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Are POLST Forms The New Living Wills?
Are POLST Forms The New Living Wills? Health June 9, 2014
There's a new medical form you need to know about if you want to be sure that your end-of-life wishes…
More employers are setting up private exchanges
More employers are setting up private exchanges Insurance April 2, 2014
In the midst of the Obamacare rollout, more retirees are being offloaded to health exchanges by their prior employers. Even…
Easy, inexpensive willmaking–on your smartphone
Easy, inexpensive willmaking–on your smartphone Life March 6, 2014
Do you have a will? Here's why you need oneâ€â€and here's a low cost way to do one in seconds…
Elderly being ripped off for thousands!
Elderly being ripped off for thousands! Life October 17, 2013
Your aging parents in nursing homes may be having money stolen from them. Here's how you can put a stop…
Owing bank fees — after you die?
Owing bank fees — after you die? Money & Credit September 4, 2013
An ugly story in the L.A. Times reveal how some banks can eat you up with fees -- even AFTER…
Is medical tourism right for you?
Is medical tourism right for you? Health September 2, 2013
Fed up with the high cost of health care, some companies are giving incentives to employees to travel cross the…
Save money on Medicare prescriptions
Save money on Medicare prescriptions Health August 21, 2013
If you or a loved one is on Medicare, it can be a real task trying to figure out which…
Long Term Care Insurance
Long Term Care Insurance Insurance August 5, 2013
Long term care insurance can help pay for nursing home care or in-home health care when you get older. Here…
A diabolical life insurance scam
A diabolical life insurance scam Scams & Rip-Offs July 25, 2013
Life insurance companies may be trying to cheat you out of death benefits you're rightly owed after a loved one…
Pre-paid funeral scams
Pre-paid funeral scams Scams & Rip-Offs July 23, 2013
One of the hottest areas of planning for your funeral is to pre-pay for the services. But here's why you…
Working longer: Fallback or fallacy?
Working longer: Fallback or fallacy? Money & Credit May 25, 2013
The following has occurred to me countless times; maybe it has you as well. Perhaps you’ve even been the one…
Working longer: Fallback or fallacy?
Your Final Wish To-Do List Money & Credit May 23, 2013
What are your final wishes? You should already have a will and a Power of Attorney or Living Will, but…
Getting old is unaffordable
Getting old is unaffordable Insurance May 19, 2013
Around two-thirds of Americans over age 65 will need long-term care, either through at-home health care services in the home…
Getting old is unaffordable
Len Penzo’s Consumer Blog on ClarkHoward.com Money & Credit April 18, 2013
Why Some Who Cut Expenses to the Bone Still Can't Make Ends Meet by Len Penzo of Len Penzo dot…
Longer lifespans invite questions about paying for extra years
Longer lifespans invite questions about paying for extra years Life February 27, 2013
A new study I read about in The Financial Times of London finds that we have made more progress with…
Sandwich generation members need to save more than ever
Sandwich generation members need to save more than ever Senior Care February 19, 2013
If you have aging parents and kids you're still raising, then you're a member of the "sandwich generation." People in…
Sandwich generation members need to save more than ever
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Clark’s No-Giftcard Gift Certificate
Clark’s No-Giftcard Gift Certificate Shopping & Retail December 23, 2012
Clark can't stand gift cards! He'd rather you give cash so your friends and family never have to hassle with…
Exercise is the key to mental agility for senior citizens
Exercise is the key to mental agility for senior citizens Health October 24, 2012
Want to stave off brain deterioration as you age? Then you'll need to get your heart rate up on a…
Exercise is the key to mental agility for senior citizens
Sandwich generation impacts home sales, building trends Homes & Real Estate October 19, 2012
Get ready to take a bite out of the great American sandwich! As if raising children weren't hard enough, many…
What kind of life insurance do you need, if any?
What kind of life insurance do you need, if any? Insurance October 15, 2012
Do you need life insurance? Clark tells you how to determine the answer, and he offers advice about the best…
What kind of life insurance do you need, if any?
Purchasing power belongs to an aging population Shopping & Retail August 15, 2012
Who watches the most TV in America? Nielsen says people who are 65 and older watch 7 hours of television…
A policy more important than life insurance?
A policy more important than life insurance? Insurance July 9, 2012
People have gotten used to hearing Clark stress the importance of buying level term life insurance if you have dependents.…
Adult children may be on the hook for nursing home bills
Adult children may be on the hook for nursing home bills Life June 25, 2012
Got a parent in a nursing home? A surprise big bill could be headed your way even if you haven't…
Student loan debt now burdening the elderly
Student loan debt now burdening the elderly Education April 10, 2012
Student loans have moved from burdening the young to plaguing the old. Student loan debt is a pox on the…
Alternative care options for aging parents
Alternative care options for aging parents Life April 9, 2012
The cost of assisted living for seniors is going up and up. But there's a more dignified option that's often…
Annuity salesperson sentenced to jail time
Annuity salesperson sentenced to jail time Scams & Rip-Offs March 26, 2012
For as many years as I can remember, I have had so much anger about insurance salespeople who sell annuities…
Scam targeting seniors by promising bogus tax credits
Scam targeting seniors by promising bogus tax credits Scams & Rip-Offs March 19, 2012
Senior citizens are being ripped off by crooks promising them bogus tax credits if they file a tax return this…
Scam targeting seniors by promising bogus tax credits
New online funeral shopping site launches Life February 17, 2012
Shopping for a funeral online could become commonplace if two entrepreneurs have their way. Cleveland residents Mike Belsito and Bryan…
Scam targeting seniors by promising bogus tax credits
Advance directive forms available for free online Life January 13, 2012
If you want to save your family from making important but difficult decisions about your end-of-life wishes, I recommend that…