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Social Security Simplified

 1. Being unaware of spousal perks.  The Social Security Administration (SSA) looks kindly upon married seniors, allowing them to choose between the higher of two benefits — their own or up to 50% of their spouse’s full retirement amount.

Take a Bite Out of Dental Costs

Take a seat in the classroom.

Most schools accredited by the American Dental Association have clinics where closely supervised students provide care at reduced costs. It’s a win-win situation, as the students gain valuable experience and you get a discount.

Shopping Secrets: 3 Super-Easy Ways to Cut Your Grocery Bill in Half

Check out the competition and save 18%.  At least 2 out of 3 Americans search for food deals in more than one store. Are you one of them? Shopping around gives you great savings options.

Squash Pain with This Delicious Ancient Wonder

“Why do you build me up, butternut baby, when I feel run-down ...” Maybe that’s not exactly how the song goes, but butternut squash can help build up your health because it’s chock full of powerful nutrients.

4 Senior Tax Savers to Pump Up Your Piggy Bank

Did you know the IRS gives free tax advice to seniors age 60 and up through its Tax Counseling for the Elderly Program? It’s just one of the ways the federal government tries to help older Americans make ends meet.