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Excellent article from SmartMoney of the Wall Street Journal.Digital Network apprears 2/14/09 http://www.smartmoney.com/Personal-Finance/Retirement/5-Ways-to-Cut-Elder-Care-Costs/ Skip Frenzel, Agape Long Term Care & Agape Real Estate
Help your clients avoid new investment scams. By Senior Market Advisor | Published February 1, 2009 From the February 2009 Issue of Senior Market Advisor Magazine Recent stock market volatility and declining yields on CDs and other fixed- income investments are bad news for two reasons: first, th...
3... Number of pages in Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson's origional bailout proposal to Congress (Fortune) 451... Number of pages in signed Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 based on Paulson's proposal (Fortune) 5,531... Average amount, in dollars, being spent annually by half of care...
Introduction: Tax Help For Low Income, Disabled, Elderly or Limited English Speaking Persons Provided by Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (V.I.T.A.) · To qualify for free VITA tax help, your 2007 income must be less than $42,000 for an individual. · No appointments necessary -- unless stated. Cust...
This newsletter from the San Francisco Elder Abuse Forensic Center, a partnership of the City of San Francisco and the Institute on Aging, alerts us to a scam on lotteries. There is some good information in the newsletter on the topic. You may want to pass this along to your senior and adult ch...
Great article on funding retirement living. Included are suggestions on downsizing and moving to senior communities. Good opportunities for Realtors to help seniors. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122999501532228873.html?mod=googlenews_wsj You might want to distribute this to your clients, bot...
One of my trade journals, Journal of Financial Planning, has an article entitled "The Parent Care Solution: How Planners Can Help Clients with Aging Parents." It is written for Certified Financial Planners (CFP), but I think there is enough useful information in it that Realtors with senior clie...
If I asked you what the number one concern for our nation will be in 10 years, you'd probably list things like Social Security, Medicare, the economy, health care, and retirement security. But I'll bet no one even thought of long term care (LTC). I'm afraid that LTC is the 800# gorilla in the r...
An entire section on home prices, the seniors, and investing in the Tues. Dec 12, 2008 Wall Street Journal, section R. http://online.wsj.com/public/page/money-matters-real-estate-120208.html Skip Frenzel