Retirement

A Florida-based biotech and regenerative medicine company is progressing with clinical research studying the safety and efficacy of stem cell treatments for aging-related diseases. Longeveron is currently recruiting for an Alzheimer’s stem cell clinical trial, as well as one study examining stem cells to boost flu vaccine immune response in older patients and another expanding its work on
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By Steve Vernon, F.S.A., Next Avenue Contributor (The following excerpt is from Retirement Game-Changers: Strategies for a Healthy, Financially Secure, and Fulfilling Long Life, by Steve Vernon. Published by Rest-of-Life Communications. Copyright © 2018. All rights reserved. The book is available at online booksellers and some bookstores.) Do you have enough money saved up to retire
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Making a better Medicare matchGetty The Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period goes from January 1 until March 31. Beneficiaries have many questions about what they can and can’t do during this time. Maybe, this old bride’s rhyme might help end the confusion. Something old:The chance to drop a Medicare Advantage plan. The “old” that carries
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natureGetty I l-o-v-e making money. You too? But I’m quite certain money is just the outcome… of a very well-designed, intentional game. It’s an exciting insight, I admit. Knowing – no kidding, that the outcome… is not… the game. You get that, right? It took me a few life lessons to learn, to keep those
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Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg© 2018 Bloomberg Finance LP President Rodrigo Duterte wants to change the name of the Philippines. Because it is a reminder, he says, of colonial times. So h e’s looking into other names, like the Republic of Maharlika, which is Malay word. But changing the name of a country like the Philippines won’t
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(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)ASSOCIATED PRESS When it comes to its stock performance, Apple is following Microsoft. It’s where Microsoft’s stock was at the end of Dot-com bubble. A value play for conservative investors. That’s according to Jeff Yastine, senior equities analysts at Banyan Hill Publishing. Apple’s “days of ‘hockey stick’ superfast growth might be over,” says
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Driving into uncertainty.Celso Pupo Rodrigues, FreeImages.com Households who want to pay retirement expenses from an investment portfolio turn to spending rules like the 4% Rule, fixed percentage rule, or IRS Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) rules, to estimate how much they can spend each year. Retirees hope these rules will offer both a high probability of
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Adults over 40 took the lead in what researchers are calling the “the largest marathon study of recreational runners ever conducted.” Compiling a total of 3.5 million marathon data records, researchers analyzed marathon data information on nearly 3 million runners from 39 countries, seven continents and some 238 nationalities in 784 marathons between 2014 and
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How do you want to be remembered by your relatives and friends when you leave this earth? Surprisingly, more than two-thirds (69%) of Americans say they most want to be remembered for the memories they’ve shared with loved ones, according to a recent insightful report prepared by Merrill Lynch and Age Wave. This finding held
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