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Healthy Aging: Age-Old Secrets for Keeping Young

If you were like a lot of kids growing up, you probably remember your parents telling you as you tried to wiggle out of your chores that “hard work never killed anyone.” Now we’re learning, not only will honest labor likely not kill you, it could very well extend your life. Indeed, if you’re looking […]

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The Complete Guide to Buying a Condo

Are you looking around your cavernous single-family spread and thinking, “Do I need this much space?” Once your family has flown the nest, there’s probably little reason to still keep the nest. Downsizing is a tried-and-true feature of retirement. As much as people maintain they want to “age in place,” many opt for less space. […]

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Planning For Long Term Care and Why You Should Start Early

If you’re someone turning age 65 today, you have almost a 70 percent chance of needing some kind of long-term care or support services in your remaining years.* Long-term care involves a variety of services designed to meet your health or personal care needs during a short or long period of time, which can help […]

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The Grandparents Scam: Don’t Fall for It

It’s a scam repeated hundreds of times throughout the day all across America, and it goes something like this: An elderly person living alone has finished dinner, cleaned and put away the dishes, and is about to sit down and enjoy her favorite television show, when the phone rings. Happy that someone is calling, she […]

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How to Write a Memoir

A will or testament is a legal document where you can express how you want your property and assets to be distributed after your death. But what if you wish to distribute something even more valuable — your insights and observations drawn from your unique life experiences. If you have that desire burning inside you, […]

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How to Make Your Money Last in Retirement

When you were saving for retirement, your goal was to accumulate as big a nest egg as possible. Now that you’re actually retired, it’s up to you to preserve and manage that money so it continues to serve your needs and goals through retirement. As a first step, inventory all your financial assets, such as […]

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How To Keep Your Mind Sharp

Have you misplaced your car keys lately? Did you have to be reminded of what you had for dinner last night? Are you a tad slower buzzing in when you play Jeopardy at home? It’s likely these little mental slips or cognitive delays are simply a natural part of the aging process. That said, there […]

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We’ll Be Right Back: The Top TV Show Reboots

At American Advisors Group, we care about all things related to retirement, and television is definitely included in that category. Like many others, we have noticed what feels like an increasing number of reboots or revivals of beloved television programs, bringing the characters and premises of these shows out of “retirement” and putting them in […]

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House Renovation Tips: Why It’s Time To Remodel

There comes a time in every home’s life when it needs a tuck here, a touch up there or a full makeover. But before moving ahead with your remodel, ask yourself, what’s really driving this urge to renovate? Why now? Are you doing it for vanity’s sake (you want to impress your relatives who will […]

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Smart, Savvy Travel Tips for Your Next Stress-Free Adventure

Whether you’re 17 or 75, planning your trip is sure to make your journey safer, easier and more enjoyable. Here are some great travel trips, containing pre-flight, in-flight and on-the-ground instructions to help you get the most out of your next big adventure: PRE-FLIGHT Book early so you stand a better chance of obtaining an […]

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