Financial

Money, numbers, bills, bills, cost of living, new expenses, debt, savings.
Financial questions for caregivers and seniors can be quite simple yet seem endless.
Do you know how much money is available to provide care, if needed? Do you know how much homecare services cost? Do you know how much long term care costs?
What about end of life expenses, we don’t even want to think about that but we should. Who will handle these? Is there money for these? If not, who will pay?
Then there are senior scams all over the place. Seems like some solid financial advice is needed!

One of the latest research studies completed on women’s retirement shows that women are still at a greater risk of a financially insecure retirement when compared with their male counterparts. In most cases, women are still being paid less...
Great question! There is so much uncertainty these days on the various pension plans (or lack of) amongst various countries. The CPP (Canadian Pension Plan) has been under debate for decades now. So the question of the day is,...
Lease or buy a vehicle? Which is better for seniors? The debate for either one seems good at the onset. Buying a vehicle allows you more freedom and you can drive as many miles as you like. Then you...
Many people are told to “Have an estate sale” and some people are horrified at the thought of having 100s of strangers walking through the family home. Is an estate sale a good idea? I just read about a lady...
When it comes to Estate Planning, it is crucial that you consider the issues that may arise after you have moved on. On top of all of our responsibilities, it may be difficult to set aside enough time to ensure...
Duking it out seems to be the trend. Why does everyone insist on fighting?  Senior financial planning or lack of causes issues. We must have our estate in order! Just today at a nice family dinner, my children were talking about...
The last thing any of us want is our children fighting. We expect it when the are young and growing up. We hope any sibling rivalry comes to an end once they have grown up. Sometimes it does. Sometimes it...
What is senior financial health? We always talk to physical, emotional and mental health but what about financial? The number of seniors in North America is increasing yearly. Do these seniors feel well financially? Surprisingly, seniors, which include those 50 and over...
Sadly, a new report provided to the Financial Post from ratings agency Equifax Canada Inc. shows that the average debt for consumers aged 65 and over has been climbing by approximately 7% per year, the largest increase for any age...
Fraud is the number one crime against senior Canadians. Though people of all ages can be victims of fraud, seniors are targeted more often because they can be more trusting and may not have family or friends close by...
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