Posts Tagged “baby boomers”

Law introduced to protect seniors from scams

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Law introduced to protect seniors from scams

Law introduced to protect seniors from scams “Stop Con Artists Preying on the Fears of Older Americans,” Says Congresswoman Robin Kelly upon Introducing the Protecting Seniors from Emergency Scams Act Congresswoman Robin Kelly has introduced the bipartisan Protecting Seniors from Emergency Scams Act (H.R. 7699), legislation that directs the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to report…

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I feel better just whining about it all

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I feel better just whining about it all

I feel better just whining about it all A look at the increasing hassles of life for baby boomers as they move from technology to the grocery deli islands, handicapped parking spaces and cramped airline seats. Life isn’t easy so why shouldn’t we complain about it? By Ray Hanania I’m not sure why I am…

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Does the Super Bowl represent our American Dream anymore?

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Does the Super Bowl represent our American Dream anymore?

Does the Super Bowl represent our American Dream anymore? When the Super Bowl first began in 1967, it was a wholesome iconic role model for young men and women. Today it’s driven by greed, and the real focus isn’t on athletic competition of sports, but rather it is on profit and advertising. And some of…

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WalletHub: Best and worst states for retirement

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WalletHub: Best and worst states for retirement

WalletHub: Best and worst states for retirement A new report from WalletHub.com ranks Illinois at only 28 in terms of the best states for individuals to retire. The number one state is Florida, followed by South Dakota, Colorado, New Hampshire and Virginia. The survey measures a range of benefits including taxes, home service costs, senior…

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My ongoing love affair with soda pop

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My ongoing love affair with soda pop

My ongoing love affair with soda pop Soda pop defines my buying habits. If the cost of soda pop is “comfortable,” I will spend all my money at a store. But, if a store charges too much for soda pop, I will banish that store and defend the honor of my sweet love. It’s unforgivable…

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Social Security to increase slightly over 2018

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Social Security to increase slightly over 2018

Social Security to increase slightly over 2018 Social Security Announces 2.8 Percent Benefit Increase for 2019 Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for more than 67 million Americans will increase 2.8 percent in 2019, the Social Security Administration announced today. The 2.8 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will begin with benefits payable to more…

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