Getting older is hard. As you hit a certain stage of your life you realize that many of your friends are encountering the same issues. A week does not go by that the discussion of caring for aging parents does not arise. The concerns range from healthcare and housing to monetary and emotional … [Read more...] about Helping Your Parents Manage Their Money
Estate planning is a very important part of life. However, it doesn't have to be overwhelming. Having a plan in place helps you to manage those inevitable uncertainties and control what you can. Here is an explanation of the primary documents associated with this process. Will - This is your … [Read more...] about The Basics of Estate Planning
It is sometimes difficult to think specifically about what your purpose in life is, but reminding yourself is good for your health. According to Victor Strecher, author of “On Purpose” and Professor at the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health, It is important to have a purpose, a … [Read more...] about Finding Your Purpose in Life is Good for Your Health
Many years ago when my daughters first went to school, I worried about whether or not they would find a friend. The benefits of having someone who you can count on during the long school day was important and I completely understood the dynamics of the classroom. A buddy would definitely be an … [Read more...] about The Benefits of Friendships
Baby boomers who are currently in their 50’s and 60’s are beginning to view retirement differently than the previous generations and are redefining what it means to retire. Which is a good thing as the old model for retirement no longer fits the new reality. In fact, many boomers will consider … [Read more...] about Common Misconceptions about Retirement
Today is Independence Day - the celebration of our country’s birthday! Our Declaration of Independence was a historical moment and one that is cherished and celebrated with picnics, barbeques, fireworks, hot dogs and apple pie! It is a great day to wear red, white and blue and to proudly wave the … [Read more...] about Happy Independence Day!