How to live longer and better: Find your purpose, keep working

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Finding meaning / purpose can extend your life A recent British study led by Andrew Steptoe, Director of the Institute of Epidemiology and Health care at University College London found that after taking other factors into account “people with the highest levels of ‘purpose in life’ were 30% less likely to die during the study…

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5 Things You Need to Know About the SECURE Act

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The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019 (SECURE) became effective Jan. 1, 2020. Here are the top five things you should know. The SECURE Act raises the age at which retirees must begin taking Required Minimum Distributions from the awkward age of 70-1/2 to an even age 72, allowing for a couple…

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Big Tax Refund This Year? You May Be Doing It Wrong

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Big Tax Refund This Year? You May Be Doing It Wrong Getting a big tax refund feels good. According to the IRS, the average American received a refund of $2,781 in 2019. Awesome! That should cover a summer vacation or make the down payment on a vehicle. The only question is: Why are you getting…

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