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We Are Not Caring for Our Family Caregivers

Unpaid family caregivers should get the credit and support they deserve, an AARP leader says.

Why Character Is Key to a Life of Consequence

Do you have your personal priorities straight? PBS NewsHour talks with David Brooks about his new book, The Road to Character.

5 Surprises of Retirement Income Planning

You may need to rethink some things about your retirement income according to these two financial experts at The American College.

Should You Consider a Franchise in Unretirement?

Chris Farrell, author of 'Unretirement,' lays out the pros and cons of taking the plunge to become a franchisee for your second act.

What the Medicare Fix Means to You and Your Parents

The new law known as the Medicare doc fix will raise Medicare premiums, but could improve care for beneficiaries, too.

4 Money Moves for a Happier Retirement

Here's advice from a personal finance writer who just combed through the latest retirement surveys.

9 Smart Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund

Many of these ideas for spending your tax refund will help you and your family financially.

How I Became the Guy Who Talks to His Dog

When this writer was younger, he always laughed at the older men who talked to their dogs. Now he's that guy and is not ashamed of it.

Fear and Wisdom After a Fall

When her doctor was unhelpful, this author trusted her common sense to recover from a fall.

5 Must-Have Apps for Your Phone and Tablet

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