What Does It Really Cost for a Patient With Dementia?
Without proper planning, the individual with dementia and their family may struggle to cover the costs associated with their care and may face financial stress and uncertainty.
What’s New in SECURE 2.0 Act of 2022?
In the dark of the night, snuggled within the 4,000+ page Omnibus Bill meant to keep the machine of government well-oiled, lies a passage that may change the future of retirement saving.
Retirees Burdened with Debt: What’s the Most Common?
Talk to just about any financial adviser, and they will urge you to enter retirement without debt. However, while a goal of beginning your golden years in the black is laudable, the reality can be very different.
What are the Tax Brackets for Next Year?
People pay many different kinds of taxes. You file an income tax return every spring, pay sales taxes when you buy things and pay property taxes if you own a home. These taxes apply to nearly everyone.
Can I Retire in a Bear Market?
It is a longtime investor’s worst fear: retiring into a bear market. A downturn in stocks can be a blessing in disguise when you are still working and saving for retirement, because you are able to buy shares ‘on sale.’
Will Inflation Have Impact on My Retirement?
Inflation hurts everyone. It seems to reach every sector, product and business in one way or another, whether it raises the cost of heating your home, lunches or road trips. However, if you’re a retiree, you may be particularly worried about inflation because your spending habits and income sources might be disproportionately exposed to inflation.
What Does a Blended Family Need to Know about Finances?
When combining finances as a new family, there’s lots to consider. To make the best choices, here are six key areas to plan ahead and consider.
What Do Higher Interest Rates Mean for Pensions?
Higher rates mean a lower lump sum. You are discounting [the value] of a stream of future payments.
Understanding the Issues of Elder Law
The three main areas of focus for elder law attorneys include health care, estate and tax planning and guardianship matters.
What Do I Need to Do Right after Spouse Dies?
Losing a loved one is never easy, even if you were anticipating the loss. During the hours and days following the death of a spouse or a close family member, you may be in shock and you will likely be disoriented, emotional and feeling like you’re in a constant fog.