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    Tips to help seniors guard against robocall scams

    Savvy Senior Dear Savvy Senior: Is there anything that can be done to stop the annoying robocalls my husband and I keep getting? It seems like we get two or three a day offering lower credit card interest rates, medical alert devices, home alarm systems and more. What can you recommend? –...

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    Busy Mama: To a boy, it's 'ugly' if it's frilly and pink

    Our oldest son grabbed one of my favorite sweaters off the coat rack with delight. “Oh, this is perfect,” he said. “Can I borrow it? Tomorrow is ugly sweater day.”

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    We’re always playing to win; we just have to choose right game

    In the young days of the team, the kids and I often visited the Seattle Seahawks’ training camp in Cheney. The players were welcoming and we’d visit with their families who were always there, too.

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    Retirees can work at home

    Dear Savvy Senior: Can you recommend some popular work at home jobs for retirees? I’m interested in earning a little extra cash, but would also like to stay at home and have a flexible schedule. – Recently Retired

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    Some tips for selecting a good financial adviser

    Dear Savvy Senior: Can you give me some tips on how to choose a good financial planner or adviser? My wife and I are five or six years away from retiring and could use some professional help to get us on track. – Seeking Advice

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    Simple changes to make home senior-friendly

    Dear Savvy Senior: What tips or products can you recommend to help make a home safer and more convenient for aging in place? My husband and I are in our 70s and don’t have the money for any big renovations, but we want to do what we can to stay in our house as long as possible. –...

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    Lisa Pemberton writes about the challenges and rewards of raising a family.