Financial Abuse Starts With Friends and Family, Not Strangers
Americans think they have a clear idea of where financial abuse against seniors starts, but they are wrong, a survey from Allianz Life found.
Saving Exploited Elders
Every day at least 1,000 elderly Americans are financially exploited or abused.
Elder Abuse Resources for Advisors
Find links to more information about when and how to report suspected financial abuse of elders
10 Signs of Financial Exploitation
Kathy Greenlee, assistant secretary for aging at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, estimates about four out of every 10 elders is financially exploited.
McJobs Malaise: McDonald’s Budgeting Tool Highlights Low-Wage Woes
An online McDonald’s budgeting tool set up to help its employees actually highlights the difficulty of living on McJob wages.
New Hire Roundup: Gamble Named Managing Director at F-Squared
This week in new hires, F-Squared Investments named Paul Gamble managing director, and Sean Curry and Kimberly Palleon moved up at BMO Global Asset Management.
States Get $185 Million to Build Insurance Exchanges
HHS awarded $185 million to 13 states and the District of Columbia to help them build Affordable Insurance Exchanges—one stop marketplaces that let consumers pick a private health plan that mirrors choices offered to Congress.
The Affluentialist: Why The Affluent Need LTC Insurance
Surprising economic times can reveal fault lines in previously solid assumptions. The conventional wisdom was that the wealthy would pay for long-term nursing care out-of-pocket...
Boomer confidence crashes with falling economy
As economic indicators continue to trend downward, baby boomers feel less confident that their retirement savings will see them through retirement. But few may know what...