Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 9:43 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Family caregivers provide billions in free care to family members, but the time, emotional and financial pressures weigh heavily.

Thursday, July 02, 2015 9:52 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Consumers tend to think of investment professionals when they think of money management, but there’s more to managing your personal wealth than putting together an investment strategy aligned with your life goals and financial needs.

Monday, June 29, 2015 3:13 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Avoiding a fall is a lot cheaper than recovering from one.

Wednesday, June 03, 2015 7:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

For people who plan to rely on Medicaid for long-term care, knowing the differences in the states’ coverages may be a factor in deciding where they want to live in retirement.

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.

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