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    Summer’s here - take a break

    Take a break this summer – and it doesn’t have to be expensive. A little time searching the Web will reveal low-cost options.

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    Who’s eligible for the health exchange? How to enroll?

    This is the second column on the new health care reforms under the Affordable Care Act. In the first column, I discussed the basic outline of the marketplace plans that will be available. In this column, I will review eligibility and enrollment.

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    Planning Ahead - April 29, 2009

    In the current economy, many businesses are in a "bunker" mentality. That is to say, they are paring down workforces, slashing budgets and just trying to stay in business.

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    Planning Ahead - April 1, 2009

    South Carolina State officials recently reported that unem-ployment in York County reached 12.9 percent in January. For many individuals, this may be the first time they have had to seek employment. With that in mind, I contacted Tanya Calkins, president and owner of SourceAbility Inc. ( www.sourceabilityinc...

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    Planning Ahead - February 11, 2009

    The retirement plans of many individuals were dealt a serious blow in 2008. The impact to retirees and those about to retire may be more severe than to those who are still in the accumulation phase of their lives.

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    Planning Ahead - December 17, 2008

    It is hard to believe another year has come and gone so quickly, and what a year it has been.

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    Planning Ahead - November 5, 2008

    Unless you are Rip Van Winkle just waking from a long nap, it is apparent that we are facing the most difficult economy in a generation. It is also obvious that we all need to step back and take a breath.

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    Planning Ahead - October 29, 2008

    So you want to start a new business? You have an idea that will make millions or you saw an infomercial on TV and if those people can make it so can you. No more punching a clock or having a boss. No more 40-hour work week. The dress code will be golf shirts and shorts.

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    Planning Ahead - September 17, 2008

    According to the U.S Department of Health Service's Administration on Aging, there has been an increase of 39 percent in the number of people who will turn 65 in the next two decades. The vast majority of these individuals are in better health and living a more active life than the generations preceding...

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    Planning Ahead - August 20, 2008

    I am sure we all have heard Plato's saying that "necessity is the mother of invention."

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