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Exercise Saves Seniors Money on Health Care
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Exercise Saves Seniors Money on Health Care

Adults who increase their physical activity pay hundreds less per year for health care, a new study shows.
July 29, 2021
Older Adults Battle Long-Term Effects of COVID-19
Financial Planning

Older Adults Battle Long-Term Effects of COVID-19

Seniors are more likely to suffer from long COVID, and it's unclear when, or even if, they will fully recover.
July 29, 2021
Retirement Can Keep You Busy
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Retirement Can Keep You Busy

Your lives are filled with jobs, creative ventures and intellectual enjoyment.
July 29, 2021
8 Things You Must Know About Retiring to the Carolinas
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8 Things You Must Know About Retiring to the Carolinas

From the picturesque beach towns to cozy mountain communities, North Carolina and South Carolina offer retirees plenty of incentives.
July 12, 2021
What to Expect Traveling in a Post-COVID World
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What to Expect Traveling in a Post-COVID World

As the pandemic recedes, the travel industry is booming. Here's what you should know before booking your trip.
July 8, 2021

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The Benefits of Serving on a Board in Retirement
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The Benefits of Serving on a Board in Retirement

Landing a board seat for a nonprofit or a corporation is a great way to utilize the skills you learned during your career while doing something that's…
July 2, 2021
Happy Retirees Have These 7 Habits in Common
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Happy Retirees Have These 7 Habits in Common

A long and fulfilling retirement takes more than just money. Here are seven things happy retirees do – besides dutifully saving the money they’ll need…
June 30, 2021
Staunton, Va.: The Perfect Place (for Me) to Retire
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Staunton, Va.: The Perfect Place (for Me) to Retire

Why not head farther south? Virginia is retiree-friendly, it doesn’t tax Social Security, and it has no estate or inheritance tax.
June 23, 2021
To Be Happy in Retirement, Don’t Be Afraid to Use Your ‘Nuts’
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To Be Happy in Retirement, Don’t Be Afraid to Use Your ‘Nuts’

Forage, dig, bury, repeat. That’s what squirrels do with nuts, and it’s basically what retirement savers do too. However, while squirrels dip into the…
June 23, 2021
3 Exercises Help Reluctant-to-Retire Folks Know When to Say When
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3 Exercises Help Reluctant-to-Retire Folks Know When to Say When

Transitioning into retirement isn’t easy for everyone — especially entrepreneurs — but these three planning exercises can help clarify what you want o…
June 8, 2021
How to Make Gardening Easier as You Age
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How to Make Gardening Easier as You Age

Gardening can be harder on your body as you get older, but there are simple changes you can make so you don't have to give up this hobby.
June 1, 2021
Can't Sleep at Night? Consider Getting Checked Out By a Doctor
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Can't Sleep at Night? Consider Getting Checked Out By a Doctor

Older adults are more likely to suffer from sleep disorders, such as insomnia and sleep apnea. Left untreated these conditions can have dire consequen…
May 26, 2021
Living a Life of Purpose after Retirement: 3 Action Steps to Take
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Living a Life of Purpose after Retirement: 3 Action Steps to Take

When someone asks about what you do, the answer shouldn’t be, “I’m retired.” There is more to the second half of your life … a lot more.
May 26, 2021
5 Signs You Should Fire Your Financial Adviser
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5 Signs You Should Fire Your Financial Adviser

A strong relationship with a financial adviser you trust matters more the closer you get to retirement. Here are some of the reasons it may be time fo…
May 19, 2021
3 Retirement Fairy Tales on Social Media: To Be Happy, Don’t Believe Them!
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3 Retirement Fairy Tales on Social Media: To Be Happy, Don’t Believe Them!

The secret to a happy retirement can’t be found in the smiling fairy tale you see on Facebook. The fact is, while retirement has its joys, it also has…
May 4, 2021
The Virtues of Volunteering
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The Virtues of Volunteering

To find your niche, focus on activities that pique your interest, and don't overcommit.
April 29, 2021
Retirement Tips for Women – Whether You’re 22, 62 or 102
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Retirement Tips for Women – Whether You’re 22, 62 or 102

Women of every age can benefit from the insights of this seasoned financial executive … and the wisdom of her 102-year-old grandmother. A Q&A with Nat…
April 21, 2021
How Retired Singles Can Safely Travel While Saving Money
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How Retired Singles Can Safely Travel While Saving Money

Many older adults look forward to seeing the world once they retire. Here are some tips for those who are single and looking for adventure.
April 8, 2021
4 Steps to a Happy Single Retirement
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4 Steps to a Happy Single Retirement

The number of seniors who are single and childless is growing. This group needs to be purposeful as they think about their health and finances and fos…
April 8, 2021
Getting an RV Loan: What You Should Expect
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Getting an RV Loan: What You Should Expect

An RV's steep price tag means lenders may have stricter requirements, such as a higher credit score and additional documentation, for borrowers.
April 1, 2021
Help! I’m Afraid to Retire, Even Though I Can Afford to
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Help! I’m Afraid to Retire, Even Though I Can Afford to

Actually retiring may be the hardest part about retirement. It’s not unusual to get cold feet. But you don’t want to work forever either, so what do y…
March 26, 2021
Senior Volunteers Go Virtual to Help Charities
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Senior Volunteers Go Virtual to Help Charities

Retirees have found numerous ways to continue to support beloved causes during COVID-19.
March 24, 2021
Retirees, Your Finances Need an Annual Checkup
Financial Planning

Retirees, Your Finances Need an Annual Checkup

An annual review should include going over your budget, taking a look at your investment portfolio and making sure you have the right beneficiaries li…
March 17, 2021
To Be Happy Now, Live Like You’re Already Retired
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To Be Happy Now, Live Like You’re Already Retired

Why wait until you’re retired to do all the things that can make you happier, healthier and more fulfilled? Instead, start now. Here’s how to live lik…
March 10, 2021
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…
February 25, 2021