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9 Items Every Driver Should Keep In Their Car

9 Items Every Driver Should Keep In Their Car

Unfortunately, emergencies aren’t called emergencies because they’re easy to predict and avoid. If you drive, you’ve probably even experienced one before, whether it was in the form of a flat tire or an accident. However, this doesn’t mean you can’t prepare for them. Fortunately, with cars, there are a few minor emergencies that can become...

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Having trouble falling asleep? You’re not alone.

Having trouble falling asleep? You’re not alone.

You know the feeling: You can barely keep your eyes open and even start dozing watching your favorite show, but as soon as you lay down in bed, you suddenly can’t fall asleep. Some nights you can toss and turn as much as you want to no avail. Even reading a book or turning on...

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How to Have Fun Without Blowing Your Budget

How to Have Fun Without Blowing Your Budget

Many people look for ways to save money as they approach retirement. This could be because you’re saving for retirement, living on a fixed income, or are simply trying to be more conservative with your hard-earned cash. Sadly, your entertainment budget is usually one of the first things on the chopping block. However, there are...

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3 Trends Changing the Way Seniors Experience Retirement

3 Trends Changing the Way Seniors Experience Retirement

It’s unquestionable that technology trends have impacted how young and old alike live their lives. However, social trends are having an unexpected impact on Baby Boomers. Going through divorce later in life Divorce rates have doubled among adults over 50 since the 1990s. For adults over the age of 65, they have tripled. This trend’s...

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More Americans Than Ever Are Part of the “Sandwich Generation”

More Americans Than Ever Are Part of the “Sandwich Generation”

What is the sandwich generation? As Baby Boomers get older and young adults struggle for financial independence, middle-aged Americans are taking on more and more financial burdens. Almost half of adults in their 40s and 50s have a parent 65 or older and children. About 15% of middle-aged adults are financially supporting a both a...

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How much can you cross off this personal finance checklist?

How much can you cross off this personal finance checklist?

If you’re in the 41-60 age range, it’s important to think about retirement and understand how your current career and lifestyle will affect your post-retirement life. Age 50, the middle of this range, marks the beginning of a prime wealth-building period, and though personal finance can be intimidating, here are some ways to make the...

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These Anti-Aging Tricks Aren’t What You Think

These Anti-Aging Tricks Aren’t What You Think

Sometimes the best fix is a positive attitude. Living in a world with a thriving global beauty industry means constantly being bombarded with advertisements for miracle products that claim to make the user look twenty years younger. Though products and procedures can minimize some of the visible effects of aging, they can also be costly...

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How does exercise really benefit you as you age?

How does exercise really benefit you as you age?

Aging affects your life in every way. Perhaps it comes as no surprise that onee of the most affected things is your body. Getting older can lead to loss of muscle mass, bone density, strength, agility, and balance. The heart rate slows. Arteries harden slightly, meaning your heart has to work harder to pump blood....

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5 Home Improvement Projects You Can Do For Less Than $10

5 Home Improvement Projects You Can Do For Less Than $10

Whether you made a resolution to change up your decor, want to get ready for spring cleaning, or simply want to brighten up your home, you can do these easy projects all year round. The bad news is that many home improvements are extremely costly and time consuming. The good news is that there are...

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How Seniors Are Becoming More Tech-Savvy Than Ever

How Seniors Are Becoming More Tech-Savvy Than Ever

These days, there are all kinds of products that make life easier. From voice-activated assistants like Siri and Alexa to ereaders, there are no shortage of tech advancements for seniors to take advantage of. Have you ever been curious how seniors like you are using different kinds of technology? Let’s take a look!