Month: December 20151

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Scam Alert: Being Billed for Fake Debt

From AARP, Written by Sid Kirchheimer is the author of Scam-Proof Your Life, published by AARP Books/Sterling. Like thousands of other retirement-age Americans who have been contacted by debt collectors, Kuen-An Liu didn’t owe anything. Someone named David had used Liu’s phone number to fraudulently obtain a credit card. And after $8,500 in unpaid charges were run…

Coping With Situational Depression

From Everyday Health You’ve heard people complain that they’re depressed after a breakup, a layoff, or an overall terrible week. But are these people really experiencing depression? When a stressful situation is particularly hard to cope with, we react with symptoms of sadness, fear, or even hopelessness — a type of reaction…

5 Things You Can Do About a Bad Night's Sleep

From Everyday Health, Written by Dr. Sanjay Gupta Many people think of sleep as a luxury or a necessary evil — as downtime that interferes with their ability to get more things done in a day. The reality is that a good night’s sleep is vital to our physical and mental…
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