• November 28, 2022

Top 2023 IEEE Andrew S Grove Awardee Stanford’s Philip Wong Shares Deep CHIPS Insights

Semiconductor devices / chips are foundational to all future technology powering transcending innovation, investments, economic development, and societal benefits. Professor Philip Wong’s creative passion continues to drive this work globally with …

Fujifilm Instax Square Link Vs Instax Share SP-3: What’s The Difference?

Fujifilm’s new Instax Square Link is the latest in the company’s range of pocketable instant photo printers. Using the same film cartridges as the supremely successful Instax instant cameras, these printers …

It’s An Omnichannel Holiday: Online Stays Strong As Shoppers Return To Stores

Americans embraced in-person shopping this Black Friday weekend, returning to stores and malls in big numbers. But early results for the weekend showed that consumers’ love affair with online shopping remains …

One Thing That’s Cheaper Now: Hearing Aids For Aging Parents

Most of us probably know someone who can’t hear very well and doesn’t use hearing aids. It can be frustrating trying to have a conversation with that person. particularly in a …

What’s The Outlook For The Housing Market?

Key Takeaways Housing sales have fallen for the ninth consecutive month, with transactions down 28.4% compared to this time last year. Average prices have also come down, hitting $379,100 compared to …

Here’s What You’ll Pay For Medicare In 2023

The new year is just around the corner and that’s when new insurance costs take effect. It is Medicare’s custom to announce the next year’s premiums and other costs at different …

Selecting The Right Trustee To Manage Your Trust

For many trust grantors, choosing a trustee is one of the most challenging tasks of setting up a trust. The grantor must have confidence that the trustee will not only carry …

Gift, Estate And GST Exemption Amount Increased: How To Plan Now

I ntroduction The gift, estate and generation skipping transfer (“GST”) tax exemption will increase substantially in 2023. What does that mean for your estate planning? Keep on Planning The current estate …

Holiday Visits With Aging Parents: Five Warning Signs That Help Is Needed

For many people, the holidays are a time to finally be together in person, post pandemic. Travel is up and for those who live at a distance from aging loved ones, …

Secure 2.0 May Pass In Lame Duck

Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) expects the Secure 2.0 retirement bill to pass out of Congress to the president’s desk before January. The bill could have up to 70 …

Why Retirees With Existing Mortgages Should Take A HECM Reverse Mortgage

About 60% of the homeowners reaching 62 today have outstanding mortgage balances, and most of them have limited financial assets. Such retirees, concerned (as most are) with having enough spendable funds …

It’s True, Medicare Advantage Costs Less Than Original Medicare But…

We’re in the middle of the Medicare Open Enrollment Period. Turn on the television and what are you likely to see? A commercial, and then another one, all for Medicare Advantage …

Facing Down The Retirement Passage

Assuming you and your job made it through the pandemic unscathed–or maybe only mildly touched–and you are now in your 60s or 70s, you might be starting to think about that …