Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, January 15, 2016 10:58 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

January is Clean Up Your Computer Month. Bankrate offers tips for seniors to protect their privacy and security online. The advice applies to anyone.

Friday, December 04, 2015 9:48 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Seniors are likely to make one or more moves in retirement, and the decisions about these moves can be fairly complex.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 6:05 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Holidays are a good time to check in on elderly parents and see how they’re doing mentally, physically and emotionally.

Friday, October 09, 2015 10:10 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

Long-term care premiums are rising in many states. Seniors are letting policies lapse and not just for financial reasons. Is Medicaid the backup plan?

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 4:30 pm
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

A bucket approach to investing helps seniors feel more secure about meeting retirement needs.

Saturday, March 14, 2015 7:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

The elder abuse investigation considered of whether the author, Harper Lee, was a victim of financial fraud. The state of Alabama has closed the case.

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.

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.

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.

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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