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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: A Theme for Investors?

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On April 22, we observe Earth Day. Like many people, you might participate in some activities to help the health of our planet. But you can also do some things to improve your personal investment environment. In fact, you might want to follow a key environmental theme: reduce, reuse, recycle. How can these elements be applied to investing? Here are …

April KupunaWiki Class

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Our free April KupunaWiki Class is being held on April 23rd Saturday 10:00 -11:00am at the Hawaii Kai Retirement Community. Nicholas Abbott, a Financial Advisor will present the topic, “Social Security: What You May not know”. We will learn about the benefits of Social Security, the proper time to start taking Social Security, and taxes. After the class, an optional …

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“Loss Aversion”: Why We Collect Clutter

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Many seniors are troubled by the clutter in their lives. They try to declutter. They try to downsize. But they feel like they never make any headway in the process. Here’s why: they are being stopped up by “loss aversion”. In his article, “5 Common Mental Errors That Sway You From Making Good Decisions”,productivity expert James Clear outlines how “loss …

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Important Estate Planning Tools

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“Estate planning” is difficult to define because it could mean something different for every individual.  As no two estates are exactly the same, no two estate plans can be identical. “Estate planning” is frequently a process that we follow to accomplish specific goals, such as avoiding probate, providing a system of asset management for individuals who need help, and saving …

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Keeping your Health and Fitness Goals in Check.

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How are your new years resolutions holding up? A month has passed since the new year. Are you still holding strong with a new years resolution or is it faltering? I have been thinking a lot about what I wanted to accomplish myself this year. And it made me think of why people never stick to their resolutions. Whether if …

January KupunaWiki Class

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Our free January KupunaWiki Class is being held on January 23rd (Sat.) 10:00am – 12:30pm at the Hawaii Kai Retirement Community. Complimentary fruits, pastries and coffee will be served. In this class we will be learning about Senior Independent Living Facilities on Oahu. If you are interested in a senior housing on Oahu, this class will be a great chance …

The Secret to Building Stronger Bones

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Osteoporosis is the weakening of bones within the human body. In this months blog we look at how osteoporosis is developed and how we can slow and or prevent the effects of age related bone loss. At some point in your life you may know someone that has osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a condition where the bones become brittle and can …

Medicare and Medicaid Options

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Medicare and Medicaid are two different government-run programs that were created in 1965 in response to the inability of older and low-income Americans to buy private health insurance. They were part of President Lyndon Johnson’s “Great Society” vision of a general social commitment to meeting individual health care needs. Medicare and Medicaid are social insurance programs that allow the financial …

Age Friendly Housing

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The Aging in place market is characterized by the needs and wants that develop from how people age. While no one can escape the effects of aging, everyone ages differently based on their genetic make-up, lifestyle, and environment. Aging in place is the ability to live in your home or community of choice as long as you can with the …