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Passing on Your Family’s Legacy Through Food

Passing on Your Family’s Legacy Through Food

There’s something incredibly intimate and personal about food. For many of us, our chicken noodle soup will never taste quite as good as our mother’s. Grandmother’s sugar cookies will never come out quite right, even when she hands us the recipe and walks us through it, step by step. You might try to pass it off as your lack of cooking skills, but more likely it’s just that your memories associated with those foods are just incredibly powerful. You’re holding yourself up to nigh-impossible standards.
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Playing (and Paying) It Forward

Playing (and Paying) It Forward

Last year around this time, LinkedIn created “If I Were 22” and asked around 80 of its Influencers to share advice to their younger selves. As I wrote in my blog post at the time, the responses were engaging and thought provoking. It certainly started me thinking. But instead of advice I would give myself if I were 22, I began to think about the advice I’d like to pass on to my children and my as-yet-unborn grandchildren.
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The New Normal

The New Normal

The economic numbers are in and there’s reason to, if not celebrate, then at least relax a little. Unemployment, health care costs, fuel costs, including gasoline, and the federal deficient are all down; productivity, savings and the dollar are up.
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Reaching the Next Generation of Wealth Transfer Consumers

Reaching the Next Generation of Wealth Transfer Consumers

Two concurrent things have been happening: the economy is improving and Millennials, especially the older members of that generation, are moving along in their careers. And, judging by the fact that they are not only the largest generation in America—bigger than the Baby Boomer generation by approximately ten million—
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Old Student Loans Can Come Back to Haunt Retiring Seniors

Old Student Loans Can Come Back to Haunt Retiring Seniors

The New York Times recently reported that the number of older Americans with student loan debt has almost tripled in the past nine years from 700,000 to more than two million and, during that time, that the outstanding debt grew from $8 billion to $43 billion.
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