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Financial Education WORKS, here's the results.

As states wrestle with financial literacy requirements for graduation, a recent staff working paper from the Federal Reserve concludes financial education WORKS.  http://1.usa.gov/1qCIz6M

8 business travel secrets every frequent flyer should know

Be a savvy traveler and make your flying experience pleasurable and seamless by following these tips.
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Smart travel tips for the small business owner

Use these strategies and tech tools to boost productivity and minimize expenses when traveling.
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11 creative things job seekers have done to get noticed

From the inspired to the inappropriate, these job seekers made a lasting impression on their interviewer.
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Arianna Huffington: Life Is More Than Power or Money

Arianna Huffington’s message for older Americans: Don’t define yourself in terms of money and power because someone always has more, she says. What’s way more important is your sense of well-being, wisdom and wonder.

Arianna Huffington

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Let's Get Grandma a Tablet

Many of us still fondly remember talking on the old-fashioned rotary dial phone with the curly cord. At one time, just about every home had one. But when it comes to the new forms of communications and technology, there is a digital divide between old and young that needs swift action.

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8 things new employees should never do

Complaining about your old boss or taking long lunches may be fine later -- but not now.
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4 vital signs of your financial health

Zero in on these four numbers to get a sense of your financial well-being.
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Your financial health: 4 vital signs

These four numbers can help you take the pulse of your finances.
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My Husband the Scam Victim

By Sally Hurme

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How to deal with a retirement catastrophe

These backup plans will help you weather almost any retirement obstacle.
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AARP Names Best Employers for 50+ Workers

National Institutes of Health (NIH), the world’s premiere medical research institution, has gained top honors in the search for the AARP Best Employers for Workers Over 50.  The Best Employers award program is consponsored by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

NIH, a federal agency based in Bethesda, MD, finished third in the last Best Employers search in 2011, and succeeds Scripps Health of Southern California, which headed the list in 2022 and is runner up this year.

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States Move to Support Working Family Caregivers

Juggling work and family caregiving responsibilities is stressful, even overwhelming, because most workplaces aren’t “caregiver friendly.” I hear this all the time from my friends and colleagues who care for aging parents.

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Two New Twists in Returning Medical Scam

Robocall scamRemember those bogus offers for a free medical alert device?

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The New Piggy Bank: Your 401(k)

401k Nest EggToo many workers are using their 401(k) savings plan as a piggy bank, tapping it way before retirement for things like payi

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An Age-Friendly Home for Easy Living

Linda Broadbent shows developer Charlie Armstrong her EasyLiving Home.

Linda Broadbent shows developer Charlie Armstrong her EasyLiving Home. — Photo by Matt Eich

Guest post by Gil Klein:

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Learn How Creditors Can Snatch Your (Inherited) IRA

U.S. Supreme Court ruling has just made estate planning a lot more cumbersome for some high-net-worth parents who want to leave tax-free money in a Roth IRA to a child.

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5 keys for a smooth take-off into retirement

Five years before you leave the workforce, kick your retirement planning into full gear to ensure a successful transition.
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5 Pet Scams You Need to Know

Pet scamsThe dog days of summer go beyond just rising temperatures – at least for pet lovers.

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4 ways to invest in commodities -- and why you should

Because commodities such as coffee, oil and gold don't usually move in sync with the stock market, they can help diversify your investment mix.
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