Golden Years 2017

12 Stories • Available December 2017
Walk Me Through It

Walk Me Through It

When is the ideal time to start saving for retirement? As soon you start working! "The earlier you start to save for the retirement the better," says Jamie Hopkins, professor of retirement plan

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401(k) Explained

401(k) Explained

Saving toward retirement got easier in the early 1980s when employer-sponsored 401(k) retirement plans allowed tax-deferred funds to be set aside for an employee's retirement. Social Security is

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Where's The Car?

Where's The Car?

There are several reasons you would want to know the whereabouts of your car. Luckily, there are many models of automotive GPS technology that make monitoring your car relatively simple and often

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The Abc's (and D's) Of Medicare

The Abc's (and D's) Of Medicare

Seniors may have been reciting the alphabet for over 60 years, but when it comes to the four parts of Medicare -- Part A, Part B, Part C and Part D -- many people are far less well-versed. In fac

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Flourishing During Flight

Flourishing During Flight

Chances are that later in life, there are many places listed on your bucket list that you've wanted to visit your entire life. Maybe you've been setting money aside for adventures to exotic sigh

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Mentoring The Younger Generation

Mentoring The Younger Generation

Ever since I was a little girl, I have appreciated time spent with my elders and the wisdom that they bestowed upon me. My grandmother taught me the importance of being involved in the community

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Mind Games

Mind Games

Forget it. You can no longer blame memory loss on getting older. So-called senior moments can also happen for people who are under extreme stress, suffering from a chronic disease, depressed, mal

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The Skin You're In

The Skin You're In

For most men and women, looking and feeling great is a priority at every age. Still, after age 50, many notice their skin is aging. "If you start caring for your skin at a young age, however, y

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Making Your Voice Heard

Making Your Voice Heard

The freedom of time, which comes along with retirement, can be both exciting and overwhelming as one sets off to determine just what to do with it. What seniors decide to do with their newfound t

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Live In The Now

Live In The Now

Q: Why do some individuals appear to be old at 32 while some 72-year-olds appear younger? I find it difficult to understand. Regardless of why, what is the secret of feeling younger and not looki

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Jet-setters

Jet-setters

Ever since the presidential election, I've probably received 50 emails from readers asking me what would happen to their Social Security benefits if they left the country. A couple people even wo

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Eye See The Possibilities

Eye See The Possibilities

Recently, I dropped off several out-of-prescription eyeglasses at a facility that collects old eyeglasses for medical missions. With the cost of glasses equaling a year's salary in som

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Golden Years Infographics 1

Golden Years Infographics 1

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Golden Years Infographics

Golden Years Infographics

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