Retirement

From the South China Sea to the Indian Ocean and the African Continent, China is rising fast, challenging America’s long dominance. That’s something investors should watch closely, as rising tensions between the world’s two largest economies raise geopolitical risks that begin to spread beyond trade.   China’s rise didn’t happen by accident. It occurred systematically,
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For many seniors who are losing independence, the dilemma of how to manage looms. Millions of people over the age of 65 have barely enough to take care of living expenses for a few years, much less for a long retirement. What happens when your aging parent is one of them and she shows signs
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Retirement Researcher Dealing with the Reverse-Mortgage Loan-Servicing Companies The one area of complaints in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau report that readers should remain wary about relates to loan servicing. Consumers have complained that servicers can make it difficult to coordinate repayment, may act as if property taxes and other homeowner obligations have not been
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It is a common complaint of veteran long-term travelers everywhere. You return for a visit to your home town, excited to tell friends your tales of hiking the Camino de Santiago or the amazing oysters you sucked fresh from the sea in Cancale, France; and no one cares. You expect your friends would be excited
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“If you want to do something to hasten a cure for Alzheimer’s, join the Brain Health Registry,” said Michael W. Weiner, M.D. A professor of radiology and biomedical engineering, medicine, psychiatry and neurology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Weiner is the principle investigator of the Brain Health Registry (BHR) and the National
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By Miriam Arond, Next Avenue Contributor While the idea of creating a second act in life is nothing new, it traditionally referred to retired people shaping their next life stage. Professionals in the prime of their careers weren’t expected to launch them. But many fields  — like magazines, where I worked for decades as an editor
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book jacket author provided I usually hate it when someone tells me to calm down. I’m upset for a reason, and darn it, I need to vent. But Ilene Angel’s new book caught my attention. For starters, it’s written for my peeps-those over 50. But also because, I have always appreciated Angel’s creative talent since
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Is it time to tariff-proof our dividends (again)? A couple months into the U.S.-China trade tensions, I said the key was to buy dividend-growth stocks: “Payout growth like that is proven to throw an updraft under share prices when the markets get skittish due to any kind of worry: trade spats, terrorist attacks, wars—you name
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