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News You Should Know: The Keys to Happiness in Retirement

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Who the Happiest Retirees and Most Unhappy Retirees Are | Next Avenue

What makes for a happy retiree? Contentment looks different for everyone, but the authors of two new books share some insights about some of the key characteristics of happy retirees. Hint: Money is just part of the equation.

Colorado launches program to help homeowners struggling with their mortgage payments | The Colorado Sun

Colorado used its share of federal homeowner assistance funds to establish the Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program, which helps struggling homeowners who are past due on their mortgages. The program can cover up to three months of mortgage payments, and the money does not have to be paid back.

Your Ultimate Guide to Financial Advisers | AARP

It’s a good idea to seek professional help with big financial decisions and planning, but there are many types of financial advisers, and choosing the right one for the job can be a difficult task. AARP lists some of the credentials and other important factors to consider when searching for a financial professional.

Estate Planning for Pets: How to Protect Your Furry Friends | Kiplinger

You may have already put considerable thought into what will happen to your assets like property and bank accounts when you die. But what about your pets? Here are some things to consider when planning for how your pets will be taken care of, and who will pay for it.


News You Should Know is a digest of news from publications around the nation about finance, investing, and retirement.

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