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The Disadvantages of Aging in Place

What to keep in mind before committing to staying where you are Surveys show that most people would prefer to grow older, and even die, in their own home. This desire isn't hard to understand. Credit: Adobe While you may have already downsized to a more manageable...

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How Playing Poker Can Improve Your Financial Decisions

Getty photo Playing poker can provide valuable lessons in how to make better financial      decisions. In fact, you can learn how to make better decisions in general from poker and many other card games. Financial decisions are different from many other types of...

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Pandemic Stress Leads to Forgetting and Remembering

A frightening episode of Transient Global Amnesia (TGA) results in reflection I know I’m not alone in experiencing stress levels that sometimes feel hard to bear these days. Strange dreams, anxiety attacks, insomnia. We each have ways of coping with COVID-19’s...

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5 Secrets to a Happy Retirement

Thinking about retiring? The keys to contentment are at your fingertips KATLEHO SEISA / GETTY IMAGE Some might say that an ideal retirement would find you waking up in a private Mediterranean villa on a mattress made of freshly ironed $100 bills. And it's true: Money...

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New AARP Report Shows Power of Music on the Brain

Sing, dance, move to the beat: It's all good for mood, memory and more GETTY IMAGES If you want to do something good for your brain, turn on your music player and sing along to a few songs. Better yet, sing and dance at the same time. It sounds like a simple exercise,...

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5 Signs It’s Time for a Life Change

How to recognize a turning point in your life -- and how to take positive action. Image credit: PeopleImages | Getty Images If you were to tell me 60 days ago that I was about to pack up my whole life and move to Miami, I wouldn’t have believed you. I mean, we’re in...

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The world’s longest-living people share this hobby—

why studies say it can help add years to your life Twelve years ago, Dan Buettner visited communities around the world known for having many centenarians (people who live to be 100 or older), including Okinawa in Japan, the Barbagia region of Sardinia and the Seventh...

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Are Your Retirement Savings Ahead of the Curve?

Here’s how to tell if you are an exceptionally good retirement saver. Are Your Retirement Savings on Track? It takes decades of diligent saving and solid investment returns to build up a large retirement account balance.(GETTY IMAGES) IT'S DIFFICULT TO determine...

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There are six types of retirees — which are you?

How to keep from being overwhelmed so you can enjoy your retirement instead This is Australia — age is just a number. GETTY IMAGES/ISTOCKPHOTO New retirees are like recent college graduates — they’re on their own after years of the same routine, and they have to find...

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4 Reasons Estate Planning Is So Important

It’s all about protecting your loved ones It seems like many people devote more time to planning a vacation, choosing a car to buy, or even selecting a spot to eat dinner than they do to estate planning—deciding who will inherit their assets after they’re gone. It may...

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