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One survey revealed that over half of 50-plus professionals view remote work as a more productive option.

Remote work on the rise for many older workers

By Barbara Hazelden, Contributing Writer REGION - While inching along in I-93 traffic every day or plodding along slushy Boston streets in horrible winter weather,...
The grocery store is one place where the effects of inflation have been felt greatly. Photo/Submitted

Tips on coping with inflation

By David Wilkening, Contributing Writer REGION – Costs are higher when you pump gas, go to the grocery store, and pay for many other necessities....
Attorneys Michelle Beneski and Dan Surprenant Photo/Submitted

Surprenant & Beneski P.C. encourages early estate planning

By Liz Nolan, Contributing Writer REGION - Learning about power of attorney, trusts, wills and health directives does not need to be overwhelming. The legal...
With all the financial considerations of bankruptcy, one other factor is not measured in dollars and cents―the psychological impact.

Should you declare bankruptcy?

By David Wilkening, Contributing Writer REGION - If you’re considering bankruptcy, there are a lot of lawyers in Massachusetts who can help. And many offer...

Building a stronger retirement

(NAPSI)—With each generation’s expected retirement time growing longer and longer, you may need to plan for 20 to 30 years of life after you...
Dr. J. Randall Curtis, director of the Cambia Palliative Care Center of Excellence at the University of Washington, has been diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, an incurable neurologic condition. Since his diagnosis, Curtis has had numerous conversations about his goals, values and wishes for the future with his wife, Amy Hamblin, and palliative care specialists. Photo/J. Randall Curtis

Top Experts Question the Value of Advance Care Planning

By Judith Graham REGION - For decades, Americans have been urged to fill out documents specifying their end-of-life wishes before becoming terminally ill — living wills,...
68% of family caregivers provide financial support to a loved one.

10 important financial tips for caregivers

By R. R. Fletcher, Contributing Writer REGION - Americans spend roughly $190 billion per year on their care recipients for out-of-pocket expenses. Closer to home, according to AARP, over...
DCU (Digital Federal Credit Union), is a well-known Massachusetts-based credit union, headquartered in Marlborough. Pictured is the Solomon Pond branch in that city. Photo/Submitted

Credit unions offer an alternative to big banks for consumers

By Debbie Spingarn, Contributing Writer REGION - If you’re tired of high banking fees, long telephone hold times and poor customer service, maybe your current...
Older residents of Massachusetts who are struggling financially may get some relief from the state’s Senior Circuit Breaker Tax Credit. Photo/pixabay.com

Massachusetts seniors may be eligible for circuit breaker tax credit

By Kelley Walker Perry, Contributing Writer  BOSTON – Older residents who are struggling financially walk into the Mattapan Family Service Center at 535 River Street,...

Financial advice proves helpful for self-employed individuals planning for retirement

By Leslie Anderson, Contributing Writer REGION - Operating a successful business reflects long-held goals for many people. Working for oneself provides a certain satisfaction of...