Immigration

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ImmigrationImmigration is such a broad topic that more than one blog is needed to address it. Immigration and the reform of it are both a political and a social issue. Political because all the politicians, in both parties, are using it for their own purposes. It is a social issue because we have about 20 million illegal aliens in this country & not a very good process to ensure we can deal with all of them in a rational way. Read more

New Year Resolutions

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New Year ResolutionsThinking about my new year’s resolutions got me to really take a look at myself, what I have achieved during 2013 and what my life so far and see what I want to do in this new year. The reason new year’s resolutions are soon forgotten or not started at all is that we make a lot of promises that we are not willing or able to keep. Read more

Finances

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Retire

Since I always liked numbers and I graduated with an MBA in Finance, I was always in charge of the finances in our household. I ensured all the bills were paid, balanced the checkbook, managed the savings, and invested for the future. My wife and I always discussed the options but agreed on a course of action which I then put into effect.  Read more

Advocate

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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to advocate for your cause, favorite charity, church or group?? I have. There is this need in me to give back to this great country, community that has given so much to me and my family. This great country provided an opportunity to finish higher education, grow up safe, finish higher education, get married, have a family and make sure that all of them are just as lucky as I am. Read more

Transportation

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My hometown is very spread out and you really need a mode of transportation to reach the ends of town. It seems to me that everyone drives their car every place: commuting, kids to school, around town, errands, etc. The focus is on independence and driving your own vehicle. This is really an American way of life, a rite of passage; when you become sixteen, you get your driver’s license and expect to drive. Changing that driving mentality will be a tall order.  Read more

Retirement

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Brainard Marsh, Marion, MA

For me, retirement means been able to do the things I want to do. Activities such as: a part time job, pursuing a passion, picking-up a hobby, exercising, hiking/walking, spending time at the library, traveling to exotic locations, figuring what to do next, volunteering, and giving back to the community. Read more

Life Changes

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What changes do you need to make to your life to remain healthy in your 60’s & beyond??  Now that you’re older and probably finished with raising kids together with the requisite house in the suburbs, 2 cars, a dog, a cat and assorted pets, you need to stop and take stock of your current lifestyle situation.

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