Is Your Financial Advisor Really Helping You? NerdWallet Article Says Stock Market Turmoil Can Be a Perfect Time to Find Out

We generally appreciate what Liz Weston, columnist for the NerdWallet website, has to say, and this recent article is no exception. Instead of focusing on the nuts and bolts of financial planning and investing, Weston brings up the human dimension. During tumultuous seasons in the market like the one we’ve experienced since the coronavirus pandemic…

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Adding to COVID-19 Fears, Delays in Medicare Applications Raise Anxiety for Seniors in the Midst of the Pandemic

As if the anxiety over the coronavirus and the economic upheaval it has triggered weren’t enough, now America’s seniors are facing another situation to add to their fears. A growing number of worried Medicare applicants are seeing their coverage requests delayed due to an overloaded system and the temporary closure of Social Security offices nationwide.…

When You Pass Away, What Happens to Your Debt? You and Your Loved Ones Deserve to Know the Answer

When it comes to estate planning, most of the issues are straightforward. The biggest questions often involves figuring out who gets what – in other words, what will happen to your wealth and material goods when you shake off this mortal coil. Unfortunately, however, there’s something else many seniors are leaving behind which no one…

Time for Some Reflection: Study Says Adults with a Strong Sense of Life Purpose Live Longer, Stay Healthier

The late American psychologist Wayne Dyer once said, “If you are what you do, then when you don’t – you aren’t.” This little aphorism accurately describes the plight of many retirees. Their identity is so wedded to their work that, once they quit their jobs, that sense of identity disappears. That feeling of losing one’s…