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There are two things Americans approaching retirement age should be thinking about: how long they’re likely to live and how much they’ll have to live on. A recent study by Bankers Life Center for a Secure Retirement (CSR) found that while declining health is the No. 1 longevity concern for…

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Safety tips during wet season SUMMER in the country officially ends when torrential downpour with strong winds and unpredictable weather begins. Now, even rains brought by the southwest monsoon or habagat can result to floods. On Thursday’s unexpected heavy downpour that caused almost a half-day flood in Metro Manila, massive…

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WITH increasing number of car crashes every year, it’s important that drivers understand what they can do to avoid a collision and also what automakers are doing to help them should they be involved in an accident. What you can do • You’ve heard it a hundred times—stay off your…

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TIRES spell the difference between getting there and getting nowhere. And in places where getting stuck is not a particularly appealing option—the back country of the Sierra Madre range, for instance—these rubber donuts’ ability to grip is key to getting out of there. (Preferably, that’s back to the twisty mountain…

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A recent national survey found that only one in six US drivers is “tire smart” when it comes to checking tire pressure-a quick and simple step that can optimize vehicle safety and fuel economy and helps tires last longer. Gender and generation gap Significant differences exist between men and women…

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INVESTING a little time and effort to make sure your tires are road worthy can pay dividends when it comes to safety. Experts say the first step is to make sure your tires are properly inflated. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, underinflated tires contribute to more than…

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SAN ANTONIO, Texas: The San Antonio Spurs got their swagger back as they put the Miami Heat in a world of hurt with a 114-104 win in pivotal game five of the NBA finals on Sunday (Monday in Manila). Veteran Manu Ginobili and three-point specialist Danny Green led a potent…

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Dottie Ardina braces for another fierce duel, this time against former ICTSI teammate Chihiro Ikeda as the second leg of the ICTSI Ladies Philippine Golf Tour gets going starting on Tuesday, June 18 at the North course of the Canlubang Golf and Country Club in Laguna. Ardina needed a final…

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De La Salle University’s new head coach Juno Sauler wants his wards to rely on speed in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) men’s basketball Season 76 that begins on June 29 at the Mall of Asia Arena. “We need to play quick against other teams,” said Sauler,…