Money is a topic that is on every adult’s mind a great majority of the time. But there’s a big difference in what people are thinking when it comes to money. Some people wonder how their earned income stacks up against others. Some people create financial goals and save and invest diligently to meet them.…

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A recent report found that the residential real estate market, particularly in urban locales, is getting back on track and expected to regain footing during the second half of 2014. According to the real estate brokerage Redfin, homes sales have been trending upward in eight out of the 30 markets it tracks. If you have…

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In contrast to popular perception, young adults do not rule. In fact, the 18 to 44 age group currently comprises 36.4 percent of the population, while those age 45 and up represent 40.3 percent. Of course, if you play your teenage child or grandchild in basketball or try to wear the same size dress you…

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A recent study revealed that 80 percent of spouses in the early stages of dementia were still managing the couples’ money. Unfortunately, this means the person who manages the family finances unknowingly may be making serious financial mistakes, and is more susceptible to financial scams. Interestingly, those most at risk are ones who derive income…

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Hospitals acquire reputations, just as all companies (and people) do. But there are so many different ways a hospital can be perceived. Some consider them a place where people go to die and should thus be avoided — a commonly held belief of Ebola victims in West Africa. Click here to read the article, “Are…

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Have you visited your children and/or grandchildren and come away thinking they’re spending way too much time playing with video games and other hand-held electronics? Decades ago, parents thought the very same about those new-fangled television sets. And radio, decades prior. However, there is some good news where video games are concerned. Researchers have conducted…

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The world continues to grow (figuratively and virtually) smaller. The economy is more global. We are connected by Facebook and other social media. We can exchange ideas with people in foreign lands. Check out videos and photographs taken in Australia, 10 minutes ago. We’ve learned that our individual — and national — problems are more…

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