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Don’t Get Strong-Armed in a Moving Scam

Posted on 06/7/2013 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Home & Family | Money & SavingsThe following Scam Alert is a guest post by Sid Kirchheimer: Summer is peak moving season, with an estimated two-thirds of all moves occurring between now through the end of August. It’s also prime time for moving scams — and “strong-arming” involves more than a carrier’s biceps. Many of the 9,300 complaints filed against moving companies last year  with the Better Business Bureau were for alleged sloppy service — lost or broken merchandise, late deliveries and the like. But add …

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Posted on 04/20/2010 by | Archived Contributor | Comments

Home & FamilyThere is a really great piece on ConsumerAffairs.com today addressing the big question for boomers: where do you want to spend the rest of your life?? The choices are literally endless, and the article does a great job piecing together the issues you should address when making this big decision, and focuses on the pros and cons of everything from staying in the same home where you raised your children, to hitting the road and relocating to a completely new …