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Bridging the Gap in Retirement

Nowadays, many retirees (or soon to be retirees) want to work to some degree in their retirement years. These so-called “bridge jobs” can serve many purposes, such as the need for income, the social aspects of a workplace, or perhaps … Continue reading

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Finance Friday: Retiring from Tennis, Retiring from a Career

At the US Open Tennis Tournament, Kim Clijsters and Andy Roddick both announced their retirement. Both of them recognized their age and physical shape wouldn’t allow them to compete at their desired levels of performance. So how do we mere … Continue reading

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Deciding When to Retire

Remember being a high school kid and trying to decide whether to go to college, and if yes, then which college? Or at the end of college, trying to decide what job to take (or struggling to find one)? Up … Continue reading

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Finance Friday: The Wisdom of the Aged (Really!)

A recent survey of 100 centenarians (folks who are age 100 or older) revealed five keys to a long, healthy and happy life. Those five items included: exercise, laughter, spiritual activity (such as worship or prayer), social connections (with family … Continue reading

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Finance Friday: The Golden Years Have Become Rusty Years

“I expected to be in a better place. The golden years have become rusty years.” That was a sobering quote from a retiree in Boston, sharing his real-life experience in a video interview and looking back at some early-life decisions … Continue reading

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Finance Friday: Fruits and Nuts for Better Mental Health

Mom was right; eating our fruits and vegetables really is good for us—especially as we age. Research indicates that fruits and veggies that are rich in color may carry strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory abilities. Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties are especially … Continue reading

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A Mile a Day Helps Keep Alzheimer’s Away

A study published in the journal Neurology in 2010 indicates that walking one mile a day significantly lowers your chances of developing Alzheimer’s disease (dementia)—by about 50%! Not bad for taking a short walk each day. The study found that … Continue reading

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