Financial Preparation for Retirement

The New York Times reports that 10,000 individuals will start turning age 65 and qualify for Medicare each and every single day starting January 1, 2011 (1-1-11). YIKES: with all that is in the news about medicare and social security, this will have significant and almost immediate impact. Next, studies show that Boomers fear outliving…

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Clear as Mud

by Tom Cock President, Aging Options Financial Services Clear as Mud With almost any product, transparency benefits consumers. Clarity means better understanding and fewer surprises. This is particularly true in the investment business. The more you know about an investment vehicle, the more informed your decision. For some in the financial services industry, transparency not…

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A Brief Overview of Dementia

The term “dementia” is thrown around a lot in discussions of elderly individuals, but what exactly does it mean? Dementia is a general term for memory loss that is severe enough to interfere with daily life. This general term encompasses many different diseases, of which Alzheimer’s is only the most common. Following is a brief…

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