Are You More at Risk Without The Fiduciary Rule?

Are You More at Risk Without The Fiduciary Rule?

Getting advice on how to make the most out of your money, to set you up for retirement, and provide for you throughout you life is one of the most important important things you will do.  A 2015 report by the White House Council of Economic Advisors stared that...
What Is Elder Abuse?

What Is Elder Abuse?

Elder abuse is the broad term used to identify any mistreatment or maltreatment of an elderly person.  Generally, elder abuse is an act or failure to act that causes harm, serious risk of harm, or financial loss to an elder. It can include physical, sexual, mental,...
Warning Signs of Abuse or Neglect in a Nursing Home

Warning Signs of Abuse or Neglect in a Nursing Home

Many families have a loved one that resides in a long-term care facility such as a nursing home or an assisted living facility. When a loved one resides in a long term care facility, family members should visit often and unannounced. When visiting, family members...
Financial Abuse of Elders and Warning Signs

Financial Abuse of Elders and Warning Signs

Elder exploitation is a growing problem in the United States. Our population is aging and, as a group, those over age 65 control about one-third of the wealth in the United States. This wealth is concentrated in a group that also disproportionately suffers from health...
Check Credentials of Financial Planners With These Tips

Check Credentials of Financial Planners With These Tips

Check credentials of financial planners, brokers, and brokerage firms with these tips and you’ll ensure the financial safety of your client, as well as protect yourself.  Anyone who sells mutual funds, stocks, bonds or securities is regulated by the Financial...