Albert Einstein and Our Tax Code

The great physicist and philosopher Albert Einstein once said, “The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax!” The man was a genius and even he couldn’t make sense of our tax code, and it’s only gotten worse over the years. The Ever-Changing Tax Code Since 1914, the tax code has changed […]

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Chicken Little and The Stock Market Swoon

It’s no secret that the stock market is extremely volatile. The only guarantee is that it will go up and down, and wide swings can make even the savviest investor nervous. Sometimes it’s enough to make you want to pull out everything you’ve got. The Sky is Falling The 24/7 news cycle inflames investor concerns […]

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Retired Sports Stars- What they did after retirement

We see sports stars out on the field all the time. They’re sports stars, it’s what they do! We watch them and cheer them on. We celebrate when they win and are crushed when they are defeated. They represent cities and countries in various games. But what do they do when they hang up the […]

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Planning For Early Retirement

Oh, retirement. The one thing that almost everyone strives for. The end of the working life, and the beginning of a new, easier one full of traveling, family, and… not working. But even though retirement is a common goal, it’s certainly not an easy one. Reaching that goal of retirement is harder now than it […]

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10 Great College Towns For Retirees

College towns are popular retirement destinations because they offer great amenities like places to eat, things to do, diverse communities, and lots of sports games for weekend entertainment.   We’ve come up with a list of 10 great college towns for retirees around the country. Enjoy! Ann Arbor, Michigan University of Michigan Ann Arbor is […]

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Tokens of September Days

By all these lovely tokens September days are here, With summer’s best of weather And autumn’s best of cheer. Helen Hunt Jackson September in our house is such a joyful time. I bought my first sweater of the year yesterday, and I’m ready to enjoy a season of baseball games, walks through the woods with […]

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Cut the Clutter!

Stop Unwanted Spam and Marketing Messages When you open your email inbox, you’re probably not excited to see several dozen unopened marketing messages from companies you don’t know. When you walk out to the mailbox, finding a bunch of envelopes with advertisements and bills isn’t exactly exciting. Check your voicemail, and you’ll only want to […]

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Life After Retirement: Fran Tarkenton

Retirement is the end goal for a lot of people. There are hundreds of different ways to save for retirement, and many people save fervently, looking forward to the day when they can stop working. But some people, including a series of famous figures, have gone on to lead very successful second careers after retiring […]

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Starting A Business After Retirement

Retirement can mean different things for different people. For some, it means traveling. For others, it means spending time with family. Starting a new business is an option that’s becoming more and more popular, and many retirees are launching successful startups as a second career. The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Starting a business […]

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Should I Get Identity Theft Protection?

In the face of the recent data breach of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, everyone faces a similar question: should I get identity protection? Although the OPM incident mainly deals with Federal Employees and their information, everyone should be aware of a constant cyber security threat. For example, in May, Penn State University’s Department of […]

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