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Financial Elder Abuse, Again
Financial Elder Abuse, Again
The current cover story of “Consumer Reports” makes us take another, long look at a widespread, growing, and underreported form of elder abuse, the financial fraud kind.
The Medical Paperwork Reduction Act of 2016
Sick care is broken. The processes of delivering care to patients and families are burdensome, time consuming, frustrating, laden with administrivia, and causing a deterioration of how doctors, nurses and other medical personnel deal with those who need their care. It is particularly irksome for the increasing numbers of seniors with chronic, complex illnesses taking multiple medications.
Travel Insurance: Yes, It's Worth It
For big ticket vacations that require hefty deposits months in advance, especially for international trips, don’t leave home without travel insurance. Because you never know.
Avoid the Scam and the Spam
I consider myself a very aware consumer, so I was surprised when very recently, I was the target of a minor but relatively sophisticated online scam. (No, I didn’t front the Nigerian prince several thousand dollars in return for millions once his fortune was released.)
How to Negotiate Lower Advisory Fees
In personal finance, it is well-known that success comes from winning the big battles, rather than amassing thousands of minor triumphs. Psychologically, it is hard to deny yourself over and over and over again. So use your limited willpower where it will make the biggest difference – on the big expenses of your life.
8 Stupid Business Tricks
We all like stupid pet tricks and stupid human tricks videos on You Tube. But wait. There's more. Now we have stupid business tricks to entertain you.
Your Advisory Firm: Fee Only or Not?
Now, here’s something to chew on. The promotion of a financial Advisory Firm advertises, “Fee Only.” “This is good,” you think to yourself. “The company doesn’t accept commissions or compensation based on product sales.” In other words, they adhere to the “Fee Only” definition below from Investment News.

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