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Changing Wardrobe – Changing Times

By Susan Williams I like to think that I’ve been pretty good about keeping my wardrobe current.  When I first began my career in the 1980’s, the movie Working Girl set the stage for what I wore to work. With the big shoulder pads in my suit jackets and...

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How Saving For Retirement Is Like Living In A Goldfish Bowl

By Susan Williams There was an interesting article the other day about how some wealthy families are not saving nearly enough for retirement. In their desire to keep up with the Joneses, a financial planner complained that families who may be earning up to $250K a year were spending...

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Final Conversations With A Loved One

By Bart Astor I read an interesting op-ed recently by Katie Roiphe called “Dying with Nothing to Say” in which she talks about “last conversations” and being able to have a conversation with a dying loved one. I thought a lot about what Ms. Roiphe wrote and, of course,...

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Why the Silver Tsunami is More Like A Constantly Overflowing Bucket

More than likely you have heard the term “silver tsunami” – referring to the massive wave of aging baby boomers. But will our aging population really be more like a bucket being filled by a very large hose that just won’t stop?

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Busting Aging Stereotypes – We Are Not a Punchline

When you think of the word old – what is the first thing you think of? Worn down, out of date, no longer relevant maybe? Well – it’s time that we rethink this and break away from some of the stereotypes that we often label others and ourselves with...

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Your Legacy: Looking Back While Still Facing the Future

By Richard Weijo When we reach 50 or beyond, a very conventional view is that we will begin to reflect about our past and the fond memories of our life experiences. We begin pulling out the boxes tucked away in our attics that contain the treasures of the past....

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