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Monday, August 3, 2020

Hitting the road for vacation? Think RVs!

The latest fad with the 50-plus generation is taking a recreational vehicle for vacation instead of getting hotels. It is a way of getting away from all the hustle and bustle of the cities and getting back to the small town scenic view. With more time available, you can take longer trips to see more of the country instead of flying over it and being rushed. You get to explore places you have only seen in magazines and on television. Being able to control your destination has become the ultimate trip. This is a way of testing the waters to see if you want to sell your house and be on the road full time.

Massachusetts mortgage debt climbs

There were 2,541 new foreclosure filings in Massachusetts in July, according to www.RealtyTrac.com, a website that tracks foreclosed properties nationwide.

It’s more convenient than ever to apply for social security benefits

You’ve worked hard your whole life, and receiving your Social Security benefits should be the icing on the cake at your retirement party. We’re working hard to make it as quick and seamless as possible for you to apply for benefits from Social Security.

Walt Disney World keeps the experiences fresh

By Sondra Shapiro LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — As a Walt Disney World (WDW) frequent visitor, I am continually surprised how my experiences are different each...

Exploring our country’s smaller national parks

Hear the words “national park,” and you’re likely to picture soaring landscapes and vast vistas.

State advocates working to preserve quality of life

State and federal budgets giving short shrift to the needs of retirees.

Bay State retirees share hopes, fears for future

It was no surprise to find the ability to vacation at the top of the dream list of 41 percent of survey respondents.

Social Security Timeline

• 1935: Social Security is created. •1937: Social Security begins to collect payroll taxes and provides single, lump sum payments to retired workers who paid...

Experiencing fall foliage in a whole new way

By Victor Block Jill and Bill Kelly oooh and aaah at the scenery passing below the hot air balloon in which they’re sailing gently above...

Teachings from the trail

One day I was hiking on a wooded trail, alone. Technically, I was accompanied by two people but they were far ahead of me on the path. As I trudged along, I said to myself, “Life is a lot like hiking.”