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3 Top Tips for Better Posture

Proper posture is a must for people of all ages. The benefits of good posture are well documented and include increased confidence, easier breathing, and a reduced risk of injury. But as we age, maintaining a healthy posture becomes more difficult if we stray from a healthy and active lifestyle. To help improve your posture, […]

Building Bone Density for Seniors

Healthy and strong bones serve two essential purposes. First, they support our bodies so we can walk, move, and perform all the wonderful activities we enjoy. They enable participation in physical pursuits like golfing, sports, and even dancing. Second, our bones protect our internal organs from becoming damaged. Without bones, our heart, lungs, and other […]

Living Outside Your Comfort Zone in Retirement

For many people, retirement is a time to relax and take it easy. But for others, it’s an opportunity to start living outside their comfort zone. There are so many things to do and see in the world, and retirement is the perfect time to explore. Here are just a few ideas on how to […]

3 Top Habits that Lead to a Happy Life After Retirement

If you’re like most retirees, you’ve dreamed of a life of leisure and relaxation post career life. But even after years of planning and saving, retirement may not be as carefree as you anticipated. In fact, you may still find yourself struggling with some common issues that retirees face. That’s why we’ve put together this […]

Should You Insure Your Gifts?

Gifts are special, as they can mean so much to the person receiving them. But what if something goes wrong with the present? It can be an incredibly frustrating experience and something that you might not want to risk happening again. That’s why it’s often worth considering buying insurance on gifts as a way of […]

Everything You Need to Know When Retiring Under 65

When it comes to retiring early, everything you need to know boils down to two things: time and money. In this short article, we cannot address every tidbit of knowledge necessary to navigate early retirement. But understanding that time and money are central to how you and your partner will experience your golden years can […]

7 Benefits of Slow Travel

Slow travel means different things to different people. However, it is an alternate approach to what most travelers strive to accomplish during a 2- or 3-day excursion. For many, slow travel means immersing oneself in local culture, enjoying authentic experiences, and taking the paths less traveled. Encapsulating what slow travel is in a brief statement […]

Utilizing Medicare Preventative Services

According to a recent study, two-thirds of beneficiaries are underutilizing Medicare’s preventative services. Are you one of them? Before 2011, most services, including preventive physician visits and screenings, required some form of cost-sharing by beneficiaries. However, that changed in 2011 after the passing of the Affordable Care Act in 2010. The Act expanded Medicare to […]

The Harsh Reality of Credit Card Fees

Credit card fees are a fact of life, and unless you’re planning on never using your cards, you’ll have to accept them. But the reality of credit card fees is that they can really add up over the course of a year. Let’s start by identifying the nine (yes, nine) types of fees credit card […]

Keeping Your Health Insurance Affordable

The cost of medical care continues to increase at a rapid pace. Learning how to manage your out-of-pocket healthcare costs is essential. One of the most significant expenses associated with healthcare is your health insurance premium. You cannot control when you may require medical care. However, you do have choices when it comes to the […]

7 Tips to Weather Challenging Periods in Your Life

Life can be tough sometimes, and it can feel like nothing is going your way. But don’t worry – there are ways to overcome challenging periods in your life and get back on track. Today we share seven simple steps that can help you weather difficult times. Take care of yourself – Eating well, getting […]

What is a Variable Annuity? 4 Key Details You Should Know

If you’re thinking of annuities as a retirement plan option, or are just curious about them, you’ll want to continue reading. Below, we’ll explain what a variable annuity is, how it works, and four key details you should know. By the end, you should better understand annuities and whether they’re the right retirement planning choice […]

4 of the Best Ways to Stay Healthy this Summer

Summertime is the perfect chance to go outside and get healthy. Between outdoor activities in the sun to cooking healthy meals, let’s look at 4 of the top ways to stay healthy this summer. Get Outside Whether it is walking the dog, going for a hike, or running along the beach, there are a myriad […]

How to Prevent Sun Damage to Your Eyes

It is imperative that we all take precautions to prevent sun damage to our eyes. Doing so can substantially reduce the risk of developing eye cancer, the leading cause of blindness. The sun’s ultraviolet rays are the culprit when it comes to cancers of the eye for thousands of individuals every year. In addition to […]

3 Tips for Safer Grilling

The smell of a summertime barbeque is one most Americans long for after a cold, dark winter. Cooking over charcoal, wood, or even on the latest flattop surface brings families together and puts good eats in bellies. But for as much fun as a backyard grill master may have, safety should always be a priority. […]