Senior Savings, Savings for Seniors, Senior Discounts

111 Ways to Senior Savings: Complete Senior Discounts Guide

Every time you go shopping, go on vacation, or order something on the Internet, seniors should be asking this question. Do you offer a senior discount? Senior savings doesn’t have to be as challenging as you think . Most establishments will advertise their senior discounts, but it doesn’t hurt to ask the ones that don’t….


Seniors Too Trusting About Scams?

Retirees are easy targets for scams may be more myth than meaningful We come from that distant past where neighbors helped neighbors, and strangers were always given a meal or a lift. It was a time when folks never locked their doors. Today’s seniors are the last generation of Americans to trust one another. What…


Seniors, Check Fine Print On Holiday Gift Cards

Watch out for monthly fees, time limits, and rules. Consumer Protection Issues Annual Report on Prepaid Gift Cards Montgomery County’s Office of Consumer Protection (OCP) has issued its fourth annual gift card study called, “Gift Cards 2006: Retail Cards Continue to Improve (With Prodding); Bank Cards Still Have Problems.” The report contains valuable information and…

Sugar Beverage Taxes
Finance Health & Medical

Sugar Beverage Taxes: How Sweet It Is

Why the uproar over beverage taxes? The average per capita consumption of all types of sugar in the US has reached over 160 pounds of sugar per year. Liquid corn syrup is the number one sugar source. I don’t drink pop very much; maybe a can a month. It means someone is making up for…

Finance Life Lessons & How Tos

How to Protect Yourself from Fraud

Next time you order checks, have only your initials (instead of first name) and last name put on them, if someone takes your checkbook they will not know if you sign your checks with just your initials or your first name but your bank will know how you sign your checks. Put your work phone…


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