Elder abuse can be physical, leaving bruises on the victim’s skin, and elder abuse can be verbal, wounding the victim’s self-esteem. Elder abuse can also harm the victim financially, destroying credit scores, wiping out investment and bank accounts and racking up legal fees. Learn how to protect yourself and your elderly loved ones from financial abuse.
Retirement is something you try to prepare for as best you can, but with so much uncertainty in the market and your personal future in general, planning can be tricky. How do you know when it’s time? We’ll find out.
Whether it be investing in a portfolio, investing in the future of your children and grandchildren, or even investing in that trip to Versailles and Madrid, it’s important to know that your financially savvy days don’t have to end in your golden years. After all, they’re called golden for a reason.
No matter how old you are, financial analysts will likely encourage you to start preparing for retirement now. Sure, most folks will qualify for social security benefits, but if you want to be as comfortable as possible during your retirement there are a few things you can do right now.
Retirement doesn’t have to mean sitting around and doing nothing. Take up a hobby. Better yet, take up a hobby that helps other people. It’ll fill your newfound time off with a productive, helpful activity. P.S. – It will make you feel good, too!
Your retirement date might not be any time in the near future, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t review your retirement goals regularly. Although there are many questions to answer during the review process, we focus on three: employer-sponsored plans, like 401(k) and 403(b).
When it comes to retirement planning, the 401(k) has been the gold standard. But is it the only game in town? Fortunately, the answer is no. Let’s take a closer look at the options, and help you decide which one is right for you.
The e-book, “The Retiree Next Door,” sheds light on how successful retirees saved and planned for their golden years.
Although vacationing during the cold winter months is exciting, it’s important to take care of all the mundane details before leaving your home for a significant amount of time. Nobody wants to worry about the safety of their home while vacationing, and you won’t have to if you take these steps.
We all want retirement to come sooner rather than later. Though it would be nice to retire at 55 or 60, it’s important to be realistic when deciding to put your working years behind you. Let’s take a look at the pros and cons of early retirement!