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Scams that Prey on the Elderly By Miriam Cross

(Finance and Legal   July 3, 2020)
Six scams that target older Americans…
Topics: Advice, Guidance & Mentoring Financial Fraud Lies, Deception, Scams Relationships Risk

Wealth by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   April 26, 2020)
Pros, cons, and questions…
Topics: COVID-19 Financial History Lifestyle, General Trends

Social Security Perspective by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   November 3, 2019)
Dan looks back at his own involvement and to what lies ahead&hellip
Topics: Financial History Hopes & Dreams Income Social Security Trends

Rising Prices by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   April 7, 2019)
It's not as simple as inflation…
Topics: Financial Trends

Gambling by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   February 10, 2019)
Looking at a popular senior activity…
Topics: Financial Leisure Relationships Risk Social Activities Trends

Selective Advertising by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   November 4, 2018)
What our houses say about us…
Topics: Advertising Demographics Financial Hopes & Dreams Housing Trends

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

Tri-Generational Settings by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   July 19, 2015)
Considering the huge debts students are accumulating doesn't always say who will pay those debts…
Topics: Education Family Planning Retirement

How Much is Too Much? by David Noreen

(Finance and Legal   May 24, 2015)
Memorial Day inspires thoughts on living and giving…
Topics: Charity Choices and Decision Making

Senior Scams by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   April 27, 2014)
Taking precautious to avoid becomig a victim…
Topics: Advice, Guidance & Mentoring Wisdom

High Finance by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   April 28, 2013)
I have a bit of a problem trying to fathom $1,000,000,000,000 (one trillion) even though it has been explained in easy English.…
Topics: Charity

Let Me Dream On by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   April 14, 2013)
When I was 12 years old, I had a job delivering magazines…
Topics: Investment Memories Work

Hidden But Revealed by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   December 9, 2012)
Recently a friend sent an email with a list of taxes that were non-existent 100 years ago…
Topics: History Taxes

The Cost of Dying by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   September 16, 2012)
It has been said that a considerable amount of money is expended in the last year or two of the lives of seniors…
Topics: Dying and Death Health Care

When Dollars Dwindle by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   April 15, 2012)
Dollars do dwindle. In various ways…
Topics: Investment Money Pensions

Philanthropy by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   December 11, 2011)
Long words can impress as well as depress.…This word philanthropy is usually understood, to a degree, but it is still worth a look.…
Topics: Charity Conservation & Environement Generosity

CARD by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   November 13, 2011)
Yours truly finished high school in 1945, right on schedule. As a 17 year old, many of us were not thinking or dreaming college.…
Topics: Choices and Decision Making Planning

Hidden Fees by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   October 9, 2011)
Not all fees are hidden, thankfully. On the other hand…
Topics: Knowledge

There's a Detour on Wall Street by Greg Asimakoupoulos

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

Senior Investments by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   April 17, 2011)
Some seniors are “wheelers and dealers” willing to take all kinds of chances with their investments. Others dare not go beyond a savings account or CDs.…
Topics: Advertising Investment

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

Benefits Reviewed by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   November 28, 2010)
Social Security is late to the game compared to other programs that go back to the American Revolution…
Topics: Retirement Social Security

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

Risk-Free Retirement by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   July 5, 2009)
Don't believe everything you read…
Topics: Choices and Decision Making Investment

Global Warnings by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   February 22, 2009)
The frigid economic forecast…
Topics: Crisis Financial Politics

A Requiem for U.S. Automakers by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   November 23, 2008)
Will Congress give them a brake?…
Topics: Financial Trouble

Biology by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   November 23, 2008)
What on earth does biology have to do with senior moments? Maybe nothing but read on…
Topics: Advertising Choices and Decision Making Financial

This Little Piggy Played the Market by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   October 12, 2008)
A non-kosher look at the economy…
Topics: Financial Trouble

Potholes on Wall Street by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   September 21, 2008)
Manhattan's "Street of Dreams" under construction…
Topics: Financial

Insurance vs Assurance by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   September 21, 2008)
An agonizing senior moment occurs when it is discovered to our dismay that we thought we were adequately insured but were not.…
Topics: Choices and Decision Making Financial Planning

Beware of Credit's Magical Appeal by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   August 24, 2008)
There is a lingering cost to instant gratification…
Topics: Financial

Crying Uncle over Gas Prices by Greg Asimakoupoulos

(Rhymes & Reasons   June 13, 2008)
Calling on Uncle Sam to do something…
Topics: Cost of Living Financial

Identity Theft by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   June 8, 2008)
One of the most important possessions we own is our name.…
Topics: Financial Fraud Legal Risk

It's Tax Time Again! by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   February 17, 2008)
I read that there are over 1,000 IRS tax scams out there. Beware.…
Topics: Financial Fraud Taxes

Intoxicating Gratitude by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   February 10, 2008)
Wow. Debi Faris-Cifelli won the lottery jackpot. At least this time, here's a real winner…
Topics: Charity Choices and Decision Making Financial Gratitute

Bargain Hunters by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   December 16, 2007)
Fighting the desire to get something for nothing…
Topics: Financial

Me Worry? by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   December 2, 2007)
Some negative senior moments are inevitable, but should never be nourished beyond reason…
Topics: Advertising Choices and Decision Making Financial Future Predictions & Forecasts

Shrinking Income by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   September 30, 2007)
Many seniors prefer security over speculation…
Topics: Financial Investment Planning

Bankruptcy by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   September 2, 2007)
One of the saddest senior moments is when the checkbook runs dry…
Topics: Crisis Financial

Spam or Scam? by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   June 24, 2007)
If you are like most computer users, you probably get enough spam and scam delectables to feed you for quite some time…
Topics: Computers (and other Digital devices) Ethics & Morality Fraud Internet

Givin' While You're Livin' by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   May 6, 2007)
Another senior moment occurs when the question arises: What do I do with my modest estate (or my incredible fortune)?…
Topics: Charity Financial Planning Wisdom

If It Sounds Too Good to Be True by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   December 24, 2006)
Money magazine, November 2006, put it bluntly…Hello, Sucker THINK SCAMS ONLY HAPPEN TO OTHER PEOPLE?…
Topics: Advertising Advice, Guidance & Mentoring Financial Fraud

Debt by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   December 10, 2006)
Do seniors get in debt? You better believe it.…
Topics: Financial Planning Trouble

Senior Discounts by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   July 30, 2006)
Why do seniors get a discount? Even better, why should they?
Topics: Ethics & Morality Financial

Shrinking Nest Eggs by Dan Seagren

(Senior Moments   July 9, 2006)
Years ago, my image of retirement was a comfortable rocking chair on a wraparound porch where I could watch the world go by. Now retired,…
Topics: Financial Retirement Wellness