The same taxes that provide coverage for retirement or disability provide a life insurance policy that many people never knew they had according to the Social Security Administration.
My mom harped on my posture when I was a kid. There were times when I spent nearly as much time wearing an encyclopedia on my head as I did reading it (I was a weird kid and I loved reading encyclopedias).
Prenuptial agreements used to be the purview of the wealthy but they’ve become increasingly common and as a result so have successful spousal challenges.
The best way to stay healthy is to live a healthy lifestyle. You can live a healthy lifestyle and prevent disease by exercising, eating well, keeping a healthy weight, and not smoking. Medicare can also help keep you healthy.
April is Parkinson’s disease awareness month. Parkinson’s disease is the second most common neurological disorder, after Alzheimer’s. As many as 1 million Americans live with Parkinson’s disease with men facing nearly twice the risk of developing the condition as women. And like Alzheimer’s, there is no cure for Parkinson’s disease. Parkinson’s disease is characterized by…
Lethal Weapon: It’s not just the title to a good movie. Okay, not everyone likes cop action flicks so my assessment as to its merits might not coincide with yours but what I’m trying to get to is that there are things in our lives that become less dangerous with age and then at…
I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about caregiving this week mainly because my mom got one of those phone calls about my grandmother. You know the one where suddenly the usual struggle to care for someone long distance becomes a struggle to get to that person as they take a turn for the worse.
Infant mortality used to be such that a baby born in Sweden could expect to live an average of 32 years if he/she was born in 1800.
If you have too many resources to qualify for Medicaid, you will need to spend down those assets to become eligible. The obvious way to spend down those assets is to pay for nursing home bills or other medical bills using those assets until you’ve reduced your savings to the point that you’re eligible to qualify…
There are 1,140 laws that define the rights and responsibilities for married couples that do not cover couples living together according to Sheryl Garrett and Debra Neiman, the authors of Money Without Matrimony: The Unmarried Couple’s Guide to Financial Security.