Finding Your First Financial Adviser After 50

You’ve heard about financial advisers your whole adult life, professionals who reputedly combined the know-how of accountants with the money wizardry of seasoned investors. So how come you’ve never been to a financial adviser? The possible reasons are many. Why People Don’t Hire a Financial Adviser “I think some folks believe they’ll be sold something…

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Talking About Hearing Loss at Work Is Getting Easier

Marie Saliterman, 58, was sick for a month 28 years ago. When she felt well enough to return to her administrative assistant job, she noticed she had trouble hearing and then had her hearing tested. “They told me I was like the typical 70-year-old,” Saliterman recalls. “I was 30-years-old. I refused to wear hearing aids.”…

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Cardiac Rehab Helps Survivors Cope After a Heart Attack

(This article appeared previously on the website of the American Heart Association.) After her heart attack, Michelle Robinson regularly feared she was going to die. She had had a small artery that was 80 to 90 percent blocked. Her doctor thought it was best to treat this through medication and a heart-healthy diet, rather than…

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American Heart Association: Trump’s Budget Deals a Blow to Medical Research

(This statement appeared May 23, 2017, on the website of the American Heart Association.) American Heart Association President Steven Houser issued the following comments today on President Trump’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2018: President Trump’s budget deals a devastating blow to medical research by slashing the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) funding by $7.2…

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Should You Move to Be Closer to Your Aging Parents?

Sara Tapscott won’t ever forget the day an employee at her aging parents’ assisted living center knocked on their apartment door and told them they’d have to move. Their needs had become too great for the staff to accommodate. Tapscott’s mom, who was 79 and down to 90 pounds from advanced Parkinson’s disease, was crying…

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Make a ‘Yippee!’ Index to Change Jobs or Careers

(This article is adapted from the new book, Live Large: The Achievers’s Guide to What’s Next.) You’ve lived a life people point to as successful: You’ve made the “right” decisions, reached the goals you set, achieved status in your industry and been rewarded or acknowledged for your accomplishments. But you feel restless. You want to…

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