DEBT AFTER DEATH

DEBT AFTER DEATH

(Know what you owe—and what you don’t)   Almost everyone dies owing at least some debt.  Sometimes it’s only last month’s ordinary bills plus final medical expenses.  But there can be shocking surprises for survivors—debts unknown to the children and even to the...
How to Keep the Car Keys

How to Keep the Car Keys

When it comes to staying safe on the road, this is a good time to be an older driver. Today’s older drivers are involved in fewer crashes per mile traveled than those in prior generations. This positive trend comes as the number of drivers who are 70 and older is...

Honey-Garlic Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs

Ingredients 4 skinless, boneless chicken thighs 1/2 cup soy sauce 1/2 cup ketchup   1/3 cup honey 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon dried basil Directions Lay chicken thighs into the bottom of a 4-quart slow cooker. Whisk soy sauce, ketchup, honey, garlic, and...
HOW TO START CARVING OUT YOUR UNIQUE LEGACY               By Cheryl Harbour

HOW TO START CARVING OUT YOUR UNIQUE LEGACY By Cheryl Harbour

Life, like a chunk of granite, only takes shape when you — the artist of your life — decide what to make of it. With many experiences and milestones already collected in your past, the New Year is a good time to take stock and see what shape your life and...
9 of the biggest problems baby boomers are facing right now

9 of the biggest problems baby boomers are facing right now

Baby boomers were born in the prosperous years following World War II. As they age, they are now facing financial, health, and economic challenges. Some of their most pressing problems are saving enough for retirement and caring for elderly parents.   Baby...
October Is National Financial Planning Month

October Is National Financial Planning Month

Saving is a great start, but planning to reach your financial goals is even better. Are you saving for retirement? Great. Are you planning for retirement? That is even better. Planning for your retirement and other long-range financial goals is an essential step—one...