Seniors: Don’t Fall Prey to These Social Security Scams

(4 Minute Read) It’s a scammer-eat-scammed world, and more and more scammers are preying on senior citizens than ever before. In fact, 26% of all scam fraud complaints that the Federal Trade Commission tracks involve people over 60, the largest

5 Tax Breaks Retirees Don’t Want to Miss

(3 Minute Read) Tax season can be a stressful time for anyone, but seniors juggling fixed incomes and balancing their budgets often find it to be particularly straining. As you prepare your taxes, don’t forget these 5 senior retiree tax

4 Expectations Every Senior Parent Has of Their Children

(3 Minute Read) When you moved out of your parents’ house, you had the whole world at your feet—your own journey ahead of you and so many opportunities to create the life you want for yourself. What many children don’t

Don’t Let Your Senior Clients Make These 3 Tax Mistakes

(4 Minute Read) With tax season on everyone’s minds, we thought it was a good time to make sure that advisors aren’t letting their senior clients make these three simple tax mistakes. As a trusted advisor, it’s imperative that you

3 Incredible Options to Pay for Senior Care

(4 Minute Read) Medical care and treatments become more and more prevalent in the lives of seniors as they age. More than 8.3 million seniors receive long-term care every year, and they all look for ways to keep up with

Viatical Settlements: What Are They?

(2 Minute Read) You might have heard about viatical settlements at some point in your life. Viaticals, also referred to as life settlements, have recently gained more traction among financial advisors as more seniors become more aware of them. In

Seniors Everywhere Are Falling for These Financial Traps

(4 Minute Read) Retirement doesn’t come without its own troubles, especially when you consider the many scams and financial traps that many seniors find themselves falling into. As William S. Boroughs once said, the best way to keep something bad

What to Do with A Key Man Policy When the Key Man Leaves

(3 Minute Read) Companies work hard to find and retain quality, irreplaceable talent. When you’re lucky enough to have found a rare gem in an employee, you might have taken out a Key Man life insurance policy on them. This

Social Security’s 2017 Nuances

(2 Minute Read) From year to year, inflation impacts the exact dollar amount of Social Security benefit per month for those newly entering retirement. In 2017, that amount will be $2,687, 0.3% higher than last year. Those who are already

Many Retirees Suffer from Spendaphobia, Do You?

(3 Minute Read) Many seniors living on a fixed income face a general fear of spending money outside of their allotted expenses. Setting budgets often mean that finances go first toward bills and mandatory expenses, leaving the rest to either