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The Biology of Aging: Facts and Figures Seniors Should Know By LifeSettlement Advisors
Understanding the biology of aging doesn’t require a lab coat, but it does require knowledge of the jargon around the science. For the convenience of America’s senior population, here’s a helpful breakdown of all the facts and figures on aging seniors need to know.
Is Your Home’s Down Payment Protected? By Joe Melendez, CEO, ValueInsured
No doubt many among us are refinancing or drawing funds from savings or other investments to help fund the downpayment on their child's homes. The assumption is that home prices will continue to go up, and eventually the adult child will be in a position to pay back the parent. Sounds great, but all relies on a big “if”…
IRS Encourages Taxpayers to Check Withholding By TMA Small Business Accounting
Are you having enough money withheld from your regular paychecks? The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) has made several significant changes to the tax rules for individuals for 2018 through 2025. As a result, many taxpayers who previously itemized deductions are expected to claim the standard deduction, starting in 2018.
Go to bed happy and wake up happy By Raymond J. Ohlson, CLU, CRC
In evaluating the do’s and don’ts of estate planning, business succession, assistance with aging parents and general family matters, one commonly overlooked and extremely valuable tool is the General Durable Power of Attorney form.
Play It Safe or Take a Chance? By Lynne Richardson
Learning new things is quite exciting, but also intimidating. I haven’t been this stimulated in probably five years. Is it scary? Of course! But sometimes a little fear of failure can provide the impetus to work that much harder to ensure your success.
It was a personal pleasure this past Spring to have a preview visit to “The Riley Children’s Health Sports Legends Experience at The Children’s Museum.” If the title doesn’t take your breath away, the “experience” will.
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