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Celebrate Grandparents Day with a secure financial future

Parents might be sticklers with their cash, but every child knows Grandma and Grandpa can usually be counted on to slip them a "little something." But as you approach or settle into your retirement have you set aside a "little something" for yourself? Check out these financial strategies tailored for seniors.

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Looking at long-term care insurance
What is it? What does it cover? Who should buy it? Learn the 12 important factors to consider when deciding whether to buy long-term care insurance.
Plus:Fighting health insurance claim denials
 
Reverse mortgage lets seniors cash in without selling out
If liquidity is becoming an issue, a reverse mortgage may be a viable solution. Here's how it works.
 
Should a retired couple refinance?
Bankrate expert Dr. Don weighs in on debt after retirement.
 
Tapping your IRA

New tax rules offer more flexibility in taking cash out of retirement accounts.
Plus:IRA minimum distributions table

 
Keep saving after retirement
Saving needs to be a lifetime habit. Here's how to make the most of your money after retirement.
 
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