By Bob Mauterstock, CFP®, ChFC, and CLTC, Eldercare Expert, Speaker, Author, Facilitator
Who is exploiting our seniors?
A study was done a few years ago by the MetLife Institute. They determined that elders lost $2.9 billion a year through financial exploitation, and that number is […]
By Heather L. Schreiber, RICP®, HLS Retirement Consulting, LLC
Who collects Social Security today?
Eighty-four percent of non-married retirees and 85 percent of married retirees collect Social Security benefits. Fifty-five percent of Social Security beneficiaries in 2016 were women.
Let’s look at the relative […]
By Lili Vasileff, CFP®, MAFF, CDFA, RIA, Wealth Protection Management
Let me start with background on gray divorce and retirement. It is a genuine, real statistic. Every ten seconds, a boomer turns 60 years old. Among […]
By Erin Fisher, President, Find Medicare Plans, LLC
Please note: all references to premium, deductible, copay, etc. dollar amounts reflect 2018 numbers.
What is Medicare? Medicare is health insurance for people 65 or older. People under 65 can […]
Up until 2012, many efforts had been focusing on ways either to boost the accumulation or to maximize the investment returns during […]
By Annalee Kruger, President, Care Right Inc.
I used to be a social worker and long-term care administrator for over 20 years. Every day, I had families in my office because there was a medical crisis. Mom fell, […]
By Matthew Allen, CEO, Social Security Advisors
About 70 percent of Americans fail to make a smart Social Security decision and instead just guess or claim early. On average, this costs about $120,000 per couple and amounts to about $25 billion per year in lost […]
By Wade Pfau, Ph.D., CFA, author of academic retirement research with practical application, RetirementReseacher.com
A lot of advisors did their due diligence about reverse mortgages in the past. But the research and the public policy changes over the past few years indicate that reverse mortgages […]
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