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Getting Married After 60: What To Consider

Love can find you at any age. But when you partner up later in life, there are a lot more considerations than if you were, say, in your 20s or 30s. At this stage, you probably come to a relationship with quite a bit of life experience, especially concerning the physical, emotional and financial variety. […]

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10 Reasons Having a Good Credit Score Is Important

If you’re retired, own your own home or just feel you have pretty much bought everything you’re ever going to need in life, you may assume that maintaining a good credit score is no longer such a big deal. What difference does it really make, you ask yourself, if your FICO score is 500 or […]

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New Year’s Eve Party Ideas for Seniors

Count yourself fortunate if you’ve been able to experience some of our nation’s coast-to-coast New Year’s Eve celebrations, like watching the ball drop in Times Square in New York City, or staying up all night on the famous Rose Parade route in Pasadena, Calif., or partying in the streets or casinos of Las Vegas until […]

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Funny City Names and Unusual Place Names To Visit

For main travel destinations, you can’t do much better than immersing yourself in the sheer grandeur of the Grand Canyon, the magnificent monuments of Washington D.C. or the cultural and culinary delights of New Orleans. But if you have the time — one of the many benefits of retirement — why not let your travels […]

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Retirement Quotes – Inspirational and Funny Retirement Sayings

No one is going to argue that planning for retirement isn’t serious business. Making a will, creating an estate plan, keeping up with Medicare deadlines, deciding when to take Social Security, or weighing whether a reverse mortgage can help you achieve a better retirement should give anybody over the age of 60 a lot to […]

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Diversified Retirement and The Need For Asset Allocation

“Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.” It’s a saying that goes back centuries, to at least the writing of the novel,  “Don Quixote.” Author Miguel Cervantes (1547-1615) wrote, “It is the part of a wise man to keep himself for tomorrow, and not venture all his eggs in one basket.” The advice rings […]

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10 Alternatives to Long-Term Care Insurance

Without a doubt, long-term care is a pricey proposition and if you need it, it will probably be your biggest retirement expense. In fact, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services estimates that elder care services will cost the average person $138,000. And the chances of needing some form of long-term care are higher […]

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Personal Financial Planning For Less Stress and More Success

Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Samuelson once joked that, “The stock market has predicted nine out of the past five recessions.” His point was that there hasn’t been a system yet devised that can predict when the next economic downturn is coming. One could happen tomorrow or 10 years from now. Although you can’t control what […]

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Prevention Health Screenings and Why They Are So Important

With a car, if you don’t like the model, you can choose to replace it. You can even choose to upgrade it if you want, exchanging your Buick for a Bentley. But with your body, you only get one. And since it’s the only one you get, you should try to do everything you can […]

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5 Travel Tips for Seniors That Could Save Your Wallet and Your Life

There are few activities more pleasurable than pulling out a map or travel guide and planning your getaway. Paris in the spring, New England in the fall, Mykonos in the summer… But don’t let all the wanderlust sweep you away and make you forget a number of crucial pre-travel tasks that should be completed before […]

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