In the past few years, Tufts’ Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging released updated dietary guidelines for older adults. They note that, after age 50, caloric needs decrease to 2,000 for men and 1,600 for women. However, vitamin and mineral needs actually increase or stay the same. It may be challenging to keep up your nutrients on limited calories, so MyPlate for Older Adults created a loose template to help adults over 50 eat the necessary foods to achieve this goal.
As we have discussed in our other blog topics focused on China, the GDP numbers, total outstanding debt, and other various statistics reported by their government have been questioned and scrutinized over the years. While most analysts put China’s debt/GDP near 250%, The Institute of International Finance (IIF) actually believes that China’s debt load was possibly as high as 300% in 2017. Today, we expect that to be much higher.
Do you know someone who resists or refuses to do any online banking? Maybe they are uncomfortable with or lack confidence navigating the online technology itself, or perhaps security is a factor. There is a tool that includes a series of short 1-3 minute videos that help guide people (of any age) through basic steps to manage online finances with a bank or similar online accounts.