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Family Matters
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Who Will Support The Empty Nesters?

When a child moves out of the home, it can bring a wave of emotions for parents. As an empty nester, it may be difficult to watch your children fully enter adulthood, but it can also signify the beginning of new experiences and lifestyle opportunities for parents. It seems that

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Money
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Helping Your Kids Without Going Broke

There’s a popular proverb about the difference between giving someone a fish and teaching them to fish. Giving them food cures their hunger in the short term. Helping someone by teaching them to fish provides a solution they can use to feed themselves anytime. You can apply this principle to

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Retire early
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How to Retire Early

The Golden Years are every American’s dream; with no work schedule, plenty of retirement funds, and the world at your feet, the possibilities are endless. The average retirement age in America is somewhere between about 62 and 65, but some people prefer to retire early and begin their relaxation as

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Malpractice
Money
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Factors to Consider Before Filing a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

Placing your health, safety, and trust in the hands of a doctor or medical professional involves many risks. Sometimes, it does not pay off and something can go wrong due to several reasons. If an error occurred due to carelessness or negligence on part of the professional, it is considered

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Capital
Business
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Releasing Capital From Your Pension at 55: A Guide

If you’re over 55 and trying to source capital to enable you to expand your business or invest in a new enterprise, you may be considering releasing capital from your pension. Before you make any decisions, it’s crucial that you speak to a financial expert or pensions advisor who can

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car shopping
Money
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Used Car Shopping: A Minefield

Any experienced shopper knows that car shopping for a good used car is a tough job. Whether it’s from an individual seller or a second-hand retailer, it’s hard to be confident in a second-hand purchase. Everything from fuel efficiency to handling, to overall reliability, are affected by use. Yet, many

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Savings
Money
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5 Savings Categories to Keep in Mind

The general trend of financial advice is when in doubt, save. Many experts recommend you set aside at least 20 percent of each paycheck toward savings. While this piece of advice does underscore how important it is to save a good chunk of your income, it’s very broad. You may

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Electric
Money
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Is an Electric Car Right for Me?

Chances are, the idea of owning an electric car has crossed your mind of late. This is particularly true with just about every major manufacturer currently offering one. Teetering on the cusp of the mainstream, electric vehicles, or EVs as they are also known, do appear to have a solid future.

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Medicare's Annual Election Period
Health & Fitness Blogs
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Preparing for Medicare’s Annual Election Period

Medicare’s Annual Election Period (AEP) confuses people daily. Many people think that if they wait until the AEP, also called the Fall Open Enrollment Period, they will be able to enroll in a Medigap plan without having to answer any health questions. However, that isn’t the case. The AEP is

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viatical
Money
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Everything You Need to Know about Viatical Settlements

A viatical settlement is selling a terminally ill person’s life insurance to a third party or a viatical settlement provider. They will get an amount that is higher than what they would have got for canceling the policy, although lower than the value of the death benefit. If you have

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Retirement
Money
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Retirement Can be Fantastic – If You’re Prepared

Most Americans dream of retirement free of worry – one where they have the time and resources to travel, spend time with family, and live life the way they want to after years of work. That’s true across generations, from Baby Boomers and Generation Xers to Millennials, according to the19th

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Alzheimer’s
Health & Fitness Blogs
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5 Tips to Financially Prepare for Alzheimer’s Treatment and Care

As of 2019, an estimated 5.8 million Americans have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia, and of that total number, 5.6 million are in the 65 and over age bracket, according to data compiled by the Alzheimer’s Association. In addition to the impacts of Alzheimer’s on mental cognition, physical function,

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Disability Insurance
Money
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Should you take out disability insurance?

None of us are immune to disability or illness. Here at LivingBetter50, we believe that Disability insurance can provide you and your family with peace of mind and protection against financial hardship. It allows you to remain in your home and keeps the dreams of planning for retirement or sending

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House Clearance
Money
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How to Hire the Right House Clearance Agency?

Doing a house clearance in Cheltenham can be such a hassle and a bother. It is undoubtedly a long and tedious process that requires a great deal of time. That is why it might be a good idea for you to hire a house clearance company to do it for

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Mortgage
Money
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Sizing Up Your 50’s and Your Mortgage

Retirement. You work up to it all your whole life putting money away from your early twenties to make sure you can relax into later life without unwanted stress. As the years roll by, your kids grow up and you start thinking about the house you want to grow old

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Retirement
Money
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Solving Your Personal Retirement Crisis

For many of us, the thought of spending our golden years of retirement relaxing, partaking in hobbies, and socializing with the people we care about is enough to get us through several decades of employment. However, the once-stable financial climate for retirees has vanished. Social security is predicted to run

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Family Member
Money
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How to Care for a Family Member as They Age

Whether it is a parent or some other dear family member, caring for a relative as they age can put a lot of stress on you. You may have children or a busy job to care for, yet you don’t want to abandon a relative and leave them feeling isolated

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