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Three Must-Watch Documentaries for Seniors

Many seniors lament the lack of quality movie choices featuring protagonists in their 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s. And while that might be a true obstacle when looking for big Hollywood productions, it becomes less of a challenge when you look to documentaries. Here are three documentaries that feature seniors …

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Learning When It’s Time to Stop Driving

Driving is one of the most precious freedoms we have. Whether you’re in good physical shape or not, driving opens up a whole world of opportunity for activity, entertainment and autonomy. Because we equate driving with independence, it can become increasingly difficult for us to finally acknowledge that our age …

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What Happens When a Bond Issuer Defaults?

  Lately, there has been a lot of talk about bond defaults. And it’s not just junk bonds that are failing to come through—some municipal bonds have also recently defaulted. This is troubling for the millions of people who turned to the relative safety of bonds after losing money in …

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Should You Sell When Your Stocks Stop Growing?

Buy low, sell high. That’s the refrain uttered by financial advisors everywhere. But for some investors, this mantra is easier said than done—especially as they watch their stocks slip and slide down in value like many have during the first few weeks of 2016. It’s easy to hang on when …

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When Bonds Go Bad

Bonds are a popular fixed income investment for seniors who want to reduce their risks and create a plan for predictable income throughout their retirement. But bonds aren’t without risk. Understanding the risks posed by bonds is an important part of protecting yourself against them.   What Are Bonds?   …

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Considering a Move to Assisted Living

Most seniors treasure their freedom and independence and want to live on their own for as long as possible. Many are able to do this throughout their retirement. But a number of seniors reach a point at which moving into an assisted living facility is a necessity. If you’re concerned …

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