Monthly Archives: August 2015

Alzheimer’s and Dementia

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Alzheimer’s and Dementia

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Original Air Date: 08/23/2015
Alzheimer’s and Dementia
The Margie Shard Show, Episode 32

Could you recognize Alzheimer’s or Dementia if someone in your family had it? If you could recognize it, would you know what to do? Tune in to this episode of the Margie Shard show with special guest Tonya Acha as she explores her family’s struggle with debilitating mental diseases.

Making Sense Of Millennials

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Making Sense Of Millennials

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Original Air Date: 08/16/2015
Making Sense Of Millennials
The Margie Shard Show, Episode 31

Ever wonder what’s really going on inside the head of a Millennial?
With so many stereotypes about them, it can be hard to tell just where exactly this next group of American workers actually stand. Do they really want the best of everything and are they as self-interested as media might make them seem? We brought in three millennials, Amanda Psujek, Yussef Gheriani, and Michael Chau to find out just how true some stereotypes might be!

Are you ready to retire?

Everyone dreams about the time in their life when they no longer have to answer to an alarm clock or a difficult boss. Yes, retirement does sound like the best part of one’s golden years, but how do you know if you’re truly ready to walk away from a steady paycheck provided by your job?

“Typically, many people underestimate their monthly and annual expenses when figuring out their budget during retirement,” said Margie Shard, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER and owner of Shard Financial Services in Fenton Township. “It’s easy to remember rent and utilities but it’s easy to forget semi annual and annual expenses like car insurance, taxes, plus entertainment and travel. In order to know if you have the ability to cover your expenses in retirement, you have to be very thorough in making sure you know what all your expenses are.”

Click here for the link to read the full article featured in the Tri County Times.