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Real Estate Investing Tips

As a young newly married couple, my husband and I bought our first home in Tampa, Florida area. Four years later we were relocated, with one son and one on the way.  We sold our home making quite a nice profit. It was our first real estate investment venture and we were impressed by the  Click to Continue

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Why Boomers Love Multi-Level Marketing

We’ve all been approached by that friend or acquaintance about hosting a party for (fill in the blank)… knives, baskets, makeup, jewelry, purses, pots and pans, housewares, candles, etc. I remember making personal ground rules to deflect this sales tactic; ask for the catalogue and purchase leisurely only if I really wanted something attend direct  Click to Continue

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How Does Divorce after 50 Affect Retirement?

Divorce at any age causes a ripple effect. Family, friends and finances are certainly affected, but divorce near retirement comes with distinctive financial consequences. Today, one out of four divorces is a couple over age 50. These couples usually have more assets, more retirement accounts, more estate planning issues, possibly more debt. What they have  Click to Continue

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How to Find a Caregiver?

I’m a 60-something year old card carrying member of two generations. I belong to the Boomer Generation because of my birth year and the Sandwich Generation because I care for an aging parent while supporting my own child. I know that I’m not alone in this endeavor, because according to the Pew Research Center, 1  Click to Continue

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The Truth About Permanent Life Insurance

Over the years, the life insurance industry has grown significantly. With that growth has come the emergence of numerous types of life insurance policies. Some policies are used for pure insurance purposes – often on a temporary basis – while others are intended to be kept throughout an insured’s lifetime. There are two primary classes  Click to Continue

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