Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, July 24, 2015 12:31 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Short-term care policies can do something that long-term care policies can’t do: Pay benefits in addition to Medicare coverage.

Thursday, July 09, 2015 4:17 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Seniors who want to age in place may need to install features that make it possible to achieve that goal.

Friday, May 15, 2015 4:08 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Assisted living is expensive, and there are alternatives to it like personal home care that may be less expensive. The point is that seniors need a long-term care plan.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 6:00 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Doing triage in deciding what stays and what goes will become a more immediate need once your house sells and you know the floor plan of your new home.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 6:00 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Try to arrange for a short-term stay of a few days in a senior living center to see how good it fits with your senior parent.

Monday, March 04, 2013 4:42 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Nearly 80 percent of boomers don’t think they’ll be able to count on their own children for either financial or physical care.

Thursday, October 04, 2012 8:00 am
By Dan Miranda · Bankrate.com

Some celebs hit the big time after they were fired from their jobs. These are isolated events, so try not to get any ideas.

Sunday, November 06, 2011 6:00 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

I talked to my Aunt Thummie today. She’s the last of my mother’s dozen brothers and sisters. At 91, she has outlived them all. Until recently, her retirement was an active one. She was able to drive and travel, then she had some setbacks and she’s moved into an assisted living facility. I called and