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May 5, 2020

These surprise costs during retirement can mean canceling that dream vacation, or much worse.

You’ve reviewed your budget for retirement and you’re all set … or are you? Usually expenses go down slightly after your working days are over. There’s no longer a use for that...

May 1, 2020

I had a fairly dim view of drug quality in the United States going into this, but we’ve discovered tons of problems I never even thought of—and they’re all over the place. —Adam Clark-Joseph, one of Valisure’s founders

A tiny startup in New Haven, Connecticut has thrown...

March 27, 2020

In the face of COVID-19, workers of all ages are getting laid off or facing business losses in huge numbers. Where can older adults turn for work?


A lot of older adults work well past traditional retirement age to have enough money to pay the bills. Social Security is...

March 25, 2020

There are several things you can do to help your body fight off exposure to any virus or bacteria, including the coronavirus.


We all know to wash hands for at least 20 seconds and practice social distancing (cabin fever, anyone?). But you may not be aware that there ar...

March 23, 2020

Stock market investors have taken a big hit in recent weeks, with recent retirees hit hardest. But there are still options on the table. 


Investors have been stunned with recent portfolio losses as the Dow Jones Industrial Average has racked up eight of its worst 10 da...

March 19, 2020

Several treatments for coronavirus are in testing or have been used on patients, but drawbacks remain. 

Coronavirus won’t go away now that it’s here. High-risk people including older adults and those with underlying diseases, especially those involving the heart and lun...

January 1, 2020

An increasing number of grandparents are navigating the hurdles, both emotional and financial, of caring for grandchildren.

The percentage of children living with grandparents in the U.S. has doubled since 1970. The reasons for this shift are often tragic. Grandparents...

December 30, 2019

Stanford University examined 292 retirement portfolio strategies for middle-income earners with less than $1 million saved. This is the best one they found. 

There is no perfect retirement income solution. The change from defined benefit (pension) plans of previous deca...

December 24, 2019

From life-changing to merely convenient, these standout innovations are worth a look.

The gift-giving season has arrived, and you’ve taken care of the kids (and possibly grandkids), decorated the house and bought the eggnog. The older members of the family have long sin...

December 23, 2019

Older adults who are angry have worse health than older adults who are sad. 

About one quarter of people age 65 and over feel clinically depressed. More than half of visits to the doctor by older adults involve complaints of emotional distress. And depression is a prima...

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