Divorce in a Changing Landscape

Divorce in a Changing Landscape

Perhaps one of the most interesting shifts in societal norms in the US has been the growing acceptance of divorce. This has happened because of economic empowerment, growing tolerance of divorce within organized religions and changes in social norms. It was not until...

Live the Blue Zone Way

The United States Census Bureau released a report last week that indicates what most of already know. Americans are getting older. From 2010 to 2018, the U.S. population’s median age increased by one year. In 2018, 16% of Americans were age 65 or older, a 3% increase...

Can I Really Make My IRA Dollars Tax-Free?

Can you really make your IRA dollars tax-free? If you’re an avid, or even occasional, reader of personal finance books, magazine articles or blog posts, you’ve probably come across this topic. If not, your first reaction may be, “Since there’s no such thing as a free...

Insuring for Care Later in Life

It’s a subject most of us would rather avoid. What if one day you’re no longer able to safely move around, feed yourself, bath yourself, or complete other activities of daily living? What if you find you need care just to live your life? Those who reach a point where...

Social Security, Medicare and Inflation

Social Security benefits include automatic cost of living adjustments (“COLAs”), which are intended to ensure that payments keep pace with inflation. However, years of low inflation and rising Medicare premiums have meant that, for many seniors, the adequacy of Social...