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ACCOUNTANTS:

Blum Shapiro
 

ARTICLES OF INTEREST:

Planning For the New Old
What To Ask When Planning Major Surgery

Give Your Bills a Checkup
Risk Calculator
Missing Money

ATTORNEYS & LAW FIRMS:

Cummings & Lockwood, LLC
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Robinson & Cole, LLP
Smith & Grant, LLP
Whitman, Breed, Abbott & Morgan, LLC

BACKGROUND CHECK:

Background Ferret
Criminal Data
Criminal Watchdog
Intelius

BENEFITS FOR SENIORS:

AARP
Benefits CheckUp
Social Security Administration
Social Security Estimator
Social Security Calculator

BROKERAGE FIRMS:

Fidelity
TD Ameritrade

BUYING/LEASING A CAR:

Auto-Yahoo
Car Bargains
Consumer Reports
ConsumerGuide
Carmax
Edmunds
Fuelly
Kelley Blue Book
LeaseTrader
Lemon Check by Carfax
NADA Guides

BUYING OR LOOKING FOR A MORTGAGE/REFINANCE:

Eloan.com
Lendage

CALCULATORS:

Martindale Calculators for Science, Business, and Everyday Measurements
Social Security Benefits Estimator Online
Should You Start Collecting Social Security at 62 or Later?

COLLEGE RESOURCES:

CollegeBoard.com
Department of Education
Fin Aid
Princeton Review
Saving for College.com
Student Loan Consolidation
Transfer, Continue or Finish Your Degree
US News College Rankings 2012

COMPUTER AND IT RESOURCES:

CMIT Solutions Blog
Ashcreek

CREDIT AGENCIES:

Equifax
Experian
TransUnion

CREDIT CARDS:

Credit Cards
The Points Guy - Maximize Your Travel
NerdWallet

CREDIT COUNSELING:

Assoc. of Independent Consumer Credit Counseling Agencies
National Foundation for Credit Counseling

DICTIONARY:

AcronymFinder
Merriam Webster Dictionary

DISABLED-BUT FINANCIALLY SECURE:

America's Disability Counter
Metropolitan Life Resources
Parent Advocacy Group

EDUCATION:

Simple Tuition

ELDER CARE ISSUES:

American Association of Daily Money Managers
AARP
Alzheimer's Association
Eldercare Locator (II)
Family Caregiver Alliance
Home Renovations for the Elderly
National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
National Alliance for Caregiving
National Assn for Homecare and Hospice
National Assn of Senior Move Managers
National Family Caregivers Assn
National Assn of Professional Geriatric Care
Oncolink (Cancer Help)
Senior Bridge Family Care

EMPLOYMENT:

Job Hunter's Bible
PayScale- Salaries of more than 7 million
Salary.com
Unemployment Insurance

ENTERTAINMENT - BUYING TICKETS:

StubHub
US Ticket Search
TicketExchange

ESTATE PLANNING:

Get Your Shit Together

FAMILY REUNION:

Family Reunion
Genealogy
The Family Reunion Institute at Temple University
Tips for Planning Your Reunion

FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION SITES:

Collegeboard
Fastweb
FinAid.org
Free Application for Federal Student Aid

FINANCIAL CALCULATORS:

IRS Withholding Calculator
Savings Bond Tracker
Cost of Living Calculator
Savings Bonds Calculator

GIFT GIVING:

One Share Gifts

GET TO KNOW YOUR DOCTOR:

American Board of Medical Specialties
Health Grades
Vitals

HEALTH INFORMATION SITES:

Abramson Cancer Center (University of Pennsylvania)
Alzheimers Association
Best Doctors
BloodBook.com
CDC
DiscoveryHealth
Everyday Health
Harvard Disease Risk Index
HealthCare.gov - Federal Insurance Finder System
Healthfinder
Health In Reach
Insider Pages
IntelliHealth
VillageHealth
Kids Health
MentalHelp
Mayo Clinic
Intuit Patient Portal
National Health Council
National Institute of Health
National Institute of Mental Health
Quest Diagnostics
The National Library of Medicine
WebMD
Nerdwallet Health

HOME CONSTRUCTION INFORMATION SITES:

Ask The Builder
Before You Build
Build Direct
Construction Education
Remodeling

HOSPITAL QUALITY INFORMATION:

Massachusetts Health Quality Partners
National Committee for Quality Assurance
Niagra Health Quality Coalition
Pennsylvania Hospital Ratings

IDENTITY THEFT:

Identity Theft
Privacy Rights

INSURANCE COMPANIES:

Berkshire/Guardian
Penn Mutual
Phoenix Home Life
Symetra Financial
The Hartford
How Much Insurance Do I Need?

