Senior Living Blog

Friday, August 29, 2014 12:12 pm
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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Monday, August 18, 2014 10:45 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Celine Dion is taking time off from from her career to care for her family and her health. Most caregivers who do the same suffer career pressures and financial costs.

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014 6:05 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Taking on a roommate helps both the homeowner and the roommate financially and may allow the homeowner to age in place longer.

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Monday, August 11, 2014 10:05 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

A recent “Grandparent scam” arrest serves as a reminder to seniors to protect themselves against financial exploitation.

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Tuesday, August 5, 2014 11:10 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

The financial needs of both spouses should be addressed in a financial planning relationship.

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Monday, August 4, 2014 6:05 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

New legislation offers a tax credit for working adults that pay for the care of their parents without requiring that the parents be the child’s dependents for tax purposes.

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