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Among the many decisions to consider in retirement planning, one of the biggest is where you will call home. For many retirees, the answer has been to leave the U.S. and settle in a different country. Lured by a lowerREAD MORE

As Baby Boomers start to approach their “Golden Years,” housing is one of the more challenging issues to plan for. Most senior citizens prefer “Aging in Place” in their own home. However, medical, safety, and economic concerns may make stayingREAD MORE

A 2014 study of retirees done by Merrill Lynch and Age Wave led to the following conclusion: “Retirees say health is the #1 ingredient for a happy retirement.” Financial security, family and purpose were all important, but health was tops.READ MORE

Phone call scams against the elderly are an unfortunate fact of life these days. According to the Justice Department, approximately $3 billion is stolen from seniors each year. Older adults are frequently the targets of aggressive scams that are allREAD MORE

We love our teen and young adult children dearly. But financially speaking, they can be more of a liability than an asset. We know that part of their growth is to learn that their actions have consequences. Sometimes, those consequencesREAD MORE