Retirees turn more attention to personal legacies

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Life histories, ethical wills and video recordings are just some of the ways people are leaving their personal legacies for loved ones. Their use is becoming more common and small businesses are emerging to meet the demand.
With all the financial considerations of bankruptcy, one other factor is not measured in dollars and cents―the psychological impact.

Should you declare bankruptcy?

By David Wilkening, Contributing Writer REGION - If you’re considering bankruptcy, there are a lot of lawyers in Massachusetts who can help. And many offer...

Social Security and reverse mortgages

By Alain Valles, CRMP, MBA, CSA Is 62 the best time to start receiving Social Security? According to the Social Security Administration, you may start receiving...

Not so golden years, money gap remains

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William Kistler views retirement like someone tied to the tracks and watching a train coming. It’s looming and threatening, but there’s little he can do.

My loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, now what?

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It is estimated that about five million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, and about 360,000 people are newly diagnosed each year.

Forced to retire, some take Social Security early

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Paul Skidmore’s office is shuttered, his job gone, his 18-month job search fruitless and his unemployment benefits exhausted. So at 63, he filed for Social Security benefits, three years earlier than planned.

Reverse mortgage – Feeling anxious?

By Alain Valles, CRMP, CSA, MS, MBA, Nonprofit Charitable Managing Director   Information you can trust   As Managing Director of the nonprofit charitable mortgage company, Helping Hands...

5 ways for retirees to save on future taxes

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Taking maximum advantage of tax breaks and other strategies will make savings last longer, which is critical for those living on a fixed income.

Job market challenging for baby boomers

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But as many boomers have lost their jobs and faced long-term unemployment in the Great Recession, career change has been difficult.

3 common money missteps grandparents make

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It’s so tempting to want to give the grandchildren everything and put their wants and needs first. However, one of the common money mistakes grandparents make is to put spending on grandkids ahead of their own retirement security.