Senior Living Blog

Friday, February 27, 2015 7:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

There are several excellent driver training programs aimed directly at older drivers. These include AARP’s Driver Safety program and AAA’s Senior Driver courses.

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015 7:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Waiting until at least full retirement age gives you a full benefit and some options you don’t have by filing early.

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Tuesday, February 24, 2015 3:15 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

The overall costs for new long-term care insurance coverage increased 8.6 percent compared to last year’s survey.

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Saturday, February 21, 2015 7:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

The decision about where to retire can come up more than once. There’s even a term for it. It’s called the two-step retirement.

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Thursday, February 19, 2015 6:00 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Snowbirds who migrate to southern states should check with that state’s DMV to see what’s required in the way of registration and insurance on their vehicle.

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Friday, February 6, 2015 7:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Financial professionals are often paid investment fees based on an assets under management (AUM) model, where the client pays a percentage of the retirement portfolio’s valuation for the adviser’s services.

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Wednesday, February 4, 2015 7:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Read the fine print when you work with your investment professional. While they tend to be knowledgeable about taxes, there’s a disclaimer somewhere that they aren’t providing you tax advice.

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015 5:00 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Seniors can have a power of attorney in place, a health care directive and a will, but all of that planning can be overturned by a guardianship being established by a nursing home.

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Thursday, January 22, 2015 7:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

The HECM program was designed to allow seniors to purchase a new principal residence and obtain a reverse mortgage within a single transaction.

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Friday, January 16, 2015 6:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

There are times when car leasing makes sense, and a low mileage lease in retirement may be one of those times.

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