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February 2009

Frugal living tips for seniors

In these hard times, everyone is having to learn how to do more with less.  For some seniors there is little change.  …

Scams in Canada

The monthly newsletter from the Canadian Banking Association is out and is well worth reading.  Unfortunately it does not appear on line …

More Active Seniors

Science Blog  has an interesting article entitled, USA: Don’t write off seniors – Retirees are pursuing their life dreams. Many retirees are …

Single Senior Citizens Struggle

This story is from California but the same picture probably applies throughout North America.  Senior citizens who live alone may well be …

Recession Perspective

A CNN article reveals that in a recent poll most Americans are fearful about the state of the country.  The story highlights …

Seniors Life Insurance

Do Retired People (Seniors) Still Need Life Insurance? is a US blog post but the life insurance questions it raises are universal.  …

Predatory Credit Card Practices

Predatory Credit Card Practices seem to be a hot topic at the moment.  A CBC story suggests that Canadians want a credit …