Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, May 14, 2015 3:22 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Radar and other technology can keep a watchful eye on people, allowing them to live independently but safely.

Monday, April 13, 2015 3:15 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Long-term care insurance is pricier than it used to be as the cost of care has skyrocketed, but the industry is searching for a better answer.

Friday, April 03, 2015 9:13 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Considering health care costs, a long-term care strategy and managing longevity risk, the goal of not running out of retirement income requires a lot of financial planning.

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.

Friday, January 23, 2015 10:29 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Combining life insurance with long-term care works for some people, but it isn’t a good deal for others.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 7:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

ouples need to talk about when they will stop trying to provide home care on their own for their spouse and to get professional assistance.

Monday, September 22, 2014 12:24 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Here are five financial steps you need to take to get ready to be a caregiver.

Monday, September 15, 2014 3:16 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Retirees rank health as the No. 1 ingredient for a happy retirement.

Wednesday, September 03, 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.

Monday, July 14, 2014 2:53 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Taking steps in advance to make it easier to rely on family caregiving can reduce the burden on caregivers.

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