Tip History, How Tipping Changed America
Finance Senior Stories

Tip History: How Tipping Changed America

My daughter stopped by and took me to brunch to celebrate the 43rd anniversary of my 39th birthday. We went to a new “New York” deli that despite its claim had no liverwurst on the menu. That’s one of the many variations in dining out offerings I have seen in recent years. Not the least…

Cremation New Death Tax
Finance Senior Stories

Cremation: The New Death Tax

Over the past few years, cremation has overtaken traditional burial as the preferred method of disposal of human bodies after death. Naturally,  government entities have found a new way to “death tax” it. Today close to 55 percent of people in the United States prefer cremation. That’s up from more than double the percentage a…

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. Here’s…

Seniors Too Trusting About Scams

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. Googled:…

Finance Life Lessons & How Tos

How to Protect Yourself from Fraud

Looking for effecting ways 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…

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