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Humor Therapy


“Laughter is like changing a baby’s diaper, it doesn’t permanently solve any problems, but it makes things more acceptable for a while.”    ~Ashleigh Brilliant In 1964, Norman Cousins was diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis, a crippling and painful disease that causes severe inflammation of the spine and joints. Cousins checked out of the hospital and into...
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Protect Your Investment


Your home is probably the most significant financial investment you have.  That investment, like so many others, needs to be reviewed routinely and certainly more carefully at a time of life transition or change. You may now be an “empty nester,” need to downsize, face untimely health issues, or simply want to consider other housing...
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An Investor’s Checklist That Is Not a New Year’s Cliché


2014 is so new that “2013” is still being written on checks, so naturally the air remains filled with dubious New Year’s resolutions. One exception for investors is the American Savings Education Council's (ASEC) matter-of-fact checklist on saving for retirement and other financial concerns you might not be spending enough time thinking about. Here are...
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Because Your Life Matters


It is common for the public to think that hospice means death! And yes, patients on hospice die, but so do patients that are not on hospice. Actually, hospice care is focused on LIFE and the quality of life that one can experience in their own home surrounded by the people and things that they...
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