The Joys and Financial Challenges of Parenthood

May 17, 2017

Parenthood can be both wonderfully rewarding and frighteningly challenging. Children give gifts only a parent can understand--from sticky-finger hugs to heartfelt pleas to tag along on Saturday morning errands. You raise them with a clear goal that you...

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What Healthcare Benefits are Available During Retirement?

May 02, 2017


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Building wealth with cash-value life insurance.

Apr 18, 2017

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Maximize Social Security

Apr 11, 2017


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New York State and Life Insurance Options

Jan 10, 2017

You know that you need life insurance. However, with the wide variety of insurance policies available, you may find choosing the right one difficult. It's really not as confusing as it seems, however, once you understand the basic types of life insurance...

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Medicare and Medicaid: What's the Difference?

Jan 04, 2017

It's easy to confuse Medicare and Medicaid, particularly since they're both government programs that pay for health care. But there are important differences between each program. Medicare is generally for older people, while Medicaid is for people with...

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"Leave no stone unturned.” – Euripedes

Sep 13, 2016

The Ancient Greek playwright, Euripedes, once told a tale about two opposing generals. The first general, who was rich, decided to bury his treasure before a great battle. Unfortunately for him, the second general was victorious and decided to take the...

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Sunday Rituals

Sep 07, 2016

I begin most of my mornings the same way; sneaking downstairs in the cool and quiet of the morning. My family is still sleeping and the dogs are still whispering their dreams through flared nostrils. I find a sullen comfort in my quiet morning rituals,...

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The Age 50 Milestone

May 09, 2016

Pickles isn’t ready to declare senior status either  

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In the Heart or on a Chart

May 08, 2015

“Simplicity does not precede complexity, but follows it.”

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