Archive for June, 2017

Plan for your Retirement Satisfaction
Whether you’re already retired or you’re starting to think about what retirement means to you, now’s the time to ensure that you have a plan in place to make your dreams a reality.

The Research

Most of the existing research conducted on the retired population focuses on how a person’s economic well-being impacts their retirement satisfaction. However, because economic wellbeing is not the sole indicator of retirement satisfaction, the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) conducted research analyzing some additional …

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Convincing someone that they have a problem hearing can be a daunting task
In many cases, a person who struggles to hear is less convinced than their friends or loved ones that action needs to occur. Typically people either don’t recognize that a problem exists or don’t realize how bad the problem has become.  The most common forms of hearing loss occur very gradually, allowing the individual with the hearing loss to develop strategies that in their mind compensate for the hearing loss.
Those compensatory measures often include:

Asking friends and family members…

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Have you ever had a beloved relative who passed away before you got to ask important questions about their lives? Do you find yourself wondering about their values, hopes, dreams, and regrets? If they had left behind an ethical will, you would know the answers to these questions and more.

An ethical will (sometimes called a “legacy will”) is a written document to share values, wisdom, history, stories, and love from one generation to another.  The concept of an ethical will has been around for over 3,500 years, and few people are aware the concept and how it differ…

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Extra time could result in some extra money in your post-retirement years.
Have you found yourself with a bit of extra time on your hands in your post-retirement years? Studies show that people between ages 65-74 have nearly seven hours of leisure time each day, and it jumps to eight hours for those over 75*. Frankly, it could get boring if you let it. Now might be a good time to find some economical ways to use your spare time.

If you’re interested in dedicating your time and a little bit of your hard-earned knowledge, your extra hours could lead to new experiences a…

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