Monthly Archives: April 2017

Recommended Reading for April 2017

April 6th, 2017 (No Comments)

Can’t We Talk about Something More Pleasant?: A Memoir Hardcover  Written by: Roz Chast In her first memoir, New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast brings her signature wit to the topic of aging parents. Spanning the last several years of their lives and told through four-color cartoons, family photos, and documents, and a narrative as rife with laughs as […]

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The Golden Rule Becomes The Fiduciary Rule

April 6th, 2017 (No Comments)

The Golden Rule Becomes The Fiduciary Rule New federal requirements could mean a different relationship between you and your financial adviser. “Do unto others …” is not only a good idea to maintain healthy relations with friends, neighbors, and acquaintances, it’s also at the heart of most of the world’s major religions. When it comes […]

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Finished at 50? Actually, Your Career Might Just Be Getting Started

April 6th, 2017 (No Comments)

Finished at 50? Actually, Your Career Might Just Be Getting Started “Life starts at 66,” sang Udo Jürgens in his popular 1970s tune about retirement. While he would probably have to revise the age upwards by a few years now, the lyric title still seems relevant. Many developed economies are facing an inverted age pyramid: […]

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Sorry, Nobody Wants Your Parents’ Stuff

April 6th, 2017 (No Comments)

Sorry, Nobody Wants Your Parents’ Stuff Advice for boomers desperate to unload family heirlooms After my father died at 94 in September, leaving my sister and me to empty his one-bedroom, independent living apartment, we learned the hard truth that others in their 50s and 60s need to know: Nobody wants the prized possessions of […]

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