Monthly Archives: August 2015

APPLE STORE’S RON JOHNSON REIMAGINES RETAIL

TECHNOLOGY AND YOU – GARY M. KAYE – At age 55 and after rising to the heights in retailing, Ron Johnson certainly didn’t need the money.  Nor did he need the stress and aggravation of starting not only a business, … Continue reading

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OFF TO COLLEGE GIFT GUIDE 2015

TECHNOLOGY AND YOU – GARY M. KAYE – Whether your son or daughter or grand son or daughter is a freshman and starting their higher education tech collection from scratch, or if they are in grad school and just need … Continue reading

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STIFF BETWEEN LEGS

TRAVEL AND PHOTOGRAPHY – BILL FERRY – Yes, you read that headline right but it is the name of one of the teams of a recently completed 200 mile relay race that passed through our town. Usually comprised of 12 athletes … Continue reading

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THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO THE “BACK-DOOR ROTH”

IRA ADVICE – ED SLOTT – Chances are that, by now, you’ve heard of a retirement planning strategy known to many as the “Back-Door Roth.” But what is it? Why is it important? What are the potential traps and how … Continue reading

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LIFE WITH THE APPLEWATCH

TECHNOLOGY AND YOU – GARY M. KAYE – I have tried out a lot of smartwatches.  Few have stayed on my wrist for more than a week.  The mere fact that I’ve been wearing the Apple Watch for roughly two … Continue reading

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WHY TRAVEL IN RETIREMENT

KEEPING ACTIVE – DAVE BERNARD – We are nearing the end of another memorable trip to Switzerland. Everything to this point has been spectacular from the uncharacteristic perfect weather – a bit warm but virtually no rain or other atmospheric … Continue reading

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DIFFERENT WAYS TO CREATE FAMILY

RETIREMENT COACHING – DEBBIE DRINKARD GROVUM – “All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” Leo Tolstoy wasn’t quite right about this, at least about happy families being alike. People create happy families in … Continue reading

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