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Future Challenge – Who Do You Trust with Your Health?

Challenge #14 We all tend to put off tasks we don’t want to think about – like making wills or assigning medical or financial proxies.  If we wait too long, we may not be able to designate the people we … Continue reading

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Murphy’s Law and Why Everybody Needs a Plan – Part 1

If anything can go wrong, it will – Murphy’s Law My Scottish grandparents had lots of favorite sayings. Two that often come to mind are, “Hope for the best, but plan for the worst,” and “Murphy may have been an Irishman, … Continue reading

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Future Challenge – How Will You Plug in and Connect?

Challenge #12 If you’re reading this, you connect to the internet somehow. Technology offers us a wonderful variety of entertainment, communication, and educational outlets. Over time, my beloved and I have accumulated two PC’s, two laptops, an e-reader/tablet and two … Continue reading

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Is the Cloud Friendly? or Can We Ever Find Cyber Security?

I like doing the USA Today puzzles. Because they aren’t on the Kindle edition, I sometimes pick up the paper version. Although I don’t rely on this for all my hard news, I do enjoy reading the news snippets from various states, baseball … Continue reading

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Future Challenge – A New Kind of Budget

Challenge #11 The way we budget our money and plan for the future necessarily changes over time. When we’re younger, we often take on some debt for education, to buy houses, or to otherwise invest in our long term goals. … Continue reading

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That’s the Way the Money Goes!

All around the mulberry bush, the monkey chased the weasel. The monkey stopped to scratch his nose. Pop! goes the weasel. A penny for a spool of thread, a penny for a needle –  That’s the way the money goes, … Continue reading

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