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One Sandwiched Boomer reading yesterday’s post said she’s scared because she’s lost so much of her retirement money. And she doesn’t know how to begin. Finding out all the information you can about your situation is a good place to start. Then take small steps as you make decisions about what you need to do and how to proceed. Stay proactive by identifying your financial stressors and making a plan. Write down specific means by which you and your family can reduce expenses or manage your money more efficiently. Although … Continue reading

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A recent American Psychological Association survey found that eight out of ten Americans say the economy is a major souce of stress in their lives. Nearly half are worried about providing for their families’ basic needs. As the economic turmoil continues, there can be a ripple effect. And you or family members may experience symptoms such as irritability, insomnia, lack of motivation and feelings of sadness. What follows are some healthy strategies to help you work your way through these tough times. Take pause but don’t overreact or become passive. … Continue reading

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