Retiring with Debt? Consider These Three Ways to Make Your Debt Load More Manageable

Most people approaching retirement age probably dream about retiring debt-free. Entering retirement without the burden of debt is certainly the ideal – but if you think it’s the norm, think again. The reality is, about seven out of ten households headed by those in the 65-74 age group are carrying at least some debt load,…

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Special Report: Thousands of Nursing Home Residents Die from Preventable Infection Linked to Staffing Shortage

A damning article on the website of Kaiser Health News, just published a few days ago, reports that thousands of senior nursing home residents are dying each year due to a type of infection that is almost always preventable. Analysts suggest that chronic short-staffing in many of the nation’s nursing homes is largely to blame.…

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Seniors Deserve Some Straight Talk, and Some Financial Help, when it Comes to Soaring Rx Costs

“It seems that everyone’s talking about the high costs of drugs—to friends, with family, on social media—but where those conversations are not happening often enough is at the doctor’s office.” So began this important article that appeared in the pages of Consumer Reports. Although the article was written some time back, it reflects a situation…

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