Archive for September, 2012

Anti-Aging, Experts

Connecting to the Center

Connecting to the Center

What does it mean to be centered? In Qi Gong terms, it signifies having energy in the center of the body. The center is called Dan Tien, which means “elixir field” and a place to store energy. Think of the Dan Tien as a reservoir and a place of inner [...]

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Travel

Fall Foliage – the Road Less Traveled

Fall Foliage – the Road Less Traveled

There are many well-known places to go to see fall foliage, but there are also some destinations that are a well-kept secret.  While others head off to New England and Vermont, take the road less traveled and visit West Virginia this year. Nearly 80% of West Virginia is covered in [...]

by × September 29, 2012 × 3 comments

Travel

Fall Weekend Getaways in California

Fall Weekend Getaways in California

With summer officially over, and cooler weather on the way, it’s time to indulge in a little Fall fun planning. The kids are back in school, the hordes have left the beaches and there are interesting places to go and things to see.  If you live in an area where [...]

by × September 27, 2012 × 8 comments

Fashion

SWOFTIES – the new trend for singles over fifty

SWOFTIES – the new trend for singles over fifty

Seems many single women over fifty are not quite ready for the twinsets and knitting needles Nana image. Dubbed Swofties – Single Women Over Fifty – hot boomers in London are wearing designer clothes and heading out to the hot night spots. The London Daily Mail reports that research, commissioned [...]

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Finances

Investing Basics: What You Should Know

Investing Basics: What You Should Know

Once you have earned money, there are four main things that you can do with it: 1) Spend it 2) Save it 3)  Invest it 4) Give it away. You probably don’t need a tutorial on how to spend money. Of course, most people make both wise and unwise spending [...]

by × September 20, 2012 × 0 comments

Finances

Retirement Planning Basics: It’s Up to You

Retirement Planning Basics: It’s Up to You

Perhaps nothing epitomizes a national shift toward personal financial responsibility more than the changes that have occurred in the realm of retirement planning. In previous generations, many companies provided their employees with generous defined benefit pension plans. These plans were primarily employer-funded and guaranteed a certain amount of income to [...]

by × September 18, 2012 × 0 comments