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Are Baby Boomers too optimistic about retirement?

If you’re a Baby Boomer within sight of age 65, you’re probably thinking about your next move—and it may well be a career change instead of a traditional kick-back-and-relax retirement. Among 1,005 Boomers who haven’t yet left their full-time careers, 60% expect to keep working at least part-time after they “retire,” says a study from […]

Flying Tips for Senior Travelers

Airports can be stressful places for anyone, but they can be especially tough for seniors who may have trouble getting through the airport or may be unfamiliar with the process of making a flight. But that shouldn’t prevent seniors from traveling to a destination they’ve always dreamed of visiting or attending a family function such […]

A Guide to Enrolling in Medicare When You Become Eligible

You know you’ll be eligible for Medicare when you turn 65, but what does that mean? More than 10,000 people age into Medicare eligibility every day, but many have questions about how to enroll and which plan will best meet their health and budget needs. Medicare provides important benefits for people who qualify, including preventive […]

Tips for Finding Summer Activities for Kids

We all know they’re coming . . . the dog days of summer. As parents or grandparents, we love having the kiddos home and the absence of the daily grind of the bus, lunch-making and homework, but with every upside, there is a downside. And for kids in the summer, it’s boredom! For this reason, […]

Annuitizing the Inheritance: Tips and Tricks to Get It Right

Constructing a plan to transfer wealth to the next generation is a difficult task for any client who has given serious thought to the potential consequences of their estate planning strategy. Once the client crosses the first hurdle and decides who should inherit his or her assets, the more complex question of how that beneficiary […]

The Best Vacations for Single Senior Citizens

You might meet your next mate on a senior travel excursion Travel helps senior citizens live longer, University of Arkansas’ geriatrician and author Dr. David Lipschitz told “The Dallas Morning News.” He also cites intimate relationships as another ingredient in the longevity recipe. Although seniors who find themselves suddenly single might be afraid to journey […]

Top Seven Tax Deductions for Seniors and Retirees

If you are a senior or retired, be sure to understand and take advantage of the deductions available to reduce your income taxes each year. Here’s some of the most important tax deductions. 1. Medical and dental expenses. Medical and dental expenses are often one of the largest expenses for retired people. Fortunately, some of […]

10 Tips to Stay Mentally Healthy

Enjoying mental health means having a sense of well-being, being able to function during everyday life and feeling confident to rise to a challenge when the opportunity arises. Just like your physical health, there are actions you can take to increase your mental health. Boost your well-being and stay mentally healthy by following a few […]

Take the Leap: How Does a 366-Day Year Affect Payroll?

Is it possible to have two leap years back to back? For HR and payroll professionals, the answer is yes with two anomalous payroll years in a row. With 27 pay periods in 2015 and 366 days in 2016, employers should review their payroll and employment tax practices, and communicate with employees about any potential […]

Helpful Hints to Make Your Money Resolutions Stick

If your 2016 resolution is to spend less and save more, you’re not alone. A quarter of US consumers are making money-saving resolutions, according to Nielsen surveys. While everyone sets out with the best of intentions, the truth is that only eight percent of us are successful at achieving our New Year’s goals, according to […]