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Tax Time Tips for Older Adults

Rodney Brooks
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April 29, 2022
With the filing deadline looming ahead, it’s the perfect opportunity to look at what changes might be in store for retirees and seniors. […]

Retirement and 401(k)

A 401(k) Versus a 403(b) for Retirement Savings

Rodney Brooks
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April 29, 2022
You can save for retirement in a 401(k) plan or a 403(b) plan, depending on which type of account your employer offers. Both retirement accounts offer similar tax benefits, but… […]

Financial Literacy

What Is a Bitcoin Roth IRA?

Rodney Brooks
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April 29, 2022
The popularity of cryptocurrency continues to soar, pushed by a younger generation of investors who see it as the future of currencies, despite the volatility and warnings from… […]

Wealth and Health Disparities

Baby bonds? Reparations? There’s no quick fix for racial wealth gap

Rodney Brooks
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April 4, 2022
You learn a lot writing a book, as I did with my latest effort:“ […]

Retirement and 401(k)

Inflation and Retirement

Rodney Brooks
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April 4, 2022
In January inflation rose 7.5 percent, which was a 40-year high – fueled by strong consumer demand combined with pandemic induced supply shortages. Prices rose in several key… […]

Retirement Living

Jump Back Into the Job Market!

Rodney Brooks
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March 7, 2022
This may be an ideal time for older workers to jump back into the job market. Here’s why: The historic “Great Resignation” may offer… […]

Health Care

Long Term Care Insurance and Alternatives

Rodney Brooks
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March 7, 2022
Health care costs remain one of the biggest worries in retirement, rightfully so, since, according to one study, two thirds of people who file bankruptcy cited medical issues… […]

Be sure to check out "Fixing the Racial Wealth Gap" by Rodney Brooks

"Rodney A. Brooks's “Fixing the Racial Wealth Gap” is one of the best written and most prescriptive books I’ve read on this prickly subject. Using powerful stats, stories and insightful wisdom, it is written from the heart, mind, body and spirit … plus years of research and thought as a mainstream journalist. Fixing the Wealth Gap is revealing, humorous, instructive and sobering." - Dr. George C. Fraser