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SOCIAL SECURITY

Social Security for Divorced Spouses

If you are divorced, you may be aware that you can potentially claim retirement benefits based on your ex-spouse’s earnings record, but you may not fully appreciate how important the claiming strategy you select can be to your lifetime income.

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JOBS

The Case AGAINST Early Retirement

Early retirement seems like the dream—after all, when else but retirement could you have the freedom direct your own schedule and choose what you want to do? But a new article from the Wall Street Journal shows that the reality of early retirement may not be as promising as the allure.

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BEST PLACES TO RETIRE

The "Best Places To Retire" List Round-up

We looked at 6 different “Best Places To Retire” lists to see what they had in common—and what they may have missed.

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JOBS

Older Worker Stereotypes — And Why They're Wrong

Older worker stereotypes aren't just unhelpful, they're flat out wrong. This in-depth, research-oriented view proves exactly how the standard thinking around an older workforce is flawed and how older workers add substantial productivity.

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COVID-19

From Zoom to Zip Code: How to Access Things You Need

Remember when Zoom conjured up a zip code:  Oh two ONE three FOUR sung brightly on a PBS television program?

Today Zoom virtual meetings convene samaritans who share ways to connect zip codes to critical services that may be lacking due to COVID19.

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LIVING

The Biggest Threat To Your Retirement Is...Your Kids?!

This assistance often starts small and take many forms: cell phone expenses, groceries, and car payments, but can quickly balloon to much more costly expenditures that threaten your financial well-being.

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COVID-19

Hopping On The Wave Of Pandemic Minimalism

Out of desire or necessity, many older adults have turned quarantine into an opportunity for scaling back spending and cleaning out the closets. Minimalism has long been a popular strategy for an earlier, healthier retirement—but now, many have found it is more worthwhile than ever.

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SOCIAL SECURITY

4 Simple Ways to Delay Social Security

Delaying Social Security until age 70 is among the most effective ways to give your retirement income stream a boost.

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JOBS

Survey Results: Ageism Still Abounds

Last month, we asked for your input on a survey about ageism. Thanks to your thoughtful responses, we were able to collect and analyze data on what ageism looks like for those experiencing it firsthand. 

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LIVING

NORCs: The Funny-Sounding Future of Successful Aging

You could live in a NORC and not even know it. So what are these organizations that help the 60+ live longer, healthier, and less expensively? And how could they be the future of aging in place?

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