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Dennis M. Postema

Dennis M. Postema, RFC, is a successful entrepreneur, best-selling author, coach, speaker and registered financial consultant. He is the founder of MotivationandSuccess.com, StoriesofPerseverance.org, FinancingYourLife.com and TheRetirementInstitute.org.

Reducing Your Property Taxes

The amount of property tax a home owner must pay is generally decided by determining the tax revenue that the local city, state and schools need in order to operate effectively. Each resident’s portion of that tax burden is decided by multiplying a tax rate by their property’s assessed value, …

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Pursuing Goals after Retirement

Retirement is a very long phase in life. And just like any other important stage, in order for it to be satisfying and fulfilling, you need to come at it with a plan. One of the ways you can plan ahead for your ideal retirement is to create a list …

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Tech after Retirement

We all know a story or two about a senior citizen who had trouble operating the latest technology. But with baby boomers edging into retirement, we have a new breed of retirees—one that’s used to navigating a quickly shifting technological landscape and taking full advantage of what tech has to …

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Tech after Retirement

We all know a story or two about a senior citizen who had trouble operating the latest technology. But with baby boomers edging into retirement, we have a new breed of retirees—one that’s used to navigating a quickly shifting technological landscape and taking full advantage of what tech has to …

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Short-Term Care

Imagine if you had an accident and broke your leg. For a few weeks or months, until you adjusted to the cast, crutches and your new physical limitations, it would be almost impossible to move around and do all the things you normally do. The older you are when it …

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Avoiding Senior Scams

Advice for avoiding scams was once very simple. Yesterday’s seniors had to look out mostly for phone or door-to-door scam artists. But today’s senior is exposed on many, many fronts and faces a far more sophisticated breed of scam artist. The National Council on Aging has identified 10 top senior-targeted …

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Introduction to Medicare Supplements

Like Medicare Advantage Plans, Medicare supplements—also called Medigap plans—are policies sold by private insurance companies. Unlike Medicare Advantage Plans, which create an alternative way to get Medicare coverage such as Part A, Part B and Part D, Medigap policies pay for some of the financial responsibilities left open by Medicare …

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LTC: Can You Care for Your Spouse?

Long-term care insurance isn’t cheap. It can generally be structured to be affordable for most seniors, but still—faced with tax changes, inflation and less savings than they’d hoped for—many pre- and postretirees opt to skip this coverage and save the money they’d otherwise spend on premiums. Some believe that their …

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