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Is Your Parent the Next Identity Theft Victim?

When you have a parent or parents who are senior citizens, you no doubt worry about them as they get older. With that in mind, it is important to look out for them in many different ways. Sure, you may well be most concerned with their healthcare needs. That said there are other areas of concern that should get equal attention. So, could your parent be the next identity theft victim? Or will they suffer an injury while behind the wheel? Could they end up being the victim of a home break-in? Yes, you have things to have concern about…

Senior Citizens: What is power of attorney and how do you grant it?

Life is unpredictable, especially at a person’s later years. Medical emergencies may occur and, when something like this happens, an elderly person may not be able to make decisions for themselves. This is why they need to grant power of attorney to a trusted individual who can make certain decisions in their behalf. Here is everything you need to know about power of attorney: What is power of attorney? A senior citizen can give power of attorney (POA) to a trusted individual. The senior citizen is called a principal and the individual is called an agent. The agent doesn’t have…

2017 Gift Guide for your College Bound Grandchild

As most grandparents will know, once your grandchild gets to be over the age of 16, present buying can be a tricky affair. We are not connected to the things that they love and we have little idea about style, fashion or hot trends so the decision can be difficult. Some grandparents opt to take the easy way out and simply send money or a gift card, but I have never been a fan of that kind of gift. My eldest grandson is off to college this year and so his birthday present has to be extra special. Here is…

Why People Like Real Estate in Newport Beach

There aren’t many places in this country that have such natural beauty, and as much charm, as Newport Beach, CA. For David Giunta Newport Beach is a place to call home. Its sparkling clean, crystal clear ocean water and its golden beach sands are what attracted him to it in the first place, as it does many other people. Indeed, it is one of California’s most prosperous real estate markets and clearly for good reason. It acts as a magnet for people who love the ocean and who want to spend their lives enjoy the various recreational activities that the…

Planning for Your Move? Here’s what You should Know about the True Costs of Moving

If you’ve ever been in a position where you have to move from one house to another, then you understand that there’s a lot more to it than originally meets the eye – there are a lot of things to consider indeed. Not that it’s necessarily a very burdensome project (it’s exciting as well), but you really need to stay on top of things. Not only is it stressful when it comes to organisational requirements, there is also a tendency to underestimate the costs of such a big undertaking. Yes, a lot of little expenses left and right can add…

You’re Never Too Old To Learn, How to Educate Yourself Using the Internet

It is a well known fact that staying younger is best done not with beauty products or anti-aging serums, that stuff only helps you to appear younger, but through using your brain as often as possible. Testing your brain out regularly can help to keep you mentally fit and younger than your years. Now, whilst something like a brain training game on your tablet may appear that you are giving your grey matter a workout, it will require much more than that to keep the spring in your intellectual step. One of the best ways to exercise your brain is…