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You may not be aware, but everyone is eligible for Medicare at age 65, even when the normal retirement age for Social Security benefits is later.  We recommend anyone turning age 65 contact the Social Security Administration (www.ssa.gov or 1.800.772.1213) three months before the month of their 65th birthday. 

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“Trick or treat” rings out every Halloween as children go door to door hoping for their favorite candy.  My kids love sorting the candy at the end of the night and finding surprises in their candy haul. 

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Parents: take precautions to keep your Trick-or-Treaters safe
By Jamey Toney, ChFC®, CFP®
Country Financial

For many children, Halloween is a time to dress up in a favorite costume, go to classroom parties and trick-or-treat at neighbors’ houses.  These happy thoughts of jack-o-lanterns, costumes and candy may cause parents and kids alike to forget the potential dangers of Halloween.  I have assembled the following Halloween safety topics for adults in order to keep this autumn holiday safe and fun.

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Retirement planning does not end at retirement. The need to continue to grow assets to produce more income remains important for most. 

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The numbers vary somewhat from survey to survey, but each new study that is released reveals that large numbers of Americans do not have a will.

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