Is The Market Overvalued?

It’s a question that is always on investors’ minds, but rarely more so than right now: Is the market overvalued? Two heavyweights of financial analysis believe they hold the answer. Robert Shiller, the Yale University economist who correctly predicted the bursting of the stock market bubble in 2000 and the housing crash that started in…

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Bonds Shrug Off S&P Warning

While the stock market screamed, the bond market yawned. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell more than 1% Monday on the word that Standard & Poor’s had cut its ratings outlook on U.S. government debt from “stable” to “negative.” Meanwhile, the 10-year Treasury note barely budged. Credit default swaps on U.S. bonds—essentially the cost of…

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‘Never Say Die’

Anyone who has not been buried in a vault for the past two decades is surely aware of the media blitz touting the “new old age” as a phenomenon that enables people in their sixties, seventies, eighties, nineties, and beyond to enjoy the kind of rich, full, healthy, adventurous, sexy, financially secure lives that their…

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Returning Home After A Hospital Stay

By Mary Lynn Pannen, RN, BSN, CCM President, Sound Options, Inc. Let’s face it; older adults want to stay at home as they age. When challenged with a crisis or just normal aging deterioration, family members often do not know where to go or where to start planning the care for an aging parent. This…

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