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Increasing Financial Confidence of Older Americans and Adult Children

Increasing Financial Confidence of Older Americans and Adult Children

Are older Americans and their children/caregivers on the same page? We asked more than 1,300 American adults 65 and older to share their perspectives on personal finances, retirement decisions and discussing these matters with their children.

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Do You Really Have to Wait Five Years to Access Medicaid Benefits?

Do You Really Have to Wait Five Years to Access Medicaid Benefits?

If you or someone you love is trying to qualify for Medicaid, you may have heard people talking about—or in most cases, complaining about—having to wait five years to access benefits. If you don’t have access to professional guidance, you could easily fall victim to this common misconception about Medicaid. When people complain about waiting […]

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Understanding Financial Powers of Attorney – Are They a “License to Steal”?

Understanding Financial Powers of Attorney – Are They a “License to Steal”?

A financial power of attorney is a valuable legal document that ensures that your financial matters will continue to be handled – should you become incapacitated and unable to do so yourself.  However, placed into the wrong hands, these documents can become a license to steal. Understanding Financial Powers of Attorney – Are They a “License […]

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How to Make End of Life Plans Part 1

How to Make End of Life Plans Part 1

According to the CDC, around 60 percent of U.S. adults have no plan in place for the end of their lives. Consequently, close friends and family are left to sort through personal belongings, funeral arrangements and asset distribution while they’re mourning. Solidifying an end of life plan can ease the minds of everyone involved. Your […]

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