Opinion

Isn’t 65 the traditional retirement age? Perhaps, but baby boomers are modifying the definition of a traditional retirement (if not redefining it altogether). The Social Security Administration has subtly revised its definition of the traditional retirement age as well. If you glance at the SSA website, the “full” retirement age for Americans born from 1943-1954 [...]

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“Then the other disciple also went in, the one who had arrived at the tomb first, and he saw and believed,” John 20:8. If we saw what St. John saw on the first day of the week — that the tomb was empty — would we have believed it, too? Would we have had the [...]

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It was almost a year ago to the day that we were making decisions regarding a levy — many months before the state required us to do so. At that time we made the best decisions we could based on what we knew then. What made this planning so difficult was that not all the [...]

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Andrew Carnegie’s life certainly changed when, at the age of 13, he was one of four fortunate working boys invited to enter and borrow books from Col. James Anderson’s personal library in Allegheny, Penn. A bobbin boy at a cotton gin, who attended school in Scotland only between the ages of 8 and 12, Carnegie [...]

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Stocks rise, fall … and rise again. Volatility certainly came back to Wall Street during the first several weeks of 2014 in the form of a 7.2 percent descent for the Dow Jones Industrial Average and a 5.9 percent retreat for the NASDAQ. The declines gave investors pause: was a correction underway? Would bulls be [...]

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