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Word Nerd: Heavens, who were Betsy, Bob, and Fanny Adams?

Have you ever come across an expression that you haven’t seen or heard in decades?

Financial Fitness: It’s time for financial Spring Cleaning
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Financial Fitness: It’s time for financial Spring Cleaning

Spring is in the air! This year, as you shake off the cobwebs from winter and start tidying up at home, why not also do some financial Spring Cleaning?

Lets Talk About It: Why April is my favourite month
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Lets Talk About It: Why April is my favourite month

April is the month of Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love and beauty.

Flavour Guy: Don’t ridicule this April fool and his bird
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Flavour Guy: Don’t ridicule this April fool and his bird

April is the cruellest month, wrote T.S. Elliot. It’s cruel, he implies, because it disturbs. But, in April, something starts to happen. Here is the end of this part of the poem.

Legal Ease: New Quebec Bill seeks to combat elder abuse
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Legal Ease: New Quebec Bill seeks to combat elder abuse

There are numerous cases involving financial abuse of the vulnerable by children, relatives, and friends. Now the Quebec government is tackling institutional abuse.

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The Word Nerd: Exploring the ever-changing and evolving meanings of words

Senior Times reader Shirley Skeans Newell asks, “Can you give me your interpretation of the word “triangulation”? Yes, there is the old geometric definition but in psychiatric circles nowadays, it has interpretations. It can signify gossip as in two people talking about a third person or it is a situation […]

Financial Fitness: Overcoming roadblocks to a comfortable retirement
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Financial Fitness: Overcoming roadblocks to a comfortable retirement

Of all the destinations you can identify, few will be as important as retirement — specifically, a comfortable retirement.

Walk cautiously in the snow! An even better idea: Stay indoors.
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Let’s Talk About It: Rethinking outings in the winter

Isolation is a serious problem. Montreal winters are especially difficult.

Sun Youth mourns the loss of Freda Kopyto
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Sun Youth mourns the loss of Freda Kopyto

Freda was a teacher’s aide for 30 years at Devonshire school and began volunteering at Sun Youth 20 years ago.

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Flavour Guy: I’m the re-dundancy in my kitchen

The machines have won. The recent Consumer Electronics trade show in Las Vegas has shown me the future.