Options for caring for elderly parents

Options for caring for elderly parents

It’s inevitable that your parents will age, and most senior adults will eventually end up needing professional care. Even the healthiest seniors run the risk of falling, forgetting to take medications, maintaining nutrition and other challenges that come along with...
4 ways to enhance your retirement life

4 ways to enhance your retirement life

Enjoying retirement life means planning ahead. Many Americans can no longer just rely on pensions or other forms of retirement plans if they want the retirement life they deserve. You’ve worked hard and should maximize your time as a retiree. To provide for secure...
Building up your retirement savings when you’re already behind

Building up your retirement savings when you’re already behind

If there’s a race to build up retirement savings, Americans have been falling far behind. A survey conducted by TD Ameritrade found that 62 percent of respondents acknowledged that they need to build up their retirement savings, with most willing to make changes in...
5 questions to ponder before retirement

5 questions to ponder before retirement

We’ve all done it. We envision what retirement life will be like. Planning ahead can put into focus what life will become once we leave the workforce. Many decisions are ahead of you, which will require a lot of careful thought. Regardless of where you see yourself,...
Bankruptcy in retirement is on the rise

Bankruptcy in retirement is on the rise

Once upon a time, bankruptcies were an uncommon occurrence, made as a last-ditch effort by people who saw no other way out of their financial woes. These people were often middle-aged. Today, not only are the numbers of bankruptcy cases on the rise, but the people who...
Poll finds that many adults are unprepared for retirement

Poll finds that many adults are unprepared for retirement

A recent poll conducted by Association Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs found that only 21 percent of people think they will have enough of a savings to retire. This confirms the troubling reality that many adults are facing, even as they near retirement age....