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Archive Monthly Archives: April 2016

Under $40,000 Retirement Living

If your projected income for retirement is less than $40,000 or if you just want to live somewhere with lower living expenses check out these cities. These are the best Under $40,000 Retirement Living. Albuquerque, N.M. The low cost of living in Albuquerque is well-known to students at the University of New Mexico and people drawn […]

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Top Retirement Tips

Show me the money-retiring is all about having enough to be comfortable. These tips make sure you do. Sock Away as Much as Possible For many retirement savers these are the highest income years of their careers. This is the time to contribute the maximum amounts possible to your employer’s retirement plan, IRA accounts, and the like. […]

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Top 8 Scams and How to Prevent Falling Victim

We are all targets when it comes to scammers. We are all potential victims. As in most things, your best defense is a good offense. Be aware of what scams are circulating and where. Know when to hang up the phone. Here is a list of the Top 8 Scams circulating now. And some tips […]

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IRS Phone Scam Keeps on going

The IRS Phone Scam has been going on for 2 years and shows no sign of slowing down. In this rip-off, imposters call, pretending to be from the IRS, claiming you owe tax and must pay immediately or lose your driver’s license, your business license, face deportation or go to jail. The scam has been […]

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New IRS Scam

  The IRS is warning about a New IRS Scam and IRS scammers are getting sophisticated. They are taking over consumer;s computers, filing returns and redirecting refunds. A New IRS Scam was released this week. The scheme, which comes ahead of the April 18 tax filing deadline in most areas, is the latest development in cybercriminals’ ongoing efforts […]

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Grandparent Humor

We can all use a little grandparent humor in our day. Enjoy!     My granddaughter came to spend a few weeks with me, and I decided to teach her to sew. After I had gone through a lengthy explanation of how to thread the machine, she stepped back, put her hands on her hips, […]

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How to Maintain a long distance relationship-with your grandchild

Many of us live far away from our favorite people-our grandkids. Luckily there are many ways to connected. Grandparents in the digital age The Internet can add a whole new dimension to long-distance grandparenting. Email, instant messaging, and video conferencing can all help to shrink the miles and keep you in touch with your grandchildren. […]

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Stay fit or get fit-here’s how

  How to make your later years robust and independent? Exercise. Find activities you love, and do them several times per week. Incorporate strength-training and cardio. Low-impact activity is kind to joints and promotes longevity, says Robertson, a USA Cycling Coach and author of “Healthy & Fit Body.” “We can beef up our joints through muscle […]

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Tax Tips

The tax deadline is over but many of us file extensions so there is still time to figure out how to pay less.  Never assume that your Social Security retirement benefits are tax-free. All of your Social Security benefits won’t be taxed, but depending on how much money you’re generating in retirement, it’s possible that […]

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How to find the Best Financial Planner

What should you look for when shopping for a financial planner? A referral from a friend is always great or another professional that you trust, like a lawyer. You should also look at their professional designations and how much they charge. Look for professional designations: Anyone can call themselves a financial planner. You can find […]

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