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Annuity Awareness Month June is Annuity Awareness Month, so let’s explore the basic kinds of annuities and why you might consider purchasing one. What is an annuity? An annuity is a contract between an insurance company and an individual, the annuitant, allowing the person to contribute funds by paying a premium, […]

Annuity Awareness Month

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Thoughtful depictions of the elderly in media are few and far between. As the world’s elderly population increases, changes to our stories and their leading characters may be necessary. Photo provided by Storyblocks. Looking at Our Elderly in Media I believe in the lasting power of our films to incite […]

5 Elderly Stereotypes In Media

A female patient rests in a hospital bed.
Why do I need hospital indemnity Insurance? An unexpected trip to the hospital is usually unpleasant. You did not plan on suffering an injury or ailment. The exorbitant cost of merely visiting the hospital can be enough to cause a financial burden on you and your family. How can you […]

Hospital Indemnity

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Turning Off Your Wi-Fi at Night Nearly every modern home has some form of Internet connection, and many use Wi-Fi to be able to access the world wide web. Wi-Fi is “a wireless networking technology that uses radio waves to provide wireless high-speed Internet access.” Most people who have Wi-Fi in their […]

Turning Off Your Wi-Fi at Night

Someone reentering the workforce has a great opportunity to gain some extra income.
As the Baby Boomer generation continues aging, the number of retirees reentering the workforce is on the rise. According to a study by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, by 2024, about 29.1% of workers aged 65 and older will be part of the workforce. There are various reasons why retirees may […]

Reentering the Workforce

An elderly man browses a book at a library.
Why should you visit a library? Seniors might feel there are limited options regarding what to do in their free time. Being active and exercising is always a good idea for people of any age, and there are certainly weightlifting benefits for seniors. What other ways can seniors benefit themselves? Visiting your […]

Why Should You Visit a Library?

If your aging parents are still living independently, it can be a little stressful to think about all the ways they can hurt themselves throughout the home. Additionally, if they do get hurt, who is going to be there to help? Most adult children tend to have full-time jobs and […]

Elderly Parent’s Home Safety

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5 Golden Hollywood Romantic Comedies February is often associated with Valentine’s Day, romance, gifts of chocolates and cards that exchange loved ones’ hands, and maybe romantic-comedy films. Although currently an endangered species in modern-day Hollywood, romantic comedies once dominated the silver screen from the film industry’s inception to as recently as the […]

5 Golden Romantic Comedies

Most individuals look forward to their retirement because it is when they have planned to start or continue traveling. There is no more PTO to request. And hopefully, money is no longer an issue because you have accumulated a hefty nest egg to fund these trips. The only thing left to […]

Avoiding Travel Scams