Senior Living Blog

Monday, September 22, 2014 7:05 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Empty nesters and seniors facing the decision of whether to downsize have a few options.

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014 7:05 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Using the file and suspend option isn’t just for couples looking to earn delayed retirement credits while receiving a spousal Social Security benefit.

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Monday, September 15, 2014 6:05 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

The middle class has a few options in paying for long-term care costs.

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Monday, September 8, 2014 6:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Target-date funds are mutual funds — and now exchange-traded funds, too — that invest in a combination of stocks, bonds and cash equivalents.

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014 12:40 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

The number of adults in the U.S. aged 50 and over is expected to grow to 132 million by 2030, an increase of more than 70 percent since 2000.

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Monday, September 1, 2014 9:14 am
By Jean Chatzky · Bankrate.com

In case they become incapacitated, parents need to provide financial guidance to their adult children — and keep everyone in the loop. That doesn’t mean they have to reveal everything.

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014 2:43 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Read these tips for seniors on how to protect against elder fraud.

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Monday, August 25, 2014 6:05 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Inflation impacts seniors differently. The Department of Labor measures that with an experimental CPI index for the elderly called the CPI-E. Is it better?

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Friday, August 22, 2014 6:05 am
By Janet Reusch · Bankrate.com

Ally Bank and Bankrate co-hosted a tweetchat called “The Finances of the Sandwich Generation.” Here’s a recap.

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014 6:05 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

With retirement savings lacking, a reverse mortgage may help seniors delay receiving Social Security benefits.

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