May 1, 2024

A Look at Top Scams Targeting Older Adults

We’ve all heard about someone falling for a scam of one kind or another. We hope we ourselves will be savvy enough to spot one if (when!) we become the target. But scammers keep trying to outsmart us, and even the most diligent of us can fall prey.

I get ...

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April 12, 2024

The Perks of Downsizing When You Retire [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Some Highlights

  • If you’re about to retire, or just did, downsizing can be a good way to try to cut down on some of your expenses.
  • Smaller homes typically have lower energy and maintenance costs. Plus, you may have enough equity built up to fuel your move.
  • If you ...
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March 7, 2024

The Benefits of Downsizing When You Retire

If you’re taking a look at your expenses as you retire, saving money where you can has a lot of appeal. One long-standing, popular way to do that is by downsizing to a smaller home.

When you think about cutting down on your spending, odds are you think of frequent ...

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Dec. 27, 2023

Retiring Soon? Why Moving Might Be the Perfect Next Step

If you’re thinking about retirement or have already retired this year, it’s a good time to consider if your current house is still a good fit for the next chapter in your life.

Fortunately, you may be in a better position to make a move than you realize. Here are ...

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Oct. 3, 2023

Treating Depression, Anxiety, and Arthritis with Art

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The Artist Corner by Ralph Kahn

When you feel depressed or excessively anxious, you may be too overwhelmed to properly care for your arthritis or your emotional health. Because pain, mental health and disability are strongly linked, not recognizing or treating one can negatively impact the other ...

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Sept. 11, 2023

Planning to Retire? Your Equity Can Help You Make a Move

Reaching retirement is a significant milestone in life, bringing with it a lot of change and new opportunities. As the door to this exciting chapter opens, one thing you may be considering is selling your house and finding a home better suited for your evolving needs.

Fortunately, you may be ...

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June 24, 2023

Beware Top Scams Affecting Older Americans

Scam Alert

Today, if you are fortunate enough not to have been subject to a scam, or an attempted one, you may be in the minority, especially if you are over 50. Older Americans are among the most targeted group for fraud, and for multiple reasons: they tend to be more trusting ...

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Nov. 6, 2019

5 Important Options to Make Money Last

Did you know that some surveys show that people can
be more afraid of running out of money than they are of dying?

Seventy is the new 50! I certainly feel that way as I approach my 62nd birthday—still working hard, dreaming of retirement, and yet wondering if that is really ...

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