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Aunty is a new senior citizen and loving this phase of her life. Less responsibilities, less fear of being weird, able to do more of the things that I want to do! Older, yes, slower, yes, but life is even more wonderful in my golden years and I look forward to even goldener ones.

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Retirement planning

Young people have no clue, and I can say this because I used to be a young people. I never thought, when I was in my 20's, that I would be my mother's age.  I was just - and always just the age that I was in at the moment.  I would look at older people, even those just 15 years older than me, and disassociate with the reality that I will be their age in 15 years.  Of course it would happen someday, I though ...

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Uses for Coffee Filters

From the brewings on the internet: Who knew! And you can buy 1,000 at the Dollar Tree for almost nothing, even the large ones. 1. Cover bowls or dishes when cooking in the microwave... coffee filters make excellent covers. 2. Clean windows, mirrors, and chrome... Coffee filters are lint-free so they'll leave windows sparkling. 3. Protect China by separating your good dishes with a coffee filter between each ...

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Regina Brett’s 45 Life Lessons

To celebrate growing older, I once wrote the 45 lessons life taught me. It is the most requested column I've ever written. My odometer rolled over to 90 in August, so here is the column once more: 1. Life isn't fair, but it's still good 2. When in doubt, just take the next small steps 3. Life is too short to waste time hating anyone. Change the way you think. 4. Your job won't take care of you when you are ...

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Prophet Max Platform ***

Aunty subscribes to Mike Dillard's Elevation Group for $597 per year.  Mike is an unshaven young man who likes guns and racing trucks madly through trails.  He has lessons on investing, life and opportunities with experts in their respective fields.  Aunty has learned tons so far. His most recent lesson (#19)*** was filmed in Australia at the offices of Senen Pousa of Investment Intelligence Corp.  It start ...

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5 things you never knew your cell phone could do

5 THINGS YOU NEVER KNEW YOUR CELL PHONE COULD DO There are a few things that can be done in times of grave emergencies. Your mobile phone can actually be a life saver or an emergency tool for survival. Check out the things that you can do with it: FIRST The Emergency Number worldwide for Mobiles is 112.  If you find yourself out of the coverage area of your mobile; network and there is an emergency, dial 11 ...

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Real Estate Wealth

Real estate is the most solid way to wealth if you step solidly.  I recently re-attended one of those free 2 hour presentations of Rich Dad education with 2 of my friends offering a free gift just for attending.  I like those free events - they pump you up and get you going and they then push a 3 day class for the great bargain price of great discount off the "original" price of $995.  They are selling educ ...

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For Young People

If you are young and starting off, get a job that you enjoy and do your best at that job - you owe that to your employer.  It is not just that they owe you a paycheck.  You owe them your best effort to earn your pay. Learn about investing.  Learn from as many people as you can at first.  Just don't buy those super expensive programs or courses.  Lots of them start off with a lot of bull and hype and tell yo ...

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For Uncles and Aunties

If you are older (fellow Aunties and Uncles), you probably did it the way we all assumed was the right way.  You scrimped and saved and bought your own home and have been paying very high mortgage payments for the past many years.  However, you are almost all paid off, and you have a lot of equity in your home, or it is already paid off and you feel really good about that, especially since your home has gre ...

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The #1 response I hear that hold people back from investing is, "But I don't have any money!"  Robert Kiyosaki says money is a tool.  Can you agree with that?  If you can, then what would you do if you needed to do a job and you didn't have the right tools to accomplish that job?  You find a way to get it so you can do the job.  Same as money.  Find a way to get it (legally). We all have unique situations a ...

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Taxes and the IRS

There is a saying that 2 inevitables in life are death and taxes.  If that is so, it is just man's nature to try their darnedest to avoid either. I don't want to die (yet), but when the end comes, I go.  Regarding taxes, believe it or not, I don't mind paying.  If I benefit from the roads, bureaucracy order, police, firemen, post office, clean air and water regulations, freedom of choice, democracy, etc, et ...

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