Aging Parents And The Truth About Their Longevity

Most of us think of our aging parents as living on longer than they or we expected. It’s great that an elder is part of the family into one’s 80s, 90s and beyond, perhaps living to see grandchildren and great grandchildren. And then there’s the long goodbye and the caregiving…

Feelin’ Groovy? Slow Down. Don’t Move Too Fast Preparing for Retirement

It seems that we are “feeling groovy” these days about our retirement prospects. Groovier and groovier over the past few years in fact. The Employee Benefit Research Institute’s (EBRI) retirement confidence survey reports that the percentage of workers who feel very or somewhat confident about having enough money to live…

Savings Tips Help Millennials Get Serious

Field Work January 15, 2019 Savings Tips Help Millennials Get Serious This is young adults’ financial dilemma in a nutshell: you’re well aware you should be saving money, but you admit you’d rather spend it on the fun stuff. Yes, paying the rent or student loans every month takes discipline.…

Newly Discovered Mechanism Helps Our Own Immune Systems Fight Cancer

An international team of researchers has discovered a new mechanism that will better activate the immune system against cancer. The mechanism allows immune cells to detect and destroy cancer cells better than before, according to the study published this month in the journal Nature. Cancer disease cell, malignant tumor lesions 3D…

21 Things To Do in Krabi: Thailand’s Most Picturesque Place

Pick up any guidebook to Thailand, and you’ll likely see the same image gracing the front cover – a longtail boat floating in the sea with stunning karst mountain peaks in the distance. It’s so good I even used it as the featured image for this post! If you’d like…

15 Resolutions (And Cookie Absolution)

I’ve always disliked New Year’s resolutions. What is so special about a new year? You should always be trying to better yourself regardless of what day it is. But, it feels different for me now. Maybe it’s because I let some things drop at the end of 2018 and this…

The magic numbers for your findependence nest egg revealed

The latest RBC retirement poll came out today and the one thing I like about it is that they put the emphasis on my preferred term of Financial Independence, as opposed to plain old full-stop Retirement.After all, just because you’ve accumulated enough wealth to stop working full-time for an employer…

Laugh So You Don’t Cry: What It’s Really Like to Celebrate Christmas With Little Kids

I decorate for Christmas the day after Thanksgiving and don’t un-decorate until well into January. In fact, I wrote this on January 9th basking in the warm glow of my Christmas tree. Although less warm than it was earlier in the month because a bunch of bulbs burned out. Probably…

Nomad Life: 10 Tips To Help You Succeed As A Digital Nomad

Ahh, the nomad life. Wake up when you want, work from your laptop anywhere in the world, and make money on your own terms. Sounds ideal, right? For us, it’s the best life that we can think of! Whether you’re already a digital nomad or not, this article will provide…

The Shutdown May Bring Long-term Win To Republicans

US Government ShutdownGetty Saturday, we broke the record for the longest government shutdown in history–now 23 days and counting — which was set in 1995-96 when President Bill Clinton refused to accept Medicare premium hikes and program cuts proposed by a Republican-majority House and Senate, and the government shut down for 21 days. What…