Making fourth-quarter adjustments to your investment and tax strategies can help keep your portfolio on track toward your financial objectives. Complete your 2016 year-end financial planning by following this checklist.
The right financial plan and portfolio allocations can help you weather the ups and downs of the market. SunTrust’s Jennifer Capouya shares her insights for constructing a financial plan that aligns with your situation.
A recent presentation of study findings at the American Heart Association’s annual meeting noted that women are less likely to leave the hospital after a heart attack with recommendations for optimal follow up care. So, what can women do to improve their outcomes after a heart attack?
Healthy aging depends on many different factors, from your genetic makeup to lifestyle choices, such as exercise, weight, and stress management, and health problems and illnesses you develop over your lifetime. There is, however, another factor that researchers have found may have a significant impact on your health and how long you live—your attitude about aging.
There’s a great deal of information you need to understand when you or a loved one makes the transition from the hospital to home after inpatient treatment. Being discharged from the hospital can be a very confusing time and that confusion can lead to problems once you’re home or even readmission to the hospital. Here is a list of questions you should ask your physician before moving from the hospital to home.
For a number of years, experts have been warning that the current physician shortage is projected to become more severe. Not only will there be too few primary care physicians to meet the needs of the aging U.S. population, there will also be shortages in a range of medical specialties. What steps can you take to ensure your family can get timely access to the care they need?
What would happen if you weren’t able to make healthcare decisions for yourself? Who would you want to make these important decisions for you? It’s a topic you should consider and plan for well before you face a serious illness or medical emergency by creating an advanced care plan.
Preventive health screenings can help you detect conditions like heart disease, diabetes, and cancer in the earlier stages when they are more treatable. But a number of studies have found that many Americans skip these screenings
Osteoporosis will affect one in three women and one in five men in their lifetime. That’s why it’s never too early to start making the lifestyle changes that can help protect your bones from this disease.
The process of transitioning your aging relative to an assisted living facility or a nursing home can be challenging. Still, just because it’s challenging doesn’t mean it cannot be a positive experience for both of you.
Last year, more than two million Americans were victims of medical identity theft. This type of identity theft can be just as serious as when your financial information is stolen. Read about several important steps you can take to protect your medical privacy.
Securing care for aged or infirm parents is a growing challenge in the U.S., and the burden often falls on women. That’s why it’s important for America’s working daughters to plan ahead for their caregiving responsibilities.
As younger generations are engaged in gift making decisions, differences can be
more apparent. In anticipation of this, it is important for families to have a conversation about succession plans and how
to pass on the tradition of giving.
Section 529 plans can be a great way to save for college--in many cases, the best way--but they're not the only way. When you're investing for a major goal like education, it makes sense to be familiar with all of your options.
In our increasingly digital world, it’s not only your physical property that holds value, it’s also the assets you’ve built up online. That includes money you hold in online-only accounts like PayPal, as well as files like your Kindle e-books and iTunes music. Important stuff—and yet, it’s often overlooked in estate plans.