Avoiding Social Security’s rat holes

Surely if there are best times to claim Social Security, there must also be worst times and that’s exactly what William Meyer, the author of “Social Security Strategies” claims.  He calls those periods of time that you absolutely should avoid applying for benefits rat holes.  Surprisingly, Meyer considers 66 years of age to be the…

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Living longer, living better

In the past two weeks Americans have spent more time decrying the supposed death of Twinkies than we have decrying what impacts making products such as Twinkies a part of our regular lives has on our ability to cash in on our greatest asset–our health. We are all living longer but so far we aren’t…

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Low cost concierge medicine

Rajiv Nagaich talks about Concierge medicine a lot on his Saturday morning radio program. Mostly he talks about how people can be much more proactive about an individual’s health by hiring a doctor that isn’t controlled by insurance companies. Concierge doctors don’t wait until you have a heart attack or stroke before ordering tests. They’re available…

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Avoiding social media scams

Everyone gets targeted by scammers, but scammers target each group differently.  Seniors are vulnerable to scams because a larger percentage of seniors are not computer savvy.  Scammers are not targeting the 92 year old who makes a living on e-Bay and can program a computer in his sleep.  They are targeting the large number of…

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Keeping tabs on your identity

Your financial health directly impacts your overall health and is one of the leading causes of stress in America.  There are steps you need to take on a regular basis to protect yourself from financial exploitation to stay healthy both financially and physically. If you have access to your banking or credit card information online,…

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