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Hodges Capital Management on Why Contrarian Investing Works – LIVING WELL Magazine

Why Contrarian Investing Works
Eric J. Marshall, CFA, Hodges Capital Management, North Dallas LIVING WELL Magazine (formerly SENIOR Magazine)

Over the long run contrarian investing is effective because it combines fundamental securities analysis with a common sense understanding of behavioral finance. Three basic benefits that can be derived from such an investment strategy: […]

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Paul Mitchell, CELA, on What is Your Most Important Estate Planning Document? – LIVING WELL Magazine

What is Your Most Important Estate Planning Document?
Paul Mitchell, CELA, East Denver LIVING WELL Magazine

Assume that you and your husband have been happily married for 50 years. You have two children and you get along with them and their spouses. Imagine that! Your home and bank accounts and investments are in joint tenancy. Life insurance and IRAs are paid to the surviving spouse, otherwise to your children equally. […]

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Dannel Funeral Home on Funerals as Celebrations – LIVING WELL Magazine

Funerals as Celebrations

Courtesy Dannel Funeral Home, Texoma LIVING WELL Magazine

There are those for whom the comforts of traditional funeral arrangements bring a welcome sense of order and peace. Others imagine a more joyful, less somber occasion. There is a growing trend for personalized services that reflect what was unique, and beloved, about the deceased – funerals that help people remember and laugh, as well as remember and cry.
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Craig Watson on Planning to Avoid Probate – Texoma LIVING WELL Magazine

Planning to Avoid Probate and Guardianship without Using a Living Trust

Craig Watson, Texoma LIVING WELL Magazine

Arvie is an 85-year-old widow in good health. She delights in her two adult children, who also enjoy a good relationship. Her will was drafted over a decade ago. She owns a house (debt free) and about $150,000 in cash. She has a long term care insurance policy in case she needs nursing home care. She wonders if she needs a power of attorney and a medical directive, so she schedules an appointment with an elder law attorney. […]

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Memories of Food Bring Fond Recollections to Paul Messinger

Paul Messinger Talks About Memories of Food in Scottsdale SENIOR Magazine

By: Paul Messinger

I’ve always loved to eat. I don’t eat large quantities, but I savor specific tastes and aromas associated with food. A particular smell can evoke sweet memories for me. When I get a whiff of a particular food aroma, the smell often reminds me of another place and another time in my life. Food smells usually bring me good memories, along with an occasional not so good one. […]