INTERNET SHOPPING:

Amazon
Become
Fat Wallet
Free Shipping
My Simon
NexTag
Price Grabber
Shopping.com

LEGAL INFORMATION:

American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
Martindale Legal Directory
Nolo.com

LENDERS/CREDIT:

Annual Credit Report
BankRate.com
FICOScores
Loan Back
NerdWallet

LOAN CONSOLIDATION:

Sallie Mae
Student Loan Hero

LUXURY ESTATE AND HOSPITALITY CONSULTANCY:

Cassford Management LLC
The Lindquist Group

MEDICAL TRANSPORT:

Angel Med Flight - Air Ambulance
Air Ambulance 1

MEDICARE MATTERS:

Center for Medicaid and Medicare Svcs
The Official U.S. Government site for Medicare
Medicare Plan Finder
Elder Law Answers
Medicare Prescription Benefits

MORTGAGES ONLINE:

Bank of America
Bankrate.com
Ditech
E-Loan
HomeLoanNetwork.com
Lenders Compete
Lending Tree
Mortgage-X
National Family Mortgage
Quicken Loans

NEWS STAND:

Business Week
CBS MarketWatch
CNN Money
Kiplinger.com
MSNBC
ShareBuilder
Smart Money Magazine

ONLINE TRAVEL SERVICES:

Expedia
Travelocity

PENSION ADMINISTRATORS

LAR Pensions
Pension Associates

PERSONAL CHEF:

American Personal Chef Association
U.S. Personal Chef Association

PLASTIC SURGERY:

Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care
American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities, Inc.
Directory of State Medical Boards

REAL-ESTATE SERVICES:

Assist2sell
Help-U-Sell
HouseRebate.com
International Association of Real Estate Consultants
Realtor.com

RESEARCH:

CEO Express
C/Net.com
CNN Financial News
Economy.com
Ed Slott's IRA Advisor
Morningstar
Quicken
Yahoo Finance
Financial planning FAQs on Social Security

RETIREMENT:

AARP
Center for Retirement Research

RETIREMENT CALCULATORS

CNNMoney's Retirement Planner
Immediate Annuity Calculator
T. Rowe Price's Retirement Income Calculator

REVERSE MORTGAGES:

AARP
National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association

SAVINGS BOND:

Savings Bond Calculator

SECOND HOME HUNTING:

Move.com
Portalhomes
Realtor.com
Sperling's Best Places

FIND A SWAP:

GoSwap

SEARCH FOR BUYERS:

Craigslist
Ebay

NAME YOUR PRICE:

Zillow

SCAN MESSAGE BOARDS:

Trulia

SHAREHOLDER RIGHTS:

Corporate Governance
Investor Responsibility Research Center
GMIRatings

SHOPPING BOTS:

CNET Product Reviews
Froogle Google
Nextag
Price Grabber
Shopping.com
Shopzilla
Yahoo Shopping

SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS:

Family Business Institute

SOCIAL NETWORKING

Facebook
Linked In

SOFTWARE DOWNLOADS:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

THE 18 MOST USEFUL SITES ON THE WEB:

All Quotations
American Factfinder
Bored.com
Cindi's List of Geneology Sites
USA.gov
Fodors Dining
Google
Golfcourses.com
Information Please
Internet Public Library
iTools
Mail 2 Web
My Yahoo
One Look Online Dictionary
Price Watch
The Internet Movie Database
The Why Files
USPS Zip+4 Lookup

TELEPHONE SERVICES AND PRODUCTS:

1010PhoneRate
Cell Update
My Rate Plan
UCAN
WireFly

TRAVEL:

Luggage Concierge
Luggage Forward
Luggage Free
Sports Express
The Luggage Club
Virtual Bellhop
Seat Geek
Kayak
Orbitz

TRAVEL ACCOMMODATIONS:

Seat Guru

WEB SITES YOU CAN TRUST TO HELP:

Download of Ad-aware and Spybot
Firewall Downloads
Free virus and spyware scans
McAfee Anti-Virus Software
Symantec Software Products
Trend Micro Software
Windows Security Patches

WIDOWHOOD RESOURCES:

Grief Works
WidowNet

YACHT BROKERS AND CHARTERS:

Camper & Nicholsons International
Ed Hamilton & Company
Fraser Yachts Worldwide
Jubilee Yacht Charters
Interpac Yachts
Liveras Yachts
Yachtstore
CEO Expeditions
The Moorings
Sunsail
Delta Private Jets

MISC:

Cheat Sheet to Find a Human Being
Conversion Calculators
Fund Advice
Missing Money
Social Security Advisor Information
Unclaimed Property (CT)
Angie's List
Federal Taxpayer Receipt