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Money & Finance for Aging in Place

Money is an important topic to most people; especially those who are wanting to keep enjoying life, but aren't working anymore. (Or, aren't working as much.)

Here we have articles specifically about money:

- How to make more money.

- How to save money.

- How to make your money go farther.

- Retirement planning.

You can learn more about making the most with your money and living your best life.

Elderly Phone Scams

There are a slew of new elderly phone scams being used to trick older people out of money. One such is called the Grandparent Scam. According to True Link Financial, scams like these cost older people an estimated $36 billion in a given year. These new elderly phone scams have a unique way of getting older folks to part with their money ... they prey on their … [Read more...]

How Life Insurance Can Help Finance Your Retirement

Few people know that life insurance can be used to help fund their retirement. Many of us purchased life insurance decades ago when we had a salary and were raising a family. However, as we’ve aged, the need for that policy’s coverage has decreased. The unfortunate fact is that 80+% of life insurance in the U.S. is never paid out. Most policies are surrendered or cancelled … [Read more...]

How to Pay for Aging in Place

Dorothy said it right in the Wizard of Oz: There's no place like home. You deserve the dignity and peace of being able to stay in your own home for as long as possible, but in many cases, the financial burden of necessary modifications to your home and in-home care may seem overwhelming. Luckily, there are options available that will allow you to pay for the modifications and … [Read more...]

Identity Theft Protection for Seniors – Video

  As part of an ongoing effort to educate seniors and families about identity theft protection we are posting a few videos that are focused on senior identity theft. Since this is such an important topic, we felt it should cover the basics of identity theft, including what it is, how it happens, how real of an issue it is and prevention. These videos can help you have … [Read more...]

Identity Theft Tips for Seniors

 More than 50% of seniors are online, according to Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project in 2012, and this means seniors are utilizing email, social media and online banking. As we age, there is an increased feeling of isolation for various reasons including a loss of social connections, new physical limitations or even a lack of transportation. Being … [Read more...]