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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...
Marlborough Police Chief David Giorgi explains how Internet fraud targets older adults. Photo/Vicki Greene

Don’t become a victim of Internet fraud

By Brett Peruzzi, Associate Editor The con artists of times past haven’t gone away; they’ve just gone online. And older adults are increasingly becoming victims...
Dennis Sullivan & Associates team

We’re Not In Bedrock and You’re Not with ‘The Flintstones’

By Dennis Sullivan & Associates, Counselors at Law You may recall the popular television show of the 1960’s “The Flintstones” who lived in the town...
Dennis Sullivan & Associates team

Planning and Protection Can Save Your Health, Home, Legacy, and Life Savings

Dennis Sullivan & Associates, Counselors at Law What is your present situation? Has COVID-19 affected your family, friends and neighbors? Might there be landmines on...
Alain Valles is an expert on reverse mortgages.

How are you doing? – A reverse mortgage may allow you to do better

  By Alain Valles, CSA, MS, MBA, Powerhouse Funding Corp. When asked “How are you doing?” do you answer truthfully? I hope you are doing fine health-wise,...

Reverse mortgages: retirement derailed?

By Alain Valles, CSA, MS, MBA, Managing Director, Helping Hands Community Partners Survey says…retirement derailed A recent article published in MarketWatch by Alessandra Malito highlighted the...
Alain Valles is an expert on reverse mortgages.

Reverse mortgages and the new administration

By Alain Valles, CSA, MS, MBA, Managing Director, Helping Hands Community Partners Change is always the constant Over the past 30 years hundreds of thousands of...

The holiday season and reverse mortgages

By Alain Valles, CSA, MS, MBA, Managing Director, Helping Hands Community Partners   “The days are long, but the years are short”   This quote from Gretchen Rubin,...