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Aging, General

 7 records found

Sneaky Moments by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   December 4, 2011)
I must confess, I am not overly enthused about shopping, not for clothes, groceries, hunting for bargains or coupons…
Topics: Financial

Solicitation by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   October 24, 2010)
Today I received three solicitations. They want $20, $50, $100 or even $1,000 yet they leave a blank so you can fill in your own amount…
Topics: Charity Choices and Decision Making Financial

I Did It! by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   September 12, 2010)
With this kind of a senior moment, who knows what the mailman will bring tomorrow…
Topics: Financial

Predators by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   September 9, 2007)
Understanding the scams that surround us…
Topics: Financial Fraud

Subterfuge by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   July 15, 2007)
Subterfuge is an unenviable lifelong accomplice eager and willing to seduce, sell or solicit anything that is marketable, good or bad, beneficial or otherwise…
Topics: Advertising Financial

Tax Time by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   April 15, 2007)
Many years ago, I naively imagined that when I retired, I would be free: free from paying taxes, free from going to the dentist, free to sit on my rocking chair on my porch and watch the Fords go by. My oh my, what a dreamer.…
Topics: Financial Retirement Taxes

In Triplicate by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   August 27, 2006)
A provocative article crossed my desk reminding me of a complex, multiple-type of some causes of senior moments. I borrowed two of its thoughts and added a third.…
Topics: Financial Lifestyle, General Trouble


Education

 1 record found

Excessive Debt? by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   April 16, 2017)
At times I marvel at the debt accrued by so many students…
Topics: Change Education Financial History Memories Trends



Faith, Religion & Spirituality

 1 record found

God Remains by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   March 8, 2009)
An anthem for a fearful nation…
Topics: Crisis Faith Financial Trust


Financial

 25 records found

The IRS by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   February 25, 2018)
Not everything is considered taxable income…
Topics: Financial Government Income Taxes


Social Security by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   February 11, 2018)
It's hard to imagine life without it…
Topics: Cost of Living Financial Government Lifestyle, General Retirement Social Security


There's a Detour on Wall Street by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   August 14, 2011)
Are we on the road to recovery…
Topics: Financial

Getting Rich Quick by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   January 30, 2011)
Many, perhaps most, would like to get rich. The quicker the better…
Topics: Character, Integrity Choices and Decision Making Ethics & Morality Financial

Financial Abuse by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   October 31, 2010)
Many elderly are lonely and happy to engage with friendly types...including criminals who see seniors as easy marks…
Topics: Abuse and Addiction Financial Fraud Statistics

There are 20 more items for this category and the Financial topic...See the whole list


General

 2 records found

Stewardship by Stu Johnson


(Serve   April 13, 2018)
Caring and giving as a way of life…
Topics: Character, Integrity Charity Choices and Decision Making Christian Life Compassion Discipline Financial Inspiration Lifestyle, General Money Service Volunteer


Road Rage on Wall Street by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   October 23, 2011)
Has the American dream become a nightmare?…
Topics: Change Financial Trends Trouble


Government & Politics

 9 records found

Top Ten Ways to Reduce the National Debt by James N. Watkins


(My World   April 24, 2017)
With tongue only partly in cheek
Topics: Financial Government Planning Policy, Policy Formation Politics Trends


Taxation by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   August 28, 2016)
A retiring journalist's list of proliferating taxes…
Topics: Financial Government Policy, Policy Formation Politics Taxes


My Favorite Uncle's Annual Appeal by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   April 16, 2016)
Why I hate Tax Day…
Topics: Financial Government Holidays Taxes


Social Security? by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   May 31, 2015)
The cost of raiding the trust fund…
Topics: Financial Risk Social Security


Beyond Imagination by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   March 11, 2012)
When numbers get too big…
Topics: Financial

There are 4 more items for this category and the Financial topic...See the whole list


Health & Wellness

 2 records found

Health Insurance by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   August 16, 2009)
We're hearing a lot about health care and insurance, including the number who are uninsured…
Topics: Cost of Living Financial Health Care

Health Care by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   June 7, 2009)
Health-care reform will not be pain free…
Topics: Financial Health Care Politics


Holidays

 1 record found

Black Friday by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   November 27, 2011)
Christmas, once upon a time, was a little less opportunistic.…
Topics: Advertising Christmas Financial Holidays Holiday Season Lifestyle, General


Housing and Living Options

 1 record found

Senior Home Sharing by Susan Diddle (submitted by Stu Johnson)


(Finance and Legal   July 23, 2016)
Providing family life in an affordable setting…
Topics: Financial Housing Lifestyle, General Relationships



Humor

 1 record found

It Could be Worse by James N. Watkins


(My World   April 20, 2018)
Top 10 things worse than doing your taxes…
Topics: Coping Financial Humor Taxes



Inspiration

 1 record found

Generosity by Stu Johnson


(Faith   February 15, 2018)
It's more than money…
Topics: Bible Character, Integrity Christian Life Discipline Faith Financial Service Values Volunteer



News & Current Events

 3 records found

Big Bird's Big Dilemma by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   October 7, 2012)
Is Sesame Street or Wall Street the problem?…
Topics: Financial Politics

A Kerosene Heater by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   March 29, 2009)
The headline I just want my kids back screamed at us…
Topics: Financial Tragedy

The Worm of the Big Apple by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   March 22, 2009)
Lessons from Bernie Madoff's lust for more…
Topics: Crime, Justice, Punishment Current Events, News Ethics & Morality Financial


Relationships

 1 record found

Family Squabbles, Part 2 by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   November 5, 2017)
Expectations and exploitation…
Topics: Character, Integrity Family Financial Hopes & Dreams Relationships



Retirement

 3 records found

Is Social Security Healthy? Reported by Stu Johnson


(Finance and Legal   February 19, 2018)
It's stronger than many think, but worthy of caution…
Topics: Financial Future Government News Planning Retirement Risk Social Security


Retirement Ahead by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   October 16, 2016)
A few thoughts for those approaching retirement…
Topics: Financial Planning Retirement Trends


A Retirement Story by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   December 16, 2012)
Even though I retired in 1995, an expert I am not…
Topics: Financial Planning Social Security


Technology

 2 records found

Too Good to Be True by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   September 16, 2007)
Things that slipped through my spam filter…
Topics: Financial Fraud Internet

Simplified Technology by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   July 8, 2007)
$100 computers…and other thoughts on technoloy…
Topics: Computers (and other Digital devices) Financial Science & Technology


Travel

 1 record found

Up in the Air by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   July 19, 2009)
I barely remember my first commercial flight, probably a DC3…
Topics: Financial Memories Trends


Work, Employment

 3 records found

Working Longer, Earning More by Stu Johnson


(Finance and Legal   April 27, 2018)
Census research reveals significant trend…
Topics: Demographics Financial Trends Work


Income Equity USA by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   December 31, 2017)
Achieving equity a worthy but complicated goal…
Topics: Financial Income Social Issues Statistics Trends Work


Earning Power by Dan Seagren


(Senior Moments   August 12, 2007)
How to answer the question, "what do you make?"
Topics: Character, Integrity Financial Work