Adult Children Discuss the Trials of Caring for Their Aging Parents

They've faced death threats, have had to dig deep into their pockets and are sacrificing their own retirement.

A Passion for Caregiving

Annalee Kruger’s ground-breaking programs that help families and train advisors address needs poised to mushroom in the next 20 years. (By Bradley C. Jensen)

The Retirement Your Clients Didn’t Sign Up For

The majority of people in their 50s and 60s are sandwiched between an aging parent and an adult child they're financially supporting, but they may not tell you. (By Dave Buck)

Rural Nursing Home Supporters Fear Proposed Staffing Standards Will Trigger More Closures

Regulators estimate 1,358 rural nursing homes would need to add nurses to meet the proposal's standard for round-the-clock coverage.

The ‘Magic Bullet’ for Families with Disabilities

Microboards are the best legal tools I’ve found to help my children and my clients whose children also have special needs. (by Kristin Carleton)

Social Security Overpays Billions to People, Many on Disability. Then It Demands the Money Back.

This can destroy the already precarious financial situation of disabled beneficiaries and leave their family members scrambling.

States’ Paid Leave Plans Could Help Protect Caregivers’ Savings

This year, Minnesota and Maine became the latest of 13 states, along with the District of Columbia, to offer paid caregiving leave.

Biden Administration Proposes New Standards to Boost Nursing Home Staffing

At least one registered nurse would have to be on duty at all times under the proposed plan, up from only eight consecutive hours per day now.

A New Medicare Proposal Would Cover Training for Family Caregivers

Many of the 42 million providing unpaid care to those 50+ lack training on managing meds, giving injections and other nursing tasks.

CCRCs Can Offer Tax-Deductible Living

Continuing care retirement communities are pricy but the tax benefits may make them more affordable.

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Industry Groups Oppose New Advisor Best Practices Rule

FSI and others say Nasaa’s rule proposal is confusing and could negatively impact Main Street investors.

Study Reveals Insight into Affluent American Investors’ Mindsets

Key findings of the study include a noticeable decrease in financial security among affluent Americans.

Did ETF Investors Profit from Hamas Attack?

A U.S. professor stands by his research showing there was a spike in short selling of an Israel ETF leading up to the attacks. The Tel Aviv exchange says the research is inaccurate.

Ex-Wells Fargo CEO Sues Bank For $34 Million In Withheld Pay, Stock

The former CEO says the bank canceled stock awards and withheld a bonus he had earned before stepping down.

Black Swan Fears Drive Caution, Plus 60/40 Three-Decade Performance

VIX sees record trading as looming economic and geopolitical risks keep investors cautious about a potential return of volatility.

Carson Group: Still Too Few Women in Wealth Management

Its latest report confirms the industry has made little progress in gender diversity despite a lot of talk.

Supreme Court Seems Wary of SEC’s In-House Tribunals Without Juries

The Supreme Court discussed a case involving a hedge fund manager in which the SEC brought a civil enforcement proceeding that charged he mislead investors.