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Oct 8, 2021

The Senior Citizens League says if you’d retired in the year 2000 with a total income of $100,000, you’d now need $156,000 to be able to afford the same standard of living.  That’s thanks to inflation, which – by the way – has been rising much faster than usual lately.  We’d like to think that we’ll be...


Sep 24, 2021

Stay the course.  That’s the message from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell last week on dealing with the pandemic recession.  He’s advising against raising interest rates to head off inflation, as long as employment continues to move upward.  Hear Steve's opinion on Powell's remarks, and how he is guiding his...


Sep 10, 2021

When it comes to taxes, we tend to focus on our federal liabilities, but remember that Uncle Sam is not the only one with his hands in your pocket.  Here’s a good example:  The state of California just raised its gas tax again … even though the state has a $75 billion budget surplus this year!  Is it unreasonable to...


Aug 27, 2021

I don’t know if you saw this or not, but there’s a new study showing that stress really can turn your hair gray!  Aging expert Dr. Richard Siow says it’s a pretty big deal! But here’s the best part:  The researchers also found that – once the stress is gone – you might be able to get your original hair color...


Aug 13, 2021

Hard to believe, but we’re almost at the half-way point of 2021.  So, what will the second half of the year bring?  A report from the GO-Banking-Rates website predicts higher prices at the supermarket … and at the gas pump.  That’s in addition to “astronomical” prices in the housing market.  Sounds like...