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Toledo Legal News - News Retiring single: 5 strategies to consider


(StatePoint) Planning on retiring single? You aren’t alone. Nearly 22 million Americans age 65 and older were unmarried in 2019, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, representing 41.5% of those in that age category. And for women, it’s more likely to be the case. According to the Administration on Aging, 54% of older women are unmarried, as compared to 30% of older men.

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ABA announces winners of the 2021 Silver Gavel Awards for Media and the Arts

The American Bar Association recently announced its selections for the 2021 Silver Gavel Awards for Media and the Arts, which recognize outstanding work that fosters the American public’s understanding of law and the legal system. This is the ABA’s highest honor in recognition of this purpose.

Date Published: June 11, 2021

Student athletes have a right to peaceful protest

In February, members of the East Tennessee State University (ETSU) basketball team locked arms and took a knee in what Coach Jason Shay called a symbolic protest against “racial inequalities and injustices.”

Date Published: June 11, 2021

5 green home improvements worth your investment dollar

(BPT) Spring is in the air, bringing with it the impulse to make home renovations. Are you looking for ways to upgrade your home with the environment in mind, but worried about the expense? Fortunately, many home improvements are not as costly up front as they used to be, and the return on those investments - both in energy savings and your home's value - is well worth the effort.

Date Published: June 10, 2021

Bill designed to increase health-care opportunities for Ohio vets

Committee members in the Ohio Senate recently heard testimony in support of a measure intended to keep the men and women who have served in the U.S. military better informed of health-care benefits available to them as veterans.

Date Published: June 10, 2021

Legislative change sought of permits for homebrewers

Senate lawmakers at the Ohio Statehouse last month considered the testimony of a homebrewer who is in favor of codifying into the state law the rules that govern his hobby and its related activities.

Date Published: June 9, 2021

Attorney General announces task force to combat COVID-19 fraud

U.S. Attorney General Merrick B. Garland recently directed the establishment of the COVID-19 Fraud Enforcement Task Force to marshal the resources of the Department of Justice in partnership with agencies across government to enhance enforcement efforts against COVID-19 related fraud.

Date Published: June 8, 2021

Rethink your refund to fund your Ohio 529

Due to the COVID pandemic, the federal government has extended the tax filing deadline to May 17, 2021. If you’ve discovered that you will be receiving money back, your federal income tax refund can be the foundation of your college savings account. By saving some or all of the refund in Ohio’s 529 Plan, CollegeAdvantage, you can be well on your way to covering your child’s higher Saving your tax refunds in Ohio's tax-free 529 Plan could be your entire college savings or college costs.

Date Published: June 8, 2021

Digital cleaning tips for a new normal life

(StatePoint) Last year, when the pandemic suddenly shut down our everyday lives and for many of us, pushed them into tiny, isolated spaces, we had to adapt.

Date Published: June 7, 2021

New trainings support recovery-friendly workplace policies and practices

With the launch of three new online trainings, both employers and employees now have new tools at their disposal to help them prevent and respond to substance misuse within the workplace. The trainings, available at RecoveryOhio.Gov, were developed by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS), the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation, RecoveryOhio, the Ohio Chamber of Commerce, and the training and consulting firm Working Partners®. They join a suite of training modules in an “Opioid Toolkit” first launched by the Ohio Chamber of Commerce in 2017.

Date Published: June 7, 2021

Ohio and Serbia pledge educational cooperation through MOU

Randy Gardner, Chancellor of the Ohio Department of Higher Education, Paolo DeMaria, Ohio’s Superintendent of Public Instruction, and Mr. Marko Đurić, H.E. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Serbia to the United States of America, signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Educational Cooperation on Friday, May 14. The document pledges that the parties will continue and strengthen the cooperation at the level of primary, secondary, and higher education.