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Getting the taxman out of your retirement — Part 1

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One of the most overlooked, but perhaps most important, aspects of income planning is taxes and how they relate to retirement and Social Security. Taxation on Social Security benefits works differently than ...

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Retirement: The 401(k) / IRA IQ Quiz

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When it comes to giving during retirement, there is one place that many are likely giving far more than they should: the Internal Revenue Service. As we’ve pointed out in previous articles ...

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The financial side of being a caregiver

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One in five Americans is currently an unpaid caregiver, and as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, that number is on the rise.1 Caring for a family member can be complex. While ...

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How ‘superagers’ stay sharp in their later years

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A new study on “superagers” shows how to keep your brain firing on all cylinders. When it comes to retirement, experts recommend that everyone do some hard thinking. By this, they mean ...

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10 more minutes of exercise could extend your life

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A new study finds that if Americans were active just 10 more minutes per day, it could save lives. The estimated number of saved lives is 110,000 if those between 40 and ...

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Dolly Parton points people to God after being recognized for charitable work

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At age 75, Dolly Parton has never been more popular. However, she wants people to look to God instead of her. “I don’t want to be worshiped, because there’s a scripture in ...

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Photo albums at Thanksgiving can engage elders struggling with memory

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Alzheimer’s Awareness Month comes each November when families gather together for Thanksgiving. That time together often shines a light on loved ones struggling with memory loss. Over 5 million Americans suffer from ...

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‘Tootsie’ marks Broadway’s return to Kansas City

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We all need to laugh. And you will laugh with, and at, Tootsie. The latest iteration of the 1982 film starring Dustin Hoffman, will be presented by Broadway Across America and the ...

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Ready to Play Defense with Your Retirement Savings?

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For most investors, including those saving for retirement, it’s no surprise that markets are subject to up-and-down fluctuations over time. And if you are investing with a long-term perspective, it’s pretty common ...

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Health and nursing home associations say Build Back Better threatens long-term care

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Two provisions in President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better Act (H.R. 5376) will have a devastating impact on nursing homes. The result will be that thousands more facilities will be forced to ...

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Take it from Reagan and Proverbs: We need to laugh again

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Late on a rainy December morning in 1997, on the 34th floor of the Century City office building in Southern California, Ronald Reagan was gazing out a large window, looking down to ...

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7 simple steps to improve your health

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Our society faces a health epidemic because over half of Americans live with a chronic illness and a third suffer from obesity. Does your health or weight impede you from having a ...

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Experts share tips to boost energy as life gets busier

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More and more churches are nourishing physical as well as spiritual health. The focus comes as many people report a lack of energy and additional stress since the beginning of the pandemic. ...

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10 proven ways to keep the mind sharp as you age

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Just as exercise improves your physical health, brain workouts strengthen your mind, boosting your memory and thinking skills. Even better, it’s never too late to begin exercising your most important muscle. Read ...

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How to overcome three common obstacles to positive change

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Amid the crisis of COVID, perhaps there is an opportunity to break through obstacles and pick up dreams left by the wayside. So much of life is spent on autopilot. Years pass ...

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WISDM Trial: Help for those with diabetes

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People with type one diabetes are at risk for hypoglycemia, a dangerous drop in blood sugar that can cause confusion, seizures or loss of consciousness. Monitoring blood sugar levels has traditionally required ...

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How to manage diabetes for people over 60

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Many people over the age of 60 are living with diabetes. There is actually a worldwide epidemic of diabetes, primarily related to various lifestyle changes including obesity, and an increase in sedentary ...

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Own less; Live more

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What would you do if you had to use — let alone actually enjoy — everything you own? Truth be told, most of us will never live long enough to accomplish such ...

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Post-acute COVID Syndrome: Long-haulers or lifers?

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COVID-19 … it’s a virus that takes your breath away. Initially thought to be a disease that impacts the elderly, 40 and 50-year-olds who suffered mild symptoms began showing up at the ...

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Stressed? Here’s a quick and easy way to relax

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If you, like millions of Americans, feel stressed out and in need of a long vacation you can’t afford to take, don’t sweat it. There is a lot you can do to ...

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Inflation in May matches that of the Great Recession

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U.S. inflation is now at its highest level since the Great Recession of 2008. The Labor Department released additional data on Thursday showing that prices for May rose 5 percent from a year ...

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What is home sharing for seniors?

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Due to COVID, we’ve all felt the strain of isolation at some time or another, but people living alone, especially seniors, have felt the effects especially hard. In fact, prolonged isolation can ...

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15 best-paying side jobs for seniors

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Retirement can be a ton of fun. After decades of grinding out long hours, you can finally sit back, kick your feet up and relax. Oftentimes, though, people can get tired of ...

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Boost Your Immune System from Coronavirus or Any Other Germ

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Overcoming any virus, flu, bacterial infection or coronavirus begins by understanding your immune system is different from your neighbor, sibling and or spouse.  This is important because your immune system is what ...

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Commit to getting the care you need as you age

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Older adults in America are living longer lives and will outnumber people under the age of 18 by nearly 500,000 by 2034, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. However, living longer does ...

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