Senior Living Blog

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 8:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

For seniors who have a defined benefit plan or pension plan, the pension payout options typically offer lump sum, single life and joint life options.

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014 6:00 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

An initial 5 percent withdrawal rate from a retirement portfolio is risky; 6 percent or more is gambling.

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014 8:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Delayed retirement credits are earned when workers delay receiving benefits after their full retirement age up to age 70.

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Thursday, October 16, 2014 11:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Long-term care insurers have moved to gender-based pricing, with women paying more than men.

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Friday, October 10, 2014 9:14 am
By Jean Chatzky · Bankrate.com

If you want to maximize every dime of your Social Security money, you need a strategy.

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014 5:30 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

The key to transitioning to retirement from working is planning. Not financial planning, per se, but life planning.

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Monday, October 6, 2014 6:05 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

If your premiums on a long-term care policy are rising, consider your options.

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Wednesday, October 1, 2014 10:39 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Does a dividend reinvestment plan still make sense when a senior starts depending on the portfolio for retirement income?

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Monday, September 29, 2014 7:05 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

With its launch of the Elder Justice website, the Department of Justice has put together a central forum for learning about and correcting elder abuse issues.

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014 3:05 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

The CFPB’s interpretive rule makes it easier for heirs to be named on the mortgage without triggering the ability-to-repay review by the lender.

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