Budget Blowout – the Greek Health Tragedy

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It’s not a good idea to be old and sick in a country suffering the effects of the global financial meltdown. In June 2012 Greece finds itself in a state of financial embargo, but many in the eurozone are not far behind. The health system is collapsing under the weight of huge debts to providers, [...]

Financial Worries of Older Australians

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“Seeking employment. Very fit worker.  Occasional bad back.  Would suit work on a fast production line.  A little hard of hearing.  Very strong, able to lift heavy weights, as long as back doesn’t go.  Please ring Bill Smith, age 67.  Any employers interested?.” Jobs are wanted to  beat the retirement blues. “Bill” might have used [...]