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!

We all want to leave our loved ones with a sizable inheritance if we can.  We often spend hours combing through the best life insurance and death benefit policies.  We meet with lawyers and accountants to find the best...
Retirement is a phase of life that can be both exciting and intimidating. These years may include taking up new hobbies, traveling, spending time with family or even moving into a new and more comfortable home. In 2017, 38%...
Elder Abuse Day is on June 15th. Until then, we will be running a series of articles on the different types of elder abuse. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines elder abuse as “a single, or repeated act, or...
Sadly, the most common reason to liquidate a home is the passing of a loved one. There are no words to describe the pain of loss, or the overwhelming stress caused by dealing with the final affairs. The responsibility...
The dictionary’s definition of retirement is to “withdraw from one’s position or occupation or from active working life.” A century ago retirement didn’t exist. It has come into being as our lifespans have become longer and the government provided...
Last month Mortgage Trends received an email from a distraught client who had just received a letter from his mortgage lender letting him know his mortgage maturing in just five months would NOT BE RENEWED!      Another family complained that their mortgage...
There have always been standards in the amount of money you will need to retire. Different people have various ways of figuring out how much you will need, depending on your present income and your expenditures. There are many...
Once upon a time, estate planning was thought of as something only wealthy people did. But estate planning is not just about money, property and investments. It also involves your health in the future and whether or not you...
Research suggests that after the age of 70 our financial decision making abilities can decline rapidly.  Year round, especially during tax season with people posing as government and credit company representatives, we are hearing about more scams and new...
Tax season is here. Some seniors have their income tax prepared by a tax preparation company For those who do their own taxes make sure you don’t miss any deductions. Using tax software can help but check to see...