Senior Life: Financial Affairs
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- >Back to Home: Financial Affairs (ARA) - What keeps you awake at night? If you're like most Americans, you've probably found yourself awake in the wee hours of the morning having a little conversationMore >>Typical "everyday" concerns such as paying bills tend to distract people from thinking about their long-terms plans. But working with a financial professional can have a positive impact on people, according to a recent study commissioned by Northwestern Mutual. >>INSIDE: Do I really need to hire an advisor?More >>
- Click here for the questions most frequently ask questions to the U.S. Dept. of Labor.More >>Click here for the questions most frequently ask questions to the U.S. Dept. of Labor.More >>
- This article from AARP gives insights into how a reverse mortgage works and the criteria to utilize this type of financing during retirement.More >>This article from AARP gives insights into how a reverse mortgage works and the criteria to utilize this type of financing during retirement.More >>
Americans living longer and better
Americans aren't just living longer, they're living more years without disabilities, too, a new study shows.
4 things to know about money now, for boomers and beyond
During National Financial Literacy Month, take a close look at savings, debt and budget.
Retirement can be golden for your health
Although aging may mean more physical problems, retirement can help people lead healthier lives, a new study from Australia suggests.
Americans' longer life = poorer health
Americans are living longer, but those extra years may include poor health or a disability, a new study finds.
Intensive exercise a fountain of youth for aging muscles
One key to keeping muscles young is as close as the nearest gym, researchers say.
Even gardening or dancing might cut Alzheimer's risk
Regular physical activity, including gardening or dancing, may cut Alzheimer's risk by as much as 50 percent, a new study suggests.
Daredevil at 20, scam victim at 70? What being a risk-taker may mean to you
Most adult risk-takers continue to take chances as they get older, and that can make them more susceptible to fraud when they're seniors, new research suggests.
Decline in senses affects nearly all seniors
Nearly all older U.S. adults have an age-related decline in at least one of their senses, a new study finds.
Social groups may lengthen retirees' lives
Staying socially active by joining book clubs or church groups may add years to your life after retirement, a new study suggests.
When seniors stop driving, poorer health may be a passenger
Older adults who give up driving may see their mental and physical well-being decline, a new research review finds.
66 Ways to Save MoneyMore>>
- Airline Fares You may lower the price of a round trip air fare by as much as two-thirds by making certain your trip includes a Saturday evening stay over, and by purchasing the ticket in advance. ToMore >>
- Auto Insurance You can save several hundred dollars a year by purchasing auto insurance from a licensed, low-price insurer. Call your state insurance department for a publication showing typical pricesMore >>
- Checking You can save more than $100 a year in fees by selecting a checking account with a low (or no) minimum balance requirement that you can, and do, meet. Request a list of these and other fees More >>
- Home Purchase You can often negotiate a lower sale price by employing a buyer broker who works for you not the seller. If the buyer broker or the broker's firm also lists properties, there may be a More >>
- Electricity To save as much as hundreds of dollars a year on electricity, make certain that any new appliances you purchase, especially air conditioners and furnaces, are energy-efficient. InformationMore >>