What is a Reverse Mortgage
Finance

Reverse Mortgages: What Are They, Who Benefits?

Reverse mortgages are becoming increasingly popular in America. However, many are still unsure of what exactly they are, and who stands to benefit. “It’s a buzz word,” said Dean Wegner, a mortgage expert. “‘Hey, I got a reverse mortgage,’ so they’re going with the flow, and I don’t know if everybody actually understands, completely understands…

Costa Rica Dental Implants
Health & Medical

How I Got Dental Implants in Costa Rica

My toothy adventure began last February. That’s when my dentist gave me a final warning: “The only way we can save what little gums you have left is with dental implants. And soon!” But the cost was prohibitive. I would need at least a dozen implants at between $1,800 and $3,500 each. And that didn’t…

Senior Travel Discounts and Deals
Finance Travel

Senior Travel Deals & Discounts

The silver lining of growing old… Yes, growing older does have a silver lining. But not every senior travel discount beats what young’uns pay. How can you tell a good deal from a crock of Geritol? Outside of Trust-Fund Kids, no group has more leisure time than older folks–and the travel industry is well aware…

Best Tips on Flying
Life Lessons & How Tos Travel

Best Tips on Flying: Before, During and After

Commercial airline travel doesn’t have to be a debacle. You can definitely reduce your travel anxiety with a good plan. Follow our best tips on flying and you’ll find your destination relaxed and ready. A MIDDLE-SEAT MANIFESTO Rushing to catch a flight at Washington Reagan National Airport a few weeks ago, Amy Haywood Hughes passed…

When to Take Social Security
Retirement

When to Take Social Security? at 62? 65?

Most retirees are in a hurry to collect social security benefits at 62. Here’s why you could be better off waiting to take social security. It’s arguably the most important question retirees face. No, not “What time does the senior breakfast special start at Denny’s?” I’m talking about Social Security: Should you begin collecting benefits…

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