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4 reasons you need long-term care insurance

It shouldn't come as a surprise that health care costs are among the leading concerns on people's minds when nearing retirement.<p>The average couple …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often | Inc.com

Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good news and bad news: Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your …

Happiness

Five Estate Planning Lessons From The Paul Walker Estate

Paul William Walker IV was the star of the Fast & Furious movies, until his unfortunate — and ironic — death in a high-speed car accident on November 30, 2013. The car, in which Walker was a passenger, was found to have been doing at least 100 mph. Walker was 40 years old when he died, survived by …

Shedding Excess Baggage and Downsizing Before Retirement

If a person’s lifetime was equated to the four seasons of a year, the time following retirement would be the equivalent of autumn. It’s when nature slows down, takes a breath, and appreciates the accomplishments of spring and summer. People generally reach this season in their 60s and 70s, some …

News and Analysis of the Life and Health Insurance Industry | ThinkAdvisor

Katherine Chiglinsky, Romy Varghese and Brian Louis | May 18, 2018<p>Prudential cut its muni holdings by 3%.<p>John Tozzi and Emma Ockerman | May 18, …

News and Analysis of the Life and Health Insurance Industry | ThinkAdvisor

Giles Turner, Patrick Winters and Ruth David | May 04, 2018<p>One issue may be whether Softbank can use Swiss Re assets to fund its investments.<p>Bob Van …

News and Analysis of the Life and Health Insurance Industry | ThinkAdvisor

Business News, Personal Finance and Money News - ABC News

Fed raises key interest rate again<p>What the Time Warner, AT&T deal means for consumers<p>Starbucks says it will raise the price of regular drip …

Economy

Want a Huge Boost in Efficiency? Make Some Small Changes.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you think big, you tend to overlook little changes that can lead to astounding results.<p>For example, a 2009 study found that when hospitals followed a simple checklist before a surgical procedure, death rates decreased by 40 …

Master Any Skill With These 3 Simple Steps

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Anyone can do some things well, but to become a master at a skill is quite different.<p>There have been entire books and coaching courses devoted to mastery. Think of Malcolm Gladwell’s bestselling book, <i>Outliers</i>, where among other factors, …

Share What You Know and People Will Buy What You Sell

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What do Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs and Bill Gates all have in common? Each is an amazing salesperson. They’re able to get in front of others, clearly present their vision and persuade people to buy in.<p>By necessity, every …