Hackers Compromising these Everday Devices

  • January 16, 2020

The internet of things (IoT) is responsible for many conveniences via embedded electronic devices, and many seniors are making use of these technologies. It is becoming increasingly common for everyday items like refrigerators, thermostats, and doorbells to be internet-connected making…

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What You Should Know About the Gift Tax

  • January 9, 2020

The gift tax is a tax on the transfer of assets, cash or property, to another without receiving something of equal value. The asset has to be of a certain value for the tax to apply; otherwise, it falls under…

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Considerations When Caring for an Aging Parent

  • January 3, 2020

It is essential to bring up a parent's aging expectations and set goals together even though initial discussions may be uncomfortable. Often, an exploration into a parent’s future thoughts about health, finances, and residential plans can make the difference between…

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Millennials are Apprehensive About Social Security

  • December 19, 2019

When the US federal government established its social insurance program on August 14, 1935, its purpose was to provide retirement, disability, and survivors’ benefits. Since that time, in part due to the disappearance of extended family networks, an increase in…

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Will Medicare Cover Your Long Term Care?

  • December 12, 2019

Most people understand that by paying into Social Security throughout their careers, they can receive health care benefits through Medicare starting at age 65.  Individuals under age 65 who qualify to receive Social Security Disability benefits are also covered under…

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Saving Strategies for Aging Well

  • December 5, 2019

Your senior years should not be plagued with money woes. The stress that money problems bring not only ruins your aging experience but can also be disastrous to your health. Rising health care costs and your increased need for health…

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Why Should Seniors Engage in Estate Planning?

  • November 20, 2019

When it comes to establishing wills and estate plans, older Americans outpace their younger counterparts. Still, a significant number —19 percent of those over age 72 and 42 percent of those between 53 and 71, according to survey data—lack any…

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