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How Retiring Overseas Reduces the Major Living Costs

  By Kathleen Peddicord – Many people reduce their spending by eliminating or cutting back on minor discretionary expenses. For example, you could eat out less, buy fewer new clothes and start making your daily coffee at home. However, I’d argue that by cutting back relatively small out-of-pocket spending like this, you’re just tinkering around the edges. […]

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Best Places to Retire Abroad in 2014

  By Kathleen Peddicord – If you could retire anywhere in the world, where would you go? As we find ourselves at the beginning of a brand new year, that’s a question worth asking. The very good news is that we are living in a time when it’s not only possible, but easier than ever to launch […]

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Places to Retire: 6 Money-Saving Strategies

  By Joe Udo – Housing is typically the biggest expense in a household budget. It would be nice to reduce that major expense when you’re retired. Once you are near retirement, you might want to consider downsizing or relocating to somewhere more affordable. There are many choices because you won’t be tied down to a location […]

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Top 10 Holiday Travel Legal Tips

Traveling for the holidays? If so, the last thing you’ll want to deal with is trouble with the law. Millions of Americans are driving, or taking planes, trains, and/or buses to visit friends and family for the holidays. While many accidents are out of your control, it’s a good idea to be prepared for some […]

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Flu Prevention Tips

  Germ removal experts at Coverall Health-Based Cleaning System® have developed helpful tips to keep office environments healthy and help eliminate germ “hot spots” during cold and flu season. In addition to getting a flu vaccine, it is important to keep work environments clean. Reception desks, counters, door handles, telephones and computer keyboards are some […]

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Want to create problems? Arm the TSA

The recent shooting at Los Angeles International Airport has raised questions about how airport security can be improved, specifically, whether Transportation Security Administration airport screeners should be armed. In part, this reflects the natural tendency to examine every terrible event with a view of how to prevent its recurrence. But it also reflects the desire […]

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Flying the less-friendly skies

One in an occasional series on the changing nature of work. Long ago — I’m talking in the 1960s — “stewardesses” were taught how to walk up stairs in heels and how to blow out a match after lighting a passenger’s cigarette. They were issued pillbox hats and little white gloves. Their glamour was a […]