The headlines about college admissions and the parents who cheated have caused concern among college admissions counselors — including those who work for high schools and those who work as private consultants. Private college counseling a surprisingly large and diverse profession. The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), founded in 1937, has more than..
For the more than 53 million Americans age 65 and older who are covered by Medicare, there are some important decisions to be made right now. Medicare’s open enrollment period is underway and runs through December 7. And even if you are completely satisfied with your current Medicare coverage, there are a two things to..
Now is the time to select your health insurance for 2020. It’s open enrollment season, and no matter what your income or job situation, you must make some important – and expensive – choices about your insurance for the year ahead. There are basically six ways most Americans can get health insurance coverage. Health insurance..
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One of the saddest statistics of aging is the growing amount of elder financial abuse. It’s estimated that seniors lose $37 billion a year to fraud. Even worse, seniors are often the victims of their own adult children or caregivers. As the huge baby boom generation ages, and lives longer, the opportunities for elder fraud..
If retirement is on the nearby horizon, it’s time to reorganize your thinking about managing your money. Until now, you were focused on how much money you would need to retire comfortably. Now it’s time to figure out how to make your money last your lifetime. Here are some of the key factors you should..