Archives for Lifestyle

How the Rich Think About Their Wealth

The 2018 U.S. Trust Insights on Wealth and Worth® survey found that while increased wealth provides greater freedom, only half of high-net-worth individuals have a plan in place to optimize the opportunities their wealth provides. However, creating and continuously evolving a customized plan is the key to putting wealth into action. Findings from a recent survey of high- and ultra-high-net-worth adults across the United States revealed that while increased wealth brought greater freedom to people, most felt they had still not optimized their opportunities for taking risks, pursuing passions, giving back and making a bigger impact on the world. Comprehensive
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Categories: Financial Planning and Lifestyle.

Vacation Tips for the Traveler

Whether you’re planning a modest long-weekend trip or an elaborate European vacation, here are some tips for travel this summer. PACKING Consider borrowing luggage from a friend if you don’t travel often. Pack as lightly as possible—have no more than a week’s supply of fresh, washable, weather-appropriate clothing. If flying and checking luggage, mark the bags in some way so that they stand out in the airport baggage claim carousel (i.e. big pink ribbon), and make sure your current address and phone number are securely attached to the outside of bags in case they get lost. Speaking of lost luggage,
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Categories: Lifestyle.

10 Tips for Living a Retirement You Love

The best way to have a retirement you love is to plan for it! Here are some tips for success.   Create and keep a schedule Although you may have dreamed for decades about the future when you would no longer have to set an alarm for the crack of dawn or race off to a job five days a week, once you retire you may start to feel differently about the lack of structure. Men in particular tend to identify with their work, and can start to feel isolated or bored after the initial excitement of free time has
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17 Ideas for 2017

If you find yourself making the same old, same old resolutions every year, we wanted to help change things up by offering you some new ideas you might want to add to your list of goals for 2017. Schedule checkups. Schedule your yearly physical and your two dentist visits at the beginning of the year. Your health is your most valuable and irreplaceable attribute—make it a priority. Learn something new. Whether it’s learning how to play the piano, learning another language or reading about your favorite historical figure, put aside some time to learn something new this year. Monitor your
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