Best Rewards Credit Cards

For seniors living on a fixed income, every penny counts. The Simple Dollar recently released a consumer guide of the top ranked rewards credit card programs for 2014. The guide provides a detailed e... Read More

Medicaid Covers All That? It’s The Backstop Of America’s Ailing Health System

When high levels of lead were discovered in the public water system in Flint, Mich., in 2015, Medicaid stepped in to help thousands of children get tested for poisoning and receive care. This... Read More

Best Rewards Credit Cards of 2017

A rewards credit card is simply any card that has an incentive-based rewards program attached to it. Most offer this to some degree.  If you’re on the market for a rewards credit card i... Read More

Retirees in 49 out of 50 States Have Insufficient Retirement Income

A recent study of retirement income conducted by , a website committed to helping consumers achieve financial security, revealed that retirees in all but 1 state are not meeting the rec... Read More

The Economist: Retirees Must Live on Less, Work Longer, or Save More

A recent article in The Economist outlines the three options retirees have to thwart the rapidly approaching retirement crisis: retirees must live on less, they must work longer, or save more while... Read More

401(k) Savers are Reaping Rewards

Workers who saved in a 401(k) plan during the 5 years that included the financial crisis are reaping rewards. So says a new study by the Employee Benefit Research Institute and the Investment Co... Read More

Insuring Longevity

The Treasury Department’s deputy assistant secretary for retirement and health policy, J. Mark Iwry, has been tackling the issue of funding longevity. As reported by Tara Siegel Bernard... Read More

Unplanned Child Support

Traditionally, when people make a plan for their retirement, they expect to support their children as best they can through their educational years and then, hopefully, the kids are on their own. But... Read More

Utilize Available Benefits Programs to Save Money

Make sure you are taking advantage of all of the benefits available to you, including food assistance programs, prescription programs, and various Medicare programs. Use a tool like BenefitsCheckUp ... Read More

Advice for Children of Seniors

Planning is the key for caring for your aging parents. There are many steps that children of seniors can take to begin planning for their parents' future. Click here to read more. ... Read More