Monthly Archives: April 2015

GOP and FOX Offer Bigoted Response to Baltimore Riots

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The GOP can never pass up an opportunity to make themselves look like complete buffoons, and a protest following the funeral for Freddie Gray, who died from a severe spinal cord injury while in police custody, is no exception. Why display compassion, understanding, and leadership when you can jump on the opportunity to display disdain, …

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Taking Statins? What You Need to Ask Your Doctor About Right Now

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Why the good moves you’re making for heart health at 50 could put you at risk later on. Statins can be an extremely effective way to prevent heart attacks and strokes in those of us in our 50s and 60s, but once a good-intentioned patient turns 75, there’s a larger-than-we-thought risk of the side effects …

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Vegas Anyone? A Once-in-a-Lifetime Sports Week for the History Books

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Sports fans, set your DVSs – Kentucky Derby, Mayweather-Pacquiao Bout, NFL draft, champions league (and more!) take center stage. We may never see a week like this in sports again. There are always mind-blowing events and over-the-top spectacles, but never have the best leagues and sports from all around the world, both present and past, …

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Real Life Retirement Advice from Savvy 90-Year-Old

Kenneth Barringer Book
Almost 20 years into retirement, psychologist Ken Barringer talks driving, exercise and finance in new book (his first!). His real life retirement advice is a must. At the tender age of 90, retired psychologist Ken Barringer has penned his very first book – because he wanted to share everything he’s learned during his almost two decades …

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GOP’s Dumbest Move Yet: Going After Retirees

Chris Christie votes on raising retirement age
Really, GOP? New campaign strategy includes raising the retirement age at which retirees receive Social Security and Medicare. The GOP has decided to go down a road in their current presidential campaign that could be their dumbest move yet. For years, Social Security and Medicare have been under assault by the party as some sort …

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Back To Basics: Why Reverse Mortgages Can be A Great Idea

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Should you really look to a reverse mortgage as part of your retirement plan, or should it be a last resort if you find yourself too cash-strapped to make ends meet during retirement? According to a report that was issued to U.S. Congress by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, approximately 70,000 reverse mortgages are approved …

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It’s Tebow Time! Tim Tebow Headed to Eagles, Per Reports

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It really might just be Tebow time again for fans of the elegant, all-American Heisman winner. According to recent reports, Tim Tebow is reentering the NFL. We have the scoop. Unless you are glued to ESPN on an ongoing basis, you have not heard much of Tim Tebow since he was cut from the Patriots …

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NiC 50: 2015’s Ranking Of The Most Powerful Americans 50+

From George Clooney to Bill O’Reilly and from Elizabeth Warren to Jeff Bezos, We reveal 2015’s definitive ranking of the most powerful Americans 50+. What is power? Now, that was the key question we had to grapple with as we made this sure to be talked about list. It boiled down to this: Influence. If …

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Richard Jay-Alexander: The Broadway Legend Opens Up

Richard Jay-Alexander has seen it all and worked with everyone when it comes to Broadway and musical theater. Here, finally, he’s in the mood to chat. Unique doesn’t quite cover it. When my thoughts turned to my dear friend, Richard Jay-Alexander, I was amazed how many adjectives rushed to mind at once. Yes, Jay-Alexander is …

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Hotel Pools: The Water’s Fine

As temperatures heat up, dive into these seven luxe hotel pool experiences from around the world. As we speed toward summer, Miami, Las Vegas and other destinations are prepping those cities’ most gorgeous hotel pools and declaring them open for business. Or—even more exotic—head over to South Africa, the Bahamas or Italy. You deserve it, …

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