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It’s a Game Changer to Care for Your Parents

At some point in our lives, the role of caregiver reverses with our parents.  Sometimes it comes on gradually.  Other times it occurs like a high speed accident, sudden and without warning. The caregiving I’m talking about can range from just checking in more frequently with Mom and Dad, helping to pay bills, keeping their [..]

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One is the Loneliest Number for a Power of Attorney

So, you’ve got your Power of Attorney in place.  Lots of financial powers in place, just ready to be used by your Agent when an accident or serious illness strikes. But, did you bother to check with your Bank?  Or your investment company?   Or your IRA custodian?   Check for what?  Check to see if (a) they [..]

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3 Tips to Protect Your Parents Money

When our parents get older, they sometimes need help paying the monthly bills and managing their savings.  This “financial helper” is usually a family member who is more than happy to help.  However, good intentions at the start, can lead to temptation down the line.  So, here are three tips that if implemented, can go [..]

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5 Simple Things Parents Should Do for Their Kids

I know that the wheel of life stays very busy for parents.  You never get caught up, running here and there.  However, if you have kids under age 18, make the time to go over these frequently, overlooked items that could make a huge difference in the lives of your children.  Life changes on a dime, so [..]

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