Help Seniors Understand Power Of Attorney

By Tim Watt  |  May 28, 2015

As people age, it's important that they have planned for their future with a power of attorney. Older adults become more susceptible to age-related conditions that may inhibit their ability to make important financial decisions. Health professionals should help seniors understand how a power of attorney can assist them in ensuring financial security down the road. 

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Canadian Seniors Get Bigger Benefits

By Tim Watt  |  April 30, 2015

Canadian seniors rejoice! You may have more money to spend than you think.

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Spotlight on Scams: How to Protect Your Assets Online

By Tim Watt  |  April 17, 2015

Scammers frequently target seniors when attempting to steal money from unsuspecting citizens. There are many ways to avoid some of the most popular financial scams, whether you're traveling or fielding calls from a suspicious organization.

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Surprising Retirement Expectations And How To Prepare

By Tim Watt  |  April 16, 2015

Many people envision settling into a retirement community sometime in their late 50s or mid 60s. However, as people grow older, this dream seems to be far off, with many expecting to retire at a much later age, according to a Tangerine survey.

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Happy National Healthcare Decisions Day!

By Sunrise Senior Living  |  April 16, 2015

Happy National Healthcare Decisions Day! It is important to know that advance care planning is more than just naming someone you trust a power of attorney or writing a living will. It’s critical that you have frank, clear conversations with your loved ones about your end-of-life plans in combination with any advance health care directives you make.

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4 Ways To Properly Plan A Family Vacation

By Tim Watt  |  April 6, 2015

As temperatures begin to rise, people may begin to think about organizing a family vacation. However, if you have a lot of people in your family and plan to include both children and seniors, it can be a little stressful to make it work. Consider these tips to make your family vacation a breeze, so you can sit back and relax once you get there. 

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What Should Seniors Know About Working While Retired?

By Tim Watt  |  March 27, 2015

For many, hitting retirement age means it's time to hang up the work clothes and focus on family and leisure. But it's becoming increasingly common for retirees to either stay at their jobs for longer, or even to return to the workforce on a part-time basis after having previously retired.

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3 Ways Seniors Can Improve Their Credit

By Tim Watt  |  March 18, 2015

You haven't checked your credit score in a while, and you finally decide to do it. To your horror, it is much lower than you anticipated. Seniors have a tendency to check their score less often than younger people, mainly because of technological hurdles. However checking inconsistently can lead to surprises like a low credit score or a discovery that you've been scammed.

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