Holiday Shopping Already?

Posted on 11/13/2009 by | Archived Contributor | Comments

Money & SavingsHave you started your holiday shopping? I have – only because my budgeting technique this year is to spread out my gift buying! There’s an interesting article on AdWeek’s Web site this morning called “Don’t Count on Grandma this Xmas” that cites an AARP Bulletin poll on spending this holiday season. The survey conducted among AARP members showed that 34% of those 50 and up expect to spend less on the holidays than they did last year – and only …

Grandma on Facebook??

Posted on 10/29/2009 by | Archived Contributor | Comments

TechnologyThe New York Times has a great piece on its Web site all about seniors and technology. The article was particularly fun for me to read because I still remember when my grandmother – who turns 74 next month! – had a PC before my family even had one, and who has recently mastered the art of text messaging from her cell phone, even if it’s the one with “big buttons.” The article covers everything from centenarians using Twitter to …

Getting Presents Means Less As You Age?

Posted on 09/18/2008 by | General News | Comments

Your LifeA new study says you’ll get less excited about presents as you age!