How shocking it is to hear that today's educated and successful women are still being surprised about marital money issues -- whether as a result of death, divorce, illness or betrayal. Yet these true stories below -- all of which I have encountered over the past three months -- illustrate a costly deficiency when it..
Millions of seniors on Medicare have some important decisions to make during the Medicare Open Enrollment period that started on October 15th and continues through December 7th. Lately, that process is complicated by enticing television and radio ads for Medicare Advantage programs that offer everything from dental and visions benefits to rides to doctor appointments..
Ultimately, as James Carville so clearly said nearly three decades ago, it’s all about the economy. And while the politicians don’t seem to care much about the economy, despite the upcoming election, it has become a total preoccupation with the 12 million people who are still out of work – and their families. That number..
No one wants your stuff! That’s the inescapable conclusion that aging baby boomers are facing as they plan to downsize by selling the family home. Suddenly the treasures of a lifetime have become an emotional and financial burden. Boomers still have their grandparents’ china, silver, art, and furnishings. But their Gen X,Y, and Z children..
While college students and their parents are still trying to get through this horrendous year, it’s time to look forward to next year. That means re-applying for financial aid for 2020-2021. And for parents of high school students this marks the start of a journey through FAFSA that must be replayed every year. FAFSA stands..
Updated on 10/6 to reflect new, extended deadline of November 21st for registration. The IRS is reaching out to approximately 9 million Americans who deserved a stimulus check but didn't receive one, likely because they earn too little to have filed a tax return, and are not on other government benefits lists such as Social..