8 retirement planning mistakes to avoid

(The following is excerpted from Your Complete Guide to a Successful and Secure Retirement by Larry E. Swedroe and Kevin Grogan. Published by Harriman House. Copyright (c) 2019. All rights reserved. This book is available at all bookstores and online booksellers.)

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Excessive lawsuits making it tough for Florida nursing homes and residents

Florida has long been the bullseye for trial lawyers. A recent study of law firm and legal services ads by the American Tort Reform Association counted one ad every two minutes from April through June of last year in the Tampa Bay market alone. Meanwhile, Florida also ranked as the second-worst “judicial hellhole” in another study of the most unfair and unbalanced civil court systems.

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Tennessee General Assembly underway with key issues at the forefront

With the start of the year comes the return of state lawmakers to Nashville, where they'll spend the next few months debating — and ultimately deciding on — what new laws are coming to Tennessee.

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Mississippi legislature convenes with plans to address Medicaid, budgets, pay raises, nurse practitioners and more

Lawmakers on Tuesday will convene the 134th regular session of the Mississippi Legislature — a statewide election-year session.

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Recent credit upgrade & education improvements gives Tennessee options to lead nation

All the promises made during the Republican road to the majority in Tennessee became promises kept while in office. But there is much left to do, says the speaker of the state Senate.

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Health-related New Year's resolutions are popular this time of year. These tips will help you get started

After a full holiday season of snacks and indulgences, it’s no wonder some of the most common New Year’s resolutions are health-related! 

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Florida-based startup pairing retirees with college students to help out with transportation, technology & companionship

When 67-year-old retired school teacher Barbara Marks developed early symptoms related to Parkinson’s disease in 2013, she didn’t feel safe driving alone, and she also needed help with some everyday tasks such as carrying her groceries.

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Using these tried & true strategies now can increase your tax refund next year

The new tax law has put a whole new spin on year-end tax planning, though it hasn’t eliminated the need to do it altogether.

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Alabama scientists linked particular gene to common form of early-onset dementia

Scientists using the computing power of an Alabama research institute have linked a particular gene to a common form of early-onset dementia.

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New ride share program launched in Tennessee to help seniors get around

A new program that offers a “lift” to seniors who do not or cannot drive launched Tuesday, Dec. 4 at the Jonesborough Senior Center.

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