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Life Expectancy by County

May 9, 2017

Life expectancy depends on many factors. Many people don’t realize how important where they live is in determining their life expectancy. A new research report presents the numbers by county in the U.S. The report has a lot of interesting details, not the least of which is that average life expectancy around the country varies […]

Americans Dying in Debt

March 22, 2017

It used to be that Americans tried to be debt free in retirement and not leave their estate or heirs with the need to pay off debt. That apparently is less the case now. A new study concluded that on average Americans die with $62,000 of debts. Since that’s an average, many people die with […]

Living Longer and Better

March 20, 2017

This article discusses the research that shows not only has life expectancy increased considerably over the years, but the extended years also are high quality years for most people. Disability now occurs much later in life than in the past, and the rates of disability are down. But the article also argues that the rate […]

Good News About Becoming Older

January 6, 2017

Much has changed about aging in the U.S. over the last few decades, especially in the U.S. Most people haven’t kept up with the changes and still have a false view of things. This article points out some of the changes and how they have saved Medicare money and will save more in the future. […]

Life Expectancy Declines

November 17, 2016

After decades of ever-longer life expectancies, the average life expectancy in the U.S. declined by six months in the last year, according to the Society of Actuaries. The change applies to all age groups. This new data turns out to be a disappointment. Over the past several years, the health of Americans has deteriorated—particularly that […]

Who Wants to Live a Long Life?

August 30, 2016

I used to think everybody wanted to maximize their living years. It turns out that research over the years found out that’s not the case. The latest research is here. Many people want to live less than life expectancy. The responses also vary by factors such as race, sex, current age, and other factors. Apparently, […]

Aging and Anxieties

August 22, 2016

This article discusses how long-term anxieties often ruin retirement. It says that many people are able to cope with or hide them for most of their adult years. Also, researchers now believe that anxieties might become worse as we age. It says many people let anxieties ruin their retirements, because they don’t recognize them or […]

College Savings Links

April 29, 2016

General information College compiles information on all Section 529 plans. Scholarships: Check sources and eligibility at: College Board Fast Web Sallie Mae Fin Loan information is available from: National Student Loan Program E Student Loan Department of Education Looking for a college? Try: Embark Campus Tax breaks for college […]


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