Point of View
Fresh ideas for pursuing a life well planned.
New ways to think about planning life to the fullest.
April 18, 2017
Family meetings can spark a renewed sense of harmony and understanding among your loved ones.
March 28, 2017
More people are discovering a relatively new industry that helps retirees downsize.
March 22, 2017
Surprisingly, millennials and their grandparents share similar attitudes about money. Consider these ways to impart financial wisdom early and...
March 14, 2017
Moving out of the house, graduating from college or landing a full-time job doesn't always mean achieving permanent independence. These...
March 6, 2017
Dementia and Alzheimer’s can be physically and emotionally tolling for everyone involved. Review the resources below to learn more about how...
March 5, 2017
With thoughtful planning, you can help ensure the future care of a loved one with a disability.
February 27, 2017
In the early stages, you and your loved one can work together to make decisions regarding long-term care and financial details.
February 17, 2017
It’s important to be aware of caregiver burnout. You cannot provide effective care if you neglect your own physical and mental well-being.
February 6, 2017
Three little questions can have big implications on your quality of life in retirement.
February 2, 2017
An optimistic outlook can enhance your health, your work and your daily life.
January 10, 2017
More and more meals are sprouting up in some unlikely places.
December 15, 2016
Learn how the television industry is affected by consumers having dozens of convenient and inexpensive options to view their favorite shows...
December 4, 2016
If you suspect a loved one is experiencing cognitive decline, it’s critical to discuss financial, legal and caregiving plans immediately.
November 29, 2016
Relax and recharge on your next getaway by taking a break from technology.
November 22, 2016
Openly discussing important matters during the holiday season can bring your family closer.
November 11, 2016
Discover the reasons retailers start the holidays sooner and how those decisions impact store operations.
November 2, 2016
As the sun sets on daylight saving time, don’t lose sleep over your financial future.
November 1, 2016
Learn how to protect your identity when shopping online.
October 27, 2016
Having a solid understanding of your financial status is crucial to planning, budgeting and saving toward your goals.
October 24, 2016
Andy Zolper, Chief IT Security Officer, provides suggestions for how investors can improve their personal computer security.
September 19, 2016
You've received the ominous message that your account has been compromised. Now what?
September 15, 2016
A look at the latest ways to reduce dependence on the grid and what types of savings they bring.
Learn how to protect your identity online in an age when cybercrime is becoming more prevalent.
September 10, 2016
Review these four steps to document and preserve your digital assets.
August 26, 2016
Sharpen these skills to excel in your new role.
July 20, 2016
Downsizing and minimizing clutter can be liberating when you make more room for your future.
July 6, 2016
Try your hand at these nine mental workouts to stay sharp and get the most out of your retirement years.
June 28, 2016
Five financial lessons to help teach smart money management.
June 15, 2016
Travelers have long recognized the value of expanding the mind, while delighting the senses through adventurous experiences both at home and...
May 18, 2016
The idea of spending vacation time bonding across layers of one’s multigenerational family may not appeal to everyone, but a growing number of...
May 17, 2016
To help guide you through the process, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) AgeLab developed a five-topic framework...
May 10, 2016
"Uberization” brings collaborative consumption to new audiences.
May 9, 2016
New grads entering the workplace can pave the way toward a secure financial future with these simple steps.
April 18, 2016
There are many theories about Alzheimer's. Learn which ones are busted in this infographic.
April 12, 2016
Help kids of all ages develop smart money habits.
March 23, 2016
The next time travel planning takes you skyward, remember these common reasons why the price of a single flight may change from one day to the...
March 14, 2016
Early detection of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias is vital to helping protect the financial future of those affected and their...
January 15, 2016
Positive social interaction is essential to a healthy and fulfilling retirement.
December 1, 2015
Despite our best efforts, sometimes grown children aren't quite ready to enter the real world.
October 22, 2015
Andy Zolper, Chief IT Security Officer, discusses how to keep your information safe in the age of booming technology.
October 2, 2015
Nine commons scams, often targeted at elderly individuals, that you should be aware of.
September 1, 2015
Retirees find college towns support an active, interesting and enriching lifestyle.
August 27, 2015
A guided tour through Gerontopia, by Dr. Joseph Coughlin.
August 11, 2015
Traveling on your own may be your ticket to a transformative experience.
August 5, 2015
With the rise of the sandwich generation comes the rise of the multigenerational home.
July 29, 2015
Compromise is essential when it comes to taking on risk in a couple's portfolio.
June 17, 2015
Recent market conditions have hurt the recycling industry and reduced its profitability. Will recycling programs continue if they’re in the...
June 10, 2015
Pet ownership, as you get older, comes with great joys and responsibilities.
June 8, 2015
Practical tips to support aging in place – because there is no place like home – now and in the future.
May 27, 2015
Travel abroad can turn up delightful surprises, but what if you’re faced with a crisis?
May 19, 2015
As you hunt for a home, review these helpful and practical homebuying tips to avoid potential pitfalls.
May 15, 2015
Pets have wiggled their way into our hearts and homes for years, but do you know the impact they are having on your wallet?
April 2, 2015
Nonprofits benefit when you invest your time and talent.
February 26, 2015
Lessons from a sitcom can help plan for a happy and active retirement while joyfully living the single life.
December 1, 2014
When children leave home, you may find extra resources to invest in yourself.
Continuing ed plays a vital role in career and professional growth.
Freedom may be the impetus behind voluntarily downsizing your home.
Teach your children to treasure their financial legacy.
November 20, 2014
The fear of missing out has made it harder to check out of the rat race.
Lessons to help college kids become financially responsible adults.
November 18, 2014
Discussing your hopes, fears and wishes can bring you and your adult children closer.
Some key points to help you travel successfully with your grandchildren.
What it takes to live overseas as an American citizen.
To your grandchild, you are a center of knowledge; travel together helps pass it along.
They call it password fatigue - the dozens of secret codes we must remember to access our accounts overwhelm us, so we reuse them or write...
When it comes to senior housing, today’s retirees are refusing to settle for the tried and true.
November 17, 2014
Home automation products you can control from your smartphone.
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