If you want to avoid paying a high property tax rate, it might be time to head to Hawaii, according to a new report. Hawaii has the lowest property tax rate, according to Construction Coverage, which lists
One of the biggest retirement mistakes you can make is not realizing what you don't know. I regularly hear from people in or near retirement who misunderstand how Social Security works, dramatically underestimate
When it comes to planning for retirement, and choosing when to start claiming Social Security benefits, one of the key inputs into our decisions is how long we expect to live. Seniors can choose when want
Estate Planning is more than just having a will, it is about planning for a good end of life. When I ask retirees if they have an updated estate plan in place, I get a mix of responses. Some people recognize
Your children have grown up and graduated from college. They’re doing the “adulting thing,” as they may say. No longer paying tuition—if you were footing the bill—is a financial relief in itself, but are
Today’s column addresses survivor benefits based on the record of a worker who delays filing until 70, which month to apply to get full retirement age benefits with no reduction, eligibility for spousal
As millennials are having a harder time getting on their feet after college than the generations before them, it's no surprise that their retiring parents didn't exactly plan to support them for so long.
AARP estimates that about 23 million Americans take care of their elderly parents. But when it comes to finding a place for mom and dad to live during their golden years, nursing homes might not make most