New ABLE Report Highlights Good News for Disabled

An additional 6 million Americans, including 1 million veterans, will be eligible for ABLE accounts.

Divorce and the Special-Needs Family

Divorce proceedings become extra complicated when a child may need a lifetime of support.

Dementia Care Programs Help, If Caregivers Can Find Them

Programs for dementia caregivers are typically financed by grants or government funding and free to families.

Care-Facility Residents May Need to Double Their Budgets

Those requiring safer or additional care are hiring private-duty companions. Some institutions insist on this. (By Annalee Kruger)

12 Tips to Get the Best Caregiving

Being able to spot red flags and help families advocate for ailing loved ones also adds value to client relationships. (By Annalee Kruger)

When My Father Got Alzheimer’s, I Had to Learn to Lie to Him

The disagreement between me and my siblings mirrored a larger debate in the medical community about how best to treat dementia patients.

Long-term Care Premiums Going Up for Clients?

Here are some options to hold down the cost.

Dementia Care: Seeking a Better Solution  

A senior-living expert describes his successful care model that will be the basis of an innovative dementia-care village. (By Larry Carlson)

When A 25-Year-Old Becomes a Caregiver

Parents who provide transparency about finances can make it easier for their adult child who unexpectedly must provide caregiving for them.

Gender Parity Will Take More Than 5 Generations: WEF

An index on women's financial health compiled by Ellevest shows that women in the United States are in their worst financial shape since 2018.

Half of Young Adults Now Live with Parents

High living costs, student debt, family obligations or cultural traditions have kept young adults living at home for longer than expected.

To Attract In-Home Caregivers, California Offers Paid Training

Classes focus on dozens of topics including dementia care, medication management and self-care for caregivers.

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Large Advisory Team Joins Commonwealth

A long-time Securities America advisory firm with nearly $465 million in assets under management has joined Commonwealth Financial.

Schwab: Debt-Ceiling Woes Shouldn’t Intimidate Investors

Government default is unlikely, but even so it would not really impact those with a longer-term investing horizon.

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A new study of nearly a half-million midlife and older adults found it may increase depression and anxiety.

Advisor Growth Curbed By Psychological Factors: FPA

A study by the FPA and Janus Henderson finds psychological and other reasons stand in the way of financial advisors' AUM growth.