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Financial

Find Answers At The Area Agency On Aging

If you’re a senior citizen or someone caring for an older adult, many questions about where to find medical and other services can be answered by your local Area Agency on Aging office.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2012

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Aging & Finances: Does Mom Or Dad Need Help?

People plan for retirement but they don’t plan for growing old. From AgingParents.com, click for “Ten Warning Signs Your Parent Needs Help Handling Money”.

01/06/2012

No More Paper Checks For Federal Benefits

The federal government will begin making all benefits payments either directly to a bank or credit union account or to a special debit card.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2011

WWJ’s ‘Financial Fitness’ Video Webinars Continue On Thursday

WWJ’s Financial Fitness Webinar continues on Thursday, April 14. Take advantage of this convenient and free opportunity to learn about investing strategies for times of chaos, like we find ourselves in today.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/12/2011

Local Clinics Offer Services To Uninsured

WWJ’s Pat Sweeting reports that dozens of clinics, spread out over Wayne, Oakland, Macomb and St. Clair Counties, now offer medical services to the uninsured.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2011

It's Official: No Social Security Increase Next Year

It’s not good news for Seniors. More than 58 million retirees and disabled Americans will get no increase in Social Security benefits next year, the second year in a row without a raise.

10/15/2010

Reverse Mortgages

Nancy Nall Reporting   Reverse mortgages can be described as a form of piggy bank – for years, you put money in your house (the piggy bank), and eventually paid off your mortgage, or reduced […]

05/27/2010

Dealing With Debt

Nancy Nall Reporting It isn’t just young people prone to miring themselves in credit-card debt. Between 1992 and 2001, people age 65-69 saw their average credit-card balance rise 217 percent — to $4,041, according to […]

05/27/2010

A Cautionary Tale About Early Retirement Dreams

James Melton Reporting More than one of every five Americans age 62 and older who expected to retire early are still working, according to a recent analysis of the prevalence of unanticipated work in retirement […]

05/27/2010

You Aren't Immortal, Your Planning Should Reflect That

James Melton Reporting You won’t live forever, so why run your business as if you will? Facing up to one’s own mortality is tough. And, for a family business owner, it can be even tougher […]

05/27/2010