Monthly Archives: June 2017

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Weekly Insight: Amazon vs. Walmart

The biggest news of the past week was Amazon’s announcement that it is buying Whole Foods. What’s the big deal? This is just a run of the mill merger in dollar terms at $13.7 billion. In fact, it ranks as only the fourth largest merger in the history of the…

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Weekly Insight: Retiring Abroad

Spending vacations abroad is becoming increasingly popular. International travel grew 8% from last year, which means that almost 67 million Americans traveled outside the U.S. The most popular travel destination for Americans is Mexico. We all love a good vacation, but have you ever considered extending your vacation…permanently? Retiring abroad…

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Weekly Insight: Robots in Retirement Homes

Last week, I asked a friend who lives in Silicon Valley and works at Google: “What is the hottest area in technology right now?” Without hesitation he said, “Machine learning/robots.” Many people have mixed feelings about robots. The common concern is that robots are going to take jobs from traditional…

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