Don't be late for your Medicare date

Is your 65th birthday on the horizon?  Do yourself a favor and do at least one thing for yourself…sign up for Medicare.  About 10,000 people a day become eligible for Medicare and if you are like many of them, you’re unclear about just exactly what that means but signing up late for Medicare will cost…

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Reduce chance of Alzheimer's by more than half

We’ve been taught for generations about the importance of putting good food into our bodies. When you were growing up you probably heard at least one adult say, “you are what you eat.”  Unbelievably, the expression didn’t come from some school lunch program.  One of the earliest examples occurred in 1826, when French lawyer and…

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Is long-term care insurance worth it?

In the ‘80s when my grandmother bought long-term care insurance everyone thought she was nuts.  Twenty years later, my grandmother’s policy which covered her for unlimited lifetime benefits (a type of policy no longer offered) became useful and continued to be useful for nearly ten years of care as she fought and ultimately lost a…

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Are you ready to retire?

Are you ready to retire?  Every individual is different and the time to retire for one person is most likely the time for another to buckle down.  I’ve recently read two articles about early retirement.  I’m going to include their links but first I wanted to say two things.  Not everyone wants to retire even…

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