Marlborough Police Chief David Giorgi explains how Internet fraud targets older adults. Photo/Vicki Greene

Don’t become a victim of Internet fraud

By Brett Peruzzi, Associate Editor The con artists of times past haven’t gone away; they’ve just gone online. And older adults are increasingly becoming victims...

Reverse mortgages – good to be skeptical

By Alain Valles, CRMP No other loan product is wrapped in as much mystery and misinformation as a Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM), more commonly...

It’s not too late to get a reverse mortgage

By Alain Valles Changes are coming for the federally insured Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM), also known as a reverse mortgage. For the past 25...
Health Savings Accounts can be a good tool for reducing your tax bill while setting aside money for health care, dental and vision expenses.

Health Savings Accounts can mean big savings

By Nance Ebert, Contributing Writer REGION - A Health Savings Account (HSA) is used to save and pay for future medical expenses. But bear in...

Can young and old work together?

Put people of widely different ages together and there are bound to be differences. Baby boomers, for example, may be workaholics, while younger workers may demand more of a work-life balance.

The right fit: Tips for hiring a financial adviser

Hiring financial help is hard. Anyone looking for assistance managing their money will quickly encounter an alphabet soup of professional designations.

There’s no need to be afraid of a reverse mortgage

By Alain Valles You’ve heard bits and pieces about reverse mortgages. Perhaps you have read an article, or had a friend suggest that you get...

Investing pros offer their best investing ideas

“Express Scripts, a pharmacy benefits manager, has a near-majority market share and will benefit from an aging population, more generic drugs and society’s need to lower health-care spending,” said Paul Larson, Morningstar equities strategist.

Could a market decline help your 401(k)?

Money managers say take a breath — downturns could offer opportunities to strengthen your retirement savings for the long run.
Older residents of Massachusetts who are struggling financially may get some relief from the state’s Senior Circuit Breaker Tax Credit. Photo/

Massachusetts seniors may be eligible for circuit breaker tax credit

By Kelley Walker Perry, Contributing Writer  BOSTON – Older residents who are struggling financially walk into the Mattapan Family Service Center at 535 River Street,...