Long-Term Care

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:<p>1. WHERE WORLD LEADERS ARE MEETING<p>Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies are holding a summit in Sicily , where President Donald Trump is cast as a potential spoiler-in-chief.<p>2. TRUMP …

Greg Gianforte

Donald Trump’s broken promise to the vulnerable

Of all of Donald Trump’s broken campaign promises, none is more cruel than his broken promise on health care.During the campaign, he promised, “I’m …

Health Care

Draft a Retirement Wish List for Your Financial Adviser

If you want to make your first meeting more meaningful, come prepared. Here's where to start.

Retirement

So Awkward, So Necessary: Important Discussions to Have With Your Aging Parents

Talking with your parents about estate planning is probably one of the last things you're interested in doing. Butnot having that discussion is far worse, as avoiding it can leave you in the dark about your parents' plans, assuming they have them in the first place.<p>There are five things in …

Retirement

Trump and GOP are trading away your health care

<b>(CNN) —</b> Arms for health care, anyone? With the help of his son-in-law, President Donald Trump just inked a $110 billion weapons deal with Saudi Arabia. Meanwhile, the Congressional Budget Office announced Wednesday that the House-passed American Health Care Act (AHCA) will cut the deficit by $119 …

Health Care

Poll: Older Americans want Medicare-covered long-term care

A growing number of Americans age 40 and older think Medicare should cover the costs of long-term care for older adults, according to a poll …

Retirement

Don't Quit Your Job Before Taking These 5 Retirement Steps

Worried about going broke after you retire? Then join the crowd: In this era of longer retirements, fewer pensions, choppy markets and low savings …

Retirement

Trump’s Budget Puts Medicaid on a Path to Long-Needed Reform

Medicaid, the huge government health program for the poor and the indigent, is broken.<p>Both the Trump administration’s recent budget submission and …

Health Care

10 Things to Know for Friday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:<p>1. TRUMP SCOLDS NATO ALLIES<p>Surrounded by …

John F. Kennedy

Deaths from Alzheimer's rise 55% over 15 years: CDC

Reported death rates from Alzheimer's disease in the U.S. rose 55% between 1999 and 2014, according to data released by the CDC today. The large …

Public Health

The four-day manifesto: A magnificent U-turn raises questions about Tory competence

The four-day manifestoA magnificent U-turn raises questions about Tory competence<p>A signature promise on social care lasted only four days. What else …

Business (UK)

How the AP-NORC poll on long term care was conducted

The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll on long-term care was conducted March 2-29 by NORC at the University of Chicago, …

How Trump-GOP Budget Will Wreck Your Wallet

President Trump’s latest budget is an epic train wreck for the old, disabled, college students/Millennials, first responders and working people. It’s a boon to defense companies/The Pentagon and the ultra-wealthy.<p>Ultimately, though, most Americans will pay dearly for the cruelties of this budget — …

Social Justice

How Medicaid Reforms Could Harm Even Middle-Class and Wealthy Americans

Trumpcare's Medicaid reforms could affect you even if you're in the middle class. Find out more about the impact of changes to Medicaid …

ObamaCare

Police: Manchester bomber was part of terror 'network' | News | DW | 24.05.2017

British authorities are fuming after US media published leaked crime scene images from the Manchester bombing. The bomber may have passed through …

Terrorism

Will I Run Out of Money If I Retire?

That's the question on pretty much everyone's minds as they near retirement. The right retirement planner can answer it, and all the rest of your …

Retirement Planning

NHS faces staggering increase in cost of elderly care, academics warn

2.8 million people over 65 will need nursing and social care by 2025 – largely because of a significant rise in dementia-related disability, research finds<p>The NHS and social care system in the UK is facing a staggering increase in the cost of looking after elderly people within the next few years, …

Health Care

One third of retirees still supporting family

New research from insurance company Prudential shows that those dependent on would-be retirees are most often their children (45%), but almost a …

Retirement

UK bombing leaves 20 in critical condition

Around 20 people remain in a critical condition after Monday's suicide bombing at a British pop concert, with those wounded battling "highly …

Terrorism

Trump budget chief defends plan in face of opposition

<p>The White House budget chief on Wednesday delivered a spirited defense of President Donald Trump's proposal to slash programs from food stamps to …

Mick Mulvaney

Near Retirement? 5 Plans You MUST Have in Place

If you're racing toward retirement, you've got to prepare for some twists and turns. To make sure your money lasts and your family is cared for, you …

Retirement

A nation looks to adult daughters to handle health care crisis

As Washington debates the relative merits of Obamacare or Trumpcare, many families have already come up with what is arguably the most reliable form …

Health Care

U.K. Conservatives Retreat After Backlash Over ‘Dementia Tax’

LONDON — Having called an early election in an attempt to expand her party’s majority in Parliament, Prime Minister Theresa May is pitching her “strong and stable leadership” at a time when Britain confronts the formidable challenge of leaving the European Union.<p>But on Monday, Mrs. May found that …

Brexit

Never mind campaign promises, Trump wants to destroy Medicaid

It's June 16, 2015 and candidate Donald Trump distinguishes himself from the rest of the Republican field with the promise to "save Medicare, …

Medicare

Disadvantaged should be discouraged from having too many children, paediatrician says

Bond University dean of medicine writes in Medical Journal of Australia that too many children are being placed in care and ‘politically charged’ discussion is needed<p>Policies to discourage disadvantaged families from having too many children could help address the rapidly rising number of children …

Research

6 Critical Things to Consider to Make a Foolproof Retirement Plan -- The Motley Fool

Want a retirement plan that will produce the income you need? Then you'll need to address these important concerns.<p>Not everyone has the same idea of …

Retirement

Your Money: 5 steps toward a happier retirement

One of the most fortunate aspects of our financial advisory careers is that we have the privilege to live through the lives of our clients. It’s this …

Retirement

May’s welcome U-turn on an ill-conceived policy

A parental health lottery is no way to pay for long-term social care<p>Long-term care for the elderly is a complex, far-reaching and emotionally charged …

NHS

How the 4% Rule Does (and Doesn't) Apply to Today's Retirees

Since 1994 when William P. Bengen published his research showing that a retiree could withdraw approximately 4% of his retirement portfolio, adjust …

Retirement Planning

How to start saving for long term care costs in later life

There’s a reason social care is a hot topic for politicians campaigning in the run up to 8 June. More of us than ever will come to need it. But …

Retirement