Daniel Hodgins, keynote speaker, explains developmental differences between boys and girls during the college's 28th annual Excellence in Early Childhood Education conference Saturday, Feb. 20, 2017, in the Student Center Ballroom. (Photo by Tena L. Cook/Chadron State College) Shelly Kelso, left, of Chadron describes a drawing on a screen while Paige West, right, of Chadron attempts to draw what Kelso describes. during the 28th annual Excellence in Early Childhood Education conference co-sponsored by Chadron State College's Family and Consumer Science department Saturday, Feb. 20, 2017 in the Student Center Ballroom. (Photo by Tena L. Cook/Chadron State College) Chadron State College Family and Consumer Science professors Dr. Yvonne Moody, left, and Dr. Kim Madsen, right, participate with…
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My husband wants to retire at 62 and start taking Social Security. Is that okay This typically comes up because husbands are often a few years older than their wives, and figure they want to “get their money’s worth” by taking Social Security as early as possible. I think that can be a bad move. Unless you have oodles of money to live on in retirement, you — as a couple — want to maximize your Social Security payout for the longest surviving spouse. It’s important to understand that when one spouse dies, the other spouse is entitled to just one Social Security payment. So you want the surviving spouse to have the biggest possible benefit. Here’s how: Whichever spouse is the higher earner (and thus eligible for a bigger Social Security benefit)…
African Fruit Bats
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Help us get a better grasp on the animal shelter situation and fill in some gaps. Here's how to help.