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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...
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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...

Social Security announces 1.6 percent benefit increase for 2020

Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for nearly 69 million Americans will increase 1.6 percent in 2020, the Social Security Administration recently...
Alain Valles, CRMP, CSA, MS, MBA

Senior housing options education

By Alain Valles, CRMP, CSA, MS, MBA, Nonprofit Charitable Managing Director Should I stay, or should I go? To move or age in place? If you...

Reverse mortgages: Frozen in place

By Alain Valles, CRMP, CSA, MS, MBA Nonprofit Charitable Managing Director As Managing Director of the self-funded nonprofit charitable mortgage company, Helping Hands Community Partners, our...
Alain Valles, CRMP, CSA, MS, MBA

Reverse mortgage answers

By Alain Valles, CRMP, CSA, MS, MBA, Nonprofit Charitable Managing Director, Helping Hands Community Partners, Inc. Information you can trust As Managing Director of the nonprofit...