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Updated at 4:25 PM

As the TV insurance salesman, the financial advisor and the financial product promoters all say: “You don’t want to outlive your money.”Well, maybe I do.When I was writing my book, I based the last chapter on my memories of my 96-year-old mother’s final 18 months of life spent in a nice nursing home. My mother, a grade school teacher, and my father, a municipal worker, both worked and saved for a combined, accumulative 90 years — and it was...

Posted Jan 26, 2015 at 2:01 AM

When you strip away all the layers of cockiness, preachiness and delusion in President Obama's 2015 State of the Union address, you find more cockiness, preachiness and delusion underneath.This was most obvious in the brief and buried...

Posted Jan 26, 2015 at 2:01 AM

One of the first economic principles to understand in order to separate people from their money is the “disconnect.” The more that you can disconnect people from seeing the true financial costs of their activities, the easier it is to profit from...

Updated at 10:45 AM

Captain Renault: I'm shocked — shocked! — to find that gambling is going on in (this club).Croupier: (handing cash to Renault) Your winnings, sir.Captain Renault: Oh, thank you very...

Posted Jan 25, 2015 at 2:01 AM

Let’s not threaten the benefits of those who can least afford to lose them because a relatively small number people abused the system.

Updated Jan 25, 2015 at 1:41 AM

When last we left Penn State University, assistant Jerry Sandusky had rocked college football by committing more than 40 felony acts of childhood sex abuse from 1994 to 2009. Hoping to shift guilt, the school and the National College Athletic...

Updated at 1:32 PM

In the week before this column was written:- Barack Obama gave the State of the Union address.- Andrew Cuomo gave the State of the State speech.- Cheryl Dinolfo announced she’ll run for county executive.- James...

Updated Jan 23, 2015 at 11:16 AM

This article was written before the 2015 State of the Union Address, but after the president and the White House previewed many of its increased tax and spending proposals.Those previews have left me once again with the same confusion that...

Updated Jan 23, 2015 at 10:48 AM

In the aftermath of the midterm elections, there were people who predicted President Barack Obama would fade into the background, his presidency effectively over. They were wrong.

Updated Jan 23, 2015 at 9:34 AM

The latest by cartoonist Ken Catalino of Webster.

Updated Jan 23, 2015 at 8:49 AM

The recent Associated Press article in the Daily Messenger about the New York State Senate Republican majority once again not passing Gov. Cuomo’s pro-abortion bill quoted State Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins, a Westchester Democrat leader,...

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