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Retirement Fears and How to Prepare for Them

Retirement is a drastic change to any individual’s lifestyle. There are many who find meaning in the work that they do, and for those who have built their entire lives around their career, a sudden retirement may feel akin to a break-up. Like many drastic changes, people who are heading…

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An Infographic Guide to Senior Care Options

Are you looking at long-term care options for yourself or a loved one? You’re not alone; in fact, data suggests seven out of ten people will require some form of long-term care in their life. There are actually five types of long-term care that offer a wide array of different…

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5 Questions About Social Security Answered

Social security almost feels like a myth sometimes to people who aren’t retired. However, it’s very real and, for many seniors and retirees, very important. Social security is a federally run program known more prosaically as the Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) program. It was signed into law in…

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Should you start a business in retirement?

For many seniors, retirement is like a much-needed vacation, when they finally get to spend more time with their loved ones, rediscover their hobbies, and enjoy the results of the investments they’ve made throughout their lives. However, this isn’t a rule, and retirement can also be a time for innovation…

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Wills vs Trusts: Which Option is Better for Your Loved One?

Death may be inevitable, but most people prefer to avoid thinking about it for as long as possible. That may explain why most adults in the U.S. have not made plans for passing their assets on to loved ones. According to one survey, 60% of adults do not have a…

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How to bring up end-of-life issues in a considerate and sensitive way

Our parents were there when we learned how to walk, how to ride a bike, and when we graduated. For most of us, they’re pillars that helped us become who we are today and the ones we could count on when things went wrong. Seeing the roles reversed and them…

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Important Information for Seniors Struggling with Chronic Health Problems

Seniors struggling with chronic health problems have to be careful about the way they live. They must often reconsider several aspects of their habits and environment, as well as develop a plan for the future.  The following are things they should explore at this time: Life Insurance One thing you…

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Pension vs Property in the UK: Should I Invest My Savings Rather Than Put Them in a Pension Pot?

For decades people have put their monthly earnings into a pension pot for when they retire. This may seem like the only logical explanation for many people, but there are others out there too. Rather than putting your savings into a pot and allowing the savings to collect dust until…

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Pros and Cons of Starting a Business in Retirement

Starting a business in retirement may seem daunting, but there can be many benefits as well. As with any new venture, the most important thing is to think carefully and not jump into anything unprepared. The most important thing is to start a business you know you’ll enjoy. If you’re…

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Supporting Your Family As A Senior

As a senior, a common unsettling emotion at this age is the frustration that comes along with feeling inadequate, or as though you aren’t able to help your family in the same ways as earlier in life. Although it may be true that you might not have the ability to…

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