Senior Living Community for My Parents into 8 Mini Vacations

Road trip! Hallelujah. My parents finally agreed it was time to start researching senior living communities. Of course, I volunteered to participate in the process, ostensibly to help with driving but mainly to serve as referee when my parents would inevitably be at odds over location, amenities, floor plans or where to stop for a bite to eat. I co...Read More

5 Tips – Add Some Sizzle to Your Sex-Life

Is your mojo a no-show? You’re not alone. Decrease in desire is the most common sexual problem women report, and it can begin as early as the 30s. One fairly recent solution for women with low libido is a little pink pill called Addyi (flibanserin). The good news is women the FDA finally approved something to improve the libido of women. But it’s g...Read More

10 Funny Father’s Day Quotes About Being a Dad

Father’s Day is coming up soon, and what better way to express your feelings than what comedian have to say? Read on for our top ten here! ”Fatherhood is great because you can ruin someone from scratch.” Jon Stewart “Fathers have skills that they never use at home. You run a landscaping business and you can’t dress and feed ...Read More

Want An Early Retirement? 3 Key Questions – and Some Tips

Key Points Whether you want to pursue old passions and new hobbies, travel the world, or spend more time with family, many of us dream about an early retirement. The amount of money you will need to retire early depends on your goals, lifestyle and a range of other factors. There are emotional and financial components to planning for an early retir...Read More

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