Category: Seniors

Seniors approaching, entering or enjoying retirement have a unique set of financial needs when it comes to being able to budget and manage debt effectively to avoid financial distress. The fixed income that most seniors face during retirement can present distinct challenges in today’s economy and financial world. We cover all the personal finance topics from around the world that impact seniors’ ability to maintain stability and avoid financial distress. From helping adult children get approved for financing to how to secure the right insurance and protect your estate, we have all the news seniors need to get ahead.

Seniors' student debt: education in exchange for a burden

Seniors’ Student Debt Burden

February 3rd, 2017 | Meghan Stewart

A new report finds seniors’ student debt burden has more than doubled in the past decade. We explain what seniors can do to eliminate student debt.

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Looking forward towards long-term healthcare costs

Sick of Retirement Studies

September 5th, 2016 | Michael Koretzky

Experts estimate total out-of-pocket healthcare costs after retirement could be upwards of $400,000. We help you plan ahead for retirement sick days.

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Why Don’t More Seniors Use Reverse Mortgages?

April 11th, 2016 | Meghan Stewart

Statistics show only 2% of eligible seniors take advantage of reverse mortgages to access valuable home equity. Is cognitive aging to blame for the aversion?

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Good News for Seniors

January 13th, 2016 | Michael Koretzky

Reports show seniors have excess home equity that could be used to achieve financial goals, but a reverse mortgage should always be pursued carefully.

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Seniors & Pros Don’t See Eye to Eye

August 26th, 2015 | Monica Victor

Older folks save by using senior discounts and sticking to a budget now, but the pros say add reducing housing costs and managing finances for the future.

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Health Concerns May Hinder Retirement

April 3rd, 2015 | Meghan Stewart

A new study finds healthcare costs and concerns over medical expenses are more of a risk to a comfortable retirement than a lack of assets or investments.

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There are Bigger Problems than Credit Card Debt

October 20th, 2014 | Meghan Stewart

A TransUnion loan share study finds credit card debt may be the least of our concerns when it comes to types of debt that cause problems for consumers.

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Millions Stolen from Seniors in Medicare Scam

October 10th, 2014 | April Lewis-Parks

Know the facts so that you and older relatives can be protected from scams targeted at senior citizens, like the recent Medicare telemarketing scheme.

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New HUD Rules for Reverse Mortgages

August 14th, 2014 | April Lewis-Parks

New HUD rules try to clear up the confusion over reverse mortgages, but are these new rules really helping seniors borrowers get a better deal?

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What are Grandparents Good for?

August 6th, 2014 | Michael Koretzky

A new study finds youth are more interested in hearing financial advice from their grandparents than you might think – particularly for financing education.

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