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Plan Well, Retire Well

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Take the Tedious Out of Taxes

Do I really think it's possible to make doing taxes less tedious? Well, honestly, no. But, I do think you can look for ways to reward yourself by finding money, clearing paper clutter and organizing your finances for 2010. The next two weeks will find many people scrambling to finish calculating their taxes! I've made that 11:59 p.m. run to the post office on April 14th before -- have y...

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It's Time to Be Counted

By now, you have likely received your 2010 Census forms in the mail. Some of you, like myself, have probably already completed and returned the form; I had to otherwise it may have gotten misplaced and not returned at all. For those who have not returned your form yet, I hope this blog encourages you to do so as soon as possible. What is the Census? The Census is an off...

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What are the important issues on health care reform, and what do they mean for retirees?

Today we welcome guest blogger, Wes Sprague -- a University of Illinois student. For retirees aged 65 and older, Medicare has been an enormous social success. It has helped to vastly reduce the level of senior poverty in America by providing most every retiree over the age of 65 with public health insurance, yet there are still many ways that it needs to be improved in order to...

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Virtual Debt: Credit Moves to Facebook, Farmville

What do you use credit for? Buying a house? Paying for college? Keeping food on the table after months of unemployment? Well, here's something I didn't even know you could use credit for. Nope, not Starbucks. Not vending machines. It's not even real ... If you're into social media, you may be playing online games such as Farmville...

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