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Are you prepared for an early retirement?

Are you prepared for an early retirement?

The Center for Retirement Research at Boston College has released a new brief indicating that more than a third of older workers retire earlier than planned. But, are you really ready? The study, “Retiring Earlier Than Planned: What Matters Most?, “further suggests that while health shocks and job loss are expected as key factors in upping the retirement date, those issues only make up a quarter of the reasons why people tend to retire early. The report states that health…

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Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions by Playing it S.M.A.R.T.

Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions by Playing it S.M.A.R.T.

It can happen to the best of us. As the new year begins, you come up with a list of resolutions to help make you feel and look better and to keep you healthy. Everything goes well for a couple of weeks—you’re exercising, eating well and getting plenty of sleep. Then, as January progresses and you get back into the day-to-day routines of your life, those resolutions end up trashed like last month’s Christmas tree. How do you make sure…

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Staying healthy with a Mediterranean Diet

Staying healthy with a Mediterranean Diet

Whether you are kicking yourself because you haven’t started your New Year’s resolution and it’s almost Groundhog Day or you are starting to retreat to old bad habits, sticking with a regular healthy diet is still the key to better health. Maybe procrastination set in because trying to pick a diet became too much–Keto, Paleo, Dash, Whole 30–oh my! Where do you start? As with any new program–check in with your doctor first. But you can get a head start…

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