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.