How to Talk Estate Plan and Last Wishes with Your Sibling?

#476805823 / gettyimages.com I have an older brother who has no spouse, no children or other heirs. We are both in our sixties now and have been through the deaths of both Mom and Dad, Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles and more. I am his closest living blood relative, we have no other siblings.  We have jointly handled … … Continue reading

How to Be a Good Friend

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Friendships are necessary for our survival.  We’re social creatures, and we crave interaction.  Some think that friendships are even more necessary to personal satisfaction than spouses and family.  “Researchers are only now starting to pay attention to the importance of friendship and social networks in overall health.  A 10-year Australian study found that older people … … Continue reading

A Case for Starting an Online Business on the Side

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Four years ago, I started my main blog. Since then, I have branched out into several different areas of online entrepreneurship – everything from ecommerce, to niche websites, to other blogs and freelancing. When I speak to most people about my online ventures, they are interested, but when I tell them that I do it all on … … Continue reading

4 Ways to Reduce your Blood Pressure without Drugs

#87984987 / gettyimages.com Increased blood pressure is one of the common illnesses of the 21st century. It has many causes but sedentary lifestyles, poor diet and stress play major roles in this dangerous condition. The medications used to lower blood pressure have been shown to have adverse side-effects and many patients wish to avoid them. Here … … Continue reading