Books and Movies
Stories by Eric Shackle
Life Begins at 80 salutes three famous writers and broadcasters who led or are still leading active lives long after becoming octogenarians.
You've probably seen It's a Wonderful Life (1946) scores of times already, and while it is certainly a great movie, it's just one of a dozen memorable films made in the 1940s that celebrate the holiday season. The quality of acting during those years was sensational, and the sentiments straightforward and sincere. Here are some lesser-known chestnuts from the 1940s (and one from the early 1950s) that are worth seeking out this holiday season:
Marketing Financial Services to Seniors: A Program for Tapping the Most Affluent Market in America Today
by Larry Klein
NF Communications Inc.: Walnut Creek, CA
(Hardback: 176 pages)
Reviewed by Jon A. Ford, CFP
Jane Juska wrote a book about her quest for a fulfilling sexual relationship. A year earlier she placed an ad in the literary section of the New York Times.
Jane had little idea how dramatically her life would change by this action.
Her attempt to introduce a fulfilling sexual relationship into her life led her to a thorough examination of her life to date, and the writing of her best-selling non-fiction book, A Round Heeled Woman.