STRATEGIES FOR THE SANDWICH GENERATION

A growing number of individuals and couples are entering the ranks of the Sandwich Generation.  What they have in common is that they are “caught in the middle” between the competing needs and wants of their dependent children and aging parents.  In addition, they also need to prepare for their own retirement years and potential

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7 Tips for Being an Amazing Parent and Grandparent (At the Same Time)

It’s undeniable that one of the best phrases you can hear in life is “you’re going to be a grandparent!” You probably picture your days as grandma and grandpa at t-ball games and ballet recitals, spoiling the kids with treats, and rediscovering your inner child with all kinds of games and crafts. Being a grandparent

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3 Tips for Embracing Change in Retirement

When someone starts to think about stopping working, it’s a total mindshift. For years, you’ve been in earnings mode with a constant income stream to support your needs. You’ve also been in a constant state of socialization (whether you liked it or not), with a boss, coworkers, and/or a team relying on you for guidance.

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Fabulous Retirement Gifts for Women Rockstars You May Know

Whether it be a holiday gift from a clueless relative, or colleagues who forgot it was your birthday, there’s nothing worse than a halfway thought-through gift. Finding the right retirement gifts can be a challenging, especially if you’re trying to find a retirement gift for women rockstars who rule their working world. Here are some

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Do I Really Need Long Term Care Insurance?

If you’re contemplating retirement, I certainly hope you’ve thought about your ongoing healthcare needs. If you retire at the traditional age 65, as laws stand now, you’ll just transition onto Medicare, right? Problem solved? Unfortunately, it’s not that straightforward. Medicare has its coverage limitations, and will not pick up the tab for an extended need

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POTENTIAL TAX-SAVING IDEAS YOU CAN MENTION TO YOUR CPA

The holiday season is well over, so now it’s time to enter everyone’s favorite season of the year – tax season! (Just kidding, of course). Many folks, with the exception of the IRS, may feel as though filing taxes are a necessary evil. Others may think that “what’s done is done” and that there is

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REDEFINING A LIFE OF PURPOSE AFTER THE SALE OF A BUSINESS

For most business owners, there is very little separation between business and life. While this is a necessary mindset to have when navigating the challenges of entrepreneurship, it does make for a jolting transition when it all reaches a ceasing halt. There is life after the sale of your business – and as we learned

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HOW SHOULD I FINANCE MY NEW BUSINESS?

So you struck out on your own and started a firm. Business is promising and your new website is a hit – and you thought the hard part was over until it became clear that more capital was in demand. We interviewed Leslee Cohen, business lawyer at Hershman Cohen LLC, to find out the three

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