Critter Corner: Is There a Check-in Service Specifically for Veterans?

Dear Kiwi and Mango,Recently, Mr. Farr wrote an article about a check-in service for seniors to combat loneliness and keep those who are aging in place safe. I was wondering if there are any similar programs specifically for … [Read more...]

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Critter Corner: How Can a Power of Attorney Protect You from Exploitation?

Dear Angel,I was recently listening to a true crime podcast and heard an alarming episode. A woman, Caroline, created a power of attorney for an older man, Charles, and moved into his California home. Charles died shortly … [Read more...]

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Critter Corner: What Do All These Estate Planning Terms Mean? 

Dear Raider, I’m finally ready to get my Estate Planning documents done. When I talk to my friends and my husband, all these terms I’ve never heard of come up. Can you enlighten us on some of the common terms used in … [Read more...]

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Critter Corner: How Can Seniors Make the Most of Financial Literacy Month?

Dear Angel,I just read that April is Financial Literacy Month. What are some things I should think about when it comes to Estate Planning and retirement planning this month? Thanks for your help!Fi Nanshill--Dear … [Read more...]

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Critter Corner: How Can I Help My Husband Make Better Money Decisions?

Dear Hayek,My husband doesn’t always make the best decisions about money. He has come close to being scammed in the recent past. Do you know of any training he (and I) could take to protect us from financial exploitation? … [Read more...]

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Critter Corner: Are a Prenuptial Agreement and a Postnuptial Agreement Essentially the Same Thing?

Dear Kiwi and Mango,My brother is getting re-married and is on the fence about a prenuptial agreement. My husband and I actually have a postnuptial agreement. Aren’t they essentially the same thing? Which is preferable? Can … [Read more...]

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How Estate Planning Helps You and Your Caregiver

Dear Angel,I have Parkinson’s and need lots of care, and I know things are just going to get tougher. My sister is my caregiver who helps me full-time. I heard that getting my estate planning and long-term care planning in … [Read more...]

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Critter Corner: Beware of Tax Season Scams!

Dear Raider,A friend of mine told me that there has been an uptick in tax season scams, where identity thefts and refund thefts are taking place. What is this all about so we can stay vigilant?Thanks for your help!Rhee … [Read more...]

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Critter Corner: Final Guidance Issued This Week to Help People with Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage

Dear Kiwi and Mango,Although I’m on Medicare, the costs for my prescription drugs are still quite high, and frankly, I’m having trouble affording them. I heard something about a new guidance that was recently released to help … [Read more...]

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