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Fulfilling Ways to Spend Your Time in Retirement
Healthy Living on a Budget

Fulfilling Ways to Spend Your Time in Retirement

Human creativity is unlimited: Just look at the activities retirees find to fill their days.
September 29, 2020
Medicare Basics: 11 Things You Need to Know
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Medicare Basics: 11 Things You Need to Know

There's Medicare Part A, Part B, Part D, medigap plans, Medicare Advantage plans and so on. We sort out the confusion about signing up for Medicare --…
September 16, 2020
10 Things You'll Spend Less on in Retirement
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10 Things You'll Spend Less on in Retirement

We spend a lot of time worrying about running out of cash in retirement. But you might be surprised to see some of the things you'll find yourself spe…
September 16, 2020
The Right Fit Car for Older Drivers
Buying & Leasing a Car

The Right Fit Car for Older Drivers

Anticipate how changes in lifestyle and health might affect the kind of vehicle you will need over time.
August 26, 2020
Retiree Health Care Costs Are Rising
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Retiree Health Care Costs Are Rising

Factors driving the increase include longer life spans, health care inflation and health bills for those who retire before they’re eligible for Medica…
August 18, 2020
10 Good Reasons to Cancel Amazon Prime
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10 Good Reasons to Cancel Amazon Prime

You probably aren't using most of the perks tucked into that $119 annual fee -- which you don't need to pay to get the free Amazon shipping you crave.
July 19, 2020
HSAs Get Even Better
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HSAs Get Even Better

A health savings account is a powerful, tax-advantaged tool to cover out-of-pocket medical expenses and a smart way to save for medical expenses in re…
July 3, 2020
Find a Great Place to Retire
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Find a Great Place to Retire

Our cities provide plenty of space to spread out without skimping on health care or other amenities.
July 2, 2020
Searching for the Perfect Place to Retire
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Searching for the Perfect Place to Retire

We home in on two places with less traffic and lower costs. 
July 2, 2020
Resources for alternative forms of transportation needed by many older adults
Healthy Living on a Budget

Resources for alternative forms of transportation needed by many older adults

For many older adults, having an alternative mode of transportation may be the difference between independence and social isolation.
June 29, 2020
The Health and Wealth Connection
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The Health and Wealth Connection

Staying healthy could be your ticket to more financial securityNovember 2015
April 1, 2020
Ways to Make Wellness Work for You in Retirement
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Ways to Make Wellness Work for You in Retirement

There are evidence-based benefits for older adults who engage in some wellness basics, such as exercise, a healthy diet, and reducing stress.
March 12, 2020
Tips for Dating Later in Life
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Tips for Dating Later in Life

Dating as an older adult can be both easier and more difficult than it is for younger adults.
February 10, 2020
What's Your Retirement Housing Strategy?
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What's Your Retirement Housing Strategy?

When you think about where (and how) you’ll live in retirement, you basically have 10 possibilities. Each one comes with distinct pros and cons to con…
July 2, 2019
6 Super-Agers' Secrets to Keeping Your Brain Sharp
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6 Super-Agers' Secrets to Keeping Your Brain Sharp

Exercise, healthy eating and maintaining friendships help some seniors keep their cognitive abilities sharp.
February 14, 2019
Exercise Your Brain to Improve Memory in Retirement
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Exercise Your Brain to Improve Memory in Retirement

Strategies to help retirees recall and remember people, places and things.
March 17, 2018
Smart Ways to Spend Down Your Flexible Spending Account
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Smart Ways to Spend Down Your Flexible Spending Account

Some employers allow workers to carry over up to $500 in a flexible spending account from one year to the next, while others offer a grace period unti…
December 22, 2017
Pay Less to Get Fit
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Pay Less to Get Fit

You'll feel even better about working to improve your health if you're doing so for free.
November 28, 2017
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

One of the best personal finance books out there isn't a personal finance book.
August 25, 2017
Small Steps to Help Achieve Big Goals of Health, Wealth and Happiness
Healthy Living on a Budget

Small Steps to Help Achieve Big Goals of Health, Wealth and Happiness

It’s time to check in with the grand plans you made on Jan. 1. If you haven’t made any progress toward your goals, here are some baby steps to get you…
July 19, 2017
Keep Your Memory Sharp
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Keep Your Memory Sharp

You can prevent memory lapses by staying mentally and physically fit — and by having fun with your friends.
February 23, 2017
Tools and Tactics to Help You Sleep Better
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Tools and Tactics to Help You Sleep Better

Some workarounds for the growing number of people susceptible to sleep disorders.
February 7, 2017
Smart Strategies to Get More Sleep
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Smart Strategies to Get More Sleep

Do more than just count sheep to pay down your sleep debt.
February 7, 2017
Master the Art of Meditation
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Master the Art of Meditation

A number of tools, classes and retreats can help you learn to meditate.
January 3, 2017
De-Stress Your Life
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De-Stress Your Life

Deep breathing, meditation and getting back to nature are among the best ways to relax and improve your health.
January 3, 2017
How to Cash In on Your Good Health
Healthy Living on a Budget

How to Cash In on Your Good Health

Cultivating healthy habits can get you everything from discounts on insurance to freebies to a big chunk of cash.
November 2, 2016